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Conversica is an excellent tool if you have a large database of potential students, sales leads, or other forms of potential customers/users. It does not replace human interaction, but instead supplements it - allowing your admissions/sales/retention team to spend their time with those individuals that are in most need of assistance - whether that be because they are "hot leads" for a sale, students with a sincere interest, or customers needing assistance beyond the capabilities of an automatic system.
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Inside Sales Box is great for call centers and places that require the call records to be related to the accounts. It would be less needed in situations in which calls are not an essential part. Inbound call records would be much better if they attached to the
records like outbound calls.
Read full review Pros Conversica is great at working low level leads and surfacing those that are in fact interested in your product or service. Conversica is also useful in weeding out leads that are not strong. Since Conversica is sending emails to various prospects, customers and opportunities, it allows sales, account managers, service etc, to focus on other activities, thereby saving time and freeing up resources. Read full review Its interface is friendly one. Convenient to use. Professional software. Less time taking. Read full review Cons The method of standing up campaigns can be a little tedious for administrators because it uses copy/paste of Salesforce Campaign ID instead of just searching for active Salesforce campaigns. Understanding the conversation path options that the AI could take is improving greatly, but can still use some improvements for admin awareness when standing up a new conversation. Understanding what conversation types exist and how they differ from one another is sometimes difficult to self-serv, but the Conversica team is always very good about helping out explaining these. Read full review Inbound calls need to be found to get on proper record. Inbound calls can erase notes on the last call if not saved. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
Tool is extremely powerful but comes with a heavy price tag. As long as we close more than 30 deals with year with Conversica's assistance it will be an easy choice to renew. If we don't we will have to figure out if these funds are best spent in other lead generation places.
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Standalone, it's very easy to use. It becomes a little more complicated when you're working with it as an integration in Salesforce.
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Our account manager and support rep have been extremely helpful in helping us get the system where we wanted it. Given our original use case as a lead qualifier, a lot of the conversations needed to be altered or exceptions created in order to provide the customization we needed. Our AM and support rep were able to accommodate most of our requests and were extremely helpful in working with us on a solution.
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Our staff always has fast responses to any issues.
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The implementation went smoothly. The only advice I would give for anybody looking to integrate Conversica with Salesforce is to ensure that either you or somebody within your organization has experience with process builder as you'll need to create some processes to force your leads into Salesforce campaigns for the Conversica system to pick them up.
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I haven't looked into many other conversational ai products - we received a solid recommendation about using this and have been happy with the process and experience. Price was also pretty good, so we didn't feel a need to shop around on that front. If things change I'll do that homework, but we're happy for now
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I selected this because already it has market place where professional people are there who make it easy for workers of different companies to interact with each other regarding their sales. It is quite good for professionals to talk with others in the same field and make easy your work.
Read full review Return on Investment We have found that each conversation type has a different ROI. Some are very hard to report off of, whereas others are easy. this is because some are more built around building awareness of what we offer where they may not purchase it for months down the line. Has helped us to save on salaries. If staff were to try to do the same thing our AI Assistant does, it would take them many hours to be as successful. Read full review It's increasing our sales. Read full review ScreenShots