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NetSuite CRM+ Review

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NetSuite CRM+ is a completely cloud-based solution, saving you overhead on the cost of on-premise solutions. Additionally, it ensures that NetSuite CRM+ is available to you and your employees anytime, anywhere. The SuiteCloud platform allows you to customize CRM+ with partner integrations through SuiteApp.

Customer Focus

Over 16,000 midsized and high-growth companies, as well as divisions of large enterprises, use NetSuite to run their business. NetSuite’s CRM software is also applicable to any industry type. Their customers range from insurance providers to retail restaurant chains to online retailers, demonstrating the flexibility of their solution.

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NetSuite CRM+ Overview

NetSuite CRM+ NetSuite CRM+ provides robust customer relationship management (CRM) abilities, which includes marketing automation, sales force automation (SFA), customer service and support, as well as flexible customization—all wrapped up in their cloud CRM solution. Unlike CRM solutions typically on the market, NetSuite CRM+ also includes sales performance management, partner management, order management, and marketing effectiveness capabilities within their solution as standard features.

NetSuite CRM+ can also integrate with a company’s existing ERP solution, ensuring that users don’t need to jump through a ton of hoops to weave this CRM system into existing business processes. If users don’t currently have an ERP solution, companies can gradually expand into the broader suite of products by adding NetSuite’s integrated ERP, professional services automation (PSA), ecommerce, or global business management options when businesses actually needs it.

About the Company

NetSuite was founded in 1998 and has its headquarters in San Mateo, CA — right in the heart of Silicon Valley. Its nine offices span the globe, with locations in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Asia. Gartner named NetSuite one of the top 10 the fastest growing financial management solution, and they’ve received four CODiE Awards from the Software and Information Industry Association in the past two years. NetSuite CRM+ won that award in 2010 for the Best Relationship Management System. Though NetSuite’s focus has generally been on small to mid-sized businesses, they stopped selling to smaller customers in August 2011. Now their focus is on mid-sized businesses and enterprises.

The company’s full suite of software offerings also includes NetSuite ERP, NetSuite OneWorld and NetSuite OpenAir.


NetSuite CRM+ Key Features

Sales Force Automation
Opportunity Management

  • View opportunities as lists or in detailed, individual records
  • Competitor tracking functions for deals lost and won
  • Access to customer-specific pricing and discounting
  • Better responsiveness to sales inquiries
  • Multiple leads tracking within the same company
  • Customer transaction monitoring from first contact to post-sale support

Customer Management

  • 360 degree view into prospect and customer records
  • Better information tracking on your customers
  • Improve the value of customer relationships by selling to their exact needs
  • Deliver broad-based proficiency to customers by facilitating and managing cooperative selling from the users’ sales force

Sales Forecasting

  • Real-time sales forecasting and checks and balances system
  • Forecast categories
  • Up-to-the-minute sales and forecast results with real-time KPIs and report snapshots
  • Forecast overrides to avoid inaccurate forecasting
  • Flexible sales management portlets
  • Integrated order management

Quote and Order Management

  • One-click generating and conversion of quotes into sales orders
  • Automated selling processes
  • Easily track customers responding to a specific ad campaign
  • Use customer purchase history for cross/up-sell and strategic marketing

Incentive Compensation

  • Simplified compensation plan management
  • Reduces commission errors
  • Create new sales incentives easily
  • Better analyze commission spread
  • Integrated commission reports into sales teams’ dashboards so they can track their earnings

Document Management Software

  • Publish and manage documents online for access across systems and departments
  • Internal security controls so users can easily restrict access to documents if necessary
  • 24/7 access to documents from anywhere

Partner Relationship Management
Lead Management

  • Track partner referrals and leads in one application
  • Allow partners to register and track leads via partner management applications
  • Analyze conversion rates and ROI and view how many leads came from each lead source


  • Up-to-the-minute partner sales forecasts. Includes: probability of close, projected amount of sale, and weighted amount of individual transactions
  • Team assessments through reports across territories and teams
  • Visibility into channel pipeline to assess the potential revenue at each phase of the sales cycle

Campaigns and Promotional Discounts

  • Track and analyze key marketing data
  • Isolate successful and unsuccessful campaigns to gauge effectiveness
  • Set up promotions and discounts

Sales Tracking and Order Management

  • Partners can place and track orders themselves
  • Full visibility into partners’ leads, sales activities, and orders
  • Allow resellers access to up-to-the-minute negotiated pricing and volume

Commissions Management

  • Calculate commissions based on commission on sales, inventory, quantity, profitability, and more
  • Reduce errors such as redundant data entry

Sales and Marketing Library Publishing

  • Give partner organizations access to complete sales and marketing data
  • Publish information like product fact sheets, marketing collateral, presentations, competitive selling guides, and other sales tools
  • Creates a culture of knowledge sharing

Customer Service Management
Case Management

  • Automate customer support case assignment, management, and escalation
  • Intelligent case routing
  • Respond to cases using e-mail, phone, and fax
  • Track and evaluate e-mail communications
  • Route and monitor support cases depending on product, case type, issue, partner, or customer
  • Online case creation and updates

Knowledge Base Software

  • Build an online knowledge bas.
  • 24/7 online access to help documentation for customers
  • Organize and publish information based on different topics and solutions
  • Service reps have access to knowledge base

Customer Portal

  • Customers have real-time access to order status, order tracking, return authorizations, etc
  • Drive return visits and customer loyalty
  • Customers can enter trouble tickets online
  • Customizable content so users can publish information to specific prospects or groups

Time Tracking

  • Automate time tracking processes and consolidate for reporting and billing
  • Keep more accurate customer records
  • Complete visibility into how service and support teams split their time
  • Real-time metrics to enhance time management systems


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  • Extensive features and functionality.
  • Cloud based-solution.
  • All-around solution that covers every business process.
  • Complete and detailed views of customer data.
  • Highly customizable.
  • Users are generally unhappy with NetSuite’s support.
  • No real functionality in iPhone app.
  • $10K/year minimum to subscribe to the solution.

One of NetSuite’s greatest strengths is offering an all-in-one solution for all your CRM needs. Their features list is extensive, and the fact that it’s a cloud-based solution makes it all the more appealing to companies that don’t want to deal with the cost and hassle of maintaining an on-premise system. Additionally, their reporting and customer data tools offer a complete view of all customer information, improving productivity for customer service.

The company has had something of a varied past with its customers, however. There have been a considerable number of complaints regarding bad customer service from NetSuite, as well as functionality that was advertised, but not actually included in the solution. In the past couple of years, complaints have dropped off, so perhaps their support has improved, especially since they’re switching their focus away from SMBs to enterprises, which seems to be the norm.

We did mention the NetSuite iPhone app in the cons, but only because they list it as a feature/benefit of their CRM solution on their website. Judging from user reviews, however, the app has little to no functionality. It does allow for viewing information and reports, but no editing capabilities, which means you can’t actually do anything with the app except look at data. If that’s all you want from an app, you’re in luck; however most smartphone users generally expect that they can actually do more with apps that are supposed to integrate with other services.


NetSuite White Papers and Demos

NetSuite CRM+ Demo
Demo provided by NetSuite
NetSuite CRM+ includes all the foundations of CRM - Salesforce Automation, Marketing Automation, and Customer Support Service - while also providing your reps with a real-time view of all customer transaction, service issues, inventory, order status, and commissions. This demo allows you to view how NetSuite CRM+ can support a variety of roles in your organization.
Global CRM: Managing the Multinational Sales Force
White Paper provided by NetSuite
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) just isn’t what it used to be. Conceived as automated tools to help sales personnel maintain records of contacts, sales-related activities, and individual and team's progress toward goals and quotas, today's scope has become much more far reaching.
How to Outsell the Competition: The Benchmarking Edge for Successful Sales Execution
White Paper provided by NetSuite
Sales benchmarking represents a source of sustained competitive advantage for corporations today. The second largest cost item on a company's financial statement is SG&A expense which typically represents 30%-40% of revenue.


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