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Commence Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Commence product overview

Price starts from

29

/user

Per month

What is Commence?

<strong>Core Features of the Dashboard:</strong>

Key benefits of using Commence

- Improved Market Segmentation
- A Clear Value Proposition
- Increased Sales & Profitability
- Building Brand Recognition
- Management of the Sales Cycle
- Delivery of World-Class Customer Service

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Email/Help Desk
Chat
Phone Support
24/7 (Live rep)
FAQs/Forum
Knowledge Base

Training options

Webinars
Videos
Live Online
In Person
Documentation

Commence pricing information

Value for money

4.7

/5

44

Starting from

29

/user

Per month

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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Commence features

Functionality

4.6

/5

44

Total features

40

6 categories

Most valued features by users

Reporting/Analytics
API
Data Import/Export
Email Marketing
Mobile Access
Customer Database
Contact Management
Email Management

Commence users reviews

Overall Rating

4.9

/5

44

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9.4/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

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4

1

0

0

Pros
The flexibility to tailor things yourself is well above competitive products. The reliability of the product is outstanding and customer support has been very good, friendly knowledgeable staff.
We are excited to be on board with Commence CRM. The company did a fantastic job implementing the program and tailoring it to our requirements.
Commence is a powerful tool that integrates marketing, sales and lead management seamlessly. Commence support has been amazing with a friendly knowledgeable staff eager to help.
Cons
Inability to store files (docs, PDFs, etc) directly within the database. Lack of formatting options (highlighting, bullets) in text fields.
We have automated numerous departments and also SMB's with Commence and have yet to find a problem it will not bring a proper solution.
We have had employee complaints about redundancy and not as user friendly to navigate through.
Overall Rating
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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Recently I upgraded my Jurassic age version of Commence (standalone version) to RM 6.1

Reviewed 4 years ago

I use Commence for calendaring, contact management, task management and timekeeping. When it comes to personal and professional information management, I essentially "live" in Commence. I cannot imagine working life without it.

Pros

The upgrade process was efficient, professionally handled and seamless. Commence is extremely customizable. On startup, it loads almost instantly. I have a very small firm, and I use it constantly for calendaring, contact management, task managment and timekeeping. I've used Commence since the early 2000's, and Commence Corp. has consistently supported and improved its products.

Cons

I rated it tops in Ease of Use, although for a solo user like me there is a learning curve. The User Manual is very good (occasionally a bit technical).

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very intuitive. Easy to mold to your specific needs. Powerful CRM for multiple needs

Reviewed 4 years ago

Multiple. It has become my primarty Database and CRM software. For a small business with multiple needs, at an extremely reasonable cost per year.

Pros

Commence user for 15 yrs. As a marketing consultant and service provider to multiple non-profit clients, Commence is the primary Database/CRM software I use for all my needs. I have created multiple Commence Databases for multiple applications on my own to suit my specific and particular needs. I have created Commence Applications for Client Management, Inventory management and GTD (Getting Things...

Cons

I would like Commence to address in their future version of non web based standalone Commence: 1. Allow creation of some sort of Simple Spreadsheet into the DB. Spreadsheet format is something that we are all fond of and comfortable with, and it would be a great boost to have that functionality built in. If this exists already, and I am not aware of it, please let me know? 2. While adding text...

Vendor response

Thank you for your recommendations. You'll be pleased to learn we have a grid view that provides a spreadsheet view right in the product. We have also received suggestions about allowing formatted text in notes and will consider this for the future.

Overall Rating
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  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Amazing Software for a Customized Calendar

Reviewed 2 months ago

I wanted the ability to customize a calendar to handle a very complex schedule. Commence offers a degree of customization which isn't found on other software. And it integrates with Outlook. And it synchronizes across my desktops and laptops and my assistant can seamlessly help.

Pros

Commence is one of the only items of software on my computers which has worked consistently, correctly and flexibly. The ability to customize the calendar, in so many important ways, using such great tools, makes Commence one of my favorite pieces of software ever.

Cons

After 15 years, I still don't have any complaints. And that isn't true about any other software I use.

Overall Rating
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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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We have had employee complaints about redundancy and not as user friendly to navigate through

Reviewed 5 years ago

online document storing

Pros

Easy searchable fields are super helpful in looking up accounts and clients. Other than not, not much else.

Cons

There does not seem to be duplicate check feature. Meaning before we can create an account, if we type in the name, it should check to make sure there is not one already created. We have to do it manually our selves.

Vendor response

Jenny, there is a duplicate feature in the product. It is an option that can quickly be turned on by the system administrator. You can do this under the license settings tab. This will flag any duplicates that people try to enter into the system and address the redundancy issue you mentioned. Furthermore we would be happy to provide additional training for those that may not be as familiar with the product. They can also take advantage of our free training videos on the Commence web site.

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Awesome CRM !!!

Reviewed a month ago

recommended

Pros

User-friendly , many features makes this software very flexible great UI.

Cons

need to improve I feel a bit laggy when using the software

Commence FAQs and common questions

Q. What type of pricing plans does Commence offer?

Commence has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $29.00/month
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available


Q. Who are the typical users of Commence?

Commence has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Small Business


Q. What languages does Commence support?

Commence supports the following languages:
Dutch, English, French


Q. Does Commence support mobile devices?

Commence supports the following devices:
Android, iPad, iPhone


Q. Does Commence offer an API?

Yes, Commence has an API available for use.


Q. What level of support does Commence offer?

Commence offers the following support options:
Email/Help Desk, Chat, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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