Overview

Not every business needs a large software solution. Capsule has positioned itself as a stepping-stone for companies that don't require the complexity of a full-blown CRM system. It is a paired-down platform that will manage your contacts and boost sales performance--but not much else. If you need a CRM that also serves customer service and marketing teams, this isn't your CRM. But if all you need is a straightforward sales CRM with a great mobile app, Capsule CRM may be just the right fit. You can try their free version or a 30-day trial of the paid version to assess whether Capsule CRM covers your needs or not.
Sage CRM is an advanced CRM solution that contains three major modules: Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service. Sage CRM software is extremely customizable, adaptable, and scalable. The program may be deployed in the cloud or installed on your own server using an On-Premise software license. One of the key strengths of Sage CRM is that it integrates seamlessly with Sage’s flagship accounting products such as Sage 50 and Sage 200. The integration allows you to view vital accounting data from Sage within the CRM system. The interface between Sage accounts and Sage CRM allows you to make orders in CRM while eliminating data re-entry in Sage accounts.

Ease of use

This cloud-based system combines easy-to-use sales tools and basic reporting capabilities. After you register, you get a login that's accessible from any device. Once you upload your contacts, you get an interactive profile for all your clients. You can view and filter contacts by deal stage, last contact, account value, and more. You can also make notes on the file, attach documents, and track the contact through the sales process. Capsule also makes task management a breeze, by organizing your to-dos and assigning automatic alerts and reminders. You'll be able to focus on precisely what you need to do right now. One of the main shortcomings of the system is the caps on storage for free users. With only 10 MB available for two users, you may outgrow the free version quickly. Capsule CRM also has a limited number of integrations, and you will need a paid subscription to access them.
The setup is complicated and time-consuming if you are working with a developer to design a custom solution with Sage. Once configured, the CRM is simple to use; nevertheless, the overall appearance is outdated. This is not the platform for you if you want a modern system with compelling graphics to drive user adoption. Besides, Sage CRM is equipped with intuitive drag-and-drop customization options that require little to no coding.

Support

Customer support is available to all Capsule users, even without a paid subscription. You can fill out a help ticket through the website or email or tweet your concern. Support hours are during regular business hours, Monday - Friday. You can also help yourself using online resources such as blogs, how-to videos, articles, and guides.
Sage provides extensive product templates, guides, support, and training in a variety of languages so that you can learn the ins and outs of the program and incorporate it effortlessly into your existing workflow. It also has a variety of training videos on its own YouTube channel. Sage has a multitude of community forums organized by Sage product or business where you can quickly find the most frequently asked questions.

Who is it for?

The strongest attribute of Capsule CRM is its simplicity and, accordingly, ease of use. You get just enough functionality to manage contacts and boost your sales cycle. There are no complicated dashboards or endless customization options. But if you need marketing and customer service tools, phone support, or advanced reporting options, this software is not the best match for your business.
Sage CRM is tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. It is simple to deploy, install, manage, learn, and maintain for businesses who want to maintain a good reputation rather than their software. Sage CRM can get you up with operating in a matter of days. Most importantly, it is reasonably priced, so you can be confident that you are receiving the greatest possible value for your money. Users have extended the software to serve virtually every industry, including chemicals, construction, wholesale retail, nonprofits, food and beverages, and others.

Ease of Use

4.6
3.1

Support

4.5
3.4

API Access

yes
no

Free Trial

yes
no

Free Version

yes
no

Contact Management

yes
no

Molile Access

yes
no

Task Management

yes
no

Social Integration

yes
no

Email Marketing

yes
no

Analytics & Dashboard

yes
yes

Lead Management

yes
no

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.

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