BigTime vs Accelo

BigTime vs. Accelo: Why choose Accelo over BigTime?

Replace your task management tool with an end-to-end platform designed to run every component of your service business operations.

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Access all client correspondence

BigTime lacks a true CRM with email and calendar capabilities, meaning you'll be reliant on your email tool and notes. Accelo consolidates all correspondence within the Activity Stream.

Smoothly manage retainers

Recurring work is a reliable source of revenue for your service business. Accelo lets you align contract work with your team's billable time and forecast profits for every retainer.

Manage client work from quote to cash

Don't waste time and budget integrating multiple tools. Accelo can handle the entire client lifecycle, from prospecting to project management to payments.

With Accelo, your team can...

Create, cultivate and convert leads into relationships

Keep track of your new deals and opportunities, create accurate timelines, budget and estimates and send proposals for review and approval.

Plan, manage and collaborate on client deliverables

Take client work to the next level with greater control, collaboration and automation to ensure your projects remain on-time and within budget.

Submit, monitor and complete ad-hoc work requests

Efficiently manage and collaborate on client queries, work request and change orders within a centralized support queue and shared inbox.

Set up and track ongoing contracts for recurring work

Plan, manage and deliver recurring client service with confidence, maximizing your profitability, improving retention and increasing lifetime value.

Create, send and sync invoices for your billable time

Accelerate your billing and time to payment with automatic invoicing pulling accurate billable time from your team's logged client work.

Generate, analyze and interpret your core business metrics

Make data-driven decisions with accurate business intelligence that reflects your team's time, performance, utilization, revenue and profitability.

Leave basic task management behind — Switch to Accelo

Comparing Accelo vs. BigTime

 

Accelo

BigTime

CRM
Sales
Quotes
Project Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Scheduling
Tickets
Retainers
Recurring tasks
Billing
Reports
Automation
Client Portal

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we consider Accelo for our client work management?

Unlike basic project management software, Accelo is designed to completely manage your client work. Use a single platform for your CRM, quotes, projects, tasks, retainers, timesheets, billing and reporting, plus a portal for your clients.

What kinds of businesses use Accelo?

Accelo is best for professional services businesses across many different industries including agencies, consultants, accountants, lawyers, engineers and more. Company size ranges from five-person teams up to hundreds of employees — Accelo scales with your business.

What is Accelo’s pricing?

Accelo offers five pricing plans that scale with your business, from a self-serve plan for managing client information, tasks and communication all the way to the Elite tier, which includes all quote-to-cash features, premium support and more.

Can we try Accelo before signing up?

Yes! Start a 7-day trial or sign up for a demo to get more specific questions and use cases answered.

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