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Nexternal

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Score 6.7 out of 101

Nexternal

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Score 6.8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

AllProWebTools

It works very well for my cooking business.
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Nexternal

If you want to sell online and need a platform, you should select Nexternal. If it is within your budget and you want to have success, Nexternal is the way to go. Since switching to Nexternal from Kreck, our online sales have more than tripled!
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Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Customer data management / contact management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Workflow management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Quote & order management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal

Marketing Automation

AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Lead management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Email marketing
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal

CRM Project Management

AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Task management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Billing and invoicing management
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal

Customization

AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal
Custom fields
AllProWebTools
9.1
Nexternal

Platform

AllProWebTools
4.5
Nexternal
Mobile access
AllProWebTools
4.5
Nexternal

Pros

  • The CRM holds all of my contacts and it is already integrated with all of my other tools.
  • The Email Management system is already integrated with all of my other tools. This means that I do not have to download CSVs and upload them to a separate email program everytime I want to send out an email blast.
  • I can take payments in the same system that has my email marketing and CRM. This means that I can create tags and send different email campaigns depending on if I have received payment or not.
  • The website hosting means that I can use the same software to update my blog and gallery of food pictures.
  • I can sell tickets to my cooking classes from the same software that manages everything else that I do in my business.
  • I use the task manager that is built in to remind me of things I need to do. I really like that it is tied into my CRM so I can tag tasks to specific clients.
  • The built in timecard system allows me to "clock in" to whatever client that I am working on so that my time and hourly rate are automatically calculated for me. My invoices are sent automatically on the first of each month.
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  • I have complete control over the store, right down to the most minute detail. I can control shipping methods, discounts, coupons, customer security, compliance, and the list goes on. If you can think of it, Nexternal has already come up with a solution.
  • It's a very secure platform for our customers. In this day and age, uploading personal information on the web can be a bit nerve wracking, but our customers are protected by Nexternal's system. It allows our customer to update their personal account without having to share sensitive information over the phone or email.
  • It syncs perfectly with our marketing, social media, and sales tools. We use Mail Chimp, VinoVisit, VinNow, UPS, FedEx, Amazon, and ShipCompliant. Nexternal communicates perfectly with all of them, making my life so much easier. Information has to be input once and it syncs everywhere. This saves me time and reduces error.
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Cons

  • QuickBooks Integration
  • More email templates
  • They do not have an app
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  • Honestly, I can't think of one! The only thing Nexternal doesn't sync up with that we use is GSO, but that is a small west coast shipping service, so I wouldn't expect them to integrate with them.
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Likelihood to Renew

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Nexternal8.5
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Nexternal has been a major player in the eCommerce industry for well over a decade. Their longevity is owed to their rock-solid platform and stellar support staff. They will continue to grow their platform, providing their customers with the tools necessary for a successful online business in this ever-changing enviroment.
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Usability

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Nexternal9.0
Based on 2 answers
I love the control and attention to detail that this system has. Don't be intimidated by it. Keep playing with it, ask questions, and get to know the program. You will grow to absolutely love and understand it.
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Support

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Nexternal10.0
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Doreen and Lanette are my lovely ladies. They are always available and do whatever they can to make sure I am taken care of. They have always been there for me and I know they will always be there for me.
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Implementation

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Nexternal10.0
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I had help from start to finish. Doreen, my rep, was very patient, concise, clear, and she has always had the answers I need. Setting up your store is time consuming at first, but with the support system that Nexternal offers, it is painless.
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Alternatives Considered

I used to use Microsoft Excel to organize my business - but it got pretty crazy pretty fast.
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The majority of comparable ecommerce platforms offer similar services and tools such as unlimited products, comprehensive product display, search optimization, email campaign management, integrated shipping, taxes, B2B, multiple-storefronts, site security, social sharing/integrations, product feeds, reporting, 3rd party integrations or plugins, content management capabilities, and more. But NO other ecommerce platform offers the level of customer service that Nexternal does. Placing a call to your dedicated account rep, and having them answer the phone, and then *gasp* answer your question is just the best
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Return on Investment

  • It just makes it easier for me to track what is going on in my business.
  • I like having everything in one place, instead of a bunch of different programs.
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  • Because we are a development team who focuses on integrating Nexternal with our clients' sites, we can't speak to specific ROI or conversions, however, the length of time our clients stick with Nexternal says it all - in an industry where there are no shortage of choices in platforms, we have rarely ever moved a client from Nexternal to another platform. Instead, the vast majority of our clients who use Nexternal now either started off with the platform or moved to Nexternal from a less-than platform. We have clients who have been with Nexternal for over a decade, and that's really saying something.
  • In the 10+ years that we have worked with Nexternal we have developed a solid relationship that is built solely on trust. We don't get any commission for referring customers to their site, nor do they receive any commission for sending customers our way. We work together because we enjoy it and we know that the other is dependable and worthwhile.
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Pricing Details

AllProWebTools

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$195*
1.  per installation
AllProWebTools Editions & Modules
AllProWebTools
Edition
Base + Website Hosting
$101
1. per installation
Additional Pricing Details
Starting price of $10/month for unlimited user accounts. Provides website hosting, task manager, blogging, password manager, office chat, and the WorkFlow Timeline. Setup fee covers up to 10 hours of personal training and data import from other software programs.

Nexternal

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Nexternal Editions & Modules
Nexternal
Additional Pricing Details