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Likelihood to Recommend

ClearSlide

ClearSlide is quite easy to use and effective when presenting information and sharing screen. It's also easy for the prospect to access your site; they just click on a link. If an inside sales manager was looking to find out where his/her team might be losing prospects, Clearslide would be a great choice because the analytics show exactly how engaged a prospect is and at what point they start to lose interest. There is a monthly cost/annual contract involved to Clearslide, so for a startup that is very cost-conscious it might be best to investigate free conference/screenshare options, but the case could be made that the analytics will earn back the fee.
Jason Carlage | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

Drift is creating a renaissance with a platform that prioritizes conversations. It's hard for me to imagine a more meaningful channel on which to develop valuable relationships with future customers. Drift has enabled us to make significant progress on all of our primary marketing and sales objectives including improving the buyer experience, leveraging our unique brand, better aligning sales and marketing, and improving conversion from the website.
Ben Battaglia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ClearSlide

  • CS easily loads in any web browser for client-facing meetings, which is awesome. No longer having to rely on an application of plug-in loading to present slides or do a screen share makes things simple for our teams and clients.
  • CS Outlook Plugin is very handy. Being able to share links to collateral from an existing email window pane has been incredibly helpful. This feature is a serious improvement from the earlier version of CS where you could only create links to collateral via their browser site.
  • The tracking capabilities that CS has embedded with linked collateral have been helpful in our client engagement strategy as an organization. Seeing what a client has viewed and for how long helps us know what they care about. Also, if they forward or share the information, we can also track that engagement.
Scott Isenga | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

  • 24/7/365 site coverage with the AI bot - it’s like cloning your best SDR and having them available to engage buyers across the entire site all of time
  • Efficiently qualify and route prospect conversations to connect with the right buyers while avoiding the wrong buyers
  • Conversational landing pages are a quick and easy way to create engaging content
  • Accelerate top-of-funnel speed with ABM functionality that notifies reps about active prospects and target accounts so they can proactively engage them in real time
  • Removes friction by automating the process of booking meetings directly in a rep’s calendar
Ryan McCurdy, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ClearSlide

  • I don't love the conference line. The recording message at the beginning is particularly annoying.
  • I also wish it were easier to share multiple links quicker. It's somewhat of a cumbersome process.
  • It can occasionally be challenging to find the right materials to share at the moment quick enough.
J. Carter Saunders | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

  • Whenever there have been challenges with the product, the team has always been hungry to fix the issues that we raise.
  • In-platform reporting on conversion metrics can be improved. For example, it's not possible to report on business vs non business email capture rate (currently reported by our CSM every week), and to get the most detail about meetings that have been booked, you have to export data and review in Sheets/Excel. Drift responds quickly, and they're already working on this... so by the time you read this review, the reports will probably be fully functional in the platform.
Adrian Cohn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 7.7
Based on 29 answers
ClearSlide is embedded in our culture and in our organization. The sales and marketing teams use ClearSlide on a daily basis to share information and presentations as well as communicate "what is working." Our leadership uses the analytics to provide improved feedback and coaching regarding bottlenecks our representatives are experiencing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 6.3
Based on 5 answers
Its easy to use from a presenter's perspective. Its web based so anyone who can navigate Facebook can open a live pitch or shared file. This makes it easy to give live demos, share files, and share screens with out downloading any software or installing java patches
Matt Judice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

Drift 7.6
Based on 3 answers
The customer-facing usability is great, but managing drift from the back end can be challenging at times. This is mainly due to slow loading speeds when it comes to editing or viewing routing. Coupling this with no autosave function, changes are hard to make and can easily be lost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 7.9
Based on 4 answers
It wasn't 100% but it was better than our experience with GoToMeeting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 7.3
Based on 9 answers
I was mostly involved in the implementation process and syncing ClearSlide with Salesforce, and I would say the support was mostly average. It took a few times to get everything scheduled, and a lot of the process was left up to me. I was reading through the documents that they supplied. It wasn't complicated, but more direct support would have been appreciated.
Alex Brielmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

Drift 8.2
Based on 3 answers
The Drift team has been remarkably responsive to me. From support reps available in-app, to my account manager committed to my long-term success, to regular connections and interactions with their leadership team. They have been wholeheartedly committed to answering every question and solving every issue so that we can succeed as a team, and I can succeed as a marketer!
Ben Battaglia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 8.0
Based on 2 answers
They do a good job
Douglas Jensen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

No score
No answers yet
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Implementation Rating

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Web based so easy for them to configure account
Douglas Jensen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

ClearSlide

ClearSlide stacks up to be as good as any of the aforementioned tools. We selected Clearslide because of its ease of use and implementation. It did not take our team too long to get acclimated with how ClearSlide works and how they would be using it, allowing them to generate more meetings and more revenue.
David Cortez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

Drift is the best tool in the chatbot market. If you are going to get rid of forms and switch to chatbots, or at least hybrid the two, then you need to go with Drift. They integrate better, build better, and are so far ahead of their competitors in terms of functionality.
Rachel Green | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

ClearSlide

ClearSlide 9.1
Based on 1 answer
This product ROCKS!!!! ClearSlide shortened my sales cycle by over 50% by enabling to jump right into a LIVE demo on an initial client call so I don't have to waste time scheduling a demo at later date. People are busy and finding a time to schedule a call can take days or weeks
Kyle McDonald | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

No score
No answers yet
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Return on Investment

ClearSlide

  • Has helped us close more deals because of the easy "on the fly" screen share
  • Also, you get a notification when people view your information so having that, I have followed up shortly after and closed the deal
  • Helps my team with all external presentations
Max J. Kouris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drift

  • Drift has allowed us to capture more MQLs since we started using it.
  • Drift has increased customer satisfaction with our services since it enabled real-time support and communication with them.
  • Drift has allowed us to spend less time supporting users or replying to user questions, and spend more time on critical business issues, while maintaining the same level of support for our customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ClearSlide

General

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

Drift

General

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

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