Overview

Bitrix24 is a full-featured CRM platform with a free version for unlimited users. It offers an extensive set of tools for sales, service, and marketing. As such, Bitrix24 can feel large and unwieldy to use--the interface is crowded with features. This presents a steep learning curve, and training will be necessary. However, few vendors offer such a full sweep of CRM features at such a great price.
With integrated CRM, projects, billing, help desk, reporting and collaboration, WORKetc is the all-in-one cloud-based software solution to manage your growing business. WORKetc goes beyond what the average CRM can do by letting you manage and track all aspects of the entire customer lifecycle. WORK[etc] is there every step of the way -- from the initial sale through to quotes, projects, product delivery, invoicing, customer support, and that all-important follow-up sale.

Ease of use

Bitrix24 specializes in team management. After creating an account, you can invite your staff to the platform, assign tasks and see each other's progress on a multifunctional dashboard. The dashboard and overall layout of the CRM can be confusing, however. One of the particular design failings is you cannot remove options--you can only add more, creating a crowded UI.
WORKetc eliminates silos of information to create a single source of truth for your organization. Accuracy, communication, and accountability are all enhanced in this easy to use platform. Despite the breadth of features, WORKetc subscribers report the CRM is simple to learn and use. It also has a lot of customization options, ensuring the system works with your business processes vs. forcing you to adapt to new software.

Support

The Bitrix24 knowledge database is extensive, and you can answer most of your questions there. The articles are divided by topics and creation date, so it is easy to navigate. The blog also provides valuable insights on getting the most out of Bitrix24. Bitrix24 even has its own YouTube channel with tutorials on CRM use. Training courses for developers and administrators are available. And if you still can't find an answer to your questions, they offer email support.
It can capture customer information using live support, Web forms and email, and cases can be managed by custom priority levels and statuses. The software manages the complete customer lifecycle from lead to sales and billing and support.

Who is it for?

Bitrix24 offers a rich feature set that can meet the needs of businesses of every size and industry. However, smaller organizations may find themselves overwhelmed by too many features. You can make use of the free version or set up a free trial of their paid plans to see if it's the right fit for you.
Our target customers are teams of 2-100 in these industries: Information Technology & MSP, Software & Web Development, Business & Management Consulting, Marketing, Advertising, PR, & Digital Marketing

Ease of Use

3.7
4.3

Support

3.8
4.9

API Access

yes
yes

Free Trial

yes
yes

Free Version

yes
no

Contact Management

yes
yes

Molile Access

yes
no

Task Management

yes
yes

Social Integration

yes
yes

Email Marketing

yes
yes

Analytics & Dashboard

yes
no

Lead Management

yes
yes

Marketing Automation

yes
yes

Already made a decision about the best CRM for your business?

To conclude, both solutions are worth your attention for boosting the business processes and enhancing the team performance.

Brief Comparison