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Software Description:

Preferred Patron is the industry leading solution for Loyalty Marketing and Gift Card Management. With Preferred Patron you will increase your customer engagement levels in profitable ways. Seamlessly leverage e-mail and sms to reach your customers. Incorporate incentive based promotions, such as Multi-Tiered Rewards Programs with automatic transitions between levels, Mystery Gamification, Electronic and Paper Coupons, Appreciation, Recognition, Miss You, Referral, Cash Back, Raffles, Surveys, Fundraisers, Event Reminders and more.

  • Fully automated Omni-Channel marketing using E-mail and SMS Text Messaging.
  • Spend based and visit based point accrual models supported.
  • Mobile iOS and Andriod customer apps.
  • Gift Card management included free.
  • Operate with plastic cards, mobile app or phone#.
  • Mobile optimized member web portal included free.
  • Social Media referrals and likes.

Enjoy increased marketing effectiveness with built-in Drip and Behavioral Marketing capabilities.

Software Description:

Celoxis is enterprise PPM and project management software for managing project portfolios & processes. It is highly customizable to suit a variety of business needs.It excels at planning, delegation, collaboration, tracking and reporting with great agility and user-friendliness.
Using Celoxis, businesses can get rid of multiple applications and spreadsheets to manage schedules, resources, budgets, approvals, risks, issues, change requests and other work items. Celoxis has the best team adoption in the marketplace and has been the platform of choice for brands like HBO, Bombardier, KPMG & University of Washington. Available in SaaS/On-Premise options

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:

  • Email Integration
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Social-Media Integration
  • Brand Management
  • Audience Targeting
  • Scheduling
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-User
  • Contact Management
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • API

Features:

  • Data Visualization
  • API
  • External Integrations
  • Expense Tracking
  • Budgeting
  • Data Export
  • Notifications
  • Data Import
  • Forecasting
  • Project Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-User
  • Scheduling
  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • Customer Management

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:

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary:

  • Comprehensive, all-in-one tool for managers, team members, executives and clients.

  • One of the few tools to offer a SaaS (cloud-based) and an On-premise deployment option.

  • Only solution to offer a complex workflow solution (Custom Apps) to track business processes.

  • Robust Reporting capabilities with a whole range of graphical drill-down charts to visualize project data.

  • Flexible and completely customizable tool as per business requirements.

  • Fastest Interactive Gantt Chart in the industry that can easily handle large projects.

  • Highly collaborative software with document management capabilities.

  • Out of the box integration with MS Project, Excel, QuickBooks Online, Salesforce.com, Google Drive, iCalendar, LDAP, MS Outlook and other email clients.

  • Pre-built apps for bug and issue tracking, risk management, new project approvals and change request management.

  • Multi-lingual application

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.

Bronze Edition

$69.00
1 Company License per Month
Included in plan:
  • 7,500 Customers
  • Runs on your own computer
  • Visit and Spend based point accrual
  • Free gift card processing
  • Mobile app for members
  • Unlimited reward levels
  • 1 rewards program
  • 5 incentive promotions
  • Unlimited e-mail blasts
  • (1) Vanity SMS keyword
  • Unlimited transaction triggered SMS (USA only)
  • Bulk SMS blast capability
  • Free Preferred Patron™ cards (up to 400/mo, excludes shipping)
  • Custom branded cards available
  • Cardless operation supported
  • Tablets Available as optional add-ons

Silver Edition

$129.00
1 Company License Per Month
Included in plan:
  • 15,000 Customers
  • Runs on your own computer
  • Visit and Spend based point accrual
  • Free gift card processing
  • Mobile app for members
  • Unlimited reward levels
  • Unlimited rewards programs
  • Unlimited incentive promotions
  • Unlimited e-mail blasts
  • (1) Vanity SMS keyword
  • Unlimited transaction triggered SMS (USA only)
  • Bulk SMS blast capability
  • Free Preferred Patron™ cards (up to 400/mo, excludes shipping)
  • Custom branded cards available
  • WYSIWYG editor & designer
  • Full DIY marketing capability
  • Drip marketing
  • Tablets Available as optional add-ons

Gold Edition

$249.00
1 Company License per Month
Included in plan:
  • 30,000 Customers (additional available as add-ons)
  • Runs on your own computer
  • Visit and Spend based point accrual
  • Free gift card processing
  • Mobile app for members
  • Unlimited reward levels
  • Unlimited rewards programs
  • Unlimited incentive promotions
  • Unlimited e-mail blasts
  • (1) Vanity SMS keyword
  • Unlimited transaction triggered SMS (USA only)
  • Bulk SMS blast capability
  • Free Preferred Patron™ cards (up to 400/mo, excludes shipping)
  • Custom branded cards available
  • WYSIWYG editor & designe
  • Full DIY marketing capability
  • Drip marketing
  • Behavioral/Trigger based marketing
  • eGiftCards: Virtual gift card delivery
  • Packages: Bundled products/services
  • Surveys: Interactive online
  • Cause marketing (fundraiser)
  • Extra customers - Only $25/mo for 100K
  • Tablets Available as optional add-ons

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $25.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)
    Celoxis offer both volume and duration discounts.
    Contact us for more details.

SaaS

$25.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 2GB /user/month of shared disk space
  • Free client login & virtual users
  • One hour complimentary education course

On-Premise

$450.00
once-off
Included in plan:
  • One hour complimentary education course
  • Free client login & virtual users
  • Major & minor upgrades
  • Free Support for 1st year

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:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • The Preferred Patron™ service and products assist businesses in achieving increased customer engagement and personalized consumer marketing. It allows businesses to run an advanced rewards programs and a variety of incentive promotions, to help drive consumer traffic.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • All editions support independant merchants as well as multi-outlet businesses, including franchises and multi-store corporations.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • A Restful API based on JSON data exchange format is supplied with each Silver and Gold subscription.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Customer support is included free with every subscription. Includes 24x7 e-mail support as well as phone support and remote dial-in support during standard business hours (9:00a-5:00p) Eastern Time. Gold edition includes priority support. Online help is available from within the application. A video tutorial library is also included. Each client also receives up to 2 hours of getting started training with a live customer support representative (included).

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • The Preferred Patron™ will often co-exist seamlessly with various POS (Point-of-Sale systems), SMS (Shop Management Systems), DMS (Dealer Management Systems) and PMS (Property Management Systems). The Preferred Patron™ program has a built-in toggle button, which floats over the POS/DMS/PMS systems, to allow the loyalty system to be activated from an "integrated" button. Additionally, we offer direct data feeds from most DMS and SMS systems.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • The Preferred Patron™ will often co-exist seamlessly with various POS (Point-of-Sale systems), SMS (Shop Management Systems), DMS (Dealer Management Systems) and PMS (Property Management Systems). The Preferred Patron™ program has a built-in toggle button, which floats over the POS/DMS/PMS systems, to allow the loyalty system to be activated from an "integrated" button. Additionally, we offer direct data feeds from most DMS and SMS systems.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • The Preferred Patron™ client programs will run on the business' own Windows PC or Tablet PC (Windows 7 or later). There is also a web-enabled cashier interface available, which is platform independent. For member access, each subscription comes with a mobile optimized (responsive design) web portal as well as a native iOS and Andriod member app, which members may use to browse the rewards catalog, see any incentives they have been awarded, read past marketing messages as well as maintain their profile and preferences.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • The company offers cutting-edge customer retention and loyalty software tools to loyalty resellers and clients world-wide. Industries served include automotive, retail hospitality & hotel, restaurant, medical, orthodontic, esthetics, college & university, healthcare, café, resort, golf and country club, salon & spa, vape, cannabis, gas station & car wash, health & fitness and entertainment.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Celoxis is widely used by more than 2800+ customers globally, from mid-sized enterprises to Fortune 100 companies, across industry verticals.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes. Celoxis offers an extremely powerful yet easy to use web-based API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, Celoxis offers various onboarding & training programs to help new customers accelerate Celoxis adoption and time to value. Celoxis also offers 24x5 chat-based and email-based support.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • Celoxis is a multi-user software capable of managing small teams with small projects to large, distributed teams handling multi-million dollar projects.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Celoxis integrates natively with Microsoft Project, Excel/CSV, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online, Google Drive, Outlook and other Email clients

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Project Management and Work Collaboration. Celoxis is an all-in-one tool to manage your projects, finances, resources and business processes online.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • Celoxis is web-based, which means it does not require any additional infrastructure apart from a web-browser and an Internet connection when connecting to its SaaS service.
    For On-Premise, it support multiple Operating Systems and Databases thereby reducing TCO.

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? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • 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 guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • It offers: knowledge base, community forums, chat support, FAQ, and email support.

  • 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.

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Founded:
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Employees:
201-500
Likes:
70k
Followers:
19.2k

Other:

Who uses Preferred Patron
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, French, Croatian, Portuguese, Spanish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Celoxis
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French
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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