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ChurnZero

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Score 9.1 out of 100

Intercom

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ChurnZero

Research - You need to pull client data but you are targeting clients with specific attributes. The segments feature makes it very easy for you to create a custom segment to target clients with those attributes and export it into a CSV file. Outreach - Let's say you created a custom email marketing campaign for a unique group of clients but you need a way to deliver these emails in the fastest way possible. You can create a custom segment that includes these clients and then create a "play" that targets that segment. The "play" lets you plan out when each email will be sent to your segment of clients. Outbound Sales - ChurnZero uses existing client data to help you with your outreach so this is mainly a client success tool and will not be very helpful if you are in an outbound sales role.
Amar Sarao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

Intercom is great for companies that have close relationships with customers or who want to have close relationships with customers. It's the ultimate tool for being able to communicate with customers in a personalized way, provide them with real-time answers, as well as allow them to help themselves with knowledge base tools and automated messaging.
Jacob Pitcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Role-based user permissions
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom

Platform & Infrastructure

ChurnZero
8.6
Intercom
API
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Integration with Salesforce.com
ChurnZero
8.6
Intercom

Customer Data Extraction / Integration

ChurnZero
8.4
Intercom
Product usage
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Help desk / support tickets
ChurnZero
8.4
Intercom

Customer Success Management

ChurnZero
8.4
Intercom
NPS surveys
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Sponsor tracking
ChurnZero
7.9
Intercom
Customer profiles
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Automated workflow
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Internal collaboration
ChurnZero
8.1
Intercom
Customer health scoring
ChurnZero
8.7
Intercom
Customer segmentation
ChurnZero
8.9
Intercom

CSM Reporting & Analytics

ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Customer health trends
ChurnZero
8.5
Intercom
Engagement analytics
ChurnZero
8.6
Intercom
Dashboards
ChurnZero
8.3
Intercom

Pros

ChurnZero

  • Via our online portal that our client base uses, we can send direct messages, pop-ups and even NPS surveys directly to their online account. This is extremely important because this is where our clients are logging in so we can tell them important things like "we have a new release, watch this video" or "do not lose access to your data, your renewal is right around the corner so email me". I feel like we're communicating with our clients in a way we could never do before.
  • It allows you to create segments. For example, I could create a segment of clients that are up for their renewal who have low usage. When a client enters that segment it can then alert me. Or even better, it can automatically send out an email and log activity to our CRM to follow up in a week. This 1 example will help us reach out to clients when they stop using the tool and/or find out why they did.
  • It integrates with all our systems: Salesforce, Zendesk, Gmail, Google Calendar, Slack, webinars, etc.
  • Support is amazing!
Kristin Sours | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

  • Intercom splits their chat really well. The chats are able to be split between internal notes and actual sent messages.
  • Tagging works really well in Intercom. You can tag each user and can also tag users in messages/internal notes so they can directly see messages intended for them.
  • Easy documentation management. You are able to find the help docs you need easily even during a chat message.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ChurnZero

  • The email that is sent out to clients does not tie to our company or that it's coming from Churnzero. It is too general which may confuse clients.
  • Attachments are not allowed which is not too important for right now but can be useful in the future.
Sanjusha Kolli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

  • Targeting messages appropriately
  • We often have several messages compounding on top of each other
  • I'd love if they could notify people who have not marked our announcements/messages/communication as read so that they don't end up having several un-related messages overwhelming them
  • When a thread is continued from a previous questions, I wish it was more obvious that the conversation had already been started with a particular person
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ChurnZero

ChurnZero 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It's a great software and tool specialized in helping the company know its customers and prevent them from leaving. It also helps data analysis and automation.
Samuel Hewstone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

Intercom 9.6
Based on 3 answers
It's currently a perfect fit for our needs, and we are customer-focused and small. When we grow, we may need to re-evaluate, but our current team finds it easy. Reviewing conversations is simple and allows for great training. The canned replies make service fast and easy. Smart suggestions remove the need to re-write technical walkthroughs and explanations for our FAQ
Ariana Thompson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ChurnZero

ChurnZero 8.2
Based on 1 answer
ChurnZero its pretty easy to use once you have received the proper training on the platform. Most of their features are very self-explanatory and you just need a few attempts and tries around the platform to master the usage of these features. Having someone who dedicated to this platform and dedicated to helping your team with it, is also key to success.
Pamela Castillo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

Intercom 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Intercom has really done a great job creating a focused product that provides huge value and is super easy to use. Our entire business group and a few engineering members are using it with no training whatsoever which is super rare for any platform.
Ziv Peled | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

ChurnZero

ChurnZero 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The support member Peter was very proactive in booking time when he felt that further explanation was required. He also took time to understand my issue and provided answers that I was not even aware of
Preston Lam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

Intercom 7.2
Based on 2 answers
We received an almost immediate response, however, despite the issue being quite urgent and stating that, we did not receive an update for almost an entire day. When we requested an update, we were told that this was due to time differences between the person that received the request and us. The timely nature of support should not be dependent on a single person
George Markou | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ChurnZero

ChurnZero 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The training and onboarding have been very helpful. Since I was not a part of the team when ChurnZero was implemented, it was important to get brought up to speed as quickly as possible and our CSM has been incredibly receptive in that regard.
Ben Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation

ChurnZero

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Intercom

Intercom 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Super easy implementation, no issues whatsoever, I can say I envy this part of Intercom
Ziv Peled | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ChurnZero

In general, while ChurnZero's reporting is a tiiiiiiny bit less flexible than that of Natero's, it's clear that ChurnZero was more tailor made for teams like ours, both in terms of look and overall functionality. Also, in our interactions with the sales team, ChurnZero seemed more like the kind of company we'd much prefer working with
Trevor Machinia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

SnapEngage allows you to:
  1. Customize CSAT/CES/NPS scores and questions from your customers about your agents.
  2. Automatically import chats to your CRM.
SnapEngage is not a perfect tool but also allows easy stipulation-setting for when the chats should appear on different web pages. It also tracks these stats once they are live on the site.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ChurnZero

  • The main positive I have seen is getting a holistic view of who our customers are and what they are doing with our application in place. Before, we had this information but it was not easily accessible and hard to interpret.
Hardin Lovett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Intercom

  • We've seen an increase in number of registrations for webinars by advertising them in-app using intercom.
  • Greater awareness of product releases which has help reduce frustration and promote satisfaction and ultimately stickiness to product.
  • Greater number of leads because visitors to website are more likely to submit a query in a chat box than send a direct email.
Nikhil George | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ChurnZero

General

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

Intercom

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ChurnZero
8.7
Intercom
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

ChurnZero
9.1
Intercom
9.6

Usability

ChurnZero
8.2
Intercom
9.0

Support

ChurnZero
9.1
Intercom
7.2

Online Training

ChurnZero
9.1
Intercom

Implementation

ChurnZero
Intercom
10.0

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