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Web Service for a door knocking sales campaign

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I need to send people out into the field to talk to people, collect information and I do not want to code anything on the website my (if possible) and find a few big obstacles are solved with:

1) Survey Monkey
2) Google Maps

But I need some tool where sale people can:

1) Register
2) Log in / Log out
3) Get provided addresses to visit
4) Add new accounts
5) Have a way to provide feedback and information on certain accounts

What web tools can do this without an programming?

I included Saleforce, but do not expect to be spending any money on this. I am sure Salesforce is to much money and to much complexity.

Suggestions?

Open Source alternatives to Salesforce?
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Thanks so much for that.

I am confused by the free barrier. Clearly, I will need to upgrade. But what I need to outgrow that? I supposes thats when they get ya.

Any exprience with any of these?

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I watched the demo for SugarCRM but it seems so much more than I need. Please point out the feature of Sugar or any CRM that would help me...

I plan to have many door knockers (call them salesmen) going door-to-door to have conversations with residents (call them customers). The primary purpose of the discussion is to ask the customers questions that would involve assessing that person's political views, then possible efforts to change that person's view on a several issues through information sharing.

Clearly, there is a chance for follow-up, so having a central place where that relationship is managed is critical. So, phone, email and other information provided on the spot are useful.

I assume there be a second layer of management that can review customer's and move customers to another salesman, for example, if there is a logistical or some other reason to do this?

As far as integrating outside data or social media, can Sugar associate a customer's Facebook and Twitter feeds?

As far as integrating that person's answers to a questionnaire on SurveyMoney, how might Sugar integrate with that?

I guess what I am asking, can Sugar be a central place where all the customer's data can be stored?

What about future sales calls? I assume it wold help with that as well.

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This will be about political discussions, so I assumed social was a good way to see a customer's political attitude and perhaps the change in that attitude.

But I can not say ATM that social will prove to be that critical.

What do I lose with Nimble? And what do I gain?
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I like the looks for Nimble. I like how it uses SMM to communicate when it's a good time to interact. SugarCRM was much more robust thanI need, actually.

I will review others, but Nimble is the first pick ATM.

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