Thursday 8 January 2015

Cloud CRM – SAAS (Software As A Service) CRM – Online CRM

What it means?

Cloud CRM – SAAS (Software As A Service) CRM – Online CRM are one and the same, meaning CRM software accessible with web browsers and Internet connection.

Why cloud CRM?

Simply because it can be accessed from everywhere, as long as you have an Internet connection.

If you choose a local CRM, meaning installed in your office that suppose:
  • Buying a server
  • Having a servers room
  • Paying the license
  • Paying server’s maintenance
  • Change local network parameters  in order to allow external accessibility to your server
  • External accessibility is a possible security breach
  • Manage a backup policy
  • Etc.

A local CRM can be also the subject of destruction by a virus, Trojan, burglary, fire, natural or human disaster etc.

With cloud CRM those problems are gone! You need only an Internet connection, a web browser, an user name and a password and you can work form everywhere (office, home, clients office, pub etc.).

Cloud CRM pricing

The price of cloud CRM it’s variable depending on the seller.

One of the most important players on Cloud CRM, that proposes a very good price for it’s high quality product it’s Simple CRM. 

How to choose a could CRM?

Choosing cloud CRM it’s a very important task because CRM software will centralize all your business efforts on one working platform.

Not all cloud CRM are the same, you’ll have to choose a collaborative platform the one that better corresponds to your workflow:
  • Sales
  • Purchasing
  • Project
  • Administrative and accountancy tasks
  • Marketing
  • Customer Support

Personalizing cloud CRM, having advanced figures analysis tools (sales estimation, ROI etc.), ready to use, GED integration and Mass Mailing platform are very important choose criteria.

The most important you have nothing to install but you can immediately use cloud CRM compatible with Outlook, Thunderbird, Entourage, Gmail/Google Apps or 100% compatible with Iphone, Ipad, Android or Blackberry.

Simple CRM cloud CRM for your business

All features describes above are included in Simple CRM. It’s more than a simple CRM, it is a collaborative platform that will allow a better management of your workflow and your business in general.

Excepting all that, simple CRM has few more pluses that simplify your activity, such as:
  • Full network scanner compatibility , you’ll upload your documents very easily
  • Skype and VOIP synchronization
  • Work planning analysis- under load or overload?  
  • Mobile phone’s contacts and calendar synchronization 
  • Antivirus etc.