Overview

Comprehensive customization options give Zoho an edge over other CRM systems. Zoho subscribers get the freedom to set up the system the way they want. The platform also integrates with thousands of third-party apps and software. In addition to being a flexible solution, Zoho CRM is affordable and includes a free version for up to three users.
Nimble provides browser widget-based and mobile-based sales force automation and social CRM solutions for small and medium-sized organizations. The system automatically populates client profiles and interaction histories across a variety of popular platforms, including LinkedIn, from contact lists, email chats, and social media activity. Nimble has integrated social listening to keep client profiles up to date, in addition to contact and pipeline management tools such as deal tracking, task management, and notifications.

Ease of use

Zoho CRM's interface looks a little dated, but in terms of functionality, the system has everything you need to manage your sales, marketing, and service departments. A horizontal dashboard contains tabs for sales, leads, accounts, contacts, reports, and more. These settings can be customized to your preferences. You also have a homepage displaying open tasks, today's leads, and meetings. This can also be personalized, so the information you use most is front-and-center. And unlike many CRM systems, you don't have to worry about storage capacity. You get up to 100,000 contacts, so you can be sure every customer is served.
Nimble is a rather simple CRM solution. Its web-based interface is quite clean and appealing, and it should not have a severe learning curve. The only complaint is that it isn't responsive,' which means that using Nimble on a tablet or phone isn't ideal. However, there is a decent iOS / Android app available that provides a lot of critical Nimble features to customers on the move..

Support

Zoho provides standard support tools, including an online knowledge base, community forums, customer portal, and email support. Depending on your subscription package, you may receive remote assistance, live chat, and phone support five days per week. The more advanced your subscription, the faster the response time. Those customers with a yearly subscription for 25+ users may subscribe for enterprise support, which will cost 25% of the annual fee. It includes comprehensive technical assistance and a one-hour response time. You will also have early access to new features and advice on improving your Zoho experience.
Nimble provides a number of methods to contact the staff in order to give the best service possible. First, they recommend watching Nimble's recorded demos on their YouTube channel. These are previous webinars held by our CEO Jon Ferrara, the Nimble specialist. Nimble invites you to join daily webinars with a limited number of participants after checking their YouTube channel. Besides, Nimble provides its customers with a forum, knowledge base, where you ask any question that disturbs you.

Who is it for?

Zoho is a flexible CRM solution, making it a good match for businesses with a unique business model. It provides an API, allowing subscribers to integrate with virtually any third-party tool. As for the other functionality, Zoho offers every feature the average B2B, B2C, or small to medium-sized business may need. The free plan for up to three users makes it a good choice for solo entrepreneurs too.
Nimble connects thousands of small to mid-sized company teams that are effectively nurturing personal and business relationships across email, social networks, and over 90 cloud-based business tools. Nimble combines the benefits of traditional CRM, traditional contact management, social networking, sales intelligence, and marketing automation to create a strong relationship management platform that offers relationship insights wherever you work.

Ease of Use

4.1
4.3

Support

4
4.3

API Access

yes
yes

Free Trial

yes
yes

Free Version

yes
no

Contact Management

yes
yes

Molile Access

yes
yes

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