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What's the best CRM for a newly started digital marketing agency?

Looking for the most user-friendly, not costly, best UX, machine learning capable, tool there is. Everything I've used until now sucks, like Accelo.
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    Salesflare CRM

    Intelligent sales CRM for startups who thrive on technology

    Jocelyn Tan6Growth Strategist Intern in Antwerp, BE · Written
    Jocelyn Tan made this product
    Salesflare helps you sell more with less work by automating most of your sales funnel and workflow. It automatically populates your address book with the data it obtains from your company database, email signatures, and social media sources, tracks and logs all interactions of leads towards you, and then automatically sends out to-do reminders on specific leads from the data it gathers. It works wherever you work: be it on your desktop, mobile or just from your Gmail. Best yet, it's multi-app compatible, and works with over 700 apps via Zapier.
    Sujan PatelCo-Founder of Mailshake · Written
    I used Salesflare for my digital marketing agency. I moved over from Pipedrive and never looked back. What I like about Salesflare is that it's simple yet powerful :)
    • I've used so many CRMs in the past, and have also looked at lots of others too. I was first attracted to Salesflare by the clean design and ease of use, but then was very impressed with just how powerful it is. It integrates so well with Gmail, that it just became a natural extension of how I work. Also the developers have been offering great support too. I highly recommend Salesflare.

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    • Matt Pliszkadiscovering SaaS apps at

      Love the way Salesflare automates your daily work with the CRM, it's really comfortable and saves a lot of time, at the same time providing all the most important CRM functionalities.

  2. 22

    A CRM with built-in calling, SMS, and email

    The only CRM I can actually use. Doesn't get in my way. I actually want to use it! Great desktop app. Simple but powerful. Great customer support.
    Nolan ClemmonsFounder, Wufasta: Games | Growth | Glory · Written is the ideal CRM for SMB's/Startups. It is compatible with Zapier, so you can configure external integrations as needed.
    • Ryan RobinsonContent Marketing Extraordinaire

      I've been using in my agency/freelance business for over a year and it's focus on completing activities—making the next call, sending a follow up email, checking off the next task, delivering a contract—has been great for helping focus. A little more premium priced than other options on the market, but the ROI and positive side effects way more than make up for the price.

  3. Samir MotwaniRepresenting Salesmate · Written
    Samir Motwani made this product
    It's easy to start with and has lots of exciting features like Two-way email sync, email tracking, customized workflows and reporting.
  4. 6
    HubSpot CRM

    Organize, track, and sell

    Ilya Azovtsev 💌+🤖=🚀5Help sales team close more in less time · Written
    Honestly, it's not simple enough. But it worths to try. Cost - 0. + Gmail integration + email tracking
    Marcel LackoCreative Digital Designer · Written
    Its free, you can with limited functions use Hubspot Sales integration, what is good for tracking, and Hubspot marketing platform as well.
    Manoj NayakWeb Publishing and Content Marketer. · Written
    I have been in the both free and paid plans. Love this. Would have loved some tutorials on generating reports though. Support is good, but tutorials (video) for best practises to get the maximum out of this CRM would be lovely.
    • David FergusonFounder, 5000fish, Inc.

      I've been using HubSpot CRM since it was in Beta and it's really matured into a powerful CRM. I do pay for the Sales Pro tools which unlock a lot of power. There are some limitations however that make it a bad fit, you can read more about those in this review -

    • Julián MayaFounder, Sensorglobe

      I applied for the program through Start-Up Chile accelerator for my startup.

      It is a bad product, it lacks of quality, features and it is expensive. That is ok, you have the choice to deliver bad quality as I have the choice to find other solution.

      But I can not cancel hubspot account, now we are attached to a 12month contract per agent without any advert. I'm watching how they take my money every month even when I am not using it, and i begging them to cancel my account, they refuse.

      Keep away from hubspot for startups, this is more a SCAM than a support program.

  5. 6
    Freshsales CRM

    A full-fledged CRM for high-velocity sales teams.

    Sooraj ChandranI learn everyday • building AsyncMatic • · Written
    You can try fresh sales. Ideal for teams that are starting up.
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    • Steven HambletonFounder, Emailancer

      I used Pipedrive for a while but Freshsales is so much faster and the user interface, automations and built in email tracking meant I could retire a few other products.

  6. Enterprising Josh made this product
    Bitrix24 is excellent and extremely affordable with very generous free plan. Quotes, invoices, time tracking, tasks, projects, client extranet access, all the bells and whistles an agency typically needs. See
    Dmitry, CEO & Founder · Written
    We are using this CRM almost three years in our digital marketing agency
  7. 3
    PipeDrive CRM

    Effortless pipeline management.

    Ilya Azovtsev 💌+🤖=🚀5Help sales team close more in less time · Written
    And this is really easy2use. 20-30 minutes for training and that's all :)
  8. 2

    The post-PC CRM

    Justin Mitchell9I help startups at · Written
    Huge fan of what these guys have built. Sexy interface, no feature bloat.
  9. Contactous made this product
    It's a very easy to use you can go with Salesforce CRM along with contactous integration and you ROI will be increased. This is the best and very useful concept of saving all your business card details.
  10. Derek SchmidtFounder SWELL Systems, Inc · Written
    SWELLEnterprise was built by a digital agency after looking for something that combined a lot of tools agency owners need that did not cost an arm and a leg. It is equipped with CRM, project management, Sales pipelines, Social Intranet, invoicing, time tracking, reporting, etc. You can find out more about it at
  11. iCloud HeroFounder & Chief Strategist · Written
    Without question, Zoho CRM is a fantastic choice. It is extremely robust, offering flexibility, strong reporting capability and an ecosystem that no other CRM platform comes close to. It not only integrates with all 40 + Zoho Apps but also offers a smooth integration with Gmail and Outlook. With Zoho CRM you also have hundreds of integrations with Zapier. If you want additional information about Zoho CRM or how we are using it skyrocket our own Digital Agency, you can reach me at