Small business management software

By March 5, 2020 June 19th, 2020 Accounting, Blog, CRM, Customer Support, Marketing, Sales

INTRODUCTION

Small business operations across all industries have more similarities than differences. The operations across small businesses are the same. They have these departments

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Accounting¬† (Includes procurement and inventory management)
  • Customer support
  • CRM

Many organizations leverage several software to run different aspects of their entities. As of 2020 however, modern-day businesses are transitioning from using several software to using a single-use platform to cater for easier management and seamless

In this article, we will include the all in one management softwares and individual use management software. We will include their pricing, features, strengths, and weaknesses per software. This will help you the end-user (Business) get the best value in case you are looking for single-use software to solve one component of your business or one solution to manage all aspects of your business.

So to get us started, let us start with the all in one business management tools:

LIST OF ALL IN ONE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

1) MonkeyPesa Small business management software

The African built small business management software is built to cater for small businesses all over the world. It integrates sales, Marketing, Accounting and customer support features in a single tool. The platform is available in Beta mode on request through the link HERE

The company offers free tips on how to better boost your business. Link here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm2GHNQ69dtHScOcC2ngqJw

Features

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Customer support
  • Accounting
  • CRM

Pricing

$9.99 to $29.99


 

2) Bitrix24

Launched out of Russia/ Eastern Europe in 2012, Bitrix24 provides a complete suite of social collaboration, communication and management tools for your team, including CRM, file sharing, project management, calendars, and more. Bitrix24 is available in the cloud and on-premise.

PRICE:

$24- $199

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3) Zoho One

Built in India, the software has become an ideal tool for businesses especially in India and the rest of Asia. According to their website, Zoho One gives you a comprehensive and customizable platform to break down silos between departments and boost performance across your organization.

To help better understand what Zoho one is, here is a quick Video

Pricing:

On a monthly basis, the software ranges from $35 to $90 per user per month.

Some Features

  • Contacts
  • Leads
  • Companies
  • Email
  • Email insight
  • Email Campaigns

4) Hubspot

Hubspot is one of the world largest CRM companies. They have the strongest base in the United states of America where most of the companies clients are. They are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) currently trading at $172.22 per share as of today. They are ideal for Medium to large corporation basing on their pricing between $50- $4200 a month for each user. Why they are included on this list for small businesses is because they have a few features that are free to use.

To get a better understanding of what Hubspot is, here is a reference from their YouTube channel

5) Holded.com

Holded is one of the most powerful all in one business management platforms for businesses, especially in South America. They were launched in 2015 and have grown from stride to stride since then. Their platform integrates the following features:

  • Invoicing
  • Accounting
  • CRM
  • Teams
  • Projects

PRICING

The Software ranges from 10 to 50 EUROS per user per month for select features

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PS Its not in English considering they focus exclusively on South America

 

LIST OF BEST SINGLE-USE SOFTWARES FOR MANAGING DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF BUSINESSES.

1) SLACK- Collaboration

Slack is a Collaboration tool built for internal collaborations within an organization. Its pricing ranges from $0 to $12.5

2) QUICK BOOKS: ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE:

The best accounting software out there on the market for small businesses is quickbooks online. The company thrives when it comes to accounting software. They are one of the oldest players in the market

3) BEST EMAIL SOFTWARE: GMAIL

Gmail is undoubtedly the best email software out there. Why this is important is because email serves as a critical tool for both internal and external communication. The Gsuite platform comes with email inclusive at $6 to $25 a month based on their website

Features

  • Spam filter
  • Storage
  • Categorization
  • Offline access

4) Drop Box– CLOUD STORAGE

Every business stores information. Whether its contracts, receipts, payment vouchers or any other documents, your business needs a centralized place to store Documents. Dropbox is priced between $12.5 to $20 US Dollars basing on their website

Key Features:

  • File Sharing
  • File Storage
  • Custom access control

5) Intercom- Customer support software

Every business needs to support its customers. When it comes to customer support one of the best customer support tools out there is Intercom. The software is priced from $89 to $153 per month.

6) Sales Management tools- Pipe Drive

When it comes to sales management Pipedrive is one of the best tools on the market. The system relies on pipelines at the core of sales system


The above list is the full list of services that you can help you run your business.

To request for the monkeyPesa all in one business management software. Simply click HERE