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3 Ratings
2 Ratings
3 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 100
2 Ratings
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Score 9.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Charlie App ranks higher in 1 feature set: Sales Intelligence Data Standards
  • Vainu ranks higher in 1 feature set: Prospecting

Prospecting

3.0

Charlie App

30%
8.2

Vainu

82%
Vainu ranks higher in 6/6 features

Load time/data access

3.0
30%
1 Rating
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Advanced search

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Identification of new leads

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
1 Rating

List quality

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
1 Rating

List upload/download

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Ideal customer targeting

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Sales Intelligence Data Standards

9.0

Charlie App

90%
7.6

Vainu

76%
Charlie App ranks higher in 2/3 features

Contact information

9.0
90%
1 Rating
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Company information

9.0
90%
1 Rating
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Industry information

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
1 Rating

Data Augmentation & Lead Qualification

Charlie App

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
8.1

Vainu

81%
Vainu ranks higher in 8/8 features

Lead qualification process

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
1 Rating

Smart lists and recommendations

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
1 Rating

Salesforce integration

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Company/business profiles

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Alerts and reminders

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3
73%
1 Rating

Data hygiene

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2
82%
1 Rating

Automatic data refresh

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Filters and segmentation

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1
91%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • Vainu is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.0

Charlie App

70%
1 Rating
9.1

Vainu

91%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Charlie App

If you are in any type of sales, and meeting with people, it is a must. If you already know you contact well, it doesn't have as much value for that particular meeting. Also I wish there was a way to not sync internal meetings, as it just provides clutter, and I don't need info on those people.
Kevin Gilman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vainu

Vainu is the best software I have ever used for prospecting. It offers everything that we need for sale, prospecting and leads, and indeed really cost-effective. It's really a small investment when comparing what it can bring to your business. Vainu is not indispensable If you don't have an active selling team and continuous need for new prospects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Charlie App

  • They easily connect with my Outlook to sync my upcoming meetings.
  • It provides me with the social profiles of people I am meeting with.
  • It gives me the ability to have all my info about my contact in one place to easily review.
Kevin Gilman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vainu

  • You save time and find right prospects as fast as possible.
  • It's also easy to sort prospects by industry, revenue, digital foot print... etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Charlie App

  • At times it doesn't pull a social profile for the contact correctly, or at all, when I know the person has a profile.
  • The interface is a little clunky, and the font is too large. It could be a lot smaller and still effective.
  • It takes a lot of time to sync at points, which is frustrating.
Kevin Gilman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vainu

  • Vainu has fixed all bugs we have reported. So no, can't really say what I dislike...
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Charlie App

General

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

Starting Price

Vainu

General

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

Starting Price

Alternatives Considered

Charlie App

The thing that Charlie does best is it aggregates everything in one place. It allows me to have a one-stop shop, that I can quickly review prior to heading into a meeting. People are usually amazed with the amount of info that Charlie can give you, and it almost always works its way into my sales call.
Kevin Gilman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vainu

Vainu contacted me 15 months ago. I had been looking for a good prospecting tool a long time before that. There wasn't any reason not to take the test! The introduction went well. We got guidance many times. Our new sales team members can still receive training from them if we want. They have been interested in our feedback.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Charlie App

  • The info I pull from Charlie prior to the meeting is almost always brought up as a conversation starter.
  • Charlie helps my relationships go deeper than just surface level info.
  • The ability to go deeper in my relationships while using Charlie has absolutely closed me business.
Kevin Gilman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vainu

  • Your sales team saves time and find right prospects as fast as possible.
  • Your sales team members like their work more when you provide a good tool for prospecting
  • More efficient time management and more sales
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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