Airtable alternative
for Contacts

Airtable is great for managing a generic database,
folk is better for managing contacts

Interact with contacts, not records

folk's contact page is purpose-built for managing contacts, including reminders, comments, interactions and company details

A contact page on folk

folk offers a clear, purpose-built contact page

A contact page on Airtable

Airtable offers a standard record page

Manage relationships, not databases

Contacts are enriched, deduplicated, and made more actionable with relationship insights

A contact list on folk

folk lists relationships

A contact list on Airtable

Airtable lists generic records on a database

Keep your contacts lists alive, not dead

folk automatically synchronizes interactions and contacts in real time

A contact page on folk

folk automatically imports all your interactions with your contact's details

A contact page on Airtable

Airtable records are not synchronized with contact updates

Reach out to your contacts directly, no need to export in CSV

Send bulk messages to a group of contacts, personalize individual messages, and collaborate on emails with your team

Sending an email from folk

folk lets you collaborate on message drafts as a team and send in bulk

Sending an email from Airtable

Exporting a CSV from Airtable is the only way to message contacts

Enrich contacts in one-click, not through APIs

folk offers one-click enrichment while it takes to integrate an external tool on Airtable

Enrichment on folk

folk natively enrich contact's data no need to plug any external provider.

Enrichment on Airtable

You need to find a connect an external provider to get data enrichment on Airtable.

The chrome extension to connect your CRM to the web

folk offers a chrome extension to connect your CRM to any platform - LinkedIn, Twitter, Sales navigator, and more

Importing contact with folk

folk chrome extension works everywhere
on the web

Importing contact with Airtable

Airtable doesn't offer a chrome extension

What's folk?

folk is a lightweight CRM that let's you bring contacts in one place and manage them with your team.

What's Airtable?

Airtable is a database application that help centralize and manipulate data as a team. It's built for multiple usecase like content calendar management, project management, and more. 

What's the best option between Airtable and folk for a CRM?

Airtable is a great tool but may not offer all the core functionalities that businesses need. It's great as it offers a high degree of customization and collaboration, but it's falling short when it comes with contact management functionalities: mainly integration with communication tools, enrichment (find contacts email), contacts deduplication, email marketing, among other things.