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What makes the Salesforce cost?

October 24, 2016

The journey of the implementation of any service or solution into your business process, most likely, starts with figuring out how much it will cost you. New CRMs appear on the market annually, but how many of them have the same extensibility and power? And here arises quite a natural question about Salesforce: pay or not to pay? In this article wi’ll try to describe what makes Salesforce cost.

If you do a small research on the Internet, you can find a lot of complaints about ungrounded high prices of Salesforce services. Complainants are yelling that there are lots of other good-looking CRMs offering file and record storage, lead and account management, app integration, emailing and so on. Undoubtedly, if you search for CRM for doing more with less, you find lots of solutions, but… do they so powerful and extensible as Salesforce? We doubt! Have you heard of any other CRM that 3 times a year releases new features and functions? What does it mean for you? In simple words Salesforce offers numerous solutions tailored exactly to your business need so you can drive more profit. Salesforce is not just a CRM itself, it’s much more than that:

Improved data organisation – with advanced organisational technology provided by Quip you have all data available in one place and at any moment you need. Check email, view your calendar and manage team work from one place.

Enlarged communication with clients – maintain a high level of communication with the help of detailed customer information. All employees have the same information about clients, so anyone can assist your client. Deal closure increases by 30%!

Workflow automation – statistics shows Salesforce cuts down administrative time by 37%. Time-consuming tasks are managed quicker: no need to fill in reports, forms, address legal issues.

Up to date analytics and reporting – once and forever forget about mistakes in reports. Make effective decisions based on real data. Save your time and generate automatic reports.

Unbeaten extensibility – connect and access data of your Salesforce with any application systems  Google, Amazon, Heroku, Oracle. Integrate Salesforce1 to Mobile App to provide highly customisable experience for your end users. Salesforce adjusts to any of your needs.

It’s just the very general description of what Salesforce can actually do and we can we can go on forever enumerating them, but.. Among the top reasons why clients choose Salesforce is not the price, but, simplicity in use and the possibility to extend their CRM ecosystem by up-to-date solutions to make the work process smooth and efficient.

As soon as you’ve made a landmark decision to integrate Salesforce, arises a question: how much will it cost? What a tricky question! And our answer is not less tricky…well, it depends. A number of factors will influence the final price, for sure:

  • The main one is implementation degree: the more apps, extensions and solutions you want to use, the higher will be the price.
  • Secondly, the size of your organization and hierarchy you have.
  • Thirdly, may be surprising for you, but business industry: some business requires deeper integration than the others. So it’s you who set the rules of the game.

Depending on described aspects varies the price on implementation. But you should remember that Salesforce is a platform for growth and money you spend on it is an investment that with time pays promised dividends.

So you’ve already invested loads of money in Salesforce, but are you sure that it increased your efficiency in promised 37%? CodeSWAT carries out Technical Audit and helps you use the maximum extent possible Salesforce’s ecosystem. It’s very easy to be productive with Salesforce! Write us and we answer all your questions!