Affinity vs. CiraSync

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Affinity
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
Affinity (or Project Affinity) headquartered in San Francisco supplies pipeline automation with automatic data and file capture with deduplication, task reminders, sales team efficiency reporting, as well as the platform's machine learning collective intelligence engine for judging the relationship strength salespersons are developing or to uncover the next best lead to contact.N/A
CiraSync
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
Cira Apps in San Jose offers CiraSync, a secure, Azure-based SaaS platform that automates the syncing of Office 365 Global Address Lists, shared calendars, Public Folders, and CRM contacts to a business smartphone in about a minute.
$1
per month
Pricing
AffinityCiraSync
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Enterprise Edition
$1
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AffinityCiraSync
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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Score 8.7 out of 10
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
AffinityCiraSync
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(7 ratings)
9.7
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.3
(4 ratings)
8.3
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
AffinityCiraSync
Likelihood to Recommend
Affinity
Nudge.ai is well suited for individual contributors without enough time or resource to do proper research on clients/prospects. It may work as well for larger teams, but I don't have experience using Nudge.ai in that environment. Nudge.ai is easy to use, so the onboarding and ramp-up time is quick.
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Cira Apps
CiraSync is well suited to syncing company contacts into the Outlook user's mailbox. This could allow for calling with an IP phone, or from a cell phone. It's also well suited to syncing Calendars and Notes into the Outlook user's mailbox, where they do not already have permission on the calendar. However, to avoid confusion it is better not to duplicate calendars when the user can see them from Outlook.
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Pros
Affinity
  • Almost all of Adobe Photoshop's features for a fraction of the cost. It was an easy decision for our organization.
  • The interface and most of the features are an almost mirror image of Photoshop. Flat fees instead of high yearly fees are much more desirable for our small team.
  • They have a great support forum for the little one-offs that aren't quite like the Photoshop app, or don't have the same exact name as Photoshop. The forum really helps when this happens. The YouTube support from the company and other users has been very helpful as well.
  • I use Sketch as my primary vector design tool. Affinity allows me to take a .ai, .eps, or other proprietary format and convert it to .svg for use/manipulation with Sketch and back. I can't say enough for this feature. It has helped me stay less pigeon-holed into Adobe products, which have lacked innovation for a long time in my opinion.
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Cira Apps
  • Share important information with your staff consistently, easily and quickly. Regardless of their geographic location.
  • Friendly, easy to use user interface that makes managing complex rules of which information you want sent to subsets of people very easy to manage.
  • A very responsive support team. They get back to you quickly and you typically have a solution or answer in one iteration.
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Cons
Affinity
  • Sometimes interacting with a large data set is a little buggy, i.e. choppy when navigating the page.
  • It would be nice to have a feature, where the status of an opportunity changes automatically when a certain thing happens. For instance, when I send a cold email, the status of a prospect would change from "identified" to "contacted."
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Cira Apps
  • I'd like to see a few different options regarding licensing option.
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Likelihood to Renew
Affinity
We will definitely be renewing. The value for the price we are paying is solid, and we are interested in growing our use to see if we can expand on the value we are getting from Nudge.ai.
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Cira Apps
No answers on this topic
Usability
Affinity
For a regular user of Photoshop, Affinity is a very easy transition. It has all the same features and once you adapt to it, and it provides a quick return on investment.
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Cira Apps
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Affinity
I have not had much opportunity to go directly to support, but the training modules that are employed by the company are fantastic. I also find that if I need to understand something, there is always another user ready and willing to share their secrets. As this tool becomes more accepted local communities will also start to organize
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Cira Apps
The documentation isn't the most robust. Most support sites are very detailed and easily searchable.
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Alternatives Considered
Affinity
Affinity is the bridge that links our communication through our software workflow.
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Cira Apps
We tried 4Team Sync2 Cloud and also itrezzo. While we were not able to justify installing a server, installing a cloud app from the Microsoft store was easy and fit our business needs.
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Return on Investment
Affinity
  • Helps me best manage my relationships, which is a high ROI.
  • Saves me time on data entry which is important to me.
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Cira Apps
  • It is difficult to capture specific dollar based ROI in this circumstance. Anecdotally, when it is 3 a.m. and I get an urgent call about an emergent issue at a remote location -- at my fingertips and the fingertips of everyone I work with are the names and phones numbers of our important contacts, site codes that we need to relay to emergency services, and other important information. I don't waste time searching for a piece of paper. I don't worry whether the next person I'm calling has a different site code or phone number. The data is readily available and consistent with all employees.
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