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Score 8 out of 100

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarabridge

The tool is awesome and the survey tool that was demoed for me is truly one that will be a game changer. I've actually been on site with clarabridge and they are awesome and they truly have a bright future in this industry. As HR analytics takes off and continues to grow, they will continue to become a key in how different talent, initiatives, etc., are assessed and can truly get an insight on the voice of employees on many possible initiatives.
Brandon Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

[Salesforce.com] is well suited for creating campaigns, tracking clicks, cutting the sales cycle and automating the whole marketing process. Salesforce provides a full view of the customer, such as communication history, activity history, social mentions and so much more using contact management. It may not be appropriate for small businesses because of its price.
Daniel Cooper | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.5
Customer data management / contact management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.2
Workflow management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.4
Territory management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3
Opportunity management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.9
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.0
Contract management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.2
Quote & order management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3
Interaction tracking
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.7
Channel / partner relationship management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.4

Customer Service & Support

Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.5
Case management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
9.0
Call center management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.4
Help desk management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.3

Marketing Automation

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.6
Lead management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.7
Email marketing
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.5

CRM Project Management

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.2
Task management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.1
Billing and invoicing management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
6.7
Reporting
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.8

CRM Reporting & Analytics

Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.0
Forecasting
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.8
Pipeline visualization
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.1
Customizable reports
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.2

Customization

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.6
Custom fields
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.0
Custom objects
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.5
Scripting environment
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.2
API for custom integration
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.7

Security

Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.2
Single sign-on capability
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.1
Role-based user permissions
Clarabridge
Salesforce
8.3

Social CRM

Clarabridge
Salesforce
6.9
Social data
Clarabridge
Salesforce
6.9
Social engagement
Clarabridge
Salesforce
6.9

Integrations with 3rd-party Software

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3
Marketing automation
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3
Compensation management
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3

Platform

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3
Mobile access
Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.3

Pros

Clarabridge

  • Voice to text functionality is extremely accurate.
  • Alert system for trending topics is very helpful.
  • The natural language processor is easy to tune to brand specific nuances.
Gino Abbate III, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • Reporting. The reporting functions are valuable to see how particular accounts have done over time, to see how reps are tracking to goal, and to see how reps compare to other reps in the organization.
  • Analytics. There are a variety of tools that management can use to determine how individual reps are performing and how the entire sales organization is tracking to goal, and how that compares to previous years.
  • Customization. Field can be customized to help an organization create a CRM that is tailored to their particular industry and company.
Jason Carlage | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clarabridge

  • Not that they are not awesome but things could constantly improve on the NLP for sarcasm based comments ( I know it is a machine and this is hard but It is one of my only frustrations)
Brandon Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • When you close SF and open it the next day it tends to open old cases (tabs). You'll end up with tab overload if you don't put time into closing old ones.
  • If you start a case and don't have all the required fields completed, you'll lose it all if you try saving it too soon.
Ben Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 10.0
Based on 48 answers
While it's not perfect and can be overly complicated at times, there is not another solution out there that can do what it does. To get the same functionality you would need numerous disparate tools to match the amount of functionality Salesforce has. Having it all aggregated on one platform makes the complicated parts far more bearable
John Cupoli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 7.4
Based on 55 answers
While not the most robust software available for tracking and following up with leads, the UI is fairly straight forward and you know right away what you are getting and how to interact with it. While some initial training is required, it is still simple enough for most users to interact with it on a daily basis without feeling burdensome.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.8
Based on 27 answers
Salesforce is always available securely from any internet-capable device anywhere in the world, UNLESS you choose to set security measures so that ONLY trusted IP ranges may access the system at certain times of the day. It's all about choice and flexibility with Salesforce products.
Kyle Dugger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.0
Based on 18 answers
Salesforce performance in general is excellent. "The cloud infrastructure beneath Force.com has been fine-tuned over the past 10 years. It powers nearly 100,000+ businesses running more than 185,000 applications that 3 million users count on every day."
Points per Salesforce -
1) Multitenant kernel - With a multitenant platform, each business that uses the app doesn’t have its own copy. Instead, all businesses share a single copy and then customize it for their specific needs.
2) ISO 27001 certified security - You can’t compromise when it comes to enterprise-level security. Force.com is road-tested and trusted by nearly 100,000+ companies, including many of the world’s most security-conscious organizations, such as banks and health care providers.
3) Proven reliability - All Force.com apps run on world-class data centers with backup, failover, and disaster-recovery facilities. Force.com has had a proven 99.9 percent uptime record for years.
4) Proven, real-time scalability - Force.com is used by many of the world's largest enterprises, including Cisco, Japan Post Network, and Symantec. Applications can automatically scale from a few users to millions of page views, as needed.
5) Real-time query optimizer - You need fast access to your data. The Force.com query optimizer delivers under 300ms response time, at a massive scale.
6) Real-time transparent system status - You can always see real-time system performance, availability, and security information at trust.salesforce.com.
7) Real-time upgrades - Unlike traditional software platforms, our upgrades never break your customizations, code, or integrations. We upgrade the platform for you 3 to 4 times each year. As a result, you’re always on the latest version, with access to the latest features, performance, and security enhancements.
8) Real-time sandbox environments - With a single click, you can create copies of your applications, configuration, and data in separate environments for development, testing, and training.
9) Three global production data centers and disaster recovery - Force.com runs on three geographically dispersed, mirrored data centers with built-in replication, disaster recovery, a redundant network backbone, and no single points of failure
Rob Gottschalk | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 6.9
Based on 51 answers
The Professional version relies on its community and its documentation. No chat support, no phone support. And I think for 70+ USD/ user/ month, there should be some of those options available. Finding an answer in the community is not always easy to do. I had to go with a Salesforce developer or administrator to find answers that I think I should be able to find with support.
Sebastian Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 7.9
Based on 11 answers
I attended two training sessions. I would rate them a 4 as an advanced user. It was very basic – great for someone new – would give 8+ for new person.

I had 3 years of experience at the time. I skipped basic and went onto advanced and still not helpful. A lot of it was best practices that didn’t feel relevant for our business
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.1
Based on 15 answers
I have gone through multiple. The content that’s delivered is quite basic – I wish they had more advanced training.

We are grandfathered into premium support plus training. We get unlimited access to instructor led and online training for free. We have taken advantage of this
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.4
Based on 16 answers
Just from an organizational standpoint - we standardized our data prior to moving to Salesforce. But we essentially standardized it wrong. That's created a big disgusting mess for us know that I'll have to deal with as the Admin. Be sure you think through use cases prior to doing something like that - seek outside opinions on how the data will work best, especially depending on what else you're going to integrate with Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clarabridge

Clarabridge's support team is better than anyone else in the industry.
Gino Abbate III, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

The biggest advantage with Salesforce is likely the biggest detractor as well. It is largely a blank slate. The system is not customized to any one business or industry out of the box. You have to design everything - which is great if you are looking for a highly customized system, but very difficult for small or even medium sized firms without help from a 3rd party. We developed everything 100% in house. It has been quite a learning curve, but ultimately we preferred this method to farming out the work.
Jeff Fralick | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Clarabridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I've worked with Salesforce since 2001 in companies ranging from 4 to hundreds of sales people and the system has been able to scale and perhaps more importantly expand (functionally) to the needs of larger organizations. In fact in my previous company, as a provider of a solution that integrated with Salesforce, we had customers that had thousands of sales people using Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clarabridge

  • Well, due to the organization not truly pushing it for its value, we have struggled on this. We have seen great insight into certain projects when trying to improve certain processes or management structure and seeing the decline in those categories for term reasons/explanations but that does not truly say that the problem is fixed. You could draw a parallel but living in assumptions can cause more issues.
Brandon Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • ROI is most noticeable when you are able to consolidate disparate legacy systems and move all of their data from a local data center up to the cloud. You end up saving a ton of money that no longer needs to be spent on hardware, software, maintenance, IT, etc.
  • The recurring licensing model is not ideal when it comes to ROI impact, as the long term expenditure will be significant. However, the hidden cost savings that it brings due to a smoother running business is not something that should be ignored.
  • One of the main benefits is collaboration. The platform represents a "single source of truth" that can greatly enhance collaboration and data consolidation. This will impact ROI in ways immeasurable but there can be no doubt that the effects are there.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Clarabridge

General

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

Clarabridge Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Salesforce

General

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

Salesforce Editions & Modules

Edition
Essentials$25.001
Professional$100.001
Enterprise$175.001
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clarabridge
10.0
Salesforce
7.8

Likelihood to Renew

Clarabridge
Salesforce
10.0

Usability

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.4

Reliability and Availability

Clarabridge
Salesforce
9.8

Performance

Clarabridge
Salesforce
9.0

Support Rating

Clarabridge
Salesforce
6.9

In-Person Training

Clarabridge
Salesforce
7.9

Online Training

Clarabridge
Salesforce
9.1

Implementation Rating

Clarabridge
Salesforce
9.4

Scalability

Clarabridge
Salesforce
10.0

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