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Birdeye

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Score 8.7 out of 100

SurveyMonkey

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Birdeye

If you want to increase online review volume and ratings while saving loads of time, Birdeye will do that for you. Small or large business, Birdeye can support you. Birdeye does not include support for all 3rd party review platforms based on the policies of those platforms; however, Birdeye is willing to work with its clients and aggregate 3rd party data into their platform so that you can stay on top of your reputation and client needs without the need to spend time always heading to those 3rd party websites.
Justin Shook | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is an easy to use program when you are needing to collect and organize feedback or data points from individuals. My biggest con with SurveyMonkey is that its another login/password you have to remember. Personally, I've switched to using Google Forms since its already synced with my Gmail account. Professionally, we've been using more and more of Wufoo and transitioning to Titan Forms as they have more capabilities and automatically tie in with other software that we are using, which makes it easier for tracking purposes. If you just need a simple survey software then SurveyMonkey will meet your needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Survey Format & Appearance

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.0
Survey templates
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.6
Themes
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
7.6
Custom logo/branding
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
7.8

Survey Content

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.5
Changes to live survey
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.8
Question design help
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
7.9
Multiple question types
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
9.0

Survey Logic

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.4
Survey logic flexibility
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.4

Survey Reporting & Analytics

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.5
Response tracking
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.8
Data export
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.7
Standard reports
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.3
Custom reports
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.2
Analytics
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.3

Survey Administration & Security

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.7
Access controls
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.8
Compliance
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.5

Survey Distribution

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.4
Vendor-offered crowdsourcing
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.6
Respondent restrictions
Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.2

Pros

Birdeye

  • Their support is excellent. Always fast and efficient.
  • Implementation was easy and fast. You are assigned an implementation manager to get everything connected.
  • Birdeye is constantly innovating and creating new value through added features and functionality. They're much more than just online review curation.
Kristin Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

  • SurveyMonkey templates have made it very user-friendly. It is very efficient to create a survey.
  • I love that they have multiple ways to answer questions. For example, short answer, paragraph, and radio buttons to name a few.
  • The surveys are very easy to share. You can import a large list of email addresses or free type just a few.
  • I like that you can test the survey before sending it out live. I send it to myself to verify how it will look and feel to the end-user.
Tiffany Consalvo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Birdeye

  • It would be nice for Birdeye to work with product reviews. Currently they're about business reviews only.
  • Is there a way to get BirdEye to sync with Amazon? Product reviews on Amazon would be huge.
  • The integrations are generally easy to add, but it would be nice to have a WordPress addon that makes it happen seamlessly.
Aaron Metzger | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

  • Recognizing that there are more limitations when it comes to a mobile interface vs. a desktop interface, I would love to see more profound levels of programming functionality on the mobile side.
  • It would be helpful to have better access to greater levels of third-party results analysis, particularly as it relates to open-ended questions and answers.
  • As an admin, it would be very cool if SurveyMonkey were able to use AI to match the survey we're building (questions, topics, target respondents, etc.) to existing results that might negate the need to ask certain questions in our surveys.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Birdeye

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey 8.9
Based on 27 answers
Compared to other competitors in the market (including a few I've used internally), if you're looking for a survey application, this one does the job and it's quite inexpensive too. Considering the fact that it comes with a handy mobile application too (on iOS and Android), you also get flexibility thrown in the deal too.
Ben Donkor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Birdeye

Birdeye 9.6
Based on 10 answers
Birdeye is very self explanatory. It makes it very easy for our team to manage . We are able to use on our laptop along with our phones. My clients love that we an send the link though a text . It has been easy to navigate the platform weather is reviewing reviews to requesting help from help desk.
YOVANA PEREZ | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey 8.8
Based on 31 answers
SurveyMonkey is incredibly simple to use, each step is laid out clearly and precisely. They also provide templates that make the creation of surveys easier. They provide the analytics in a clear, easily manipulated way, along with several exporting options that make integrating the analytics into presentations simple.
Caroline Dobson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Birdeye

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey 6.0
Based on 2 answers
still to many limitations for more complex surveys --skips, filtered questions, etc.
Jeannette Saquet | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Birdeye

Birdeye 9.4
Based on 11 answers
Support can always be better. I feel like there are shifts in leads at Birdeye all the time and it's hard to create a relationship with someone only to then be told you're being re-assigned. Would be nice to stick it through with someone for more time than a year or less. Not sure of the varying degrees of support and what's offered based on how much you spend with Birdeye, but that seems to be a heavy factor on the outside looking in.
Mark Renkens | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey 7.6
Based on 31 answers
I haven’t used the support function yet, but I have had colleagues that have and the issues they’ve faced have been resolved super quickly. They also have said the support people they have come in contact with have been extremely friendly. Those two things are what made me choose my rating
Betsy Scruggs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Birdeye

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Implementation not required.
Rachel Biederman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Birdeye

There is no comparison to Birdeye!! We have used 2 other reputation management companies in the past. We always had to ask every patient that came in to please take time to go online and give us a review. That was always met with a "look" from the patient and the staff felt uncomfortable asking. With BirdEye we don't have to do that any longer! They do the work for you, seamlessly and effectively, therefore, making our staff and patients happier.
Lynette Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

I've been using SurveyMonkey for more than 20 years - most of the competitor solutions that I reviewed over 20 years ago don't even exist any longer, or they've been acquired by other firms. SurveyMonkey has stood the test of time, and never given me the need to seek out other competitive solutions
Ira Bornstein, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Birdeye

  • All Positive ROI - It's simple
  • As a re-seller, it's all residual income, sell it once, train them, your done.
  • Even if we manage it as a re-seller, once you know the platform, you can pay a college student pennies to send out the campaigns or train clients. As an owner, I recommend it, my clients take my expert opinion, I'm done.
Lynn Holloway-Mylton | TrustRadius Reviewer

SurveyMonkey

  • We use this to survey vendors after a trade show and their comments to me have helped improve other shows. I don't have hard numbers but I know our vendors, some of whom are associate members, are very happy to give this feedback because it helps their ROI too.
  • I know it has saved us employee time as we aren't sifting through email responses and entering them into a spreadsheet. SurveyMonkey does that for us.
  • We often need to do quick polls to our members to make decisions. This makes them feel like they are getting value for their membership dues that they pay our association.
Megan Abbott | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Birdeye

General

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

Birdeye Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$299.001
Professional$399.001
PremiumCustom Pricing
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

SurveyMonkey

General

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

SurveyMonkey Editions & Modules

Edition
Business Plan - Team Advantage27.001
Business Plan - Team Premier89.001
EnterpriseContact Sales
Personal Plan - Standard Monthly99.003
Personal Plan - Advantage Annual34.004
Personal Plan - Premier Annual119.004
  1. Per User Per Month (billed annually)
  2. Per User Per Month (billed monthly)
  3. Per User Per Month (billed annually)
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Birdeye
8.5
SurveyMonkey
7.7

Likelihood to Renew

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
8.9

Usability

Birdeye
9.6
SurveyMonkey
8.8

Reliability and Availability

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
10.0

Performance

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
6.0

Support Rating

Birdeye
9.4
SurveyMonkey
7.6

Implementation Rating

Birdeye
SurveyMonkey
10.0

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