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Streak review by Cory B.
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"Streak is full of features that help us KILL IT in Gmail."

What do you like best?

I used to use a couple of Streak's features via standalone plugins for Chrome, but none of them did a good job anyway. Streak combines things like email snoozing, snippets, scheduled sending, read receipts, plus an entire pipeline CRM to Gmail all with one simple plugin.

As a small business we simply add emails from our website's Contact Form to a Streak Pipeline and we can make notes, and see all emails and contacts involved. The data has been helpful for us, too. For example, how many leads convert, and what's in the Notes of the ones that don't? Very valuable info for us!

What do you dislike?

Since Streak is a Chrome plugin it can sometimes alter the page in a way that appears broken, or breaks other Gmail features. These bugs are tiny, and they come/go with new versions being released. I think this is just a limitation of it being a plugin, though.

The 'Split Thread' feature has never worked for me and I think that'd be a handy one. I'd like to see thumbnails in the 'Contents' section for attachments, or just a totally different section / label for a Box's attachments.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you deal with customers primarily by email this is a great tool to keep track of threads as they progress from leads to sales.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used the scheduled sending to make it look like I'm sending emails bright and early in the morning, and then my message is at the top of the receipients inbox in the AM. I use the Snippets feature to copy in information that I found myself retyping to clients during our order process and saving TONS of time. If someone tells me they will follow up, I use the Snooze feature to pop the message back into my inbox if no one has replied. The CRM feature is great, as well. I use it to follow email chains through our order process and the Boxes are helpful for clients who start new email chains on every reply, send attachments separately, multiple chains per order etc.

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Streak review by Aaron N.
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"Finding Streak saved me SOO much time"

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Streak review by Dana L.
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"Streak = easy, efficient, constantly improving. "

What do you like best?

Easy way to manage funnels (sales, customer service) - great mail merge features, and all within your gmail inbox. Easy to work with across teams.

What do you dislike?

I wish it was easier to input users - the "add from Google spreadsheet" feature is a bit annoying, but it does work. Just a lot of steps.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Try a small project or effort before launching into a big endeavor just to get a feel. It's intuitive, but there are a few steps to set up. It's not cheap, but it is worth the money if you don't already have a good CRM that integrates with your mail.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing big sales funnels, keeping track of communications with leads and customers, mail merges and outreach. (Partner this with "Canned Responses" - a Google lab feature - and you're really cooking.

What CRM All-in-One solution do you use?

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Streak review by Stephanie W.
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"Saves us so much time as a team"

What do you like best?

I love many things about Streak, however some of the most useful features are that I can see if someone has read my emails, how many times they opened it and the mail merge feature has also saved me a ton of time.

What do you dislike?

I dislike that it is not compatible with similar apps but that is understandable from a technical point of view. I also wish you could attach files to mail merges (at least last time I checked you couldn't). However I find it extremely useful and have not removed it from my email since installing over 2 years ago!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm using streak to solve efficiency issues with traditional email. I use it to send customised mass emails to lists of people and to keep track of the status of different outreach campaigns both for sales and marketing campaigns, and know the effectiveness of my email outreach by monitoring whether people have viewed my emails.

Streak review by 'Rowdie' Mitch G.
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"Really simple, easy to use CRM"

What do you like best?

I love the fact that it just lives in my inbox. When I explain it to the team, I call it a sophisticated spreadsheet. The simplicity is what I love. I don't need all the bells and whistles of complicated CRM's... I have been with Streak for 3+ years and am really satisfied.

What do you dislike?

Note, I did say the reason I love it is simplicity. Some things are limited! For example, their mobile app is really not good, I need my team to be able to enter meetings etc. so I can track what they are up to on the road, and if they have android there are alot of limitations. Also the reporting is somewhat limited.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are looking for something that allows you to live in your Gmail, that is simple and effective, Streak is your best bet. I truly love it and so does the team. I would love to see streak implement email filtering so emails are automatically added to boxes that would help immensely. I have an older sales guy who gets the system, so if that helps you make a decision great! You can use Zapier to link alot of actions so that it automatically syncs. But I wish some of the integrations were just native.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Simple deal tracking, and management over my sales team. I love the reports I do get and if you spend some time you can really customize the program to do projections etc.

Streak review by Raphael S.
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"A simple and good CRM for your Gmail/Gsuite"

What do you like best?

Streak CRM is a good service that is completely integrated to your Gmail/Gsuite interface. So, if you work with your e-mail on all the time, Streak can be a great way for start using a CRM in your workflow. The free version of Streak is great and has many features.

What do you dislike?

Streak CRM does not have more complex CRM features, so it might not be a good fit for heavy needs. For me, the bigger downside is that it lacks a more intuitive and complete way to manage your contacts inside the CRM and its funnels.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Streak is a great tool. The free version has many features, so it worths the shot for analyzing how well it wil fit in your workflow. If you have heavy CRM needs, maybe its better to look somewhere else.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Streak as a control CRM for business e-mail conversations. I also use its great plugin features like "Send Later", "E-mail Tracking" and "E-mail Snippets".

Streak review by Carlos S.
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"Simple Gmail Add-in to Manage a Sales Pipeline"

What do you like best?

Streak is an add-in to Gmail. As a professional who is already using Gmail for their core email, it is great to have this readily accessible. The ability to automatically track and add emails to the pipeline could be helpful to some users. It also has an iPhone app to keep up to date with summary level information when away from your computer. Streak also can create all sorts of visual reports and graphics.

What do you dislike?

It does not have the most robust set of features to track opportunities. I wish you could add some sort of probability weighting to each step in the sales funnel and have it import information more easily from other systems, such as email marketing like MailChimp.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This seems like a great solution if your needs are simple. Not having many users and needing the level of tracking from a salesforce.com is one of Streak's greatest qualities.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Before Streak, I was tracking opportunities via spreadhseet. It is inconvenient to be switching back and forth between email and spreadsheets to keep an important file like a sale pipeline up to date.

Streak review by Joanna K.
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"Game changer"

What do you like best?

I love that I didn't have to really learn a new platform since w already use Gmail.

What do you dislike?

Some of the updates aren't intuitive but I'll get used to it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take the time to learn it and use their support - they're great. I built my entire B2B business model on it, and I'll never go back.

We use it to reach out to cold leads and then take them through a pipeline until they say yes, no, or later and always know when to follow up. This has made being a solo-preneur much easier and the system is easy enough to create quick training videos, plus they provide them as well. I recommend Streak to anyone with a product, coaches, personal trainers, real estate agents, multi level marketing / network marketing agents, etc.

From there, the people who have ordered are in their own phase so we can send them specialized promos. It's a fail-proof system and we now have 17k leads total, over 10% of which have expressed interest. We'll then sell them other products and expand our business. All super exciting stuff!

I really can't say enough good things! I should also add that we doubled our revenue from last year and have barely had to spend time on the phones. This email system is where it's at.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm obsessed with Streak - absolutely love it! I truly don't know what I'd do without it for my B2B sales.

Streak review by Jeffrey S.
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"Amazing CRM That Finally Makes CRM Useful"

What do you like best?

The best part about Streak is that it integrates into Gmail. I'm already living in Gmail most of the day, so this goes right with my workflow. It's very simple to get started and you can learn more features as you become proficient. Plus, you don't have a ridiculously short period to put it through it's paces. It's free, Gmail is free, it's the perfect way to learn it.

What do you dislike?

I've told a lot of people they should be using Streak, and the thing that makes it so amazing is also the thing that keeps some of them from using it...they don't use Gmail.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're looking for a great CRM that thinks like you do instead of expecting you to do business the way they want you to, take a look at Streak. It's easy to try them since it's free software. You've really got nothing to lose! Also, if you're into automation, Streak works with Zapier!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Streak mainly for lead generation and moving a prospect through the funnel to becoming a client. I'm more organized with Streak and it makes sure nothing falls through the cracks. I'm consulting with another client who is getting set up with Streak to manage their customer service.

Streak review by User in Investment Management
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"Easy CRM Plug-In for Gmail"

What do you like best?

Streak makes it easy to quickly organize all of my leads within Gmail, so it's easy to navigate and integrated with my email easily. We can have different pipelines for different projects and it's simple for my manager to check in on the status of a project or remind me to follow up with a partner. Streak can also create follow up tasks for specific leads, which is a helpful too.

What do you dislike?

There should be a way to duplicate boxes! It's a pretty manual process to make copies of boxes for re-engaging previous partners and sometimes moving columns while viewing your pipeline can be glitchy. It's a new product, so I expect there to be tech fixes along the way as the product becomes more finessed.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It's a cheaper CRM solution for our team than Salesforce and it allows us to organize our Gmail inboxes in a shared and easily visualized way. It makes keeping up with email simpler because of the different views you can make. It's a deceptively powerful tool.

Streak review by Elaine F.
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"Simple features, simple to use"

What do you like best?

I like that Streak allows me to send emails that are personalized to each recipient without me needing to write separate emails per person for do awkward copy/pasting.

What do you dislike?

Streak is not great for large email campaigns, as it's still restricted by the number of emails that your ESP will allow you to send (for Gmail, it's 500 at a time). There's also a paywall to access some of the more advanced features, which is understandable, but it'd still be cool to access some of them without having to pay.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Before I'd discovered Streak, I'd send emails individually by copying and pasting or I'd Bcc many people at a time, but Google ended up locking me out of my account for suspicious/bot activity for pasting the same content and using the same attachments for so many emails.

Streak review by Mary Therese J.
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"CRM for my inbox"

What do you like best?

Allows me to easily track relationships with the rest of my team, especially tracking progress with prospective applicants for our programs.

I also appreciate the email tracking functionality that tells me whether a recipient has opened an email directly from my inbox (and when and where and how many times).

What do you dislike?

It doesn't integrate as easily as I'd like with Google Sheets;

The contact functionality was buggy but it's been improved with the latest updated

Recommendations to others considering the product

Determine what functionalities are most important for you when working with a CRM tool. One thing I love about Streak is that it allows me to easily mail merge from any of the lists in my inbox, easily transfer "boxes" to different "pipelines" and collaborate with my team members.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our key interest is tracking relationships in a way that anyone else on the team can look and have context going into a conversation. Streak allows me to store email chains, make notes, change stages, and track those changes in a fashion that anyone can go in and see exactly what progress has been to date. We use it for several different parts of our organization--I use it for recruiting prospective applicants for our programs, communicating with experts from our network to recruit for panels, track referral requests, and a number of other event management pieces. We also use it to keep track of relationships with partners and potential / current sponsors

Streak review by Administrator in Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Administrator in Leisure, Travel & Tourism
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"Highly recommend as CRM"

What do you like best?

Seamlessly works with my gmail account so I can avoid unnecessary work. Also works within my email account so I don’t have to start a new software.

What do you dislike?

Can’t be used with certain other products (such as hub spot). It doesn’t have a ton of features but I like that it keeps things light but still has a lot of power.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Not an app that can do everything, but whatnot it attempts to do it does well. And it is not too complicated to learn.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Using time more efficiently because a lot of data is already extracted from my correspondences thus eliminating mindless work

Can keep track of clients easily and follow them based on where they are on our flow

Task management

Can share workload amongst team to track tasks real-time

Streak review by Brittany M.
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"My leeds think i'm connected osmisis! "

What do you like best?

My absolutely favourite part of this tool is the fact that I can track emails and tell when they are opened

What do you dislike?

The one thing I'm not a fan of is the fact that if I have more than one person in one email the tool does not let me know which receiver specifically has read my email.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I get notifications once my emails are opened and read. This is helpful for me so I know if someone is blowing me off, forwarding my emails around etc. When I am working with a lead and I get notification they have re visited an email of mine containing a quote etc. I always make an effort to call them right away. They think I am connected to them in some way

Streak review by Kristin R.
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"Essential for Businesses!"

What do you like best?

Mail merge is hands down my favorite feature, but view read emails is also an incredibly useful tool.

What do you dislike?

The text shortcuts don't always work, which can be a little annoying.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Such a useful tool - and I'm sure I'm only scratching the surface with the features I use! I'm finding out about new features and tools every time I use it. I only recently found out about text shortcuts and it's fully replaced my use of "canned responses" in gmail.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Personalizing emails to multiple clients quickly & efficiently, and checking to see who's actually reading our emails. I've been able to tailor emails and have seen more opens & responses as a result.

Streak review by Kyle W.
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"A fantastic, light-weight CRM solution"

What do you like best?

The completely seamless integration with Gmail

What do you dislike?

Really nothing that we dislike; one improvement would be an ability to "archive" old boxes, so that they do not show up in search results

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you're looking for simple, easy-to-use CRM software with seamless integration with Gmail, this is the perfect solution for you.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our application of our sales process at Lapp Structures, we were looking for CRM software for our growing retail business. As the decision-maker on this rollout, I had two main priorities for our software. First was finding a software that integrated seamlessly with Gmail, as we use Google Apps for our email, calendar, and other uses. Also, with varying technical ability among our sales staff, this software needed to be extremely easy-to-use. In my research, software with deep functionality (which we did not need in our use case) often brought with it a difficult-to-use user interface. With Streak, it is extremely easy to create a new "box" for a new sales lead, to add information and emails to the box, and follow it through the process with tasks and reminders. We could not be happier!

Streak review by Hazel O.
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"Streak"

What do you like best?

I love it because we normally send mass email and with this application, I don't need to send it one by one I'll just have to upload it via .csv and I can send mass email already.

What do you dislike?

Nothing much that I don't like about this it's just that it may take time to send all the emails but overall the application is very helpful.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is very useful and highly recommended for recruit especially when sending outreach emails.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I found streak as a very helpful tool especially in sending mass emails which is essential to those working in recruitment when sending their outreach.

Streak review by Bart M.
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"Perfectly integrated in my daily workflow, that's why it works..."

What do you like best?

I was never a fan of sales supporting tools. They always asked me to change my way of working, adopt my behaviour to theirs. Not with Streak. Their tool sits in my Gmail as a sidebar and allows me to use it as part of my normal behaviour with a minimal amount of efforts. Create a box, add basic details, add a reminder and send.

What do you dislike?

I have thought of switching with other solutions because of their lack of an Android app solution (I use their beta but it is rather basic). Another minor reason that could be better is that it's not really eye-candy. I often prefer more polished apps over the basic app that Streak is, but 1) it works and 2) the latest updates are clearly improvements...

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are a gmail user and the main reason why you do not use a solution is because you have found all solutions to be too restrictive, take a look at Streak. It adapts to your flow as it is right there were you need in. Next to your email, easy to use and not in your way when you don't need it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For our small consulting business, the usual prospect phase spreads multiple months. Having a tool like Streak helps to have a better understanding on that process and deal (pun intended) with the different leads with ease.

Streak review by Caleb A.
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"Excellent CRM for a Small Team"

What do you like best?

I can easily manage my own custom sales pipeline. While it's nowhere near a full-fledged CRM, it fulfills the basic functions extremely well, right inside my Gmail and I have yet to think of a complaint. The price point is free for my small team (which is just me). It assists in my workflow enough to make me more efficient, but without getting in my way or bogging me down with unnecessary features.

What do you dislike?

My only dislike is the fact that I'm on the free version, while there are additional features in the pro version. For me personally, it works best because more features means more time off the phone and on the computer micro-managing my process.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you are a one-man sales team, or very small, Streak is great. While it lacks some of the heavier features of big CRMs, it handles the basic tasks well and lets you get your work done without getting in your way.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

My sales pipeline has gotten extremely efficient. I know where potential clients are at all times and sales no longer slip through the cracks unless it's my own fault for not using the software. A huge benefit is the fact that it's built into Gmail, which I use on a daily basis regardless.

Streak review by User in Marketing and Advertising
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"Streak Helps Me Keep on Top of My Follow Ups"

What do you like best?

I love that with Streak, I am able to see when somebody read an email I have sent them and that it gives me automated reminders to follow up when I do not hear back in a certain amount of time. In my sales role where I am contacting about 80 people per day, it is very helpful to know when people are reading my emails (or not), so I know if I need to follow up a different way, and as said before, I enjoy that it gives me automated reminders to follow up with clients when we have not spoken in about 5 days.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing I have come across at this point that is unlikable about Streak. It is a good organization tool and is helpful in a sales role where I need to keep up with speaking with people.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As said above, Streak helps solve any forgetfulness or organizational skills. I love being able to see when someone last opened my email, the last time they viewed it, and the reminders of when it has been 5 days since I have heard a reply.

Streak review by Consultant in Events Services
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"Streak CRM is perfect for working "inside" of Gmail and G-Suite email"

What do you like best?

There are SEVERAL FEATURES in Streak that I really like.: 1) Doing CRM right "inside" of my Gmail and G-Suite email accounts, 2) Easy creation of my own PIPELINE views of contacts with "Box" view and Mass Mail Merge with error detection that allows me to remove problem contacts for nice error-free sends. and 3) view tracking that tells me when and how many times recepient is viewing and opening my send. Nice!

What do you dislike?

Streak has been late to market with its mobile phone version still in beta.. Also it si not easy to search contact record in desktop version,. Should be a "no-brainer" but they overlooked including a search engine. Its there in mobile beta, but not in desktop.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Increasingly, the more I use it and keep discovering new things about Streak, my life managing communications with people and opportunities keeps getting better and better.

Streak review by Administrator
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"Best and Most Affordable CRM yet"

What do you like best?

Easy to use. Integrates with Gmail platform. Visually organized. Sending emails through the mail merge platform is the best!

What do you dislike?

I wish it had more integrations with Zapier. I also wish that I could call and speak to a live person.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you do not have a CRM system in place, then this is a easy way to get started. If you are currently using another CRM, then it is definitely worth taking a trial to STREAK. It has a easy to learn UI and platform that everyone on my team has been excited to learn.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Hiring. Customer Care. We solve the who owns what in our business flow. The ability to mass email our customers at various stages of the flow process is extremely helpful!

Streak review by Chrystal S.
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"Great for keeping track of business development emails"

What do you like best?

I love how it is right there in the inbox and emails can be marked or categorized on demand. It can be customized and tweaked to fit your workflow perfectly. I love to change the titles of the labels and create a completely unique flow that is suited beautifully for my visual process. Even the email tracker is pretty awesome because it helps you know when to follow up on an email. I also appreciate that there are so many fields to accommodate any kind of project or business.

What do you dislike?

I dislike that it doesn't integrate with more apps like IFFT and Zapier. I love automating anything I can and it would be great to find new ways to have it partner with my other favorite apps.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Just try it because you'll probably get hooked if you aren't paying for another fancy CRM software.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I solve the organizational problem of knowing exactly when to follow up on an outreach email because I can see the stage it is in. I'm super visual so this helps me really understand my workload too. I have now used it for the following projects: keeping track of wholesale emails out to potential customers, to remember where I am in the process with potential employees when searching for a full time job, and as a visual time line for my very first freelance clients.

Streak review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"Simple and Nimble - Great for all Sales & Marketing initiatives"

What do you like best?

I like that you can use with your Gmail and send mass emails and also have customizations within the email. I can track that someone has read my email; what time and location if available.

I can create several projects and use it to track all of them easily as I can customize colors and add several stages.

I also love that you can connect emails to a box (company or contact) and easily see everything in one place and all the communication and notes. Our team can use it to be prepared for the next meeting. You can also assign tasks and reminders for yourself.

What do you dislike?

I find the reporting section a bit complicated. There are no simple pre-prepared reports that helps me to analyze the projects and the boxes performance. If I sent a group email I cannot see in a report format, how many times the email was opened and read or interacted with.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Better reporting capabilities; possibly adding better email sending and tracking capabilities; also thinking about providing email templates for customization.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Better communication between my management and our team. Also being able to use my email and enhance a lot of the small and big things but still be personable from my own gmail account.

I can think more critically about my emails and also our projects as I see the whole picture right then and there.

Also it helps my manager to see the work I am doing and it helps us communicate better about the effort and results.

Streak review by Paulo F.
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"How Streak helps me manage my emails!"

What do you like best?

Honestly, the thing I like best about Streak is that I can see when someone has opened an email! But other features are pretty cool too. I use the free version which has a pipeline CRM feature. It helps to be able to build my pipeline directly from my email account. Being able to share your pipeline is helpful as well.

What do you dislike?

Well, the tool serves its purpose for me. So I can't really complain about anything, I just wish the "email read" feature was more accurate.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Evaluate if Streak really has every feature you need.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I work with ads in digital menus, so Streak helps me build a sales pipeline with prospects and clients.

Streak review by User in International Affairs
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"Streak CRM Review"

What do you like best?

- lightweight CRM

- easy to use Gmail integration

- great customer support

- UX / UI is easy on the eyes

- new features continue to roll out

What do you dislike?

- still in beta mode in a lot of ways (but their team is very supportive if you have questions)

- can be clunky & slow to load sometimes (although we have a TON of data stored)

Recommendations to others considering the product

- a great, lightweight CRM perfect for businesses that don't need a heavy, custom CRM

- we might be at the point where we've outgrown it, but it's been a great first CRM for our company.

- overall, would recommend! their team is lovely to work with as well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

- streamlining sales team operations

- more effective communication

- better documentation

Streak review by Cherise B.
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"Streak is a livesaver!"

What do you like best?

Streak helps me tame my email! I can add multiple emails to one "box" or "pipeline" and add notes that are accessible across all the applicable emails. Helps me keep info organized especially when one topic is having information from multiple emails! I also like how I can Send Later, and Snooze emails for reminders.

What do you dislike?

I honestly can't think of any dislikes for Streak.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Have a plan in mind when you set up the different "boxes" and "pipelines."

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Organization, reminders

Streak review by Reagan H.
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"Simple To Use CRM Add-On"

What do you like best?

Streak is an easy-to-apply tool for professionals in every industry--not just marketing or communications!

What do you dislike?

I do wish there were more detailed tracking features in the "VIew" pane that included the time of email opening.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Try it out. It is a free extension that is easy to add to any inbox--if you don't enjoy it, just uninstall.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Streak helps me optimize email communication with my team members. bloggers, and program participants, as I am able to see when they are most likely to open an email, and how many times it is opened. It also helps me organize my inbox into pipelines of correspondence depending on the subject.

Streak review by Administrator in Internet
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"amazing product + amazing price"

What do you like best?

I can't say enough good things about the streak system and the customer support behind it. It is a seamless integration with gmail. It is completely customizable and allows us to utilize the tool however we need to. The ease of adding information into the system is impressive!

What do you dislike?

Some categories allow for keyboard shortcuts and others do not. I would prefer the feature be available across all categories to make for a seamless user experience.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely try it out. I have been so impressed with my entire interactions with streak. The actual product is easy to use, affordable and backed by wonderful customer support. They are constantly refining and improving the product. New features are a regular addition as well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We've been utilizing Streak to manage our pipeline of applicants.

Streak review by Aleem A.
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"Excellent CRM for Google Apps / Gmail users"

What do you like best?

Streak integrates directly in Gmail - which is where I spend a lot of my time. The pipeline functionality, task integration, contacts, email filters and reporting are seamlessly integrated

What do you dislike?

There's not a lot to dislike. Although, as not-for-profit, it's on the pricier end.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's definitely worth trialling. We were surprised at how quickly we could add customer information and how easily it integrated into our workflow.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Efficient management of potential and current customer interactions and contact management. Helps us to effectively track customer relationships and progress.

Streak review by User in Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
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"Decent CRM, Great Email Tools"

What do you like best?

I like the option to send an email at a later time. The email tracking works fairly well as well, but my favorite feature is the "snooze email" feature. Very handy. Because it is fully integrated into Gmail, you can work from one application instead of using additional computer resources to run multiple programs. In addition, all email correspondence relating to a specific client will be summarized in one place.

What do you dislike?

The CRM side of Streak is powerful and flexible, but for my particular application it wasn't necessary.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Check out the CRM - it nicely integrates with gmail.

For me, the real benefit of this software is in the email options - "snooze" and "send later".

Can't beat the price - FREE

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This extension allows me to snooze important emails for a pertinent time. It also lets me schedule emails to send on a certain date at a certain time. These two features have helped me reach more prospects without extra effort.

Streak review by Ben G.
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"Very Well Executed GMail Integration"

What do you like best?

Streak is really powerful. What first got me interested in Streak was their email-open detection feature. By embedding an invisible 1 pixel image Streak can track when your recipients open your emails. This is invaluable for any sort of sales / bizdev work.

Then they hooked me further with their awesome "return-to-inbox" solution that I used to use "Boomerang" for. Streak did it 10X better, including using really great natural language processing to parse dates like "three weeks from now" flawlessly.

What do you dislike?

The CRM portion of Streak is fairly heavyweight and confusing. Because of that, I don't really use it much. Maybe if I was in more of a sales job I would.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Unless you are paranoid about giving a 3rd party app access to your email, give Streak a try! The email-open detection is really cool.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With Streak I get email-open tracking and return-to-inbox with natural language parsed dates solved. This is enough to sell me on their free plan.

Streak review by User
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"Streak makes it easy to followup with clients"

What do you like best?

I've mostly used Streak as a freelance writer, who would apply to 20 jobs a week and had no system for follow-up. Streak made this super easy.

After installing Streak on Gmail, I would simply add every application email I sent to a box that would allow me to quickly followup on it a week or so later. I increased my reply rate by doing this, as often people hiring writers will forget to followup.

If you want to keep track of emails, this is the best way to do so!

What do you dislike?

The annoying popup that shows up everytime I log into Gmail.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're a freelancer or someone who needs to keep track of emails you've sent out (and want them to show up in your inbox when it's time to followup) Streak is the best tool!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Definitely helped me increase the number of jobs I got accepted for due to my prompt followup.

Streak review by Darren C.
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"Awesome additional to GMail"

What do you like best?

Shared canned responses increase efficiencies. Ability to integrate with other Google Apps and other tools through Zapier is streamlines processes. Email management with tracking, snoozing, and filtering into pipelines keeps us on task.

What do you dislike?

Interface is cumbersome, but filtered views help improve the experience. There are some missing shortcuts like not having a direct way to manage snippets. There are almost too many options that can make it difficult to want to explore (although this is a usual CRM problem). Pricing is a high per seat.

Recommendations to others considering the product

if you love Google Apps, this is an outstanding integration.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

1) Manage pipelines consistently

2) Share progress with team members and provide shared efficiencies

3) Integrations into other online software like bookkeeping and forms

Streak review by Matthew F.
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"One of the most versatile tools I've used."

What do you like best?

This free tool offers so many features it is ridiculous. From free email tracking, templating, reminders, scheduling and more. There is a lot that this product offers.

What do you dislike?

I do think that the product could be updated a little more often or have more features released over time.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely give this product a try, it's free and you really have nothing to lose. There is a lot to take in but once you figure it out it's a great tool to have in your repertoire.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use this product as an informal applicant tracking system as well as a contact list. It is helpful in many different ways and has a lot to offer as far as solutions.

Streak review by User in Consumer Services
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"I Have Been Converted!"

What do you like best?

For keeping track of lead generation, tracking a lead's interest and funneling prospects into prioritized folders, this is the best tool I have found -- integrating seamlessly with Gmail.

What do you dislike?

At this moment, it can freeze up and get glitchy with a few other extensions I hold dear. But I do not fault Streak (they even warn against incompatible extensions), and have found a way to work around it almost all of the time.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely try it risk-free. Everyone I know in my industry is using it, and I have yet to hear of a better alternative.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Streak allows my team and I to maneuver - in real time - our sales prospects, and dictate what stage of the process every contact is at. The added mail merge, open tracking and scheduling aspects make this a no-brainer for the price.

Streak review by Jose Ignacio P.
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"Perfect CRM, U can control your email."

What do you like best?

The best is the posibility of use you email like a CRM, making diferents boxes and automatic process. Installing Streak in my GMail, for free and in less than 30 second and Streak allows you to monitor the opening of the emails that you send

What do you dislike?

Sometimes is very complex, is not easy to manage.

Recommendations to others considering the product

For me is the best CRM to make basic task, never fails and always work fine.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I can assing diferents task to workers, and send email to diferents hours, etc...

Streak review by User in Internet
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"I use streak to monitor who opens my sent sales outreach emails. "

What do you like best?

I like how Streak tells you if your email is opened more than once. This tells me that someone may actually be considering my sales outreach versus someone who only opens it once.

What do you dislike?

I don't like how streak doesn't show you an activity timeline of who is opening your emails. You have to click on each email individually to see the number of times that email was opened. I also don't like how the free Streak subscription only gives you 200 tracked emails.

Another feature I would like to see is having a report that shows every email that has not been opened, that way you can easily follow up.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Streak only let's you track 200 emails per month on their free subscription.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Monitoring open rate helps me determine if my email subjects and message are compelling enough to persuade people to take action. If someone is opening my email often, that means they are seriously considering my message.

Streak review by Francesco B.
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"Organizzare e tenere traccia delle tue email."

What do you like best?

Il monitoraggio delle letture delle mail e la possibilità di inviarle ad un orario ben preciso.

What do you dislike?

Che sia attivo solo su Gmail e non sugli altri provider.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Imparate ad usare tutte le funzioni ed organizzerete meglio il vostro lavoro.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Nel Sales ti aiuta a capire quando un cliente legge una mail o a programmare follow up a distanza.

Streak review by User in Apparel & Fashion
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"Easy sales integration with Gmail"

What do you like best?

Easy to use sales integration with Gmail that allows you to create boxes for each account and monitor the sales pipeline. It's great for a small sales team.

What do you dislike?

There are some glitches here and there and boxes won't pop up or you can't click through. I would recommend closing out all the taps and restarting the program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The free version is a basic tool and can experience some glitches. If you want more premium support and attributes, you will need pay a business fee.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Monitoring sales pipeline for various accounts.

Streak review by Jessica C.
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"Easy to use and keeps you WAY organized"

What do you like best?

The ease of creation and organization boxes and flow through each pipeline.

What do you dislike?

I'm not sure if it is "user error" but dragging one box to another pipeline rather than having to click to enter it and then move it through different pipelines/stages.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Organization of hiring for multiple offices. The ability to create stages of hiring, the easy sync with our calendar of upcoming items and staying on task with each candidate has been very easy. I also like that you can share out pipelines for progress and updates.

Streak review by Gabe P.
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"If you're on Google Apps, this is the CRM for you!"

What do you like best?

I don't have to open up other tabs or go to a different place to view what's going on with any of my pipelines. It's especially good for sales/CRM but we also use it for hiring and support. One way to describe it is to say it's gmail tags on lots of steroids with some helpful tools (email snoozing and view tracking) built-in as well.

What do you dislike?

No real contact management solution. We use Google Contacts and this Chrome extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gmail-contacts-card-updat/oiehlacniklopgoomeehknondlaifnll?hl=en-US but at the end of the day it's still not as robust as I'd like.

Also, it's a bit pricey for what you get. If Call Logs and Meeting Notes were included in the Starter Plan that would be much better but as is you really have to pay $40 per user per month for core functionality. Which is pretty high considering Nimble is $15 per user for full functionality.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do you need a tool to manage workflows or a tool to generate new leads...Streak does not generate new leads at all but it's the best at email workflow optimization.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Email management, Sales, CRM. It's really just an operational tool to better organize email and communication between your company and your vendors and customers. It's like tags but much better than basic tagging. If you heavily rely on email for communication, you have multiple people on your team, and you like keeping organized, this is definitely the best tool out there...

Streak review by User in Human Resources
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"Steaking for Wins"

What do you like best?

I love the organization that it provides. UI is great and integrations into Gmail and others are solid.

What do you dislike?

Import/export is clunky. Could definitely use a boost to make that simplified.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Clean up the import and export functionality and this would be a home run. Really like the product and would recommend to most based off what they are looking for.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Cadence in out-bounding. Keeps our team on track and organized to make it effective.

Streak review by User in Internet
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"A CRM in Gmail"

What do you like best?

What I like best about Streak is that I do not have to go to another website to use the app. It is a fully functional CRM within Gmail.

What do you dislike?

So far I have found nothing to dislike about Streak. It's that good.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Do it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As a user of the entire suite of Google apps, it helps me keep all my documents organized by connecting to all of them in the pipeline you create.

Streak review by Jason A.
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"Pretty Good and Getting Better"

What do you like best?

The integration with gmail is great! It fits in seamlessly and does a great job of being available but not intrusive.

What do you dislike?

I am waiting for more of Google Apps to be integrated with Streak, specifically the calendar, however, it does seem like this is a priority for Streak as well. They recently rolled out task tracking.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you plan to rely on using Streak for scheduling appointments or tracking appointment history with relation to contacts, they aren't there yet, but should be not too far from now.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am using this as my CRM and customer support tracking system.

Streak review by Chirag Patel Deliver R.
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"CRM in your email, perfect"

What do you like best?

Streak is awesome, it makes it so easy to keep track of all your clients in gmail, you do not need to jump from gmail to CRM to email tracking program. Streak has simplified my life and improved the way I manage my clients through the whole sales cycle.

What do you dislike?

There is very little I would improve but I do wish the email tracking was more robust and there was a way to manage a multiple email campaign.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Streak has saved me time by displaying all my client information in gmail, it make sit so much easier to take a customer from cold lead to closing the deal and on boarding them.

Streak review by User in Computer Software
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"I wish my company would pay for the PRO version"

What do you like best?

tracking on opens (with location) that has helped me not only to see when prospects see it, but also get an idea if a prospect is a fake (location is a random international place). It is simple and easy to use

What do you dislike?

I can't see location if someone opens from gmail app on desktop. Also, no tracking once I send it from mobile. Other all good

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is helping me be smart with sales. Knowing when to respond and who to respond to (more opens = more interest)

Streak review by Elize V.
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"Very easy CRM tool to integrate in your mailbox"

What do you like best?

Add mails immediately to suggested boxes.

What do you dislike?

No integration possible in ios gmail app

Recommendations to others considering the product

Very easy CRM tool when you use Gmail.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

More efficient contacting of clients and keeping an overview when you do did jobs with colleagues.

Streak review by Kara W.
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"Hands Down the best CRM for Small Businesses"

What do you like best?

My favorite feature is probably the mass email mail merge and snippets features.

What do you dislike?

There really isn't anything I dislike about Streak. I am a huge supporter and I recommend it as a starter CRM to small businesses and big companies alike.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The Streak Youtube channel has a lot of tutorials and helpful hints, but setup is super simple and easy. Streak boxes and funnels are really easy to set up and change. You can stick with the default settings, or customize and become a power-user.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Streak, like any CRM,

Streak review by Mark H.
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"Easy, simple to use tool that integrates very well with gmail and gets rapid adoption from team."

What do you like best?

Ease of use, integration with gmail, and friendly customer support team.

What do you dislike?

API has had some hangups for us - wish it was more robust and easier to hook up a push/pull relationships.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Can't recommend it enough!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Customer success - having the data from our webapp in our gmail so we can easily message and support our users.

Streak review by Liston W.
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"Best CRM for Gmail users "

What do you like best?

It's fully integrated into Gmail and easy to integrate with other apps using zapier integrations. It's always ready when I need it and super easy to move deals through the pipeline.

What do you dislike?

It could use a little better implementation in Zapier but there are workarounds and it does everything I need it to do. Tasks and comments have come a long way but could still use some work.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Tracking my sales pipeline, media outreach, hiring pipeline...Basically anything I do that involves a lot of people is now much easier.

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