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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Arlo

Its probably better suited for home-use rather than in a large office setting. Fortunately, my suite is less than 2000 sq ft so it's not much of an issue. It allows downloading and can be used amongst other managers or IT staff and the likes. I dont use any for outside.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

As far as I have found, Event Espresso has no peer. Yes, there are other WordPress plugins that provide for event registration, including a few available through Code Canyon, but none of them promise the rich feature set and robust support of Event Espresso. It seems to be the only real game in town, but luckily it's a good product. It's highly extensible, so it should scale well to any size or type of event. Through add-ons, it's doubtful there is an event scenario it can't handle. And because it runs on WordPress, you can incorporate it as part of your site--the plugin even does a good job of picking up design cues from your theme, or you can customize it using CSS.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Arlo

  • The picture and video quality is excellent!
  • The customer support is excellent.
  • The product is excellent.
  • The app is easy to use.
Kevin Duersch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

  • Highly customizable to allow for a variety of event types and event scenarios.
  • Accepts payments through a wide range of payment solutions.
  • Really easy to learn and extremely well documented. I don't believe I've ever had to contact support to understand how to accomplish a task because I've always been able to find the answer online.
  • They have thought of almost everything--the software is extremely well executed and feature rich. Just be aware that a lot of that functionality is available through add-ons at an additional cost.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Arlo

  • I dropped on video and it seems to have a battery shortage
  • Ability to view all videos at once using the same time frame
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

  • Integrating account creation with WordPress should be included in the core product, not an add-on. It's extremely frustrating to have to pay extra for that, especially when that add-on is not as flexible as it needs to be (for example, if someone is enrolling for a class on behalf of someone else).
  • The data visualization is a mess. That feature doesn't seem to ever work and it should be left out until it does.
  • The ability to show participant data on the front end is extremely limited. Event Espresso does provide a few hooks and some limited documentation on this feature, but I feel it should be more robust. Perhaps that can be a focus of future releases.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Arlo

Arlo 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I have only had to contact them one time, and they were responsive and professional. It is difficult to give a rating on this unless you actually have an issue. This is the reason for a 9 out of 10. I can not give a perfect rating if I never had an opportunity to truly experience something.
Kevin Duersch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

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Alternatives Considered

Arlo

Im still comparing and so far Synology is a better choice for its clarity and ease of use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

I looked at EventBrite, but it wasn't customizable enough for our needs and didn't provide the level of integration with our website that I desired. I also looked at the ticketing system offered by The Events Calendar for WordPress (by Modern Tribe), but it too lacked the feature set we needed. Only Event Espresso offered all the features, customization, and integration we desired and needed.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Arlo

  • Easy monitoring.
  • Greater employee efficiency.
  • Increased profitability.
  • Increased accountability.
  • Easy wireless installation.
Kevin Duersch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Event Espresso

  • Event Espresso has literally changed the lives of our volunteer organization, saving hundreds of hours of time and eliminating the frustration of paper enrollment.
  • The add-ons allow you to accomplish just about any event registration goals you might have. It's an extremely powerful product.
  • Integrating the plugin into our website was a breeze, and it's approachable enough where volunteers can create the classes and conduct the online enrollment all in a web browser.
Nathan Roberts | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Arlo

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$99*

* per user, per month

Arlo Editions & Modules

Edition
Simple$991
Professional$1891
Enterprise$2491
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
Usage charges are as follows: 95¢ per registration for free events/online activities and $2 per registration for paid events/online activities

Event Espresso

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Event Espresso Editions & Modules

Edition
Personal Support License$79.951
Everything Support License$299.951
  1. Per Year
Additional Pricing Details

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