Same here! Just cancelled my trial and moved to Clickup <- thanks for the recommendation!
This is insane, I just looked around in Asana, looks great and would like the premium feature. Why in the #$# is is not possible to pay PER user, that would be the most fair pricing for everyone… Or a starter subscription for solopreneurs? (say USD14,99?) I really feel like you are not listening to potential user. Starters who get more people in their company will upgrade as time goes by…
I completely understand what you’re saying about teams appreciating the groups of 5 and 10 billing. Nobody is asking you to change that. All we’re asking is that you just add in one more option for us solopreneurs, even if that option was a price for, say, 2 or 3 team members. A solo plan priced between $10-18 would, I think, be fine with most people. I don’t understand why this can’t be done. Yes, your focus may be on teams but when you’ve got another customer base crying out for your product and wanting to pay you for it, it seems very odd business practice to just ignore that completely, especially given that many of these solo users may grow their business to a place where they have a whole team of people working for them in the future anyway.
I am in the exact same boat. Asana offers all the tools I need and is the platform I want to use, however it’s currently just me as a freelancer and I outsource a little bit of work to a designer. PLEASE create a solo plan
What are the best alternatives for now?
I have the same grievances as those in this thread. A need for the Premium version of Asana, for a single user, at a rate that’s equitable.
What would stop a group of 5 Solo’s (i.e. on this thread) from sharing the cost of a 5 user license.
One person becomes the admin, sets up and pays the monthly subscription on behalf of the group. The other users simply transfer their monthly contributions to a group paypal account.
I think you should consider a 1-user pricing tier for individuals and freelances. Although ASANA has been designed to help teams collaborate efficiently, I strongly believe that it’d be extremely useful as well for many individuals who just want to use a single and comprehensive tool like Asana instead of calendars, gantt charts software, reminders and kanban boards separately.
Individuals now must purchase a 5-users license which is pretty expensive for just one person.
Thanks for sharing your feedback with us @Alfons_Monserrat_Rev! We already have a thread on this topic: Please make a Premium Solo Plan so I’ve gone ahead and merged your post to gather all feedback on one thread. Feel free to add your vote on the main thread!
Now I have to consider jumping ship. Sad thing is, when my team grows beyond 5 members, I will already have moved on to another platform.
I cannot believe there’s no single user option for premium! The whole Reason I came over to check this out was the new Timeline with task dependencies. This is just so shortsighted. Most of us start off as solo business owners. The people who love systems are totally into setting up the right thing from the very start with a view towards growing their organization. Plus all the freelancers out there, they work as guests on clients’ projects, but they are only a single user organization themselves.
Task dependencies are critical for me, so I guess I’m either paying Instagannt or abandoning Asana and going back to Trello + BigPicture until there’s a single use premium option. Randomly tiered subscriptions really miss the mark here.
+1. I am absolutely willing to pay for a single user plan - timeline and start dates are crucial - but can’t justify paying for 5 licenses. Asana is missing out on a huge opportunity here. I’ve sent a support question about it; will be moving to another tool within the week if they can’t accomodate.
Thank you for the ClickUp suggestion. Looking into it now…
I also moved to ClickUp because of this. I prefer Asana’s timeline feature and UI, but can’t justify paying for 5 users. Bummer.
I’m new to Asana as Freelancer. My projects seem to have outgrown todoist and I’d love a solo account for the timeline, dependencies, and start dates. All of those can be just as relevant to individuals as they are to teams.
Add my voice to the choir. What, exactly, is the point of a free version in the first place? To trial for larger groups? (How can I, if I don’t have all the features?) To be a feature-limited, ceilinged product for individual users? (Why would I, knowing I can’t have the good stuff… ever?)
My team is 2. And I work for a group of 20. In a department of 100. In a division of 2000 people. In an international corporate structure in the tens of thousands. Asana has opportunity- to make inroads, AND to develop a lot of individual users who sing the praises at every client they visit. Either add the new features to Freemium and limit the number of team members I can interact with, so I can at least trial the features… or give us an affordable option to really USE the thing to sell upward.
There are a hundred voices here, willing to pay for additional features, with no support other than each other. That in no way 'limits Asana’s development path" or “alters the pricing structure for 5-10 person groups.” While I appreciate @Alexis responding… it really wasn’t much of an explanation why it can’t be done, only why it won’t. And that’s a real shame. It doesn’t require a team, at all, to have a project that can use timelines, linked tasks, and start dates.
My advice- when you have ardent supporters, take advantage. Listen to them. it’s not that difficult to add these basic features to the freemium version, or add a new pricing tier. Who knows… maybe you’ll find a market that you obviously can’t see right now… And turn towards easy time tracking and daily planning tools (like Streamline) which a solo user- AND a big company- could use to track hours against a task or project. There’s your business justification for it. Guinea pig on the little guys and roll it out for the big ones. But until you do… I’m going to have to send my team down other avenues. If we get locked into one, you’ve lost us. And all the first adopter mojo for a team, group, department, division, and corp. We have internal user group discussions about exactly this kind of stuff. I like your product… but not enough to get over the business plan.
Dear Asana gods,
I’ve been in Asana freemium for 3 years now both for myself and for teams I’m a part of. From time to time I explore other productivity apps out there – always going back to Asana. I like how tasks can be added to multiple projects, above other things. It’s something I’ve never seen in any other to do apps before.
Over the years and with lots of experimentation, Asana has now become my primary GTD app. It acts as a hard drive for my mind so my actual brain can focus on processing information, being present, and deciding on next actions in its full capacity.
With this, please pursue a Solo / per User Premium offering. Single users are Asana’s untapped market segmentation, too.
Please don’t wait for other productivity apps to offer Asana-like features, that users love, then offer it with single / per head pricing tier (cause I’m sure someone out there might just beat you to the punch).
We don’t need anything fancy. You gods don’t need to add custom features for single / per head users. At least not yet.
We just want Premium features to be open to us right out of the box after switching to Single User / per Head / per Seat Premium (i.e. Timeline, start dates, custom field, etc.)
In Productivity’s name, Amen.
Please add plans for 1, 2, 3 and 4 people!
We’re a team of two people and are just starting out and can’t afford to pay the price for 5 people which would be 15.625 (31.25 ÷ 2) for each of us per month.
Agree. As an independent consultant, I would love to use premium versions of Asana but I don’t want to have to pay for 5 users.
I want to pay for Asana, but not for 5 seats
Same here. I’m waiting more than year for single premium.
I would really love to use some of the premium features, and I have looked into pricing for a single user many times, only to be disappointed, and walk away with out being able to buy one at a reasonable price. I just can’t justify buying a 5 user license as a solo-preneur. I LOVE Asana. It is my external brain, but I’m starting to feel like I have to find something else to use. I just noticed that in Nov 1, Project Progress is going to become a Premium feature. I would love to be able to pay for this premium feature for a reasonable one-user price. OR I would love for you to not take it away.