Asana vs. Zoho CRM

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Asana
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Asana is a web and mobile project management app. With tasks, projects, conversations, and dashboards, Asana lets an entire team know who's doing what by when, enabling workload balancing. Users can also add integrations for GANTT charts, time tracking and more.
$50
per month
Zoho CRM
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Zoho CRM is a simple, very low-cost CRM option for the smaller end of the SMB segment. The product has several useful integrations with other products, including QuickBooks, and Google Apps and Google Docs. The product also has an integrated project management module.
$14
per month
Pricing
AsanaZoho CRM
Editions & Modules
Premium
$13.49
per month
Business
$30.49
per month
Standard
$14.00
Per User/Per Month
Professional
$23.00
Per User/Per Month
Enterprise
$40.00
Per User/Per Month
Ultimate
$52.00
Per User/Per Month
Plus
$57.00
Per User/Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AsanaZoho CRM
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup Fee$10 per user per month$14 /user/month
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
AsanaZoho CRM
Considered Both Products
Asana
Chose Asana
We selected ASANA based on the feature set, and ease of rollout. monday.com had very good workflow automation but we found that ASANA was quicker and easier for staff to build a task eco-system that worked for them.
Zoho Projects was a very strong contender but was much more …
Zoho CRM
Chose Zoho CRM
Zoho CRM provide the end to eend solution for the end users as well as the zoho users. It provide the solution for the developer, management and billing as well invoice for the clients
Chose Zoho CRM
ActiveCampaign is easier to start with a scale up, I did it on my own without a consultant and enjoy using it everyday now.
Chose Zoho CRM
Zoho CRM is a remarkable CRM services provider software. It keeps on updating its features and interface as the technology gets better. I have used HubSpot CRM but that was not an appropriate solution for providing reliable customer relationship management [program].
Chose Zoho CRM
Zoho is a much more matured product, ready to be deployed with no intensive initial customization needed.
Its favorable pricing model makes it faster to reach a positive ROI (HubSpot is free, but every advanced feature needs an upgrade).
One of our critical requirements was the …
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
AsanaZoho CRM
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Asana
8.1
163 Ratings
8% above category average
Zoho CRM
-
Ratings
Task Management9.1163 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management7.8137 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.348 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.3148 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation8.5118 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration9.0162 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology8.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology8.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management8.6138 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration7.8130 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access8.4135 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking6.16 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management8.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management7.265 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Asana
6.8
39 Ratings
9% below category average
Zoho CRM
-
Ratings
Project & financial reporting5.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software8.138 Ratings00 Ratings
Sales Force Automation
Comparison of Sales Force Automation features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.7
274 Ratings
0% above category average
Customer data management / contact management00 Ratings8.3266 Ratings
Workflow management00 Ratings7.8253 Ratings
Territory management00 Ratings7.4186 Ratings
Opportunity management00 Ratings8.2240 Ratings
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)00 Ratings7.5239 Ratings
Contract management00 Ratings7.6191 Ratings
Quote & order management00 Ratings7.6190 Ratings
Interaction tracking00 Ratings7.9237 Ratings
Channel / partner relationship management00 Ratings7.3182 Ratings
Customer Service & Support
Comparison of Customer Service & Support features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.1
210 Ratings
6% below category average
Case management00 Ratings7.2203 Ratings
Call center management00 Ratings6.9163 Ratings
Help desk management00 Ratings7.2181 Ratings
Marketing Automation
Comparison of Marketing Automation features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
8.1
253 Ratings
7% above category average
Lead management00 Ratings8.2248 Ratings
Email marketing00 Ratings8.0210 Ratings
CRM Project Management
Comparison of CRM Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.9
251 Ratings
4% above category average
Task management00 Ratings8.1236 Ratings
Billing and invoicing management00 Ratings7.7171 Ratings
Reporting00 Ratings7.8230 Ratings
CRM Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of CRM Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.9
246 Ratings
4% above category average
Forecasting00 Ratings7.6206 Ratings
Pipeline visualization00 Ratings7.9224 Ratings
Customizable reports00 Ratings8.1237 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.9
265 Ratings
4% above category average
Custom fields00 Ratings8.4263 Ratings
Custom objects00 Ratings7.9210 Ratings
Scripting environment00 Ratings7.3170 Ratings
API for custom integration00 Ratings7.8193 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
8.4
253 Ratings
1% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings8.4220 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings8.4248 Ratings
Social CRM
Comparison of Social CRM features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
8.1
158 Ratings
11% above category average
Social data00 Ratings8.1157 Ratings
Social engagement00 Ratings8.0149 Ratings
Integrations with 3rd-party Software
Comparison of Integrations with 3rd-party Software features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.6
200 Ratings
6% above category average
Marketing automation00 Ratings7.8197 Ratings
Compensation management00 Ratings7.5130 Ratings
Platform
Comparison of Platform features of Product A and Product B
Asana
-
Ratings
Zoho CRM
7.7
219 Ratings
3% above category average
Mobile access00 Ratings7.7219 Ratings
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User Ratings
AsanaZoho CRM
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(193 ratings)
8.3
(298 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.6
(34 ratings)
3.5
(33 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(22 ratings)
8.3
(168 ratings)
Availability
8.4
(2 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
5.0
(42 ratings)
5.0
(65 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.2
(10 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(110 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(21 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.2
(2 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.2
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
8.3
(7 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.2
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
AsanaZoho CRM
Likelihood to Recommend
Asana
Asana fixed team issues like project transparency and communication, improved team performance, and enhanced office and mobile productivity. Upper management can solve project management issues quickly, and new hires can use the tool immediately. Asana's surveys simplify research and data collection. Its free trial, free plan, or paid SaaS subscription gives small and large teams the tools and centralized console to work through project tasks efficiently. Due to its complexity, Asana can be overwhelming at first.
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Zoho
For customizing a CRM without needing specialist support, Zoho CRM is great. The admin UI is pretty intuitive and easy to use. Zoho CRM also works great for tracking contact records and relationships to other records. For instance, we run 10+ different programs, and we need to track every contact's relationship to any and all of our programs. Besides the program relationship, we also track organization/employer relationships, host site relationships for interns, team relationships for several of our programs, and we are starting to track grant disbursement as well. Zoho CRM's "joiner modules" handle all of these different connection points fairly well, though the data import process can be a pain.
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Pros
Asana
  • Through it, we were able to communicate and cooperate with the rest of the team to complete the work in the required manner and at the appropriate time.
  • Available for free on Android and iPhone.
  • Asana has a simple and easy user interface
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Zoho
  • Zoho CRM has so much space to capture lots of information.
  • Zoho CRM can be customized for your organization's needs.
  • Zoho CRM is great for running reports to help make business decisions.
  • We love all the different dashboards we can create.
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Cons
Asana
  • Asana is not really a project management tool, it is good for simple projects only
  • UI has some glitches (doesn't save preferences, etc.)
  • Integration with other tools (Office 365, MS Project)
  • No reminders if the working period you entered is on holidays
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Zoho
  • our team found it very challenging to integrate directly to our wordpress site
  • while there may be a way to integrate to the SMS system, we have not discovered how a sales rep would be able to get an sms when customers leave their contact info (not through the app)
  • we have one team member who still works with outlook calendar. it was easy to integrate with google calendar, but a second calendar, depending upon the user
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Likelihood to Renew
Asana
  • Mobile + Desktop capabilities - Able to use it anywhere, anytime.
  • Task management - Easy to view projects and their progress.
  • Time management - Easy to see what elements require time / how they interrelate and manage the project on an overall basis.
  • Company management - Be able to see from a master dashboard perspective where each project is in its stages of completion.
  • Clear communication - It's visually documented who is doing what at what time so that the whole project gets done.
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Zoho
Zoho has been a wonderful tool for us for several years and there is so much more we can do with it. New features are released often which give a team like us the option to further fine tune our business process management techniques. I honestly couldn't imagine running our business not on Zoho.
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Usability
Asana
It is very user-friendly. Takes a new employee an hour to start figuring out how the system works. That's an important factor. You don't want to encounter the issue where employees need a week to understand how the system works. For example, JIRA, I tried using it for a week and I still don't understand the complicated layout. Asana has a simple interface. Once you see it, you get it type of program.
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Zoho
The methodology of the 'out of the box' user interface is fairly easy to learn. In some cases however, the interface is not consistent throughout the software. Upgrades to the interface has certainly improved some of this--- but now we are seeing the same kinds of inconsistencies across Zoho apps, particularly those more recently added to their platform. This issue is not major in that everybody on staff seems able to learn how to work the programs--- it's just annoying and less than efficient when inconsistent user interfaces or inconsistent terms are used in the programs and/or the requisite documentation.
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Reliability and Availability
Asana
Working with Asana on a daily basis
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Zoho
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Asana
I haven't had to use their support so I can't rate it. The fact that I haven't needed them reflects the ease of use of the product. I would recommend that any new users schedule a complete demo of the product to ensure that they are using it to it's fullest (there's a lot of useful features).
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Zoho
We did the training and that was a huge waste of money. The information provided was basic and the instructor was sloppy (he even forgot to turn off his mic when he used the restroom - no one should ever hear what we heard). I offered up a 9 because we were able to find what we needed on your website.
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In-Person Training
Asana
No answers on this topic
Zoho
It was harder to learn when there were mostly real estate users in the room. We are sales solely.
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Online Training
Asana
No answers on this topic
Zoho
Online training is tough, but Zoho and their partners do a good job of explaining things.
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Implementation Rating
Asana
No answers on this topic
Zoho
When you switch CRMs, you can automatically assume everything isn’t going to match up correctly. We had used Salesforce for 10+ years and had a ton of data and customizations. It was not a clean transfer, but we were able to sort it all out. The only issue that really bothered me was Zoho support. Even simple questions couldn’t be answered over chat, and we would have some team members try for hours to find the right answer
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Alternatives Considered
Asana
I like how extensive the capabilities are for Asana. With other softwares it seems there are many things lacking. I feel like Asana is also a very user friendly platform and aesthetically pleasing which is important in a modern office. We have many young people entering our workspace and it is important to have software that is ahead of the times in functionality and efficiency.
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Zoho
Zoho is the only product we have used. Our company is fairly new and before purchasing Zoho a few years ago, client files were only saved and looked at through our company server. Because of how great Zoho has been, we have never considered looking for another product because there really is no need
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Asana
No answers on this topic
Zoho
I think Zoho CRM is priced at a reasonable amount. Simply put, you get what you pay for and Zoho does not disappoint. My organization is comfortable with what we pay and pleased with continually renewing the software. The billing frequency is just right. There are no complaints on our end
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Scalability
Asana
I used this tool on a daily basis at work and it runs as a solid rock
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Zoho
No answers on this topic
Professional Services
Asana
No answers on this topic
Zoho
In addition to being a user of Zoho CRM, we are a reseller as well. Often, at times our Partners request for on-boarding the platform configuration for them. During such requirements, we have utilized the Professional services team directly from the Zoho CRM team. Our partner feedback was quite positive, throughout.
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Return on Investment
Asana
  • Productivity - Most of all, it allows me to be more productive and have a good sense of where I am with projects and deadlines.
  • Easy to use - I can make the most of my time to get up (and stay) up and running.
  • Project coordination - Allows me to assign tasks to my interns and communicate directly within the platform to keep the work train moving.
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Zoho
  • ROI is good, providing your entire team is involved with the program and uses it
  • During busy season, Zoho keeps the flow going with reminders for quote follow-ups
  • Our company saw an estimated 20% gain in closing sales that went through Zoho as compared to quotes not answered through Zoho
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ScreenShots

Asana Screenshots

Screenshot of Product HomepageScreenshot of Team ConversationsScreenshot of Project CalendarsScreenshot of InboxScreenshot of List ProjectScreenshot of Portfolios

Zoho CRM Screenshots

Screenshot of Deals - Cash in on all opportunities. Close more deals. Great sales management is all about prioritizing, tracking, and monitoring the deals in your pipeline. Zoho CRM gives you everything you need to manage deals across territories and sales structures.Screenshot of Activities - Keep track of all the tasks, meetings, calls, events, or activity records. Neatly organize the numerous records along with the activities associated to them such as follow-up, pre sales and post sales activities, phone conversations etc.