Affinity vs. vCita

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
vCita
Score 9.7 out of 10
N/A
vCita is a marketing-focused CRM for service providers. According to the vendor, the product helps service providers move clients through every stage of the sales cycle: from the first point of contact to closing, upselling and follow-up. vCita is a lightweight CRM with the following features: - Manage appointments, payments, and clients - Access info & respond to clients on the go with a mobile app - Invite clients to…
$29
per month
Pricing
AffinityvCita
Editions & Modules
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Essentials
$29
per month
Business
$59
per month
Platinum
$99
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AffinityvCita
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
AffinityvCita
Sales Force Automation
Comparison of Sales Force Automation features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
8.8
5 Ratings
14% above category average
Customer data management / contact management00 Ratings9.55 Ratings
Workflow management00 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Marketing Automation
Comparison of Marketing Automation features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
7.0
3 Ratings
8% below category average
Email marketing00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
CRM Project Management
Comparison of CRM Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
8.0
5 Ratings
5% above category average
Billing and invoicing management00 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Reporting00 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
6.8
7 Ratings
11% below category average
Custom fields00 Ratings6.67 Ratings
API for custom integration00 Ratings7.02 Ratings
Platform
Comparison of Platform features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
8.6
7 Ratings
14% above category average
Mobile access00 Ratings8.67 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Affinity
-
Ratings
vCita
9.7
6 Ratings
15% above category average
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings9.76 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
AffinityvCita
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(7 ratings)
9.7
(10 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.5
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
9.3
(4 ratings)
8.5
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
AffinityvCita
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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vcita
It makes client communication extremely easy - we can message and schedule online appointments. Clients really like those options. We also like the online payment portal. That way clients can pay at their convenience, and we don't end up with credit card information that requires PCI compliance. It also helps with payments. It would also help with invoicing, but unfortunately, there are only 3 linked payment options (Square, Stripe, and PayPal). If you don't use one of those payment processors, you cannot link to billing.
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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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vcita
  • Great for online appointment bookings.
  • Good for taking payments.
  • Good for onboarding new clients.
  • Integrates with your website.
  • Integrates with Facebook Pages.
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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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vcita
  • Payment collection: We want to have an option to allow clients to choose the amount they wish to pay.
  • Improved ease of use with forms.
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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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vcita
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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vcita
Overall - easy to use. There are some missing features (like fillable pdf forms), and it also requires using certain credit card processors to link billing (otherwise it doesn't work).
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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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vcita
I do miss the days when I could easily call up a rep and talk to them about any issues I had with the service. But I still do hear back from the customer service rep during the week within 24 hours.
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Alternatives Considered
Affinity
Affinity is the bridge that links our communication through our software workflow.
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vcita
I liked vCita a lot more for my home services company mainly because it handled scheduling through the software which was terrific.
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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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vcita
  • I have no clue
  • I'm assuming that we would not have people making appointments with us if we didn't have this service
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