SmartBid: Guaranteed private, secure and never shared. Easily accessible only to those you approve.
Other Bid Management Software: Compile sub profiles into “network” databases that share data with other users, and your competition.
SmartBid: We never charge your subs for access to information you choose to send. Happy subs, means more bids.
Other Bid Management Software: Require subs to sign up and pay in order to access project information, then claim ownership of your private sub information.
SmartBid: We integrate with the fastest growing online construction network, SmartInsight, to give users access to verified subs in areas, trades and certifications they need.
Other Bid Management Software: Have incorrect, outdated or limited data on available subs, and pull private sub information from other users instead of a third party source where subcontractors opt-in.
SmartBid: Details of your upcoming and past projects always kept private unless you publish them.
Other Bid Management Software: Projects incorporated into lead networks and job solicitation and information is made available to other GC network members.
SmartBid: iOS, Windows and Android apps for any device as well as full mobile browser compatibility.
Other Bid Management Software: Lack mobile apps or an interface compatible with all browsers and devices.
SmartBid: Sleek, open application integration (api.smartbidnet.com) allows for data exchange between the software you depend on most.
Other Bid Management Software: Offer little or no open integration options, or may require tedious, manual information imports and exports.
SmartBid: Real-time, web-based ability for users and their subs to open, perform takeoffs and estimating on planroom documents with STACK integration.
Other Bid Management Software: Offer no takeoff option or an antiquated client-side integration requiring heavy file uploads and downloads.
SmartBid: Post and sync prequal forms, subcontractor registration and public projects you choose to your public website.
Other Bid Management Software: Offer no ready-made web integration solutions, and instead require manual export and import process.
SmartBid: SmartBid integrates with the industry’s best technology solutions providers for construction, to bring additional functionality to users from the Virtual Planroom Network, STACK, SmartCompliance, Procore, SmartInsight, ShareFile and more.
Other Bid Management Software: Require redundant data entry and tedious manual exports and imports, by not integrating with other software builders depend on throughout a project.
SmartBid: User responsive, monthly updates of features and functionality requiring no installation.
Other Bid Management Software: Offer few or infrequent updates to software capabilities with little consideration for user suggestions, requests and feedback.
SmartBid: Live call support and training available for all users and their subcontractors and a routinely updated online Help Center filled with training media and resources.
Other Bid Management Software: No live support staff, minimal support for subcontractor users, or costly training sessions and resources.