As a consultant, micro business or entrepreneur, these free CRM solutions are often adequate for your requirements.
These are some of the best free, or freemium CRM software products for small business out there. Mostly for single users,
these free CRM 'carrots' are there to entice you to upgrade to their
more full blown - advanced or multi-user versions, which is fair enough,
but the free CRM products mentioned below are capable enough in their
Relenta. Highly Recommended. Selected as one of our Best Small Business CRM's, Relenta Free Forever single user version is a great solution if you want a strong CRM. Please note though, it's restricted to 100 contacts, with no email marketing. You can upgrade to their advanced version with ease later if need be. Relenta uses David Allen's famous Getting Things Done (GTD) principle.
Really Simple Systems (RSS) Free Edition.Highly Recommended. RSS
has everything you need to manage your customers, prospects and sales
pipeline. It has all the CRM features and functionality of their
award winning Enterprise Edition, just limited to two users and 100
companies. It is web based and is free, forever. If you need more data
or advanced features then you can upgrade to their Premium or
Enterprise editions. Really Simple Systems has twice won the Software Satisfaction awards for Best Small and Medium Business CRM system.
inPractice CRM.inPractice CRM is not Salesforce or ACT; it's fast, agile, friendly and free. inPractice's free online CRM is simple and straightforward, Has built in invoicing, designed for Small Business. Track leads through the pipeline from incoming to won or lost. Track contacts and create automatic reminders for call backs, birthdays or just a general catchup.
RadiumCRM. Recommended. If you are after a low end, free single-user CRM that offers tight Gmail integration, check out Radium. Their new Chrome app strengthens their Google compatibility.
1CRM. Startup Edition is free - full featured, but limits of 500 Accounts, 1,000 Contacts, 1,000 Leads. http://1crm.com Great general CRM, especially strong in Group Calendaring, Order Management, Project Management, Service Management. Syncs all your Contacts and Calendar items to any iOS or Android device, also OSX and Outlook.
ZohoCRM. Highly Recommended.Zoho CRM
empowers organizations with a complete relationship lifecycle
management solution for managing organization-wide Sales, Marketing,
Customer Support & Service and Inventory Management in a single
business system. Their Free CRM is for 3 users, additional users pay a
mere $12 p/m..
Read our review of ZohoCRM
FreeCRM.Recommended. The FreeCRM hosted CRM solution compares favourably with the big price ticket webased CRM vendors like SalesForce. And their single user online crm is still free. Read our review of FreeCRM.
KarmaCRM.Recommended. Apart from using Karma CRM to keep track of all your to-do's, you can associate them with your milestones, contacts, assignments and tasks. Team managers can also monitor and manage their sales teams and leads. KarmaCRM will always have a free version, and will introduce a tiered pricing model in the future.Read review of KarmaCRM..
Doorbell(Advisory - site down currently). is a simple CRM system, contact list manager and sales tool. You can
share contacts, leads and tasks with your team and always be prepared
for your next call by keeping a history of who said what to whom. Doorbell has two free CRM product offerings: Doorbell Business Starter and Doorbell Contact Manager, as well as other CRM pay models for larger sales teams.
BEST FREE CONTACT MANAGERS
EssentialCRM. Recommended. Their free Contact Manager
Basically serves you as a Scheduler, Contact Manager, and Outliner, and
is a completely free CRM solution, although they also offer pay Contact
Manager versions (surprise). If you are on a No Budget diet, you could
safely consider EssentialCRM. Later on, if necessary,
you can always upgrade to their PRO version, or export your data to
something more sophisticated if required. Read EssentialPIM review or post comments
BEST FREE PIM'S (Personal Information Managers)
Try this free web based PIM if you want a simple free PIM to remember
all your miscellaneous tasks from anywhere. Now your better half can
also update your to-list or vice-versa!
More FREE Small Business CRM Tools
CRM-Free. Web based CRM. Offers Free single
user account or a paid one with prices starting at only $4.99. Paid
accounts include the integrated email, document storage, additional
users and more.
KeepM.DISCONTINUED. Keepm is a free, simple web based, contact management tool that allows you to share and manage unlimited contacts with any email address. You can also download and view your KeepM contacts on your mobile, laptop or iPod.