Overview

Salesforce is the most advanced CRM on the market. It comes with a long list of innovative features for sales, marketing, and service teams. It also offers business modules, or "clouds," for industries such as healthcare, media, and the public sector. This makes for a complex, enterprise-grade CRM system that can serve businesses of every stripe.
TeamWave is part of a growing number of CRM systems that strive to do more. It combines CRM with HR and project management for an end-to-end software solution. This sophisticated platform can handle critical business processes, such as marketing and sales automation, scheduling, billing, and more. The client portal lets customers and staff collaborate on projects. Meanwhile, the HR features provide streamlined employee management, time tracking, and online staff directories.

Ease of use

Once you master its handling, Salesforce opens up in all of its glory. But learning the ropes will take time and training; this is not a small, out-of-the-box CRM solution. Salesforce's commitment to innovation also means the CRM continuously adds more features, so there's always something new to learn. The interface itself is intuitive and well-designed, but some users trip over the mountain of features.
You can use TeamWave without training or any prior experience with CRM. The UI flows effortlessly and has a simple layout that’s reminiscent of Google’s design principles. The CRM’s functionality is built around activity-based selling. Dashboards and easy reporting let you keep your finger on the real-time pulse of your business. You can correct course to keep sales on track. Plus, you can build a repeatable sales process through sales workflows and task management.

Support

Salesforce offers three plans for customer service. The free support is limited to tech support and online resources. For tech support, simply submit an online support ticket. Free online resources are extensive and include demos, Trailblazer Community, and self-help portal, among others. The paid plan is 30% of your net subscription and offers 24/7 support, expert coaching, and developer support. You can also get a customized signature support plan. The price depends on the complexity of your support needs.
It has a rich knowledge base. The CRM is both web-based and mobile-based, letting you and staff work on the go. It also integrates with many popular applications, such as Quickbooks and Google Workspace.

Who is it for?

Salesforce's mission is to bring companies and their customers together. In theory, every customer-centric business can benefit from the Salesforce platform. However, the size and complexity of this CRM may be overwhelming for smaller organizations. You can do a free trial of the software and see for yourself.
It's best for creative agencies, Retail, Digital marketing agencies, Financial services, manufacturing & services.

Ease of Use

4
4.5

Support

3.9
4

API Access

yes
yes

Free Trial

yes
yes

Free Version

no
no

Contact Management

yes
yes

Molile Access

yes
yes

Task Management

yes
yes

Social Integration

yes
no

Email Marketing

yes
no

Analytics & Dashboard

yes
yes

Lead Management

yes
yes

Marketing Automation

yes
no

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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