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Nutshell CRM alternative

Get a CRM that is simple to use, has all the features you need and better value for money

Pipedrive is an intuitive, simple-to-use CRM created by salespeople, for salespeople. We offer activity-based selling with custom fields, activities, sales pipelines and unlimited contacts and data storage.

Nutshell CRM is a sales automation platform designed for very small businesses. It offers process and collaboration tools but costs more and lacks the integrations needed to fully customize your sales process.

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More than 100,000 brands all around the world rely on Pipedrive to grow smarter

Why is Pipedrive the best Nutshell CRM alternative?

Value for money
Ease of use
Unlimited sales pipelines

Why do Nutshell CRM customers switch to Pipedrive?

When you compare cost, reviews and our award-winning 24/7 support, it’s clear Pipedrive is the better Nutshell CRM alternative

Nutshell CRM

Free trial



Price per user

$14.90 – $99

$19 – $35

Sales pipelines

Unlimited, all plans

Limited, higher plan

Workflow automation

From Advanced plan (2nd plan)

Limited, highest plan

Recurring revenue reports

From Advanced plan (2nd plan)

2FA (Two-factor authentication)





All plans, 24/7

Not 24/7

Capterra score



Moving data across from your existing CRM has never been easier with data import using Import2

Disclaimer: All information, prices and data were last verified on 15 June 2020. To report any incorrect or outdated information, please get in touch with us.

3 reasons why Pipedrive is the best Nutshell CRM alternative

Ease of use

Great salespeople need to be focussed on selling, rather than wasting time navigating a CRM interface that slows them down. Pipedrive outscores Nutshell CRM on both Capterra and G2Crowd review sites for ease of use. Our intuitive UI provides a visual representation of the sales pipeline from prospecting to closing, saving valuable selling time and boosting sales.

Sales pipelines

Having the flexibility to switch between multiple pipelines is a functionality all CRMs should have. Pipedrive has unlimited pipelines across all plans and allows you to add deals, contacts and activities to your pipeline with our smooth and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. Nutshell CRM limits the amount of sales pipelines up until their top plan, which starts at $35 per user per month.


Keeping your data safe is of paramount importance to any business, and it’s equally important to us. Unlike Pipedrive, Nutshell CRM doesn’t offer two-factor authentication or single sign-on as standard, two key security features to protect you from dodgy users and devices. Pipedrive also allows you to set visibility groups and permission sets to keep data secure internally; sales managers can choose which information their sales reps can view and the actions they can take.

Pipedrive looking like a better Nutshell CRM alternative?

Pipedrive vs. Nutshell CRM: How users compare us

Capterra reviews rate Pipedrive higher than Nutshell CRM across all categories, most significantly in features and functionality. Why pay more for a CRM that doesn’t equip you for success?

Nutshell CRM

Ease of use



Customer support



Value for money



Features and functionality






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Pipedrive rated best CRM for product innovation and user satisfaction

Pipedrive comes top in leading industry comparisons.

SoftwareReviews, a division of Info-Tech Research Group, named Pipedrive as an industry leader in its 2021 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Data Quadrant and Emotional Footprint Awards.

The highly detailed report uses review benchmark data from CRM software users.

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Success stories from Pipedrive customers

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Business development consultancy Gray Matters uses Pipedrive to analyze their customers and sales pipeline. Since adopting Pipedrive, they have increased their conversion rate from 20% to 30%

Fintech company ‘360 Payments’ boosted their net income by an incredible 298% from 2016 to 2018. Their accounts saw exponential growth while gross revenue also increased. Read the in-depth case study here.

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The workflow is perfect for our event management business, recording all booking information and giving reminder alerts. Being able to email clients via the app is great too.
GSGraeme SmithArea Manager, Wedding Jam
Pipedrive has been invaluable in helping us keep our clients happy. It's a really intuitive tool that's easy to use and quick to master. Perhaps the most useful feature for us is the flexibility and level of integrations it has. It's not just our CRM, it's part of our whole sales and account management process, so the ability to talk with the other tools we use is critical.
GTGuy ThorntonManaging Director, Picked Group Ltd
Having a powerful CRM tool such as Pipedrive in our arsenal has been essential to the success of our sales team. With its easy-to-use and well-designed interface, it definitely keeps us organized and on track!
KKKristel KruustükFounder & Chief Testing Officer, Testlio

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