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Alternatives to Salesforce

Salesforce Sales Cloud, Pipedrive, Odoo, Zoho CRM, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Salesforce.
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What is Salesforce and what are its top alternatives?

It is a customer relationship management solution that brings customers and companies together. It's one integrated CRM platform that gives all your departments — including marketing, sales, commerce, and service — a single, shared view of every customer.
Salesforce is a tool in the CRM category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Salesforce

  • Salesforce Sales Cloud

    Salesforce Sales Cloud

    The Sales Cloud puts everything you need at your fingertips—available anywhere. From Social accounts and contacts to Mobile, Chatter, and Analytics, collaboration across your global organization and getting deals done faster is not only possible, it's easy. ...

  • Pipedrive

    Pipedrive

    Pipeline tool for active dealmakers. Get super-organized. Close deals in less time. Built by active salespeople and serious web app developers. ...

  • Odoo

    Odoo

    It is a business management software including CRM, e-commerce, billing, accounting, manufacturing, warehouse, project management, and inventory management. ...

  • Zoho CRM

    Zoho CRM

    Online CRM software for managing your sales, marketing, customer support, and inventory in a single system. ...

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365

    Microsoft Dynamics 365

    It focuses mainly on sales, marketing, and service sectors, but Microsoft has been marketing it as a CRM platform and has been encouraging partners to use its proprietary framework to customize it. ...

  • Salesforce Service Cloud

    Salesforce Service Cloud

    It is customer service software that delivers in the cloud. It is a social customer service application that empowers companies to manage all customer information and service conversations in the cloud. ...

  • Drip

    Drip

    It is the first ECRM–an Ecommerce CRM designed for building personal and profitable relationships with your customers at scale. It uses customer insight, data, and smarter email marketing automation at scale. With the best customer experience, your brand will never blend in. ...

  • SugarCRM

    SugarCRM

    Manage your sales, marketing, and customer support better with SugarCRM's online CRM software. ...

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Salesforce Sales Cloud

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    Hey! We need an omnichannel inbox that's housed within Salesforce Sales Cloud that makes it super easy for our reps to respond to inbound communication (needs: clean inbox, provides historical context, etc.). We're a high-volume call center, and we get a ton of incoming SMS and email every day. We'd love a solution that lets us view all of that in one place — ideally Salesforce, as that's where our reps work, and we want to avoid needing them to switch between windows. Thanks!

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    David Gorcey
    Head of BD at StackShare · | 5 upvotes · 47.6K views

    When I started at StackShare, I needed an easy way to create a pipeline of the different partners we were engaged with, and track the status of those conversations. Having just begun to explore partnerships in earnest, our needs at StackShare don't necessitate something as robust as Salesforce Sales Cloud, Close.io or similar offerings that exist.

    Nevertheless, I didn't want one more Google Doc to track things either, and I heard about Streak, so I figured I'd give the free version a try. So far, it has accommodated everything I need, and it integrates simply with Gmail which meant I had it running in a few minutes. You can create a pipeline entry directly from an email thread, which I find useful compared to logging into a separate platform, and there is basic functionality for scheduling follow-ups and tasks. The pipeline stages are fully customizable as are the fields you can add - (I added a note field to explain why someone may be in the "Backburner" stage, for example).

    As we scale our Business Development initiatives and grow our team, we'll likely need to look at upgrading Streak or incorporating other tools like Yesware. But, for a quick and easy way to organize a sales pipeline and track the respective conversations, the Streak free version nicely accommodates what I need and has been very helpful in managing discussions with a variety of partners thus far.

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    Pipedrive

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      Responsive, intuitive UI. Easy export
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      Looking for the best CRM choice for an early-stage tech company selling through product-led growth to medium and big companies. Don't know if Salesforce or HubSpot are too rigid for PGL and expensive. I also had an experience of companies outgrowing Pipedrive pretty fast

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          We are a startup and looking for a back-end system for CRM, invoicing, inventory, etc... We had a demo from Odoo which combines all this in an excellent way. At the same time we need a website and webshop. Our web developer (freelance) is a WordPress expert and can build a site in no time. He has no ODOO knowledge and will not get into it.

          We are wondering what the best solution is. Can we create our site in Wordpress and for the Webshop part, just link to the Odoo eCommerce site? Meaning we would also buy the website and #ecommerce Odoo apps, but use Wordpress for the website. What's the ideal and most budget friendly solution?

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          Zoho CRM

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                      Drip

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