Overview

What's better than closing a deal with a customer? Closing more deals! Close CRM is loaded with tools to speed up your sales cycle, such as a speed dialer, email automation, and embedded communication for phone and SMS. These tools will improve your speed to lead, a proven strategy for converting more customers. Close CRM also keeps the interface simple by focusing on just one thing--sales.
Really Simple Systems is an all-in-one CRM for sales, service, and marketing teams. This easy, user-friendly system enables productivity and helps users build long-lasting relationships, save time, and drive more sales. The comprehensive platform has features for sales, marketing, and customer service. It’s an affordable CRM with a free version for up to two users.

Ease of use

From a single dashboard, you can manage leads and interact with customers. From within the client record, you can make calls, email, add notes and tasks, and change your lead status. Close CRM also lets you automate email campaigns, and track the opens, click rates, and other KPIs. If you make a mistake, the system offers an undo button. Close also makes long lists of sales calls a breeze with built-in VoIP telephony to 200 countries. You can record conversations and develop an effective calling strategy based on successful conversations. You can even redirect calls to another sales rep. SMS messaging is another tool you get with Close CRM. You can send bulk messages to notify clients about special offers and new products. In addition to making communication easy, the interface itself is easy to navigate. Close CRM keeps the UI simple by focusing only on sales tools and communication. Close CRM makes paying easy too. You can drop out of your plan at any month. They will keep your data for a prescribed time, so it's there waiting if you decide to come back to the platform. Alternatively, subscribe to an annual contract, and you'll receive a 15% discount.
Really Simple Systems (RSS) has a clean and straightforward design that’s easy to navigate. It’s not as intuitive as some other systems in its price range, such as Zoho CRM. But the company offers an exceptional level of support--both human and online. When you open the CRM, each screen offers a question mark icon. With just a click, you get an explanation of the current page’s function. There is also live chat, introductory videos, webinars, and a Customer Support Hub.

Support

Close CRM offers email support Monday through Friday, 9 am - 7 pm. The speed of response depends on your subscription tier. The most expensive plan has a response time of up to 6 hours and may include such extra services as a screen share support, service-level agreement, and a dedicated account manager. There is also an extensive online knowledge base.
Our customer support is totally free of charge and you'll find lots of self-service resources so you can get the most from your CRM. Our integrated CRM and marketing solution lets you build campaigns and send emails directly from your CRM, using your data to personalize and segment.

Who is it for?

Close CRM is designed for small to midsize businesses looking to improve their customer relationships and improve sales performance. If you're looking for a combination of telephony, marketing automation, and reporting tools, Close CRM is worth considering. If you're unsure whether this software fits your requirements, a 14-day free trial is available.
Really Simple Systems is an easy-to-use cloud CRM system designed for small and mid-sized organizations, yet also perfect for larger teams. There’s a customizable Sales CRM, plus options for Marketing and Service tools and integrations - so everything is in one place, enabling great team collaboration and customer relationships that drive sales growth.

Ease of Use

4.6
4.4

Support

4.6
4.4

API Access

yes
no

Free Trial

yes
yes

Free Version

no
yes

Contact Management

yes
yes

Molile Access

no
yes

Task Management

yes
yes

Social Integration

no
no

Email Marketing

yes
yes

Analytics & Dashboard

yes
yes

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