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Features

A worksheet to decide whether Coda or Notion is the best fit for you and your team.
These are the
15
top feature areas that makers consider when evaluating tools like Notion and Coda. Select how important each is to you and see our recommendations. This is my take on the rankings, and the underlying data is from my experience and the experiences users have shared with me from using both tools.

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Feature Name
Description
Importance to you
1
Writing (text)
How it feels to write a brief, take notes, spin out a memo, or your draft the next big feature idea?
00
8
2
Structured Content
What can I do to make my content - words, images, tables, charts - communicate well and look great?
00
6
3
Organization
How easy is it to catalogue, order, find, and share my team's work?
00
6
4
Spreadsheet
Can the tool collect, hold, reference, calculate, and order data to help me manage and glean insights from it?
00
8
5
Database
Does the tool connect tables together and allow extraction and summaries in useful ways?
00
6
6
Formulas
Am I able to calculate what I need to without manually counting and can I do things with this data?
00
5
7
Integrations
Does this tool plug in to your existing workflows and/or able to create new ones? From native integrations, generic connectors like Zapier, and APIs.
00
4
8
Interface (UI / UX)
Does it feel good to use the tool - interaction, speed, look and feel? Am I comfortable sharing with my parents as much as my team and clients?
00
5
9
Collaboration
Do I feel like my team can co-create and communicate effectively in this tool? Includes live editing, comments, workflow management, centralization of data.
00
7
10
Automation
How much work can I
not
do? Templates to save time in creating, buttons for actions, triggers for running things on their own.
00
3
11
Pricing
Does the service match the value in which we get?
00
4
12
Access
Can I access the tool easily? Logins, platforms, apps.
00
4
13
Security
Do I trust the business with my data? Uptime. Certifications.
00
2
14
Support
Can I get help when I need it? Do they understand me and my problems?
00
4
15
Community
Who else is making on this platform and how are we connected and inspired to make the best things?
00
4
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Recommendation

Because
@Writing (text)
and
@Spreadsheet
are the two most important things to you, along with how you ranked the other features and how the different products stacked up, we're recommending that you use
Coda


Reference: How the choosing works

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