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Score 9.1 out of 100

Zendesk Support Suite

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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ContactPigeon

It is a platform with all the requisite features to meet the needs of a complete digital marketing campaign: email marketing with countless automation rules, pop-ups that serve as simple sign-ups or even as cross-sell and up-sell tools, push notifications with ready-made templates for vital functions like browse and cart abandonment, the ability to create offsite landing pages, creation of Facebook ads, and much much more. I really can't think of one scenario in which ContactPigeon won't provide solid solutions.
Makis Paraskevopoulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite implementation means an industry-class help desk with a dynamic interface that brings together all customer interactions from almost any channel allowing agents to respond faster to customer queries and with the right context. It is more than just a help desk since it also acts as a CRM by allowing us to organize workflows, processes and track customer engagement.
Emily Mok | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.8
Organize and prioritize service tickets
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.0
Expert directory
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.3
Subscription-based notifications
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
6.5
ITSM collaboration and documentation
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.1
Ticket creation and submission
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.7
Ticket response
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.4

Self Help Community

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.6
External knowledge base
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.6
Internal knowledge base
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.7

Multi-Channel Help

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.7
Customer portal
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.4
IVR
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.0
Social integration
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.0
Email support
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.2
Help Desk CRM integration
ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.0

Pros

ContactPigeon

  • Customized newsletters with segmentations to target specific customers according to their visits in our website.
  • Landing pages, with [graphics] we create. It creates a special link for every campaign/landing page for use in our advertisements.
  • Pop ups in site. [We] can have pop ups in every page of our site. [We] want [this] in order to inform our customers for extra [discounts] [or] [gifts].
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

  • Zendesk makes it easy to see if a question/ticket has already been answered/updated (and to see who answered it).
  • Zendesk makes it easy for users to indicate if they are available to respond or not.
  • Zendesk also makes it easy to respond as you can respond within the software/system. A one-stop process!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ContactPigeon

  • The UI is too complex sometimes (hopefully their support is always there for us!)
Apostolis Lianos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

  • Allow each user to customize the look of their Dash, rather than being hemmed in by company selections
  • Provide a way for Suspended tickets (created by emails from non-users) to be better managed
  • Set a timer for tickets to reopen on a more individual ticket basis.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ContactPigeon

ContactPigeon 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I am absolutely happy with their services. For any problem or idea that arises, the support team is there to provide solutions, advise, and even write code for the website.
Makis Paraskevopoulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 10.0
Based on 38 answers
There has not been a reason to consider anything else as the core functions work perfectly for ticketing. Also Zendesk continues to focus on new functionality, growth of the API and Apps framework and add more partner application to the list. Not only will be renew but it is likely we will add seats as we grow and expand our customer focused teams.
Lou Gallo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ContactPigeon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 8.9
Based on 18 answers
As an agent it's very simple to use. As an admin it's also easy to use, but sometimes lacks some functionality that would be nice to have such as expanded native 2 way sync functionality for many major apps that are commonly used today like HubSpot and Salesforce. The ability to add followers to tickets to they get updates and are in the know without the customer seeing this agent cc'd is a nice touch. This ensures additional visibility and easily following the communication without having to appear as a CC to the customer, who could accidentally remove that person in a response, thus breaking the visibility
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

ContactPigeon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 8.6
Based on 26 answers
In the past year, I'd say I have only noticed maybe two hours total of downtime in my own usage. Very minimal.
Chase Sheaffer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

ContactPigeon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 8.0
Based on 20 answers
There has been minor performance degradation on a very few days out of the two years I have been using the product.
Taylor Wielage | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ContactPigeon

ContactPigeon 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It is honestly the best support team I've ever seen, always ready and willing to help.
Makis Paraskevopoulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 6.4
Based on 53 answers
Every time I contacted them they were not only very responsive and knowledgable, but always seemed to have a positive upbeat attitude. It probably helps that we did not have significant service outages or sev 1 level issues, but even my lower severity issues were quickly answered. And the positive and upbeat attitude really made things feel comfortable.
Kevin Pearce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ContactPigeon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 7.9
Based on 9 answers
Zendesk has tons of available material for training - videos, webinars, articles, etc. The only reason this is not a 10 is because it can be hard to figure out how to navigate to these things and find what you are looking for.
Chase Sheaffer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

ContactPigeon

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Zendesk Support Suite

Zendesk Support Suite 9.0
Based on 35 answers
I was very satisfied. They have a free trial for 30 days and I recommend you do that and use it. It is very easy to get started with the basics and the build on over time.

The only thing technically complex was single sign-on and integration to Salesforce.com required some tweaks – otherwise setting up system was very easy
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ContactPigeon

[I] haven't used other [products].
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

I have not used any other support software, but also evaluated FreshDesk. For our needs at the time, Zendesk was more polished and had the ability to support multiple websites in a single instance, while allowing customization for each brand separately. That was crucial to us, and is why we went with Enterprise.
Adam McCracken | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ContactPigeon

  • 25% growth in Email orders (YoY).
  • Higher open rates up to +46%.
Apostolis Lianos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Support Suite

  • The main part of the IT department is able to quickly prioritize and delegate tickets as they come in.
  • Tickets can be linked to each other and support articles, creating opportunities for more efficient responses.
  • Central location for users to ask for tech help when they don't need to know which staff member is the appropriate person to ask.
Alicia Barevich, bCRE, bCEE | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ContactPigeon

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

ContactPigeon Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$198.001
Pro$385.001
Enterprise$980.001
  1. per month/billed annually
Additional Pricing Details

Zendesk Support Suite

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Zendesk Support Suite Editions & Modules

Edition
Suite Team$49.001
Suite Growth$79.001
Suite Professional$99.001
Suite Enterprise$150.001
Additional Enterprise-Ready Plans, starting at...$215.001
Support Team (Foundational Support Only)$19.001
  1. per agent/month billed annually
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ContactPigeon
9.1
Zendesk Support Suite
7.6

Likelihood to Renew

ContactPigeon
9.1
Zendesk Support Suite
10.0

Usability

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.9

Reliability and Availability

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.6

Performance

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
8.0

Support Rating

ContactPigeon
9.1
Zendesk Support Suite
6.4

In-Person Training

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
10.0

Online Training

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
7.9

Implementation Rating

ContactPigeon
Zendesk Support Suite
9.0

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