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Likelihood to Recommend

Freshdesk

Freshdesk does not meet expectations by requiring such a complicated installation for desktop computers, which makes it suitable mainly if you are going to work from the cloud. Based on that it is feasible that the information of each attendance performed is stored online instead of downloading it. The situation where Freshdesk can be most useful is when you need to constantly review lists of support tickets. As easy as it is to find your way around the platform and organize such lists, there is no problem in needing data quickly. It is recommended to improve the support operations of any type of startup, mainly because its model is much more adaptable to the type of small business that can pay more attention to a specific customer.
Maria Wiley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

To talk directly to the Simplify 360 management and take a call post that. One of the key aspects of investing in any enterprise software is how easy the implementation is and how much support that a company can get in the early implementation process. We have had a quick ramp up learning the tool and had constant interactions with the team at Simplify to better understand and manage issues or get questions answered
Nishad Ramachandran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Freshdesk
8.7
Simplify360
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Freshdesk
9.0
Simplify360
Expert directory
Freshdesk
8.4
Simplify360
Subscription-based notifications
Freshdesk
8.4
Simplify360
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Freshdesk
7.6
Simplify360
Ticket creation and submission
Freshdesk
9.3
Simplify360
Ticket response
Freshdesk
9.7
Simplify360

Self Help Community

Freshdesk
8.3
Simplify360
External knowledge base
Freshdesk
8.7
Simplify360
Internal knowledge base
Freshdesk
7.9
Simplify360

Multi-Channel Help

Freshdesk
7.4
Simplify360
Customer portal
Freshdesk
8.4
Simplify360
IVR
Freshdesk
3.0
Simplify360
Social integration
Freshdesk
7.6
Simplify360
Email support
Freshdesk
9.8
Simplify360
Help Desk CRM integration
Freshdesk
8.3
Simplify360

Pros

Freshdesk

  • A built-in phone system that clients use to reach our agents
  • Integration with Facebook and other social media apps that help us keep an eye to what is happening around the world.
  • The support portal is a one-stop destination where customers find answers and reach out for help.
  • The gamification mechanics turns the monotonous customer support job into an enjoyable and fun activity for agents.
Elizabeth Cassidy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

  • BeFirst publishes to multiple social channels for clients. The publishing module makes publishing very easy and effective.
  • Workflow allows our team to handle customer service requests and brand management issues very quickly to maintain a company's reputation.
  • The ease of set up in the listening module, makes brand reputation very effective.
  • The platform does offer platform provide sentiment analysis, and it works great. The team has found that is very easy to keep up conversations and answer customer for clients or forward the infomation to said client.
Tom Ski (Social Media Marketing  Specialist) | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Freshdesk

  • Reporting is a bit awkward sometimes, but you can level up for better reporting
  • The client onboarding to get them user accounts isn't always clearly defined
  • There are a lot of features many we didn't use, would have been nice to have more granular control over that to adjust our pricing
John Reitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

  • I will like to see some improvement in the intuitiveness of the system. There are some great features hidden behind the curtains.
Sneh Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Freshdesk

Freshdesk 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Freshdesk is feature rich and easy to use. The setup is intuitive and can integrate with Google, so we do not need to create accounts for new employees. The first time an employee needs to create a ticket they login with their Google account and the Freshdesk account is automatically generated
Jeffery Albertson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

Simplify360 8.8
Based on 6 answers
We have a great relationship with the Simplify team and anyone in our team is able to reach out to them and get answers to questions is a wonderful benefit of working with them. Also we have collaborated with the team to enhance the product, which again is a very welcome gesture from a company that sells a product that helps enterprises listen in to people and support them.
Nishad Ramachandran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Freshdesk

Freshdesk 8.8
Based on 18 answers
Freshdesk is by far the easiest to use Help Desk software that I have ever used. It is much simpler for day to day use. While it lacks some of the invoicing and CRM features of more cumbersome software, it more than makes up for this by being easy to use and quick for users to learn. The setup was fast as well.
Mikel Seidl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Freshdesk

Freshdesk 9.1
Based on 19 answers
Support has been good the few times we have needed it, but most of our issues have been easily resolved by using the support documentation. We used guides starting out getting everything ready for the first use and it was smooth sailing. For contacting the support team, responses have been quick and accurate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

Simplify360 9.1
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Implementation Rating

Freshdesk

Freshdesk 10.0
Based on 2 answers
No, it is easy to do
Victor Vũ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Freshdesk

ManageEngine was our first customer support ticketing system we implemented (instead of using a massive Excel file) - it vastly improved our ability to engage with customers, but we quickly outgrew it's feature-set and needing a solution that would continue to grow with us. Salesforce was difficult at best during our time using it - felt like we were told of the amazing things it could do, and upon purchase were sent a bunch of building blocks that we were expected to build ourselves - between Salesforce costs and third-party programming to get it to do what we needed to, Salesforce was not around for long (the 7% year after year increases were also a deal breaker).We picked Freshdesk because it offered a modern solution for a price that we were very happy with. We did compare it to Zendesk, but at the time of purchase several years ago, we were hearing better reviews of a relative new system of Freshdesk, so went with them. So far it has been a good investment, minus the occasional hiccups and quality of life issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

In side by side analysis, Simplify 360 was much easier to set up teams, work flow and the brand monitoring was quite a bit more accurate
Tom Ski (Social Media Marketing  Specialist) | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Freshdesk

  • The value provided by Freshdesk is better than the competitors we considered when looking at cost vs features
  • We migrated to Freshdesk from another similar platform and found that the UX/UI was easier to navigate and required less clicks to close out a support request, these clicks add up over time and allowed us to process more tickets in a given day without growing out team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Simplify360

  • Reduction of weekly and monthly report building time by over 70%
  • Lead generation increased by over 30%.
  • Online brand negativity neutralized by over 80%.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Freshdesk

General

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

Freshdesk Editions & Modules

Edition
SproutFree
Blossom$15.002
Garden$35.002
Estate$49.002
Forest$99.002
Estate Omnichannel$79.002
Forest Omnichannel$139.002
  1. none
  2. Per Agent/Per Month (billed annually)
Additional Pricing Details
Starts at $0 for unlimited agents with the Sprout plan. Higher plans at $19.00, $45.00, $69.00 and $125.00 if billed monthly. The 21-day free trial covers all features at the Estate plan.

Simplify360

General

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

Simplify360 Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Freshdesk
8.6
Simplify360
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

Freshdesk
10.0
Simplify360
8.8

Usability

Freshdesk
8.8
Simplify360

Support Rating

Freshdesk
9.1
Simplify360
9.1

Implementation Rating

Freshdesk
10.0
Simplify360

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