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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:

PushAlert is a user engagement, retention and marketing automation platform which uses web push to target users with real-time notifications for higher engagement and lead conversions.

Build your marketing list without acquiring emails. Use Audience Creator for behaviour based targeting and dynamic segmentation.

Here are some features to give your website an instant boost:

  • Broader Reach: PushAlert Web Push Notifications work with Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera (80%+ market-share) on both desktop and mobile devices.
  • Audience Creator: Target specific subscribers with dynamic segments based on custom parameters.
  • RSS Push and Newsletter: Send automatic notifications whenever a post is published or send top posts of the day.
  • Complete Localization with Multi-lingual Support: Opt-in prompts can be shown in any language and a single notification can be sent in multiple languages.
  • Timezone based scheduling: Schedule notifications based on the timezone of your subscribers.
  • A/B Notification: Create two variants of the same notification and PushAlert’s intelligent algorithm determines which version works best and sends it for better conversion.
  • Segmentation with Advanced Targeting: Personalize notifications by creating custom segments.
  • Advanced Stats: Get to know which notifications are fetching better engagement with real-time click-through rate.
  • Fully featured REST and JS APIs.

PushAlert’s fully automated e-commerce marketing solution:
* Abandoned Cart Notifications: On average, 70% of all carts are abandoned but you can recover these lost sales with automated and personalized abandoned cart notifications.
* In-Stock Notifications: Don’t lose any customers even when a product is out of stock, with back-in-stock notifications.
* Price Drop Notifications: Customers automatically get to know when a product they like is on sale or at a discount with automated Price Drop Notifications.
* Shipment Alerts: Automated real-time notifications with tracking details.

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:

  • 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:

  • Marketing Automation
  • Audience Targeting
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Analytics
  • A/B Testing
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • External Integrations
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard
  • API

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:

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Summary:

  • Broader Reach: PushAlert Web Push Notifications work with Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera (80%+ market share) on both desktop and mobile devices.

  • Dynamic Segmentation - Create unlimited segments from your subscribers based on their on-site behavior for pinpoint targeting leading to more conversions.

  • Automated e-Commerce Marketing - Send automated alerts to customers on abandoned carts, price drop on products, in-stock notifications to bring customers back to your store and increase sales.

  • Higher Opt-in: No email address, sign-up forms required. Just a single click and users are subscribed to Push Notifications leading to higher opt-in and better conversions.

  • Build sustainable audience - Convert more than 20% of your website visitors into subscribers, who can be later targeted with personalized notifications and recommendations.

  • Get 5X higher CTR than email - Push notifications offer more than 20% CTR, generating more return traffic.

  • Engage Mobile Users without App - Send push notifications to visitors of your website on mobile devices without any app.

  • Engage with customers even when they are off-site: Web Push notifications are delivered even when users are not on-site, meaning you can engage with customers even after they have left your website and bring them back in.

  • A/B Notification: Create two variants of the same notification and PushAlert’s intelligent algorithm determines which version works best and sends it for better conversion.

  • RSS Push and Newsletter: Send automatic notifications whenever a post is published or send top posts of the day.

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.

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

Basic

$12.00
for 3000 subscribers/per month
Included in plan:
  • Send Unlimited Notifications
  • HTTP + HTTPS Support
  • Mobile + Desktop
  • Branded HTTPS Sub-domain
  • Unlimited Custom Segments
  • Rest API Calls - 1,000 per Month
  • Detailed Analytics
  • Schedule Push
  • Auto Segmentation - Location, Device, OS
  • Subscriber Churn Analysis
  • Custom (Sub)domain Integration
  • Push via Email
  • Rest API Calls - 30,000 per Month
  • Email Support

Premium

$39.00
for 5000 subscribers/per month
Included in plan:
  • All Basic Plan Features
  • 3 Websites
  • Audience Creator
  • A/B Testing
  • Timezone Based Scheduling
  • Automated RSS to Push and Newsletter
  • Pro Analytics including Geo-Location
  • Custom Branding
  • Rest API Calls - 100,000 per Month
  • Priority Email Support

Platinum

$99.00
for 10000 subscribers/per month
Included in plan:
  • All Premium Plan Features
  • 5 Websites
  • Complete Localization with Multi-language Notifications
  • Dedicated Integration Engineer
  • Advanced Automated RSS to Push
  • Rest API Calls - 500,000 per Month
  • Priority Email Support

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 5 plans to choose from:

    • Starter - $16/seat/month
    • Regular - $30/seat/month
    • Team - $33/seat/month + 30-day free trial
    • Enterprise - $50/seat/month
    • Enterprise Plus - $149/seat/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:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Complete integration guides are provided in the documentation section along with code examples of API endpoints. Integration as well as customer support is provided over both email and live chat.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability? (e.g. teams)
  • Yes, team support is available on PushAlert with restrictive persmission support.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • PushAlert provides fully featured REST and JS APIs to customize the service based on the customer's requirement.

  • What platforms does this service support? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • HTTP and HTTPS Websites
    WordPress
    WooCommerce
    BigCommerce
    Shopify
    PrestaShop
    Joomla
    Magento
    .Net Web Apps

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • PushAlert is used for sending web push notifications in real time to subscribers. Browser push notifications are small messages that can be sent to both desktop and mobile devices even when the subscriber is off-site or the browser is closed.

    Apart from just sending push notifications, PushAlert also provides:
    Automated dynamic Segmentation with Audience Creator to clearly define the target audience and get better conversions.
    Advanced analytics to see the performance of your campaigns.
    Complete multilingual support with timezone based scheduling.
    RSS Automation for sending notifications.
    Ecommerce Automation with abandoned cart recovery, in-stock notifications, price drop alerts and shipment notifications.
    A/B Testing, Localization, Subscriber Churn Analysis and a lot more.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • PushAlert is ideally suited for websites that want to retain users, increase engagement. This includes e-commerce portals, media and publishing, financial services, travel, healthcare, entertainment.

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? (e.g. native mobile apps)
  • 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 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 PushAlert
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
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.
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