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Score 6.4 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Act! CRM

Swiftpage [ACT!] is
robust in nature and a manageable solution available for use as a powerful
marketing tool. It is compiled of a lot of exceptional services with the best
contact and customer management tool. Support needs a lot of attention, as it
needs to be changed and they must have to be more responsive and helpful to
become the best in the market.
Magreat Wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

This has been such a fantastic experience for our company, I'd recommend Vincere in a heartbeat. Fantastic service with a team who seem like they genuinely just want to help - they really seemed to care about getting us happy with their product, especially when helping us finish the data import from our old system.

I'd say it would be a good fit for a large recruitment company as the dashboards and reporting is very good. However, the low price also makes it a good option for start-ups or cost conscious firms.
Harriet O'Connor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Recruiting / ATS

Act! CRM
Vincere
6.1
Job Requisition Management
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1
Company Website Posting
Act! CRM
Vincere
7.1
Publish to Social Media
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.6
Job Search Site Posting
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1
Customized Application Form
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1
Resume Management
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1
Candidate Search
Act! CRM
Vincere
6.7
Applicant Tracking
Act! CRM
Vincere
6.7
Collaboration
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.6
Task Creation and Delegation
Act! CRM
Vincere
6.7
Email Templates
Act! CRM
Vincere
6.7
User Permissions
Act! CRM
Vincere
7.6
Notifications and Alerts
Act! CRM
Vincere
7.6
Reporting
Act! CRM
Vincere
5.1

Pros

Act! CRM

  • Lots of fields for adapting the software to your own requirements.
  • Excellent tracking of activities/details in sales pipeline process.
  • Excellent robust reporting to provide a very clear picture of prospecting activities.
  • Tightly integrated with Sage Quantum accounting software to avoid double entry of prospect details into Customer/Sales module.
Laurence Sarner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

  • Alex (on the help desk) is amazing when it comes to helping me when I don't know how to process things on the system; she knows exactly what I need to understand what she is trying to explain and even does a quick video for me which helps a lot and saves me time.
  • CV integration is great and saves me a lot on having to write a candidate's CV from scratch or copying and pasting.
  • The live list to clients and how it allows the client to interact with you and inside their own organization. It also looks more professional, the way it is sent to the client, than just a generic email.
  • I love the reporting system and how it keeps you on your toes, as you can see where you are as in stats and how much you need to bring in still. For managers and owners, the reporting functions are great. As long as your staff are capturing all the info into the system your reports will pretty much be 100% accurate. The best thing is you can pull a report to let you know exactly which data isn't being put into they system by which staff and you can then follow up with them.
Lee Jatho MRCSA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Act! CRM

  • Social Integration: The tool has a basic feed for LinkedIn information to feed into the system. The infusion of more Social Selling "signals" and "feeds" would be very helpful to instill more social selling into the framework.
  • Account vs. Contact: If you are a company which works to B to B rather than B to C there is a still a bit of cumbersome way to handle "joining" accounts and contacts through links. It is better with 16.1 release but still it's a "contact" centric solution which is great for some business relationships like realtors, insurance, & financial services etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

  • Full of bugs.
  • The same data points are quoted differently across the product.
  • Removing data when you wish to leave has been a real challenge. Limited capability in the product itself and a slow to respond support team.
  • Support is poor in general.
  • Every new release provides more complexity that adds no value and compounds the many bugs in the product further.
  • Even as part of a GDPR request we found it difficult to get our data from the company, we were also charged for the privilege.
  • Support is slow and unwilling to admit where fundamental problems exist in the product. If they respond it's with a workaround rather than a fix.
  • Lots of corny comments about billing, making money, "license to Bill" are communicated from the company and in the product. Not everyone in this sector is driven by money some of us want to provide a quality service, the money is an outcome of a good job not the starting point.
  • The sales process consisted of basically lots of window dressing about the product, we were tied to 3 years and then found out most of the features we purchased the product for don't work and many still don't work nearly 3 years later.
Mark Hurren | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Act! CRM

Act! CRM 1.0
Based on 2 answers
There are a lot of good SaaS options on the market but SwiftPage ACT still has a place in the mix today. It depends on your needs, goals, processes, and people
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Act! CRM

Act! CRM 1.3
Based on 4 answers
ACT follows the basic rules you would expect for this type of software, but actually doing anything sophisticated with it is near impossible without assistance or training. Unless you use it regularly it is difficult to use. I wouldn't recommend it unless you have internal IT support and it will be used regularly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

Vincere 6.7
Based on 3 answers
Simple and clear system to use, and training provided and available for download meaning if anything has been missed we can go back and review
Rebecca Farrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Act! CRM

Act! CRM 5.2
Based on 14 answers
Following a few interactions with support staff over the phone where we failed to correct the issues we were calling about, we ended up going back to the consultant who we purchased the software through and continued to use her for support rather than call Swiftpage ACT! directly. Our consultant was much more helpful in finding and correcting our issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

Vincere 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I mostly got Alex, and she was absolutely amazing and sometimes I would request for her to help me. The support at Vincere that I have received so far has been great!
Lee Jatho MRCSA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Act! CRM

Act! CRM 1.0
Based on 3 answers
Delay your upgrades! ACT appears to ship out new software with virtually no checking and no concern about bad installs do to their customers.
Terry Kungel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Act! CRM

Although other CRM's like HubSpot offer a free solution, I found that it didn't give much and the add-ons were very expensive. Many other companies have interfaces that are clunky or hard to understand. Also I found that many just offer way too many features that we would never use that just made it more difficult to use what we needed. The customized options are just way to expensive for the simplistic offering we need. Swiftpage ACT! just provides a solution that works for us.
John Hamel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

The interface and the bulk-activities. Even though the others are more customizable, Vincere.io definitely gives you plenty of freedom when doing other tasks.
Andrea Fabiola Mujica Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Act! CRM

  • ACT! pays for itself by keeping me organized.
  • I don't have to remember to contact a prospect, ACT! remembers for me, letting me schedule follow ups for a date and time that works for me. That means greater sales success.
  • ACT! enables me to search for information as well as contacts.
Mary Westheimer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vincere

  • Our clients say that they like the way we interact with them through the platform, its fresh and dynamic
  • Tracks our KPI's and revenue generation
Paul Foster | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Act! CRM

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Act! CRM Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Act! Premium - Basic$37.501
Select - Extra Features$791
Complete - Extra Features$1991
Advanced - Extra Features$3991
  1. per user, per month (billed annually)
SaaS Edition
Essentials$221
Standard$401
Expert$551
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
For SaaS version, discount available for annual subscription.

Vincere

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Vincere Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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