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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 7.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

I was strictly the implementor of Livefyre (for my company only). That task alone was at least 3 weeks worth of work. From a user standpoint, Livefyre is a good product which is why this review is strictly about how difficult it was to implement. Therefore, if a colleague was to ask me if I recommend Livefyre, it's not a straight answer. Questions like, 'how fast do you need it?', 'how centralized is your user database?', 'do you want social login?', all come into question and were details that made my job not easy (hence, my review of 5/10 for suggesting it to others). Once implemented, Livefyre is a great product (notice my overall review is higher), but based on my experience with implementation, it certainly requires a senior developer's dedicated time and patience to set up exactly as desired. For smaller companies with small/simple user bases and websites, the process may be more straightforward, but from my experience, it wasn't out-of-the-box at all.
Darin Spivey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

For startup companies, I think Cool Tabs is just right to get that initial customer view. It provides a good amount of basic resources and can really get decisions made if used correctly of course. Before diving into the product, I'd say have an idea of where you are going to target because it is not the best for Twitter.
Duncan Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

  • It provides and allows comments and comment management that is fast, seamless and shareable.
  • Having used disquss, WordPress comments and many others I like Livefyre better for its seamless integration and transparency
  • It is really nice that they have a range of services from free to enterprise with increasing functionality and benefits.
Andy Newbom | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

  • It provides a wide range of settings options to your social media promotions.
  • Is easy to use for developing and managing promotions.
  • It offers an very complete tool to extract information about your promotions.
  • The support service is highly advisable: fast and adequate to satisfy users' needs.
Estela Oya Costa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

  • Implementation was not easy. Although flexible, I personally wrote at least 1,400 lines of code to get this implemented over a few week's time.
  • The social login aspect is cool, but again, hard to implement. They did not write any of those modules, although they could have. This required senior-level developmental skills and a knowledge of how social media is interfaced with programmatically. Lots of questions arose from this and it was difficult to implement with virtually no help from Livefyre, other than to provide the hooks into their system for when users were validated. I had to write at least 2 separate login/redirection scripts to accomplish this flow.
  • CSS tweaking was tricky. We could override lots of common CSS classes, but to get things just the way we wanted it, I ended up writing LOTS of jQuery listeners and functions to transform the output into exactly what we wanted. This was a surprise since the software was sold to us as being 'fully customizable'.
  • Documentation was sufficient, but not great. Getting the flow of the callbacks that are fired wasn't clear at first, and sometimes did not work as expected.
  • It should be noted that, after this review was published, Livefyre contacted me stating they now have better documentation and process for implementation (for version V3, specifically) and urged me to revise this review. However, I can only write of my experience with V2, and it WAS difficult to implement over 3 weeks of dedicated time. Another developer on my team implemented version V3 and his evaluation is very similar to mine, claiming much difficulty with the CSS customization.
Darin Spivey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

  • Kind of expensive at $25 per month.
  • I am not sure if they partnered with Instagram in someway, but It seems to be more focused on that platform when it comes to detailed analytics.
Ashia Ackov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre 8.8
Based on 5 answers
We feel we have a real partnership with Livefyre and we both make each other better. Their customer service has been phenomenal even during a time of rapid growth.
Sam Salmassi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

Cool Tabs 7.8
Based on 7 answers
I have a good relationship with the customer service and I love to help them to promote their service.
Marc Mañé Solé | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre 7.3
Based on 1 answer
It's really easy to implement that app but should improve some analytics.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

Cool Tabs 7.3
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre 8.2
Based on 1 answer
From purchasing to implementation, the customer service/support was really perfect!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

We felt Livefyre was more innovative and better at SEO. It felt like we were working with a partner for the long haul who was interested in our business and how to improve it.
Sam Salmassi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

We have gone to Cool-Tabs after testing the Hootsuite monitoring. We were not entirely satisfied with the amount and type of information we obtained. With Cool-Tabs we trawled better on Twitter and Instagram hashtags and we can easily identify influencers.
However, we continue to use Hootsuite to schedule and manage publications and customer service 2.0.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

  • The heavy work is already done given that we take the time to implement.
  • Very useful insights and AI powered delivery.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cool Tabs

  • Cool Tabs allows us to tweak our social media pages to suit the customers' interaction.
  • When the customer is engaged, they are more likely to share and or inquire about what we do.
  • Since we have been using this, we have had a 10% increase in customer engagement, which in return, helps us deliver quality information.
Ashia Ackov | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Adobe Experience Manager Livefyre Editions & Modules

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Cool Tabs

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$49*

* per plan

Cool Tabs Editions & Modules

Edition
Gold$1991
Diamond with Unlimited Campaigns$4991
Diamond$3991
Stone$491
Diamond with Paths$4992
Diamond with Paths and Unlimited Campaigns$6992
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