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SugarCRM Community vs Professional: 10 reasons why it makes sense to go Pro

With over 10 million downloads and a community of 30,000 registered developers, SugarCRM Community Edition (CE) is extremely popular, free and has deeper functionality than many commercial offerings on the market today.
But SugarCRM Community Edition does not meet the needs of growing businesses that require tools like custom reporting, sales forecasting, marketing reports and workflow automation to support business decisions. See what you get with SugarCRM commercial editions.

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SugarCRM Community vs Professional: 10 reasons why it makes sense to go Pro

  1. 1. SugarCRM Community vs Professional10 reasons why it makes sense to go Pro vs.
  2. 2. Agenda 1. Sugar Community 2. When/Why Go Pro? 3. About Loaded
  3. 3. The Sugar Community Rocks!The Community in numbers The reasons you choose CE Over 10 million downloads Flexible Development Platform A community of 30,000 Great Community Support and registered developers Documentation Has deeper functionality than Open, Transparent Business many commercial offerings on Culture the market today
  4. 4. 1. Sugar Community2. When/Why Go Pro?3. About Loaded
  5. 5. Commercial Editions Meet Needs of GrowingBusinessesIn the Community Edition, you wont find any of the following: No customisable reports and No Email and social plugins dashboards No project management module No workflow No mobile CRM No Sales forecasting capabilities No hosting options No marketing reports No support No contracts or quotes NOT IN
  6. 6. Specifically, what do you get with Pro? More functionality for your growing company Reports Teams Mobile Bye-Bye DIY End-user Support Customer Success Packages Sugar-managed deployment And you still (always) own your data
  7. 7. 1. Custom Reports Monitor business performance Track key metrics across sales, marketing and support Create advanced charts, scheduled reports, custom reports, dashboards, matrix reports, and access more than 50 pre-built reports. Easily share reports
  8. 8. 2. Workflows Reduce manual processes by automating information flows and tasks Create custom workflows so Sugar fits your business and how you work Create tasks and email alerts to ensure proper follow-up
  9. 9. 3. Sales Forecasting Eliminate "gut feel" guess work and make data-driven business decisions Generate accurate forecasts based on sales data in Sugar and analyze your pipeline Monitor how individuals and teams are performing based on opportunities by sales stage.
  10. 10. 4. Marketing Reports Measure the effectiveness of marketing campaigns across multiple channels Compare the budget of a campaign to the resulting actual sales Create email templates
  11. 11. 5. Quotes and Contracts Create and manage your contracts and quotes Manage your Product Catalog so that your sales team can add your organisation’s products to quotes
  12. 12. 6. Email and Social Plugins Integrate your Email with SugarCRM using the Plug-ins for Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes Manage your Google docs using the Google Docs integrations Manage your online meeting using GoToMeeting, WebEx, LotusLive integrations with SugarCRM
  13. 13. 7. Mobile CRM Increase the productivity of yours Sales reps with real-time access on the go with Sugar Mobile access Access Sugar from any smartphone, or any tablet, including Android, BlackBerry and iPad
  14. 14. 8. Tasks and Projects Create Tasks and assign them to yourself or to other users. Use SugarCRM Projects Module to create and manage projects and project tasks for your organisation.
  15. 15. 9. Hosting Choose the deployment option that best suits your needs: On-site On-demand Private clouds
  16. 16. 10. Support E-mail Phone Development Support SugarCRM 24/7 Support with Loaded!
  17. 17. 1. Sugar Community2. When/Why Go Pro?3. About Loaded
  18. 18. About Loaded Technologies Loaded Technologies helps Get in Touch! Australian organisations succeed in attracting, nurturing and Call Loaded Technologies on retaining customer relationships +612 8282 2900 7 years experience in Email us at implementing, supporting, integrating and hosting SugarCRM SugarCRM Gold Partner since Visit our website 2005