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Tools for web collaboration.
This story first appeared in the April 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

When it comes to collaboration, many entrepreneurs still go the clunky-but-familiar e-mail route. is a web-based task management service that helps bridge the gap between e-mail collaboration and Web 2.0 online collaboration. Wrike keeps track of e-mails and deadlines between group members working on a project. Tasks can be assigned and shared, and bringing in members is as easy as sending them an e-mail with a CC to

There aren't a lot of bells and whistles, making for a more user-friendly experience. Wrike keeps tasks organized and makes for a central online reference point for projects, participants and deadlines. At this price (free), it's worth checking into for help untangling the mass of e-mails, responses, CCs and BCCs that inevitably goes along with using e-mail to collaborate.

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