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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Any application where real-time communication is required.Not suited for secure communications.If storage and network overhead are a concern, Microsoft Bot Framework is lightweight and no additional storage capacity or network interfaces are needed.If 100% availability is required, this is not a good choice, stability was an area of concern.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey would be great if you have a really strong social media presence and want to capitalize on people visiting your pages. It's great if you have a tech friendly audience who is not afraid to talk to a chatbot. If you have an audience where they might be uncomfortable or more of an "uptight" audience then it might not be fore you. It's also not great for heavy B2B if your focus is on high level targets as they're likely not logged in to Facebook at work. B2C is probably the best function for MobileMonkey, although it could be used to help field support messages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • Azure Bot Services helps to run frequently asked questions speedily and consistently. Thereby, reducing customer issues/inquiries management.
Francis Banda | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

  • For small businesses on zero budget - provides a free.
  • A Facebook group community with peers and experts helping each other.
Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • Azure documentation still needs some improvement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

  • Terrible marketing ethics!
  • 6am phone calls to my cell trying to up-sell me
  • Spam galore! I have replied more than 5 times to be unsubscribed, yet they still spam me
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework) 7.3
Based on 3 answers
Microsoft offers robust support without a high amount of extra cost to add this product on into our existing support contract.No new onsite personnel as required and training sessions and manuals were included.Very fast response and problem resolution were made available.Detailed configuration guidance was provided at no extra cost.Patching was a bit too frequent.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey 7.4
Based on 3 answers
MobileMonkey support is second to none when you have a paid plan. Always willing to help and make your life a lot easier when you're facing any technical difficulties or frustrations. When I was on the free plan, I found plenty of useful resources that helped me solve my problems, and I could still contact support for help.
Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Azure Bot Services is part of Azure subscription so it is ideal to have apps working [on] one platform so as to manage resources effectively.
Francis Banda | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey is a lot less expensive than both Olark and Drift. We chose MobileMonkey because we were hoping the familiar interface and integration between social and the website would drive more interest which would lead to conversion and revenue. It's more of a chatbot than Intercom in that Intercom is really good for customer support, but MM is a nice way to get people interested by sharing high level data through a conversation that doesn't require a real person. However, Olark, Drift, and Intercom all integrate with the major CRMs and marketing automation platforms which gives them a real edge over MobileMonkey at this time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • High impact on time savings.
  • Database independent support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MobileMonkey

  • It has become a quick sunk-cost due to the amount of time I had to spend ignoring/blocking their unsolicited marketing/communication attempts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

General

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

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework) Editions & Modules

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MobileMonkey

General

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

MobileMonkey Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro$21.751
Unicorn$51.001
Team$299.001
  1. Per Month
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