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Software Description:

Chat.io is a multichannel communication platform and support system designed to interact with website visitors through live chat, offline messaging and Messenger. This results in better customer support and has the potential to increase your revenue.

From answering support queries to onboarding new customers, chat.io can be used to facilitate every aspect of running a business.  It provides your browsing customers the chance to not only get further information about your products and services, but also a one-on-one experience that isn't available for all companies.

Chat.io provides your customers with instant access to support and sales teams regardless of the channel they are using - website, email, SMS or social media platforms, like Facebook or Twitter.

Launch your 14-day free trial. No credit card, no commitments.

Software Description:

VICIdial is an enterprise-class, open source, contact center suite in use by many large call centers around the world. It has over fourteen thousand (14,000) registered installations in over 100 countries around the world. The official releases of VICIdial have been downloaded over twenty-five thousand (25,000) times in the last year alone.

VICIdial has a full featured predictive dialer. It can also function as an ACD for inbound calls, or closer calls coming from VICIdial outbound fronter agents, as well as inbound emails and website chat messages coming in from customers. It is capable of inbound, outbound, and blended phone call handling. VICIdial even allows you to have agents logged in from remote locations. The agent screen is available in sixteen (16) different languages, with options to make your own translations as well.

VICIdial is extremely flexible and scalable. A large VICIdial installation can handle over two million (2,000,000) phone calls per day, with over five hundred (500) agents handling calls and internet communications from customers. There are also over two thousand (2,000) settings and configuration options, allowing easy customization of distinct call flows, agent permissions and other settings.

Software Description:

LiveChat is an online chat solution that allows customer service agents to contact customers directly on their website.

In addition to its popular live chat feature, which enables service agents to communicate with leads on their websites in real-time.

LiveChat also includes features such as help desk ticketing systems, tags, file-sharing, reports, feedback statistics, and eCommerce capabilities for measuring the impact chat has on online sales.

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Notifications
  • External Integrations
  • Contact Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Chat
  • Customer Management
  • Lead Management
  • Multi-User
  • API

Features:

  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Softphone
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Disposition
  • Click-to-Dial
  • Chat
  • Dashboard
  • Customer Management
  • External Integrations
  • Scheduling
  • Lead Management
  • Multi-User
  • Contact Management
  • Data Visualization
  • Email Integration
  • API
  • Data Export
  • Data Import

Features:

  • Chat
  • Dashboard
  • Customer Management
  • External Integrations
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Google Apps Integration
  • Lead Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Email Integration
  • API
  • Lead Scoring
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Scheduling
  • File Sharing
  • 2-Factor Authentication

Summary:

  • Connect directly with your leads

  • Provide more personalized support

  • Contact customers via Messenger

  • Speed up the response time with AI-powered canned responses

  • Chat on the go with mobile apps for iOS and Android

  • Integrate with your workflow using an open API and webhooks

Summary:

  • Predictive dialer

  • Inbound, Outbound blended call handling

  • Inbound email

  • Customer website live chat

  • Call recording

  • Web-based

  • Several integration options including APIs

Summary:

  • Tickets: Keeps the communication going and handles cases via tickets.

  • Customization: Fine-tuning of the look and developing user's brand awareness.

  • Tags: Assigning case-specific tags to chats and tickets to easily find them in the Archives.

  • File-sharing: Sharing files with website visitors over chat.

  • Reports: Data gathered by LiveChat is available in easy to read statistics and graphs.

  • Chats: Enables quick respond to user's customers and handling several chats at once using the chat improvements.

Hosted Service

$400.00
1 server(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • dedicated hardware
  • 1 hour per month included support

Paid Support

$200.00
per hour
Included in plan:
  • 24/7 service
  • From the creators of VICIdial

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $16.00/month
  • Credit card required: N/A
  • LiveChat is offered as SaaS, and comes with a 30-day free trial. There are 4 plans to choose from:

    • Starter - $16/seat/month
    • Team - $33/seat/month
    • Business - $50/seat/month
    • Enterprise - $149/seat/month

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Chat.io has a support team that is available 24/7 via live chat, email, and phone.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • There's no limitation as to the number of user accounts. Each user can have their own account.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Chat.io can be integrated with the tools you already use, such as Messenger, allowing to support customers from your Facebook page.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Chat.io comes with a range of clean, powerful applications to chat with customers - web app, desktop, and mobile.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Chat.io's omnichannel platform is designed for covering the needs of both sales and customer service teams.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Hosting, retail, travel, government, manufacturing, education, finance – any industry can benefit from chat.io's communication platform.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • With its open API and developer tools, chat.io enables easy integration with third party services.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Chat.io

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, VICIdial allows for up to thousands of users on the system.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, VICIdial offers both APIs and HTTP Push agent events.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • CRM solutions are commonly used with VICIdial.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • VICIdial is web-based, so users on all platforms can access and use the solution. The server components run on Linux.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Companies requiring a contact center solution.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • There are many guides and tutorials available, and we also offer customer support.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, VICIdial can integrate with many CRM applications and many other applications through it's APIs and push event notifications.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Companies that are looking for a full-featured contact center solution without vendor lock-in or end-of-life of the software solution.

    You can use on your own hardware or host in our private VICIhost cloud service.

FAQs:

    What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used in tandem with: Facebook, Salesforce, Mailchimp, Desk.com, Zendesk, and Google Analytics.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support is provided 24/7/365 via live chat, email, phone, knowledge base.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Sales and support teams in industries of all sizes.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • LiveChat is available for web browsers, dedicated applications for Windows, Mac OS X and mobile devices running iOS and Android.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • LiveChat is available for custom integrations over REST-based API.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with many services, like: Magento, Shopify, BigCommerce, Desk.com, Mailchimp, Salesforce, Facebook, Dropbox, and Zapier. There are more than 60+ integrations available.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • LiveChat is generally used as a real-time chat tool for customer services and online sales.

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Who uses Chat.io
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses VICIdial
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
Danish, German, Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Swedish, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Slovak, French
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses LiveChat
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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