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Attribute Ratings

  • Customer.io is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.8

Customer.io

98%
8 Ratings
8.0

HelpCrunch

80%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

Customer.io

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

HelpCrunch

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Customer.io

This tool is well-suited for companies looking to run email marketing campaigns or send out newsletters regularly to their users/customers. The workflow setup is especially useful for companies who want to send specific emails based on user behavior - i.e. they've not logged in recently, have bought a specific product, haven't opened any emails, etc. This could also be useful for freelancers like me since you can create different workspaces within Customer.io. I have configured it this way to handle email marketing for a few of my clients, and the software keeps everything organized and separate. This might not be the best tool for small businesses, considering the price. It may be better to start out with a cheaper email marketing tool, and then if/when necessary, scale-up with a tool like Customer.io.
Jasmine Reyes | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpCrunch

Pros:- It is very easy to deploy out of the box.- Has good integration with most large scale platform and Operating Systems.Cons:- Because it is SaaS based, the used cases are very specific.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Customer.io

  • Managing users, attributes and events. You are easily able to modify any user, based on their ID, and add or remove attributes, assign events to them. That makes it very easy to segment later and to assign them to several campaigns based on behavior. Just a warning: this integration isn't so easy (at least it wasn't for us).
  • Creating workflows of campaigns is very easy. You can quickly create behavioral campaigns based on attributes, segments and add elements to the workflow. You can send an email, then wait, then send another, then exit the campaign if they converted, etc. The workflow is easy to configure and very powerful for automation.
  • We don't use many email templates (we make them in MJML) but it's very easy to add senders, to change templates and in general to test designs.
  • Deliverability works very well, at least for us. It sends emails pretty fast and without issues.
  • Exporting is very quick and easy. Importing wasn't a feature until recently, but it works well too.
  • Seeing activity it's also useful. In general, logs are awesome (be it of a customer, of activity on the site, email sends, etc.).
  • We don't use environments, but it might be very useful for a bigger company.
Santiago Valdés | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpCrunch

  • Fastest time to market - set up the application fast and easy.
  • The tags, filters, automated messaging and pop-ups are the best way to keep the potential customers engaged and achieve higher productivity.
  • Coolest dashboard where I can find all tabs, data, analytics, and insights to make better decisions and provide ultimate customer experience.
Shahid Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Customer.io

  • Push notifications are very rudimentary. Everything has to be done by hand unless you're sending an extremely simple message.
  • A bit too email centric.
  • Lacks an ability to schedule messages on a daily, weekly, etc. basis.
Joel McLean | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpCrunch

  • Not found any so far
Alan Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Customer.io

General

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

Starting Price

$150 per month

Customer.io Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Our basic plan starts at $150 a month and includes 12,000 profiles and up to a million messages. Our premium plan starts at $1,000 a month with an annual contract, dedicated CSM, and much more.

HelpCrunch

General

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

Starting Price

$12 per month

HelpCrunch Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic - Live chat$12.001
Premium - Live chat$21.001
Basic - Live chat+Emails$25.001
Premium - Live chat+Emails$43.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
Unlike most competitors, HelpCrunch's pricing is agent-based (not contacts-based) which gives you a full transparency of your chosen pricing plan and straightforward billing. Free 14-day trial is available to take the solution for a test drive. We're pretty flexible in terms of pricing. If you need a custom pricing plan - just message us via our website chat and we'll come up with a suitable pricing for your needs.

Support Rating

Customer.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

HelpCrunch

HelpCrunch 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Always available, very knowledgeable, faster resolution.
Shahid Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Customer.io

Customer.io was really the first pure, full-featured drip email program on the market and as far as I know, it's still the simplest and best overall for that specific function. SendGrid has also added drip campaign features, but I would seriously evaluate Customer.io against any other drip email provider because they really have all the key elements you need to make it work.
Sean Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpCrunch

HelpCrunch is more affordable than other alternatives on the market and offers better customer support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Customer.io

  • Fast testing for new products to specific groups. It saves a lot of time and money.
  • Removed workload from marketing = more time to make it better.
  • Better contact with specific groups, seeing a increase in sales because of this.
Mike Koolwijk | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpCrunch

  • Great price point.
  • Effective self service platform.
  • Good alerting solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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