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Software Description:

Olark helps its users to engage visitors on their website using instant messengers while viewing real-time and contextually relevant customer information. They can see visitor location, geographic location, and even shopping cart balances and contents.
Users can give their customers the answers they need immediately and gain powerful insights about what they want for relationships that last.
Olark live chat is the easiest way to boost sales, help solve issues and understand customers.

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.

Software Description:

Freshdesk is suited to any small or mid-sized business that requires a fully functional help or support department without the associated costs. Freshdesk is also suited to startups and freelancers, providing a free plan for unlimited number of agents.
Freshdesk provides a way to speed up customer support, automating certain laborious tasks such as sifting through requests and allocation tickets. This solution helps businesses interested in reducing man hours who wish to enable their staff to focus on just the most important tasks.

Features:

  • Analytics
  • API
  • Chat

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

Features:

  • Chat
  • Customer Management
  • Email Integration
  • Social-Media Integration
  • Notifications
  • Dashboard
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Analytics
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • External Integrations
  • Data Export
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Google Apps Integration
  • Multi-User
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Scheduling

Summary:

  • Simple install: Just copy and paste an HTML snippet.

  • Visitor details: Know who and what's going on your website.

  • Transcripts: Every chat recorded for review.

  • Chat ratings: Get instant feedback from customers.

  • Reporting: Detailed, real-time reports.

  • Proactive chat: Directly or with targeted, automated rules.

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.

Summary:

  • Multi Channel: Manages all support conversations in one place.

  • Productivity: Increase team’s engagement and productivity.

  • Self-Service: It is possible to create a self-service experience that supports user's brand.

  • Reporting: Measures and tracks performance using reports.

  • Integration: Extends user's support capabilities with integrations.

  • Ticketing: Everything you need to start supporting customers.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Ultimate: $219 Month/15 operators.
    Platinum: $116 Month/8 operators.
    Gold: $44 Month/4 operators.
    Bronze: $15 Month/1 operator.
    14 days free trial for any plan.

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

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Sprout - Free for unlimited number of Agents
    Blossom - $19 per agent per month
    Garden - $35 per agent per month
    Estate - $49 per agent per month
    Forest - $89 per agent per month

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • It is used by sales and support teams in large enterprises, mid size business, non profits, small business.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Olark is generally used for live chat customer support.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mobile and desktop — iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • This service is most commonly used in tandem with: FluidSurveys; Desk.com; Cayzu Help Desk; Pipeliner CRM; Zendesk; and Freshdesk.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Among others, it integrates with: Desk.com, Wordpress, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Zendesk, Freshdesk, Highrise CRM, SugarCRM, Groove, Talkdesk , Shopify, BigCommerce, PrestaShop, Magento , Volusion, 3dCart, Google Analytics, Unbounce, Segment.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Olark live chat has an API available.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Chats can be transfered from one agent to another and they can set up groups.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer: FAQs, knowledge base, online support, phone support, video tutorials.

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.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • This customer service solution is suited to any small or mid-sized business that requires a fully functional customer support.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used to help companies handle their customers’ problems across various channels.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • It is web-based platform. Native mobile app: Android, iPhone-iPad,Windows Phone.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers RESTful API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Freshdesk offers Multi-user , Multi-product support , Multi-language & Multi-time zone support for your global company

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Freshdesk includes out-of-the-box integrations with many popular business applications like CRM systems, invoicing tools, and eCommerce solutions, among others.
    It is also tightly integrated with Google Apps including Analytics, Contacts, Calendar, Hangouts, Drive, and Gmail.
    Some of the integrations include but not limited to Salesforce,Freshsales,Pipedrive, Dropbox, Shopify, Magento, Hubspot, Microsoft Dynamic CRM, Facebook, Twitter, Slack, Segment

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes. This service offers guides, tutorials and customer support across all levels.

Publisher:

Founded:
2008
Based in:
Ann Arbor
Employees:
11-50
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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Wroclaw
Employees:
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Publisher:

Founded:
2010
Based in:
San Francisco
Employees:
201-500
Likes:
69.8k
Followers:
20.2k

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

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.

Other:

Who uses Freshdesk
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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