Apollo Project Management Software Review – What Is Apollo?

Apollo

Apollo is online project management software with integrated contact management, time tracking, and collaboration tools. It provides users a single workspace where teams, partners, and clients can work together securely in an organized and efficient way. The solution unifies processes across business functions and simplifies tracking and communication to achieve successful project delivery and customer satisfaction.

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Apollo Software Review: Features and Strengths

Project and Task Management

Users can easily create a new project in Apollo and use custom and color-coded categories to organize all their projects. Projects can be set as active, silent, or archived. Users can choose the team members and clients who will have access to the project. The tabbed interface allows users to open multiple projects. They can also star favorites for quick access, merge related projects, build plans using Gantt charts, and save time with project templates.

Users can assign tasks to multiple team members, or use roles to quickly pick assignees. They can prioritize, subdivide, search, group, sort, and filter from a single interface. The software manages repetitive tasks, adds tasks in bulk, and sends notifications after task completion. It also has task lists, a task inbox, My Tasks, and a milestone view.

Contacts

Apollo lets users manage every contact in its own separate page, complete with contact information, conversation history, coworker notes, important dates, and next tasks assigned. Users can import, export, and merge contacts. They can browse all contacts, track conversations, and create tasks within the contact page.

The calendar has a customizable range to adapt to users’ preferred views. It has a color-coded event categories, integrates with many calendar apps, and displays tasks and milestones across projects. Drag-and-drop simplifies re-scheduling. It also supports multiple time zones and recurring events.

Apollo software has messaging and discussion tools that support attachments, private message, and people to notify. It also has comment threads, integrates with email apps, and shows image previews. Users can link messages to milestones and create tasks from messages.

Time Tracking, File Management, and More

Interactive timers are always available with the option for manual input. The solution offers time report generation and classification of billable and non-billable hours. Users can download time reports in CSV format. Apollo also has an image proofing tool for annotating images, documents, and PDF files.

It lets users upload and categorize files using drag-and-drop with integration to cloud storage apps like Google Drive and Dropbox. It also has a Writeboard tool for document management with rich-text, version control, and public/private settings. Other features include user role permissions, integrations, and RESTful API.

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Apollo Pricing

Apollo offers tiered pricing plans with all features included with no per-user fees. All plans include the time tracking feature except the Solo plan. Users can try the software free for 30 days.

  • Solo: $14/month. A single project and CRM user with access to 15 projects, 5GB storage, 30 external project users, 20,000 contacts, and unlimited deals.
  • Basic: $23/month. The Basic plan includes access to 18 projects, 5GB storage, unlimited project users, 7 CRM users, 5000 contacts, and 12 deals.
  • Plus: $48/month. The Plus plan includes up to 40 projects, 15GB storage, unlimited project users, 18 CRM users, 20,000 contacts, and unlimited deals.
  • Premium: $98/month. The Premium plan includes support for 115 projects, 30GB storage, unlimited project users, 40 CRM users, 30,000 contacts, and unlimited deals.
  • Max: $148/month. The Max plan includes access to 300 projects, 75GB storage, unlimited project users, unlimited CRM users, 50,000 contacts, and unlimited deals.

A custom plan is available by contacting the vendor through email.

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Who Uses Apollo?

Apollo is for users and businesses in need of integrated project management and contact management software that is ideal in client-based projects. Some of its customers are HP, eBay, Ferrari, MTV, HTC, and the European Space Agency.

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Apollo Supported Languages

This solution supports English (American, British, and Australian) and Italian. Support for French, German, and Spanish are in the works, as well as Arabic, Brazilian, Czech, Dutch, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, and Swedish.

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Case Studies

Paul Dworianyn is a designer at an eCommerce consulting agency based in Chicago. He has used several other applications prior to switching to Apollo. At the conclusion of his research, Apollo project management software came out as the perfect collaboration and time tracking tool for the business.

Gareth Morgan is the managing director of a UK-based digital marketing agency. After spending months looking at different project management software, Apollo software came out as the clear choice. The team favored the intuitive interface and the modules covering sales activity, contacts, and projects together. The software has impressed both employees and clients.

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Why Choose Apollo?

Apollo brings together processes that span customer requirements, project planning, task management, and stakeholder collaboration. A single solution unifies the flow of information, ensuring customers and project stakeholders are always on the same page. This enables the project team to perform with certainty and efficiency, delivering project deliverables that are higher in quality.

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Company Info

Apollo is a product of Applicom SRL, an IT company based in Pescara, Italy. It was founded in 2001 by Andrea di Clemente and initially focused on custom software and server installation and maintenance. In 2008, the company decided to make one of its applications, Apollo, available to the general internet population. It was later released as a SaaS solution. Enthusiastic feedback from users resulted in Applicom concentrating most of its resources in further developing Apollo project management software.

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