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Score 8.5 out of 100

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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

HappyFox Help Desk

Happy Fox works well in companies that want a full look at all of their tickets in one place. It may be better suited to smaller companies who can check or double check their tickets and have the time to spare. For bigger companies, I think there are better, more robust solutions.
Sarah Gelber | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

I think [LiveAgent] is great from a customer service perspective, though I don't know that I would recommend it for B2B purposes. It has so many features that are fantastic as far as creating a great customer experience goes, I just think it is far more geared toward B2C than B2B.
Maddie Porter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

HappyFox Help Desk
8.8
LiveAgent
8.9
Organize and prioritize service tickets
HappyFox Help Desk
9.9
LiveAgent
9.3
Expert directory
HappyFox Help Desk
10.0
LiveAgent
8.1
Subscription-based notifications
HappyFox Help Desk
3.1
LiveAgent
9.0
ITSM collaboration and documentation
HappyFox Help Desk
10.0
LiveAgent
8.1
Ticket creation and submission
HappyFox Help Desk
9.9
LiveAgent
9.5
Ticket response
HappyFox Help Desk
9.7
LiveAgent
9.4

Self Help Community

HappyFox Help Desk
6.3
LiveAgent
9.1
External knowledge base
HappyFox Help Desk
8.0
LiveAgent
8.8
Internal knowledge base
HappyFox Help Desk
4.7
LiveAgent
9.3

Multi-Channel Help

HappyFox Help Desk
9.3
LiveAgent
8.8
Customer portal
HappyFox Help Desk
8.0
LiveAgent
9.2
Social integration
HappyFox Help Desk
9.0
LiveAgent
8.7
Email support
HappyFox Help Desk
10.0
LiveAgent
9.4
Help Desk CRM integration
HappyFox Help Desk
10.0
LiveAgent
8.2
IVR
HappyFox Help Desk
LiveAgent
8.5

Pros

HappyFox Help Desk

  • Smart Rules - Easily create triggers that run based on a variety of criteria. This allows for easily moving tickets through our process. An awesome example is our manager's ability to assign tickets to technicians right from their email simply by responding to the ticket in a certain way. This prevents the opening of a web browser or the mobile app to complete basic functions. Removing one step from the process has already saved us countless hours.
  • Easy to use and clean interfaces all around. Whether it's the web interface, mobile web interface, or one of the mobile apps, HappyFox is all around intuitive. Plenty of things can be made to be updated in two or fewer clicks (Assigned to, due date, priority).
  • HappyFox allows our users to easily create tickets on behalf of customers. Any person who has previously contacted the Help Desk is stored as a contact and can be referenced again quickly.
  • While the portal they provide is basic, it can be quite heavily customized with color schemes and logos. Ours ended up looking better than almost anything else we host both internally and externally. It's clean, simple and provides an easy way for users to input a ticket.
  • Between the Smart Rules and SLAs it's easy to make sure every ticket gets the attention it deserves. Automatic reminders can be sent to technicians based on criteria. Reports can be run to ensure that service levels are being met. These two things alone have greatly increased the quality of service.
Lee Howley | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • Having the ability to transfer tickets or chats has proven useful when we are working with a customer who has a specific type of inquiry - perhaps a sales question or an employment request. We’ve found it helpful to have the ability to transfer the chat to the online agent best equipped to answer the inquiry so we are able to serve our customers to the highest standard and with an immediate response.
  • We find being able to add notes and labels to previous chats and tickets incredibly helpful in data collection and also in our ability to work as a dynamic team. By being able to sort our chats and tickets into an organized system that our company created, we can work cohesively to review old conversations for continuity, opportunities for growth, and with transparency between departments.
Shelby Wischan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HappyFox Help Desk

  • There are a few features that I would hope to be standard that are not yet accessible. For instance, having different time zones isn't a choice, and clients aren't able to create their own reports, only staff can. So, my staff is required to run those reports for our clients.
Hammad Bin Idrees | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • LA doesn't provide you SMS integration.
  • You cannot divert your phone call from your local carrier to LA agent directly. You need to get a third party number which is way much costly. Also, if you get a third party number to divert your calls from a local carrier to LA, then the callers have to wait more than the usual time in order to get them connected with the Customer Support Team.
  • WhatsApp Integration also unavailable.
Hammad Bin Idrees | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

HappyFox Help Desk

HappyFox Help Desk 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The way we have our implementation customized has allowed us to tailor the application to exactly how we would like to use it. We didn't have to change our procedures and fear the potential of poor adoption. Instead we customized the application to be used the way we already ran our help desk. From there on out we reaped the benefits of quicker resolutions, increased transparency, and much happier end users. After setting up Smart Rules, HappyFox does a lot of thinking for us. Tickets go where they need to go, close when they are supposed to close and even remind techs of inactivity. This removes the necessity for micromanagement, which is appreciated by our employees and managers alike
Lee Howley | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 9.2
Based on 4 answers
I am giving this rating as Live Agent is a very good software that is essential to any small or big business that provides customer support services. It gives you the possibility to manage any of your clients issues, answer questions and keep a good relationship with them by providing quick solutions.
Šarūnė Šaulytė | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

HappyFox Help Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The initial setup, onboarding and training is easy. The system provides 2 graphic version of interfaces in black or white default colors. I would appreciate, if there were more. Some of the setup forms are not correctly resized. Overall, I'm always able to find what I am looking for in LiveAgent.
Luis McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

HappyFox Help Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 9.3
Based on 28 answers
The one time that I contacted the customer support at LiveAgent, they were very quick to help me out and the customer support representative walked me through every thing that I needed to know to set up what I needed. Over all, the support staff at LiveAgent were perfect.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

HappyFox Help Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 9.1
Based on 6 answers
Implementation was quick and when not counting a bug on our website, it took a couple hours. It was mostly done on our end or with the assistance of LiveAgent's live chat support team. We recommend to check out LiveAgent's tutorial videos on their youtube channel or browsing their knowledge base - we've almost always found answers to our queries there.
Luis McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HappyFox Help Desk

HappyFox Help Desk has more functionality than SupportBee and is better IMO if you have multiple departments working on a single ticket. The SupportBee interface in some ways was simpler, but it also just had way fewer functions. There's a lot of stuff with smart rules you can do in HappyFox Help Desk. Feels like the sky's the limit. It also tracks "time spent on tickets" which can be very useful for management purposes.
Lauren Shriver | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

Before making the decision, we evaluated many tools, but none of them met all of our needs or the costs we could bear for them, until we found LiveAgent. The implementation process was super simple and supported by the LiveAgent support team, who are excellent!
Federico Valverde Cabrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HappyFox Help Desk

  • Having Happy Fox has helped organize our ticket systems. Spending less time sorting through tickets has meant we are spending more time doing work that pays for our clients.
  • Happy Fox allows us to see all of our tickets in one place easily. Instead of having to deal with Excel spreadsheets, you can export ticket information like the average amount of time spent on tickets, who completed the most, etc.
  • With Happy Fox, we are more productive and it’s something easily accessible to every member of the company. Each person has a login giving every employee accountability for their tickets and output.
Sarah Gelber | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • Less expensive than having multiple individual email accounts.
  • LiveAgent has helped decrease our errors since it's more straightforward than sharing a traditional inbox with multiple team members.
  • Sometimes the emails sent from LiveAgent end up in our customer's spam/junk folder because the auto-generated alpha-numeric ticket looks suspicious.
Alissa Burch | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

HappyFox Help Desk

General

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

HappyFox Help Desk Editions & Modules

Edition
Mighty$291
Fantastic$491
Enterprise$691
Enterprise Plus$891
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details

LiveAgent

General

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

LiveAgent Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Downloadable licence$11,9501
  1. 20 agents
SaaS Edition
Ticket$151
Ticket+Chat$291
All-inclusive$391
  1. per agent
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

HappyFox Help Desk
8.8
LiveAgent
9.5

Likelihood to Renew

HappyFox Help Desk
10.0
LiveAgent
9.2

Usability

HappyFox Help Desk
LiveAgent
8.0

Support Rating

HappyFox Help Desk
LiveAgent
9.3

Implementation Rating

HappyFox Help Desk
LiveAgent
9.1

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