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Likelihood to Recommend

Bananatag

Bananatag is very well suited to creating messages that are going to be used on a regular basis but don't require much in the way of changing or amending. It is also a very handy platform to track sending emails and the watermarking technology is very handy. As far as range of designs compared to something like Mailchimp it doesn't compare well.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

LinkPoint is well suited to any situation where Outlook is used for email correspondence and calendar items and there is need to have a record of those items and/or perform connected actions (schedule tasks, follow up reminders, etc.) in Salesforce. Automating this process and removing as much duplication of work as possible is the primary goal and the primary benefit that LinkPoint provides. In addition to efficiency, automating the process also provides a pretty substantial increase in accuracy, removing ca. 50% of the chance for human error. It's pretty simple functionality in concept, but extremely valuable in execution.
Rick Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Bananatag

  • Easy to use and install, particularly with Gmail for business.
  • It has a simple feedback system, if a client reads an email, you get an emailed read receipt telling you the time of them doing so.
  • It runs in the background, is virtually undetectable and will not hinder any communication in the slightest.
Chandler Elmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

  • Adding emails is a breeze.
  • Creating contacts/leads from outlook is as simple as highlight, drag and drop.
  • Additional customization to allow you to bring in associates custom objects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bananatag

  • Changing the format/size of blocks.
  • The range/choice of blocks that can be used.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

  • The plug-in for Outlook needs to be reset every couple of months.
  • It does not tag e-mails sent from mobile devices (or we haven't figured out how to do that yet).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Bananatag

Bananatag 3.0
Based on 2 answers
Have not really had many opportunities to use the support function but my experience was limited and a little bit clunky. It was not particularly responsive or helpful in terms of trying to resolve the query I was working on. I think the problem was solved by another member of the team that worked on designing their own template.
Marc Duke | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

LinkPoint Connect 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Never had to use the support team, which probably means the product works well!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Bananatag

Bananatag is a free-standing application that plugs into your email service provider. As such, you do not need to be logged into another application to see the results or the real-time tracking of emails like you would with other email trackers. The free application is great if you just need to track a few outbound emails, but the paid plans offer a much more robust tracking service that would allow you to get any and all information you could desire from an email being tracked
Chandler Elmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

Prior to our move to LinkPoint, we used the Salesforce add-in for Outlook. This required manual syncing of email and calendar items and no easy to use interface between the two programs. It was very cumbersome for me to use, to the point where I quit using it altogether some time ago. I found it far less frustrating to just switch back and forth between Outlook and Salesforce and manually perform the requisite actions, create tasks or other items, enter the required data, etc.
Rick Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Bananatag

  • It has sped up communication with the client because you have insight into how they are receiving and looking at material you have sent them.
  • It has not had any negative impact on the business or our operations.
Chandler Elmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

LinkPoint Connect

  • Activity history tracking. Our users send most of their emails from outlook.
  • Contact and lead creation.
  • Visibility of all associated records.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Bananatag

General

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

Bananatag Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

LinkPoint Connect

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$16*

* per user per year

LinkPoint Connect Editions & Modules

Edition
LinkPoint Connect for Outlook + Salesforce$1921
LinkPoint Connect for IBM Notes + Salesforce$2281
LinkPoint Connect for Outlook + Microsoft Dynamics CRM$1921
LinkPoint Connect for IBM Notes + Microsoft Dynamics CRM$2281
  1. per user, per year
Additional Pricing Details
Subscriptions are billed annually. Discounts available for non-profits. Volume discounts available. LinkPoint Connect Solutions are available for Outlook and IBM Notes users. These include preconfigured implementations for Advologix, Apto, Apttus, FinancialForce.com, Jobscience, Navatar, Pardot, Salesforce Shield, and TaskRay.

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