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Likelihood to Recommend

Gleam

Gleam is a great way to connect with a broader audience and be discovered by new people who otherwise may never hear of your brand. If your promotion is picked up by the sweepstakes sites and communities, there's a chance that the people drawn to your brand won't be the right ones, but Gleam is a wonderful solution for driving up your social follower numbers.
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

I'd say that Rafflecopter is a good tool for a basic giveaway. It doesn't seem like they've made any substantial changes in several years. If you're looking to host a one-off or occasional giveaway, Rafflecopter will do what you need it to do, but if a giveaway platform is a major component of your marketing strategy, look elsewhere.
Joe Hallissey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Gleam

  • Good design
  • Easy to customize
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

  • Rafflecopter helps to connect our business with our clients outside of clinic.
  • Rafflecopter allows the ability for our clients to spread the word about our clinic through our social media efforts.
  • Rafflecopter truly lets us see how successful we are with our clients, especially because if our patients were not truly satisfied with our services, then they would not want to take part in the giveaways and promotions that we run through Rafflecopter.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Gleam

  • I've used both the paid and free plans; maybe add at least the header image option to the free plan.
  • Integrate deeper into certain social channels, like Instagram, to allow people to click follow right on the form.
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

  • The ability to do multiple contests on the FB page, that are separate from one another. Or to have "special" type of contest that is useable for tradeshows. Whether or not the tradeshow contest is connected to FB.
  • Once our contest was up and running, we had a hard time figuring out how to get more people to our contest page. We have a small group [less than 200] and besides just posting on FB, we couldn't get others to our page/contest! Maybe more ideas on how to achieve this? I suspect the info is already somewhere on the Rafflecopter blog, I just need to find it.
  • The "More Upgrades' tag that vibrates at the bottom of the page from where you are working on your contest, gets annoying. I've bought the blogger level, please don't try to upgrade me further.
  • While this wasn't a fault of Rafflecopter, the winner of our first contest turned out to be a FB contester. Meaning the person uses FB exclusively to enter contests for give-aways and freebies. When we picked the winner, if I could have "vetted" the winner to prevent that, then I would have picked a different winner. Cherry picking our winner? You bet, cause this person wasn't ever going to be a customer…
Eric Henao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Gleam

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Rafflecopter

Rafflecopter 5.0
Based on 4 answers
I have only tried the free version of Rafflcopter so I do not have any experience using the paid version. My experience with the free version was wonderful and I continue to recommend it to anyone!
Marisa Strupp | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Gleam

Gleam 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Their support is fine. I remember the one time promising an upcoming feature that I don't think ever got implemented, but it wasn't a huge deal. I haven't had a lot of interaction with their support team.
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

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Alternatives Considered

Gleam

It was a long time ago that I tried Rafflecopter, but I remember Gleam having better or more features than them.
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

Having used all three software platforms, I believe that both ShortStack and Woobox have surpassed Rafflecopter in terms of features set. It's been a few years since I've used Woobox and ShortStack so they may not be fully comparable any longer.
Joe Hallissey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Gleam

  • Positive: Increased Social Follower Numbers
  • Negative: Not always "the right people"
John DiBiase | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rafflecopter

  • One of the best ROI's that we have.
  • Allows us to see the our current customer satisfaction levels based on their participation.
  • Allows for us to be able to better improve our customer service and satisfaction by being so customizable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Gleam

General

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

Gleam Editions & Modules

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Rafflecopter

General

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

Rafflecopter Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$13.001
Grow$43.001
Premium$84.001
  1. per month
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