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Score 8.1 out of 100

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Freshsales

If you're looking for an extremely cheap, bare-bones CRM that will house a few hundred contacts that you manually enter, FreshSales is probably a fine solution for you. If you're running a sales or customer success team with any sort of scale or sophistication, this system will be unable to support your needs. I used to be an advocate of FreshSales as a good starter CRM, but due to all of their issues with downtime and bugs - and the fact that they deleted over half of our user data (20,000+ records) - I would strongly recommend that you avoid this company and spend a little extra to get something reliable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

Freshsales
8.0
Customer data management / contact management
Freshsales
8.3
Workflow management
Freshsales
7.9
Territory management
Freshsales
8.2
Opportunity management
Freshsales
8.3
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)
Freshsales
7.9
Interaction tracking
Freshsales
8.1
Channel / partner relationship management
Freshsales
7.5

Marketing Automation

Freshsales
7.9
Lead management
Freshsales
8.3
Email marketing
Freshsales
7.5

CRM Project Management

Freshsales
7.9
Task management
Freshsales
7.9
Reporting
Freshsales
7.9

CRM Reporting & Analytics

Freshsales
8.1
Forecasting
Freshsales
7.6
Pipeline visualization
Freshsales
8.5
Customizable reports
Freshsales
8.1

Customization

Freshsales
7.9
Custom fields
Freshsales
8.2
Custom objects
Freshsales
8.2
API for custom integration
Freshsales
7.4

Security

Freshsales
8.0
Single sign-on capability
Freshsales
8.0
Role-based user permissions
Freshsales
8.1

Platform

Freshsales
7.3
Mobile access
Freshsales
7.3

Pros

Freshsales

  • It helps you automate your onboarding process for new leads.
  • It has lots of integrations with other apps, so you can interact with other things like calendars and calls.
  • It's pretty easy to set sequences so the platform automatically follows up with people for you. This is not only helpful for your sales pipeline, but also for client communication when working on a project that requires their input.
Brandon Howard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Freshsales

  • Automation ('workflows') need a bit of work. In comparison to other sales CRMs that automatically 'nudge' sales staff when a phone call or email hasn't been returned (for example), these nudges can be created as 'tasks' in Freshsales, but only by someone who knows what they're doing, setting explicit trigger and action rules that don't always cover all scenarios.
  • Event tracking with Segment (or just with their JS library) is a little bit haphazard. I'm sure it works well for in-app actions, but if a user visits your website and interacts with you and you aren't using the Freshsales forms on your website, it can be hard to identify users and track website visits and actions etc.
  • Learning curve– seems to be aimed at users with a bit more technical know-how; so might work well for SaaS sales teams or sales engineers, but not so much for users in other industries. Our non-technical staff have found it to be confusing.
  • Mobile Application– works very well as a contact directory, retrieving a quick overview of interactions, and now you can place voice notes that sync with the web app; these features aren't necessarily critical to our field salespeople. A user will still need to 'come back to the office' to retrieve missed voicemails, update deals notes, as well as place calls from their VoIP number. Freshsales will forward calls to a mobile, but won't allow the sales staff to place calls from their mobile device using their VoIP numbers (or receive calls from these lines).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Freshsales

Freshsales 8.2
Based on 1 answer
I'm only trained in one portion of it, and I find that easy enough to maneuver. It's not an everyday must use product for me, so the fact that I can come back after days off and still find my way very easily speaks to the UI of the product
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Freshsales

Price, special offersSupport in our local place via partnersSimplicity of useFlexible API and already done integrations with G Suite and Office 365Between the users, they have chosen Freshsales as more easy to use.
Renan Otero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Freshsales

  • It is too soon to make a determination on ROI, but I do think it will help me be more efficient.
  • The reporting functions help me stay on track of sales opportunities.
  • The task reminders help me accelerate how quickly deals come together.
Dan Styklunas | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Freshsales

General

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

Freshsales Editions & Modules

Edition
SPROUT$01
BLOSSOM$121
GARDEN$251
ESTATE$491
Forest$791
  1. /user/month
Additional Pricing Details
21-day FREE trial. No credit card required. Free to get started, affordable as you grow

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