An alternative to Trello for roadmaps
Roadmap Tools

This article describes how to set up roadmap voting in a Trello board and explains how it can be done in Productific - better and quicker.

Trello is a general purpose tool and can be used for feature voting and roadmap management. To set up feature voting for your product you need to enable a "Voting Power-Up" for your Trello board. In Trello you customers will actually be seeing a board with cards. Voting is done on cards. Your product's Trello board organizes cards (features) in lanes, representing different roadmap stages like feedback, planned, building, available. Via "Voting Power-Up" your customers will see a voting button somewhere between the copy- and archive-actions.  

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Productific is an alternative to using Trello for feature voting and roadmap management. If you are currently running a Trello board to collect feedback for your product you should also check out Productific. To set up a feature voting board you simply log in, list the ideas you have in mind and publish a feedback URL to your users. Five minutes and you're done. You can also provide additional descriptions for ideas or publish a changelog for previous ideas to increase user engagement.

Compared to Trello, Productific has the following advantages:

  • Productific's tailor-made for roadmap voting and changelog display. Long roadmaps and changelogs won't bloat the layout. Separate pages to display only the roadmap or only the changelog are available.

  • Productific provides various feedback options. Anonymous voting without login is the most popular option, other options are available. 

  • Setting up a Product listing in Productific is quicker than customizing and tuning a board in Trello. 

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