What users are saying about

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)

36 Ratings
Score 6.8 out of 101

Hotjar

92 Ratings
Score 8.7 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)

If you have a lot of customer interaction with your site, where you need to collected specific, targeted, situational data, 123FormBuilder is an absolute winner. If your site is more information and perhaps leads to a software platform or other product or service, 123FormBuilder might prove unnecessarily robust for you. Something simpler and cheaper might make more sense for you. But in most cases where you're seeking to collect information from customers, I'd happily recommend 123FormBuilder.

Hotjar

It's great for any company that has an in-house marketing department and people are very hands-on and they are interested in testing all the changes to a website. Less appropriate for people that are not very interested in digging deeper into data and insights.

Pros

  • Ease of constructing a form with requisite inputs
  • Customizable look and feel options based on varying requirements in our case
  • Logic based branching & validation
  • The ease of use, heatmaps and recordings can be set up in seconds, and then shared with the team using a link
  • The feedback and data gathered can provide great insights that help to optimize our website.
  • When running experiments with any A/B testing tool you only get quantitive data and there is very limited insight into how or why users engage with one variation over another. Hotjar gives a fuller picture of our customers and their motivations for engaging with our site.

Cons

  • One-off payment integration requires a higher subscription
  • Storage is not commensurate with pricing
  • Not exactly a strong negative, but could work on pricing it better for non-US markets
  • I don't use all of Hotjar's features. We stick to more of the main big few. I know Hotjar has corner pops of employees with advice and tips to help you through the process and to use more features. They also send emails about features to help, however I never dove into either too deep. So I can't even say they should do a better job seeking the other features because they do (it seems) but currently I guess I don't see the time to learn/value returned benefit on my end yet.

Likelihood to Renew

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)6.0
Based on 4 answers
Developed more permanent forms for my website that allow for data capture and analysis
Hotjar5.1
Based on 2 answers
For what it costs (at least as of now!) it's too good a bargain to pass up as long as you are dedicated to using Hotjar even infrequently for finding opportunities for improvement on your site.

Usability

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)8.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to install and quickly explain to others how to use
Hotjar7.0
Based on 2 answers
It has never taken me more than a few seconds to figure out how to do what I want to do. I hope the Hotjar team remains committed to keeping the software intuitive to use as they continue to add more capabilities!

Reliability and Availability

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)8.0
Based on 1 answer
I did not encounter any blackout issues
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Performance

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)9.0
Based on 1 answer
The interface was very good and easy to use. Everything loaded quickly and it was easy to integrate other products
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Support

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)7.0
Based on 1 answer
Very neutral, did not have to use support a lot
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Online Training

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)8.0
Based on 1 answer
I installed 123ContactForm myself and while I had some issues installing it I was able to visit their website and the troubleshooting information they provided in their faq section. They did offer other support if a user needed additional support, but I found the information provided on their website to be more than sufficient
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Implementation

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)8.0
Based on 1 answer
123ContactForm was very easy to implement and the content provided by them supported the product very well and answered all of my questions
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Alternatives Considered

I have used several contact form plugins for WordPress, they are superior to 123ContactForm in that they provide more CRM options, but in terms of ease of installation and ease of use 123ContactForm is a better option for non-development website builders, or site owners that might not be as tech-savy.
I also tried other similar tools like Zarget, but chose Hotjar, as it has better UX and is more stable. Also, its free version is quite good and can cover small startup needs.

Scalability

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)7.0
Based on 1 answer
It was easy to install and I believe that would make it easy to use across several websites
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Return on Investment

  • Faster lead conversion
  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Better customer service
  • Allows us to automate survey collection and analysis - all we do is look at the results and compare to the last quarter.
  • Useful for analyzing where users are dropping off using recordings.
  • Heatmaps allowed us to optimize our home page.

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Pricing Details

123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm) Editions & Modules
123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm)
Edition
Basic
Free
Gold
$192
Platinum
$393
Corporate
$79/month4
2. per Month; or $190 per Year
3. per Month; or $390 per Year
4. billed annually
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Hotjar

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Hotjar Editions & Modules
Hotjar
Edition
Basic
$01
Pro
$292
Business
$893
1. 2k pageviews per day
2. per month; 10k pageviews per day
3. per month; 20k pageviews per day
Additional Pricing Details