About Apptivo

Apptivo is a cloud-based suite of applications designed to help small businesses manage a range of functions including financials, human resources and supply chain management.

Apptivo’s customer relationship management (CRM) applications provide modules for contact management, lead management, opportunity management and customer service ticket management. Marketing applications include campaign management, lead segmentation and loyalty management. Businesses can select necessary applications and omit applications they do not need.

Other applications include expense reports, license and insurance tracking, sales planning and territory management, cash management and budgeting. Users can access Google app integrations for Drive, Calendar and Tasks...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

109 Reviews of Apptivo

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.51 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.5

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(56)

56

4 stars

(34)

34

3 stars

(6)

6

2 stars

(1)

1

1 stars

(0)

0

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January 2020

Lucious from Lu Gold EDC

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Education Management

Time Used: Less than 2 years

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Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2020

Here's What You Need to Know

Fulfilling

Pros

Do not be decieved by Apptivo's simple interface. It is POWERFUL. Imagine having Sales Force, Mailchimp, Quickbooks all combined into one application that works on all types of devices. That is what apptivo is. I like the fact that there is an app for everything within the Apptivo app itself, and all those apps are free! I like that when i'm customsing and i spot an issue, i click the help button and [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] or another support team come online in literally 12 seconds and tell me how to solve the problem. I like the fact that i'm paying just 20 dollars for this instead of 120 dollars per user for sales force. I like the fact that i can customise invoices, set up email templates, set up triggers so whenever i create a type of customer a special type of email is sent from a special address. If i keep going on, i won't stop

Cons

I really can't think of anything. Maybe i do not really like when i cant find a feature, but when i report it, 10 days later i get an email that feature was added. So they solved that problem

Reasons for Choosing Apptivo

personal onboarding. pricing and customer support

August 2019

Dave from NetDiligence

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Computer & Network Security

Time Used: More than 2 years

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Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.0

August 2019

Exceptional assistance from Gowmi on recent invoice generation issue

Overall, the wide array of software modules and features contained within each have helped us reasonably well over the past couple years to centralize our product and client billing functions.

Pros

Wanted to give a special thank you to Gowmi, who walked us through - and promptly adjusted templates for us relating to - a specialized case in the creation and sending of a partial payment invoice. We depend on Apptivo for most CRM functions, but we often have special case situations that need a deeper dive - and the present case was one of those. Gowmi took all of the time necessary to view my screenshots and descriptions, research the underlying problem, make changes to the templates we were using, and answered all of my follow-up questions. The problem was resolved in a timely manner, and we got the right information to our client as a result. What more can you ask for? Gowmi, thank you very much again!

Cons

We are into our 3rd year using the paid version of Apptivo. Over this period of time, we've had a moderate number of chat-based technical support issues that we've tried to resolve. Unfortunately, I've learned that if it gets to the point where the tech support team member is compelled to write a support ticket after exhausting their own team's resources, we typically never hear back again as follow-up to the ticket generation. Beyond that, admin users do not get the benefit of seeing any kind of "Your current open support tickets and progress" page that would give us some reassurance that tickets were actually being worked on by the senior support and developer teams. This has been a significant Achilles' heel in an otherwise very functional platform.

Reasons for Choosing Apptivo

NetSuite failed (refused) to provide a free trial period of the live product without a sales support person escorting us along the way. This type of independent trial is very important for us, and we are not trying to abuse the generosity of companies who extend such trials in the normal course. Apptivo not only provided a 30-day trial, they willingly extended it for another 30 days to help us complete our evaluation.

Response from Apptivo

Replied August 2019

Hello Dave, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review! Our team is thrilled that you were happy with your experience with one of our support representatives. We understand and will collect your feedback regarding followups on tickets to notify our teams accordingly. Thank you so much again! Team Apptivo

May 2020

Brian from Pohanka Automotive Group

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Automotive

Time Used: Less than 2 years

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Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Functionality

4.0

May 2020

Apptivo CRM

Overall, I am happy with using Apptivo but would be more enthusiastic if the above changes were implemented.

Pros

Having the customers info at my fingertips via the mobile app

Cons

1)Most Important is the ability to enter only the first name in the contact field. Sometimes all you may initially get is the first name on a sales visit or a conversation with someone else. It's frustrating that you can't continue filling out the form if you don't type in the last name. Most of the time, I can remember the company they work for and I should be able to find them that way. Or maybe add a search/filter by the first name. 2)The source for inputting the Fax number should have a field placed by the space for the business number, not a drop-down, and certainly not where it's currently located further down the page.

April 2019

Sean from Insomniac Computers

Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source


Ease-of-use

3.0

Customer support

1.0

Functionality

3.0

April 2019

Decided to switch to something else

Their software is decent, but they really seem to loathe their Starter Plan customers. The way they hack out features that they don't want available is sloppy, and makes it necessary to come up with ways to work around their intentional stumbling blocks. Apptivo - If you don't want to offer a free product, don't. I got the hint, and I'm setting up PayPal Invoicing tonight.

Pros

I've been using their "Starter Plan" since 2012. It is good enough to get by, and it is free. I mostly use the invoicing module.

Cons

Certain settings in the starter plan don't make sense. For example, the e-mail template includes a link to paying online, but online payments aren't supported in the starter plan. Modifying the e-mail template to take that link out is also not supported in the starter plan. I could deal with all that, but now, after a year of using the recurring invoices feature, they suddenly stop working. The tech support person says I have to upgrade my plan to use that. But the settings pages all work, and my invoices are all just sitting there waiting.

Response from Apptivo

Replied June 2019

Hello Sean, Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review! We're glad that you enjoyed using Apptivo as a customer for many years. The Starter Plan is generally very limited compared to the other plans. We also upgraded versions since you first created an account with us. This might have caused some unexpected changes. I apologize for the inconvenience caused and will take your feedback to the appropriate teams to help improve our user experience. Thank you again for your feedback! Team Apptivo

April 2020

Ronda from Blue Fire Media

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Online Media

Time Used: Less than 2 years

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Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2020

Exceptional customer service

I have been very satisfied with Apptivo. Their customer service is exceptional.

Pros

It is pretty easy to use. Tutorials and resources are great. Customer service is acceptional.

Cons

Email templates. Need more of a selection.