Kibo eCommerce vs. PaperWeight

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kibo eCommerce
Score 7.5 out of 10
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Kibo Software offers Kibo eCommerce (formerly Mozu), designed to support retailers with online offer creation and deployment, content publishing and landing pages, and many tools and widgets out of the box with a retail-oriented ecommerce solution. Mozu was acquired by Kibo Software from Volusion in October 2016.N/A
PaperWeight
Score 8.7 out of 10
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PaperWeight is an advanced clone script tool for building an online essay or academic writing job platform. It was developed by one of India’s leading web solution providers, FATbit Technologies. PaperWeight is comprised of all the features of top essay writing job portals like EssayShark, PaperDueNow, and EssayOnTime. All the typical marketplace features such as placing an order, bid management, writer selection, account management, and payment transaction are included. According…N/A
Pricing
Kibo eCommercePaperWeight
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Kibo eCommercePaperWeight
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$2,500
Additional Details
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Features
Kibo eCommercePaperWeight
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
8.2
6 Ratings
7% above category average
PaperWeight
8.9
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Product catalog & listings8.36 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Product management8.26 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Bulk product upload7.65 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Branding8.26 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Mobile storefront8.56 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Product variations8.55 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Website integration8.04 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Visual customization8.16 Ratings9.52 Ratings
CMS8.74 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
9.0
2 Ratings
17% above category average
PaperWeight
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Ratings
Checkout user experience9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
8.4
6 Ratings
1% above category average
PaperWeight
9.0
2 Ratings
8% above category average
eCommerce security8.46 Ratings9.02 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
7.7
6 Ratings
3% above category average
PaperWeight
9.7
2 Ratings
26% above category average
Promotions & discounts8.56 Ratings10.01 Ratings
SEO7.02 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Personalized recommendations00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
Kibo eCommerce
7.6
6 Ratings
2% below category average
PaperWeight
8.8
2 Ratings
12% above category average
Multi-site management8.26 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Order processing9.02 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Inventory management9.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Shipping9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom functionality3.01 Ratings9.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
Kibo eCommercePaperWeight
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(6 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Kibo eCommercePaperWeight
Likelihood to Recommend
Kibo Software, Inc.
The platform has flexibility at its core and we have made full use of that capability. Even if Kibo [eCommerce] hasn't been ready to provide features and functions we need, we have the opportunity to build them ourselves. The platform started as Mozu and while it was relatively well-developed for DTC, it lacked a lot of basic B2B functionality. As a result, when we were ready to move into that arena, we built a lot for ourselves (including a multi-level account system and a tool to manage it). Keep in mind, too, that Kibo eCommerce is part of a larger suite of tools. The company has purchased a mobile Point-of-Sale system, Baynote, Certona, Monetate, and an OMS. If you need a full-scale solution, they can offer a lot. As I mentioned previously, their support and documentation need shoring up. They're not terrible, but they hinder (rather than help) when it comes to fulfilling the platform's promise of letting the customers be self-service in building out their capabilities.
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FATbit Technologies
Very easy to use and customize homepage, dashboard, and multiple landing pages of courses. Easy for setting up intuitive dashboards, rating users, and receiving ratings. Create and edit content or upload documents and make edits. Easy to segregate functions based on user roles. Multi-device support is not so seamless though overall it is responsive and scalable on the web.
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Pros
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Mozu offers a flexible multi site setup where you can feed multiple sites from the same product and order database.
  • Mozu allows you to create as many attributes as you would like across customer, orders, and products. This flexibility can be really powerful.
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FATbit Technologies
  • PaperWeight has amazing features for freelance reviewers who can provide insights on how a course can be structured using interactive content.
  • PaperWeight is scalable, responsive, secure.
  • Freelance reviewers find easy to use PaperWeight.
  • We could also rate and provide feedback on the work delivered by freelancers which is visible to a group of users who can allocate future work based on the profile feedback.
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Cons
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Prebuilt Integration - There is not currently a large number of preexisting integrations, but custom integrations are fairly quick
  • Time to Deploy - Don't get me wrong, We have deployed in the timeline we expected, but if you are trying to get something off the ground fast, Kibo might not be right for you. It is a robust platform that take some time to get up and running.
  • Complicated Shipping - if you have a complicated shipped process, you might want to look for a tool to help, Kibo does not have very robust out of the box shipping capabilities.
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FATbit Technologies
  • PaperWeight could improve its usability experience across all devices. Sometimes there are some glitches when viewing on another device.
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Support Rating
Kibo Software, Inc.
One positive note is that I have always been able to get someone on the phone in support whenever I have called, even at 1 AM. Getting someone on the phone is only half the battle though. In the first few months of using Mozu it often seemed that support didn’t know anymore about Mozu than we did. This has slowly started to change, but as a daily user you are likely to be on par with support in terms of knowing what to do when you encounter a problem. The support phone number is really most useful for having them put in a support ticket for you rather than typing it all out yourself and emailing it. It is very rare that the support reps are actually empowered to solve the problem at hand. Unless the issue you are having is user error, they will just take your information and pass it on the proper department. Your request or problem will then be ignored for months on end. Some day, it might actually get fixed but you are unlikely to be notified that this has happened. Most of these issues are assigned an internal ID that they use for tracking. Support is more than happy to pass this ID along, but it is useless. There is no way to actually see where the issue lies in the endless queue of similar issues.
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FATbit Technologies
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Implementation Rating
Kibo Software, Inc.
At the time of our implementation Mozu did not have any processes or procedures set up around going live. We basically were forced to just wing it and hope for the best
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FATbit Technologies
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Alternatives Considered
Kibo Software, Inc.
We had a custom, in-house ecommerce website before moving to Kibo. It was brittle, slow, and wasn't going to scale nearly well enough or fast enough to keep up with our requirements
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FATbit Technologies
We like the light-weightedness of PaperWeight, scalability, and its ability to meet our needs at a reasonable cost. Pre-existing relationships and business process outcomes helped in making the decision to go with PaperWeight. The product roadmap being aligned with our own roadmap also was a huge factor in the decision-making in favor of PaperWeight.
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Return on Investment
Kibo Software, Inc.
  • Kibo has always delivered rapid & exceptional support to our organization
  • Kibo has been cost-competitive when considering other vendors
  • The platform continues to add value without requiring substantial additional investments
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FATbit Technologies
  • It has [made it easy to] find freelancers for our course reviews.
  • We can trust the reviewers who are onboarded on our portal and we feel safe to share business content with them on PaperWeight.
  • We are able to prevent [unauthorised] downloads of our content.
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ScreenShots

Kibo eCommerce Screenshots

Screenshot of User Friendly Tooling:
Empower non-technical teams to manage the look & feel of the digital storefront with drag-&-drop functionality, preview environments, & intuitive content management tools.Screenshot of Mobile-First Architecture:
Deliver consistent online experiences with natively responsive sites on a single code base

PaperWeight Screenshots

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