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Likelihood to Recommend

HelpSpot

HelpSpot is well suited for streamlining support ticketing within the organization. By providing a single point of contact to email for support, we were able to increase response time and case resolution by approximately 30% through the increased efficiency of ticket routing via workflows and the ability for IT support staff to grab tickets from the queue instead of having them pile up in a mailbox that contains other emails as well.
Kenneth Harrington-Colon | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

As this tool is an affordable option, this help desk software is best suited for startups to deal with their customer base and build customer-centric brand value. This helps in not only helped me increase customer loyalty but also ensured customer retention, increasing my company’s profits substantially. But, this tool does have a few minor drawbacks. The most important feature, for me, that is missing from this tool is skill-based routing. Without this feature, our agents lose a lot of time in replying to just one customer question. Sometimes, the ticket needs to be reassigned to a specialized agent - and until they are available, the ticket remains open.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2
Organize and prioritize service tickets
HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2
Ticket creation and submission
HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
9.1
Ticket response
HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2
ITSM collaboration and documentation
HelpSpot
ProProfs Help Desk
7.3

Self Help Community

HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2
Internal knowledge base
HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2

Multi-Channel Help

HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
7.7
Email support
HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
8.2
Help Desk CRM integration
HelpSpot
ProProfs Help Desk
7.3

Pros

HelpSpot

  • HelpSpot was great for organization. Having different queues allowed each of my team members to organize their conversations with the customer and quickly retrieve the history of the ticket.
  • HelpSpot is a fairly simple tool that has a friendly user interface. With it's more modern look, it made it easier for me personally to navigate and train team members on how to use it successfully.
  • HelpSpot allowed our team to view the responses section, which allowed our team to cut down on the time we spent responding to a ticket.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

  • Sometimes customers ask questions that require more than one agent to look into the matter. For such situations, ProProfs Help Desk has the “child ticket” feature. This literally made my life so so easy! Whenever I was in this situation, all I had to do was create a child ticket and assign it to another agent and give him a heads up on what has been going on. Answering a customer’s question accurately becomes really easy with this feature.
  • Our entire team’s performance was always static. We never knew how anyone was performing or was anyone making any difference in the overall company’s value. With this tool, it became easy to see how every agent is performing and whether there was any positive impact on both - the company and our current customer base.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HelpSpot

  • The UI is a little dated but to be fair, shows most of the pertinent information at a glance on a well designed dashboard.
  • The UI can also be buggy at times with controls appearing in strange places. These glitches are usually corrected within a reasonable amount of time.
Njon Weinroth | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

  • This tool does route tickets, but the one drawback is that the tickets are;t assigned to a specialized agent. It is randomly assigned to any available agent, and if he doesn’t have expertise in terms of the customer question, it becomes hard to give an accurate answer.
  • Giving automatic responses to customers makes our life easy, but we can’t personalize these messages. This sometimes makes our customers feel that they are talking to a bot, making it difficult to answer their questions without them having a hostile reaction to the automated answers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

HelpSpot

HelpSpot 2.3
Based on 2 answers
My current job does not use this platform as it is not necessary for my job function.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

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Alternatives Considered

HelpSpot

HelpSpot appears to be more of an old-school product but much of the recent technology is running under the surface. It has much of the compexity and customization available with Jira in tandem with the easy communications interface, not unlike Zendesk ,and some of the potential archival intelligence (in the works) of Fogbugz
Njon Weinroth | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

I shifted from Kayako to ProProfs Help Desk for mainly two reasons, UI and features. ProProfs Help Desk definitely has a more user-friendly interface and the features offered by this tool are also more compared to Kayako. A few features that aren’t available in Kayako but are available in ProProfs Help Desk are multiple shared inboxes, private notes, and email ticketing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HelpSpot

  • Improved ticket response time
  • Workload reporting to upper management
  • Ticket category reporting to identify training opportunities
Kenneth Harrington-Colon | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProProfs Help Desk

  • High customer retention.
  • Optimized average response time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

HelpSpot

Pricing Details

HelpSpot

General

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

HelpSpot Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

ProProfs Help Desk

General

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

ProProfs Help Desk Editions & Modules

Edition
TEAM$ 49 per month1
BUSINESS$ 89 per month2
ENTERPRISE$ 499 per month3
  1. 3 Users
  2. 5 Users
  3. Unlimited Users
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

HelpSpot
9.0
ProProfs Help Desk
6.4

Likelihood to Renew

HelpSpot
2.3
ProProfs Help Desk

Support Rating

HelpSpot
ProProfs Help Desk
7.3

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