AliveChat vs. BotStar

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AliveChat
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
AliveChat is a live chat tool for websites from Houston-based WebsiteAlive.N/A
BotStar
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
BotStar is a messaging solution from the company of the same name in Da Nang, designed to make it easy for businesses to streamline all customer conversations. With Live Chat, Chatbot Engine, Multi-platform Integrations, BotStar aims to drive business communications, from Sale & Marketing to Customer Service.
$15
per month
Pricing
AliveChatBotStar
Editions & Modules
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Pro Plan
$15
per month
Enterprise
Custom Pricing
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AliveChatBotStar
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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AliveChatBotStar
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AliveChatBotStar
Small Businesses
Gist
Gist
Score 9.6 out of 10
Smith.ai Live Website Chat
Smith.ai Live Website Chat
Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprises
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
AliveChatBotStar
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AliveChatBotStar
Likelihood to Recommend
WebsiteAlive
It is well suited for communication with existing customers and prospects. It is less appropriate for people just looking to visit our website to get up to date with the latest team news or those who aren't at a computer.
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BotStar
This is a perfect tool to help you save time with repetitive tasks, enhance customer experience. As long as you use Facebook Page or Website, BotStar is suitable for developing your business or project. While it is possible to create chatbots that can speak more naturally, it will require some programming knowledge as well as time to develop.
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Pros
WebsiteAlive
  • Mobile compatibility - AliveChat has a dynamic user interface which makes its popup chat widget display and work perfectly on all devices - mobile and desktop. Thus web visitors get a complete experience no matter the device from which they use in accessing our website.
  • Analytic - AliveChat provides us with a dynamic set of website analytics that helps us in analyzing our progress or decline in a timely manner. With the analytics provided by AliveChat, we are able to monitor the number of visitors on the website at a particular time, the duration of which they have been on the website, the number of times they have been on the website in time past etc.
  • Feature packed - AliveChat is packed with features which makes the job of the customer care agents easier. For instance, with AliveChat it is very easy for an agent to transfer a web visitors chat to another agent that has better answers to the agent's query. We are also able to introduce short survey questions to web visitors, which they respond to before they begin chatting with a customer care rep.
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BotStar
  • First of all, the design, as well as the ease of use, are definitely the biggest strengths of this platform. The drag and drop feature allows me to design the flow quite conveniently.
  • Second, the step-by-step video, documented tutorials are simple and only took about 5-10 minutes.
  • Third, BotStar created the feature which allows me to update CMS data automatically with CSV files.
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Cons
WebsiteAlive
  • There seems to always be required upgrades where you need to spend more money to get a better product.
  • The look and feel continues to change, not necessarily for the bad.
  • Price point has gone up a decent amount recently.
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BotStar
  • BotStar updates regularly, but sometime it come with small bugs.
  • Should consider update Smart delay feature.
  • BotStar has lots of tools and integrations, so it would be great to have more documents or a place for people to share their ideas with those tools.
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Alternatives Considered
WebsiteAlive
AliveChat really serves a different purpose than other products. Very few products offer the ability to chat through our website, so it compliments our phone, text, and email options very well.
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BotStar
Easy to use interface and price are the two factors that made me decide to use BotStar. Compared to other chatbot platform, there are a few features that are not available or as diverse, but seeing the platform is updated monthly makes me confident that I have made a wise choice.
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Return on Investment
WebsiteAlive
  • AliveChat has made it easy for us to track the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. As the real-time number of visitors on the website gives us insights into the performance of ongoing campaigns.
  • AliveChat also makes it possible for us to have an idea of where our web visitors are coming from i.e. via the pre-chat survey form for instance. We are able to generate important data like how a web visitor got to know about us, their expectations when visiting our website etc.
  • AliveChat makes it easy for web visitors to get a real-time response to their questions, with a delay of probably a few seconds.
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BotStar
  • Speed ​​up customer response on Facebook as well as Website, guaranteed under 10 minutes.
  • Reduce repetitive employee workloads and prioritize more important things.
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ScreenShots

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Screenshot of Bot BuilderScreenshot of Audience FeatureScreenshot of CMS FeatureScreenshot of Dashboard InterfaceScreenshot of Preview BotScreenshot of Publish Bot