Who Uses Accelo?

Any professional service organization that serves clients and bills for time. Accelo streamlines all client service processes in one place, managing team schedules and projects.

What Is Accelo?

Accelo combines the key needs of your sales, project management, retainers, service tickets, and collaboration in one platform for small to medium sized service businesses; and then makes it easy to assign work, track progress, see budgets and profitability in real time. Accelo helps you to gain visibility into the performance of your entire business so that you can easily deliver the work your clients love.

Accelo Details

Accelo

https://www.accelo.com/

Founded 2011

Accelo Pricing Overview

Accelo has a free version and offers a free trial. Accelo paid version starts at US$39.00/month.

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Starting Price

US$39.00/month

Pricing Details

Minimum 3 users

Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

Yes

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Mobile - iOS Native

Mobile - Android Native

Training

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

Business Hours

Online

Accelo Features

Advertising Agency Software
Campaign Management
Collaboration
Document Management
File Sharing
Project Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Billing Portal
Contact Database
Contingency Billing
Customizable Invoices
Dunning Management
Hourly Billing
Mobile Payments
Multi-Currency
Online Invoicing
Online Payments
Payment Processing
Project Billing
Recurring/Subscription Billing
Tax Calculator
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Employee Management
Financial Management
Inventory Management
Marketing Management
Order Management
Performance Metrics
Project Management
Purchasing
Scheduling
Time & Expense Tracking
Training Management
Vendor Management
Client Tracking
Contract Management
Forecasting
Project Management
Quotes/Proposals
Sales Pipeline Management
Scheduling
Calendar/Reminder System
Document Storage
Email Marketing
Internal Chat Integration
Lead Generation
Lead Scoring
Marketing Automation Integration
Mobile Access
Quotes/Proposals
Segmentation
Social Media Integration
Task Management
Territory Management
Campaign Management
Interaction Tracking
Lead Capture
Lead Distribution
Lead Nurturing
Lead Scoring
Lead Segmentation
Pipeline Management
Prospecting Tools
Source Tracking
Backup and Recovery
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Dashboard
Help Desk
Issue Management
Live Chat
Patch Management
Project Management
Remote Access
Scheduling
Cataloging / Categorization
Customer Service Analytics
Customer Support Tracking
Email Response Control
Knowledge Management
Live Chat
Performance Metrics
Search
Self Service Portal
Billing & Invoicing
CRM
Client Portal
Collaboration Tools
Document Management
Portfolio Management
Project Management
Proposal Generation
Quote Management
Resource Management
Time & Expense Tracking
Agile Methodologies
Budget Management
Client Portal
Collaboration Tools
Cost-to-Completion Tracking
Customizable Templates
Gantt Charts
Idea Management
Kanban Board
Milestone Tracking
Portfolio Management
Resource Management
Time & Expense Tracking
Traditional Methodologies
Collaboration Tools
Cost-to-Completion Tracking
Gantt Charts
Kanban Board
Milestone Tracking
Percent-Complete Tracking
Prioritization
Status Tracking
Time & Expense Tracking
Collaboration
Electronic Signature
Employee Activity Monitoring
Live Chat
Meeting Management
Remote Access
Remote Support
Softphone
Task Management
Time Zone Tracking
Video Chat
Web Conferencing
Capacity Management
Collaboration Tools
Drag & Drop
Forecasting
Reporting/Project Tracking
Resource Scheduling
Search/Filter
Skills Tracking
Utilization Reporting
Business Card/Badge Scanning
Calendar/Reminder System
Document Storage
Forecasting
Lead Scoring
Live Chat
Marketing Automation Integration
Quotes/Proposals
Segmentation
Social Media Integration
Task Management
Territory Management
Collaboration Tools
Create Subtasks
Gamification
Gantt/Timeline View
Mobile Access
Percent-Complete Tracking
Recurring Task Management
Reporting/Analytics
Spreadsheet View
Task Board View
Time Tracking
To-Do List View
Activity Tracking
Billing & Invoicing
Expense Tracking
Project Tracking
Reimbursement Management
Time Tracking
Time Tracking by Client
Time Tracking by Project

Accelo Reviews

Showing 5 of 134 reviews

Overall
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.1/5
Customer Service
4.4/5
Features
4.4/5
Value for Money
4.3/5
Meredith C.
COO
Financial Services, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/11/2019

"The Best CRM!"

Comments: We've centralized several different services into a single place with Accelo streamlining our work and eliminating loss of data.

Pros: Ease of use, completely customizable, thoughtful and useful features!

Cons: I wish I would have found it so much earlier than I did!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/11/2019
Christine S.
Finance Manager/IT manager
Architecture & Planning, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 07/05/2019

"Product Analyzer"

Comments: I enjoyed working with both the Tech and Sales reps. The tech rep was awesome in answering any questions I had at any one time. We did several webinars where the tech and I worked through questions/issues I was having. They have great learning videos, and although I wasn't a part of it, they had a good setup and training program for the end user I was recommending them to. Not once was I told that I was asking too much and would need to purchase before getting answers.

Pros: I loved the analytics of this product. I was demoing several products for a client that was looking for a PM software that handled a lot of their issues. This software fit the bill. They let me demo it for over 2 months, as I also had a full time job at the time that interfered with my daily testing/playing time with it.

Cons: I pick up new software fairly easy. I did have a major learning curve with this software. But once I got over that it was smooth sailing from there on out.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 07/05/2019
Daniel D.
  • Overall Rating
    2/5
  • Ease of Use
    1/5
  • Features & Functionality
    3/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    1/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    Unrated
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 15/10/2016

"Run away! Terrible quality updates and the worst customer service. False advertising of integrations"

Comments: The first reason we chose AffinityLive, now Accelo due to what was a great set of tutorials and video demos.
We requested a live demo as they offer on their site however we we're keen to do a live demo and paid for a single subscription for a month so we could start trialling it until our request for a demo was requested. The front line tech I spoke to said I was ineligable for a demo as I had already purchased the product. The training videos are ancient or totally missing large parts of the product as they update so much so frequently its almost a new product every few weeks....
We we're flat out refused any demo despite it being advertised on their site.
The actual product was nothing like the demo video so a live demo really would have helped us get off to a flying start.
The second reason we committed to an early purchase in good faith that a live demo would be provided, was because it advertised integrations with Kaseya and Maxfocus that I was later told by both those businesses and staff at Accelo no longer worked. They are still advertised on the page despite my multiple complaints about the false advertising (Maxfocus has been Logic now for 6 months and they still advertise the integration on their homepage).
Our account manager spoke to us three times in 14 months. Once when we had complaints about the lack of a demo which he also refused and then again to help us cancel our subscription, then one more time when they took a payment a month after we had cancelled our subscription and requested a refund.... Staff have no idea about their own product as it changes so drastically so often. A huge billing overhaul left us unable to invoice for three weeks! This was the final straw for us. We organised an export of most of our data (about 10 different exports required) but had missed the time on projects, we requested a copy of this data but they had deleted it all just three weeks later and were unable/unwilling to provide any policy document on data retention. The CEO is the rudest person I've ever spoken to. All sorts of threats about the first amendment despite me being Australian, them having an Australian office and being bound by Australian consumer law. The product is useless out of the box unless you purchase every premium and module they have. We were paying around $450AU each month for 2 techs! We're now using Atera at $89 per tech with integrated RMM with unlimited endpoints! Staff are amazing! couldnt be happier!

Vendor Response

by Accelo on 29/08/2019

Daniel was obviously quite upset when he wrote this review. Unfortunately, it didn't represent reality at the time or since.

Daniel's claim re: continuing to charge him and take payment after cancellation is mistaken, which he subsequently admitted:
"My apologies, we're using Xero and it had lined up a debit with Accelo instead of the correct payment."

Daniel's claim re: the CEO issuing threats is also mistaken. The only one making threats in the interaction between Daniel and Accelo was Daniel - he threatened to take legal action by specific deadlines if we didn't change our website: "Please remove the false advertising within 2 weeks.. or I will lodge my original claim with fair trading". We politely declined to modify our speech to fit with his (incorrect) opinions and reminded him that as a US company we have rights to free speech.

While it is a shame that Accelo wasn't able to help Daniel's business, this review is not fair or accurate by the reviewers private admissions.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 15/10/2016
Anna G.
Senior Application Analyst
Information Technology & Services, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    3/5
  • Customer Support
    4/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/04/2020

"The most cost-effective tool for managing large scale projects."

Comments: Accelo is a service that has allowed me to achieve very important objectives for our organization, its integration to CRM system is excellent for us to manage different projects, its agility and productivity is what has allowed us to obtain very favorable results in the last years. It offers a very customizable system to use effectively in the problems that users require to solve, I have several years using this software and it has given me an extraordinary experience, it is available at a very accessible price for everyone, it really is an excellent software and I recommend it very much.

Pros: I love working with Accelo because it is a very accessible service for my company, its high performance allows us to manage projects with high performance and my team loves it because of how convenient it is, the tool is available to access from Windows and Android. One factor that makes this software ideal for anyone even without technical knowledge is that it has excellent training available for inexperienced people, its high customization and its wide interface make an excellent experience that motivates people to want to work with this software every day at all times.

Cons: The software has constant updates which is an advantage and disadvantage at the same time to work, the main advantage is that it keeps all your system updated to the most innovative technology and the disadvantage is that for people to adapt to the software makes this very challenging because of the constant changes that are seen.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/04/2020
Susie S.
President & CEO
Accounting, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 12/02/2020

"Game Changer for our Professional Services Company"

Comments: The implementation support was excellent. They really worked with us to configure Accelo to meet our business needs. The tool meets 90-95% of our needs, and they continue to improve upon it. Their support team is one of the best we have seen (we have used many products over the years).

Pros: Accelo provides a CRM, sales funnel, statements of work (quoting), active work (projects and ongoing), time tracking and invoicing -- all in one fully integrated platform. The tool is quite user-friendly if set up properly for your business.

Cons: The integration with QuickBooks Online needs some additional features.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 12/02/2020