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Score 9.1 out of 100

Google Voice

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CallFire

If you need to find a test candidate for your client quickly, this is one of the best ways. Pull yourself a hot list of a couple hundred potential candidates and load them in to CallFire. Then get ready to hit about 50-60 calls per hour. You should have a great test candidate for your client in about 24 hours! It's amazing how quickly you can show your clients the true speed of your company.
Chase Muehlheuser | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

[Google Voice is] great if you have a workforce that needs to make calls for business purposes from their personal mobile device, while keeping their personal phone number private. If you have a large company with its own telecom system, it probably won't be necessary if employees already have their own landlines or separate work phones.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

CallFire
8.2
Google Voice
7.9
Hosted PBX
CallFire
6.0
Google Voice
8.0
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
CallFire
9.0
Google Voice
7.7
User templates
CallFire
7.0
Google Voice
7.3
Call reports
CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
7.8
Directory of employee names
CallFire
9.0
Google Voice
8.8

Call Management

CallFire
8.7
Google Voice
8.3
Answering rules
CallFire
8.0
Google Voice
7.7
Call recording
CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
8.7
Call park
CallFire
8.5
Google Voice
7.7
Call screening
CallFire
8.3
Google Voice
8.4
Message alerts
CallFire
8.8
Google Voice
9.0

VoIP system collaboration

CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
8.6
Video conferencing
CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
8.6
Audio conferencing
CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
8.9
Video screen sharing
CallFire
Google Voice
8.2
Instant messaging
CallFire
Google Voice
8.9

Mobile apps

CallFire
8.3
Google Voice
8.9
Mobile app for iOS
CallFire
8.5
Google Voice
8.9
Mobile app for Android
CallFire
8.0
Google Voice
8.9

Pros

CallFire

  • CallFire provides detailed analytics that show what/when callers select within the phone system
  • The text message broadcast feature is a game changer. This allows a company to dispatch text campaigns with specific calls-to-action, with tracking analytics.
  • The voice broadcast feature allows a mass automated message to be sent to client phones. This saves a lot of time when the same notification needs to go out to multiple clients.
Justin McClelland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

  • Google Voice has been great for setting up additional phone lines and numbers.
  • The voicemail inbox is a great feature and you can see when messages come in online and listen to the messages from your computer.
  • Google Voice allows us to have multiple phone numbers and lines for specific business purposes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CallFire

  • The services are easy to use and robust, but there is room for improvement. Unfortunately, not much has changed over the last 2 years of use. There haven't been any new features or innovations in that time.
  • API integration and automation is not easy for most folks to jump into and there is very little technical support or documentation to take advantage of such features.
  • The standard reports are generally sufficient, but there isn't any customization or intelligence available.
Benjamin Cutler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

  • I think there is room to improve with regards to call forwarding.
  • I wish there were a concise way to know if the call was to your Google Voice number or your personal number before answering the call.
  • when I add a contact to my account on the web it doesn't seem to sync with my phone even though the same email address is logged in.
Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CallFire

CallFire 9.0
Based on 1 answer
There is no reason not to, it has proven effective in the usage
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

Google Voice 9.3
Based on 7 answers
It's user friendly, how to use it is self explanatory, they support all their own options while someone like Phone Booth uses a third party. I can cancel Google Voice anytime and I choose how much I spend with Google Voice
Karrie Newton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CallFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Voice

Google Voice 8.9
Based on 8 answers
I haven't had problems with dropped calls, bad reception, lost recordings - everything works the way it should. The iOS app is easy to use, and the process is easy to explain to other people. It's also the cheapest way I've found to call internationally - I've used it to interview people from London and Austraila.
Rob Gokee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CallFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Voice

Google Voice 6.9
Based on 43 answers
They do not offer support unless you have the Business account for Google Voice under G Suite. This is tough, because Google doesn't really have a customer support team for this service, so when it gets shut down for a few hours, we have no choice but to wait it out. But this doesn't happen that often, which is great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CallFire

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Voice

Google Voice 10.0
Based on 3 answers
It is a pretty seamless program to transfer to, even for people who either have little experience with these programs or people who were stuck on Skype
Reita Silvis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CallFire

CallFire has a pricing structure that is attractive to us as a small business. The "pay as you use" options helps us keep our overhead low, especially with so many softwares already in our tech stack. It's a tremendous value for the cost!
Jason Revilla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

The integrations of Google Voice with all our devices are flawless, Android, iOS, Windows, Linux and Mac. Also, the call performance is far superior on wifi as well as on mobile data. With Skype, we had several problems with personal accounts, performance issues, and in general, it felt awkward to use it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CallFire

  • I sent out a broadcast message pretty deep in our data base, well three years out. I had one customer come in and buy thanking me for contacting her.
  • Our holiday season was up 35% over last year, this year we used CallFire more than we did in the past.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Voice

  • Cost for Google Voice is stellar, starting at $10/mo per user.
  • While it doesn't offer a new Audio/Video conferencing solution it does integrate with GSuite so it makes use of Google Calendar and Hangouts/ Google Meet.
  • Gets the employee's to use their company phone numbers more as texting is easy and deployment is simple.
  • The cell phone app is reliable and easy to deploy.
Sam Shearin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CallFire

General

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

CallFire Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro$599.001
Grow$299.001
Startup$199.001
Lite$99.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Google Voice

General

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

Google Voice Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter$101
Standard$201
Premier$301
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CallFire
10.0
Google Voice
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

CallFire
9.0
Google Voice
9.3

Usability

CallFire
Google Voice
8.9

Support Rating

CallFire
Google Voice
6.9

Implementation Rating

CallFire
Google Voice
10.0

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