FreeConferenceCall.com vs. Talkdesk

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
FreeConferenceCall.com
Score 5.6 out of 10
N/A
FreeConferenceCall.com is a free audio conferencing solution with features such as audio and video conferencing, screen-sharing, call recording, transcribed keywords, one-click web controls, transcribed keywords, instant messaging, and integrations with Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar.
$4
per month
Talkdesk
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Talkdesk is a cloud-based contact center platform with voice, digital channel, and workforce engagement management capabilities. Talkdesk’s key features are its customizable user interface, built-in AI automation, and its integration with numerous CRM and helpdesk applications.
$85
per month per user
Pricing
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Editions & Modules
Suggested Amount
$4
per month
Average Amount
$8.21
per month
Market Rate
$15
per month
Pay what you can
Customized
CX Cloud Essentials
$85
per month per user
CX Cloud Elevate
$115
per month per user
CX Cloud Elite
$145
per month per user
Industry Experience Clouds
Contact Sales
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsFreeconferencecall.com is completely free and only asks customers for contributions. The above prices represent suggested monthly payments but also allow customers to pay what they think is fair.
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Community Pulse
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Cloud PBX
Comparison of Cloud PBX features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.7
10 Ratings
9% above category average
Talkdesk
-
Ratings
Hosted PBX9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
User templates7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Call reports8.18 Ratings00 Ratings
Call Management
Comparison of Call Management features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.0
8 Ratings
3% below category average
Talkdesk
-
Ratings
Answering rules8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Call recording8.18 Ratings00 Ratings
Call park8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Call screening8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Message alerts8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
VoIP system collaboration
Comparison of VoIP system collaboration features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
6.4
10 Ratings
22% below category average
Talkdesk
-
Ratings
Video conferencing4.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio conferencing4.710 Ratings00 Ratings
Video screen sharing8.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Instant messaging8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile apps
Comparison of Mobile apps features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.0
2 Ratings
1% below category average
Talkdesk
-
Ratings
Mobile app for iOS8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app for Android8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Contact Center Software
Comparison of Contact Center Software features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
-
Ratings
Talkdesk
8.3
437 Ratings
0% below category average
Agent dashboard00 Ratings8.3418 Ratings
Validate callers00 Ratings8.1367 Ratings
Outbound response00 Ratings8.4382 Ratings
Call forwarding00 Ratings8.5372 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)00 Ratings8.9346 Ratings
Warm transfer00 Ratings9.0394 Ratings
Predictive dialing00 Ratings8.6195 Ratings
Interactive voice response00 Ratings8.2271 Ratings
REST APIs00 Ratings7.9216 Ratings
Call scripts00 Ratings7.7192 Ratings
Call tracking00 Ratings8.7388 Ratings
Multichannel integration00 Ratings7.9282 Ratings
CRM software integration00 Ratings7.7336 Ratings
Workforce Optimization (WFO)
Comparison of Workforce Optimization (WFO) features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
-
Ratings
Talkdesk
8.7
424 Ratings
5% above category average
Inbound call routing00 Ratings8.7386 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing00 Ratings8.5273 Ratings
Recording00 Ratings9.3408 Ratings
Quality management00 Ratings9.1369 Ratings
Call analytics00 Ratings8.9383 Ratings
Historical reporting00 Ratings8.4390 Ratings
Live reporting00 Ratings8.8384 Ratings
Customer surveys00 Ratings7.9210 Ratings
Customer interaction analytics00 Ratings8.4240 Ratings
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User Ratings
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Likelihood to Recommend
5.2
(12 ratings)
8.1
(450 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.7
(37 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.5
(266 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.8
(6 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
9.5
(3 ratings)
8.5
(130 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.3
(4 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
7.9
(207 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(6 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(6 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
FreeConferenceCall.comTalkdesk
Likelihood to Recommend
FreeConferenceCall.com
FreeConferenceCall is well suited for a low price service to connect with others. The onboarding is super simple and easy to use. The ability to record to the cloud is also useful. The ability to host a large number of people is great. The only scenario I can think of less appropriate is that the interface just looks a bit dated, so maybe it is not the best for the wow factor of dealing with clients.
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Talkdesk
Despite the cost, the ease with which you are able to navigate the system is actually tedious. We have to have specialists in the business to aid in getting some of the reports and making changes to the system. Calls are delayed between us and customers as there is no tower on our continent for the system.
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Pros
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • The online portal to access call details and recordings is very easy to use.
  • The functions that are offered beyond the free plan are competitive with other providers.
  • I feel that our calls are secure with our own personal access codes and the same number always being used.
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Talkdesk
  • We were able to replace on-premise solution with Talkdesk Cloud solution within project timelines
  • We were able to migrate region by region while keeping our existing IVR numbers to minimize the impact on customer.
  • We were able to integrate Talkdesk with our cloud CRM, AWS storage and reporting applications
  • The IVR flow changes are easier to understand and manage and to onboard any new team members to support the agents
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Cons
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • Recently callers cannot get onto the call
  • Users on the call get bumped off
  • Non-transparent policy about why problems are occurring. If FreeConferenceCall.com can't reliably provide free service, just tell me that rather than blaming it on a law that changed and local carriers causing the problems. The real problem is that the law did recently change, which allowed companies like FreeConferenceCall.com to collect a revenue share for all calls placed through certain hubs--even free calls. This loophole was removed recently, and I believe the service issues I've been experiencing are being used to extort users to buy a paid service in order to receive trouble-free service.
  • I found customer service representatives rude and dismissive
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Talkdesk
  • From experience, customer service is terrible, we've had 5 account executives over 18 months, extremely difficult to get timely answers to pressing issues.
  • Integration with other tools, such as ServiceNow, is not truly integration (in my opinion). There was a marked difference between what the salesperson communicated during the evaluation period and what we actually got once we purchased and implemented the product.
  • We continue to have stability issues which force our agents to restart the Talkdesk client. I frequently receive vague error messages ('something went wrong') that can be frustrating as there's no actual detail to what happened. To be fair, it has improved since we implemented the tool, but if you were to ask our agents what frustrated them, Talkdesk would be at the top of their list.
  • Being a multi-channel platform was one of the things that drew us to Talkdesk; however, the chat channel lags way behind voice in customization and reporting.
  • Lack of training resources. The 'Talkdesk Academy' is often very out-of-date. Would be nice to have actual webinars or online training (even paid training) for various functions of the tool like reporting, WFM, IVR, etc.
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Likelihood to Renew
FreeConferenceCall.com
It is so user friendly.
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Talkdesk
Renewing the use of talkdesk is a cost-effective solution for our company. By continuing to use it, we can leverage potential cost savings and efficiencies. For instance, talkdesk may have features that automate certain processes or enable better resource allocation, resulting in reduced operational costs. Secondly, renewing the contract contributes to enhanced customer service. Talkdesk likely offers specific functionalities that improve customer satisfaction and support. This could include features such as intelligent routing or real-time analytics that help agents provide personalized assistance and resolve issues more effectively. Thirdly, renewing the contract ensures seamless integration and compatibility with other systems or technologies used in our company. Having a unified system across different departments or functions enhances efficiency and reduces potential disruptions caused by incompatible systems. Moreover, there may be benefits gained from data sharing or streamlined workflows enabled by an integrated platform.
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Usability
FreeConferenceCall.com
I am and have been extremely pleased with my use of this product.
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Talkdesk
Talkdesk so far has lived up to its mission grants us a platform to use and engage with our population. They are able to reach us consistently and as they need with very few interruptions in services which for a tech company is not an easy thing to achieve. The platform is very simple to use and understand
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Reliability and Availability
FreeConferenceCall.com
No answers on this topic
Talkdesk
I have never had a problem making a phone call or an issue getting a line out. More times than not it is the customer that will have a bad connection or have a lot of noise on their end. I have had experience w/ dropped calls, but never not being able to access a line
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Performance
FreeConferenceCall.com
No answers on this topic
Talkdesk
We have never had a Talkdesk performance issue. As long as you follow the system requirements, which are MINIMAL, neither will you.
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Support Rating
FreeConferenceCall.com
I haven't had the need to call for any support at all yet for FreeConferenceCall.com. It has just worked splendidly for me. That being said, when I first downloaded it and got started using it there was a wizard which made every section and button very clear on what it does. It was easy to get started by following the wizard. I imagine then that their customer service will be just as good.
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Talkdesk
If Talkdesk had a dedicated phone support line I would have given this rating an overall 10. Their knowledge base is absolutely HUGE and at times very helpful. It's easy to search through and their customer support chat system works perfectly fine, but there are just some times that you need to speak to a human on the phone to ensure you are always on the same page.
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In-Person Training
FreeConferenceCall.com
No answers on this topic
Talkdesk
I was shown how to use Talkdesk and was happy with it. I learned all I needed.
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Online Training
FreeConferenceCall.com
No answers on this topic
Talkdesk
Training was simple as the app is easy to use. The phone has gone through upgrades since but it's very adaptive and doesn't require a complete session. There are articles available for self help in case something is forgotten. There are a lot of functions to talkdesk and we have not used all of them
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Implementation Rating
FreeConferenceCall.com
It's a no brainer!
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Talkdesk
Really easy to get set up out of the box. Anything I needed to understand further, I was able to just hop into the Academy and self-teach. I could then bring my team-members to those same sections so they could learn as well without me having to put together complicated SOP's / etc
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Alternatives Considered
FreeConferenceCall.com
So this doesn't have the polish that say Zoom or Teams has, but for free, you can't complain. The real big unknown is anything to do with security where a product like Teams is great. Zoom and Teams seem to have become standard that everyone has installed and is familiar with, but the adjustment to FCC is pretty fast and painless.
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Talkdesk
We were unable to easily access call metrics using WM. Since the switch to Talkdesk, we have not had to struggle with our reporting at all. All the information we need is readily available and can be exported. We are also able to modify the metrics that we need and have them compiled in different ways. The information on Talkdesk is modifiable and makes it easy for us to get the numbers that we need at the end of the day.
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Scalability
FreeConferenceCall.com
No answers on this topic
Talkdesk
We have over 200 employees in 11 states across the United States. Everyone uses Talkdesk. I believe that says a lot about the product and its flexibility. We need to be able to rely on system in order to assist our customers. Reliability and sustainability is important to our success
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Return on Investment
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • We pay next to nothing for our access and it creates a professional means of connecting with our clients.
  • Connecting via FreeConferenceCall.com has helped our business stay afloat during this challenging time by giving us multiple ways to connect with our clients.
  • FreeConferenceCall.com has allowed our team to more efficiently collaborate by being able to access calls even when they aren't able to be present during the live conversation.
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Talkdesk
  • Decreased average response time on emails - due to proper forecasting by our team but of course by usage of data received from this tool.
  • Increase in quality audit scores through weekly reviews by this tool.
  • Employee morale and company survey as agents are not stressing with the easy use of this tool.
  • Reduced average handle time to ensure first response is addressed or first rings are addressed immediately.
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