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Score 7.3 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

Soffront CRM

This is a basic CRM tool like many of the others. I would imagine that this would be well suited for large enterprises due to its ability to double as a task manager, and smaller soloprenuer operations because it is expansive and can do so many things in one place. Overall if you are in business you should be using a CRM and this one is a good one to use.
Andrew Van Horn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.7
Customer data management / contact management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2
Workflow management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Territory management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Channel / partner relationship management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2

Customer Service & Support

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Case management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Help desk management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3

Marketing Automation

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.6
Lead management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2
Email marketing
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
9.1

CRM Project Management

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.7
Task management
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2
Reporting
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3

CRM Reporting & Analytics

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2
Forecasting
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Pipeline visualization
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2
Customizable reports
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
9.1

Customization

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
9.1
Custom fields
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
9.1

Security

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
7.3
Single sign-on capability
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
6.4
Role-based user permissions
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
8.2

Social CRM

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
5.9
Social data
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
6.4
Social engagement
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
5.5

Platform

Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
5.5
Mobile access
Act! CRM
Soffront CRM
5.5

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

Soffront CRM

  • The email marketing platform is wonderful. It allows for tracking and you can do AB testing with it as well.
  • Landing page and form placement with other companies have also been easy. Regardless of website or landing page that you use the forms integrate and you get an email notification whenever a new lead is added to the database.
  • The overall layout of the CRM is also nice to use. You can open up different tabs with information on and then go back to a previous tab without having to use the browser controls. It makes navigating and comparing information very easy to do.
Andrew Van Horn | 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

Soffront CRM

  • I do not like the log-in page. Whenever I go the Soffront site I get a pop-up asking me not to leave. It is a bit pushy when all I want to do is log into my account.
  • The social media integration feature they have is not particularly useful. There are other companies that do a far better job of posting to SM for me.
Andrew Van Horn | 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

Soffront CRM

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

Soffront CRM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Soffront CRM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Soffront CRM

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

Soffront CRM

Soffront performs many of the same functions as both of these providers but it offers a great deal more all in one place. I do not have to log into different programs or switch programs to get the information that I need. This has greatly increased efficiency. The pricing for Soffront is also better when you add in the other features that it comes with, in fact it saved me money when I switched.
Andrew Van Horn | 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

Soffront CRM

  • The software has been positive for especially on the email marketing side. I have seen about a 23% increase in revenue and new contacts by using the email marketing feature.
  • The landing page and form integration has averaged me about 20 new leads a month for my business which is plenty to keep us busy and on track for growth of the business.
Andrew Van Horn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Act! CRM

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.

Soffront CRM

General

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

Soffront CRM Editions & Modules

Edition
1,000 Emails$4.001
5,000 Emails$15.001
10,000 Emails$25.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Act! CRM
6.0
Soffront CRM
7.3

Likelihood to Renew

Act! CRM
1.0
Soffront CRM

Usability

Act! CRM
1.3
Soffront CRM

Support Rating

Act! CRM
5.2
Soffront CRM

Implementation Rating

Act! CRM
1.0
Soffront CRM

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