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Score 9.8 out of 100
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Score 2.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Kooomo

Going live with our first Kooomo shop has been a success. Having tried several other e-commerce platforms through the years it has been a great experience to go live in a very short time to market without any bugs or problems. The SAAS model has proved to be the best suited for us and Kooomo in particular, has met all our expectations.
Marc Malagelada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yahoo Small Business

I would tell a colleague to stay clear of Yahoo Web Hosting/Yahoo Small Business. Our business has been with Yahoo due to the fact that there was nothing else around at the time of our signing up with them. Since then there are much better alternatives as the fact that Yahoo has virtually no third party support really hurts it, and the fact that it is so barebones and hard to customize and work in the back end makes it so that you have to find one of the few expensive developers that specialize in Yahoo. This is another huge hurdle if you plan to build a good website.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

Kooomo
9.3
Yahoo Small Business
Product catalog & listings
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
Product management
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
Bulk product upload
Kooomo
9.2
Yahoo Small Business
Branding
Kooomo
9.0
Yahoo Small Business
Mobile storefront
Kooomo
9.0
Yahoo Small Business
Product variations
Kooomo
9.4
Yahoo Small Business
Visual customization
Kooomo
9.4
Yahoo Small Business
CMS
Kooomo
9.1
Yahoo Small Business

Online Shopping Cart

Kooomo
9.2
Yahoo Small Business
Abandoned cart recovery
Kooomo
9.0
Yahoo Small Business
Checkout user experience
Kooomo
9.4
Yahoo Small Business

Online Payment System

Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
eCommerce security
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business

eCommerce Marketing

Kooomo
9.0
Yahoo Small Business
Promotions & discounts
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
Personalized recommendations
Kooomo
8.5
Yahoo Small Business
SEO
Kooomo
8.9
Yahoo Small Business

eCommerce Business Management

Kooomo
8.4
Yahoo Small Business
Multi-site management
Kooomo
6.4
Yahoo Small Business
Order processing
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
Inventory management
Kooomo
8.7
Yahoo Small Business
Shipping
Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
Custom functionality
Kooomo
8.0
Yahoo Small Business

Pros

Kooomo

  • Integration with the marketplaces: in Kooomo you can manage the products not only eCommerce, but also on Amazon and eBay
Giorgio Ghisalberti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yahoo Small Business

  • Yahoo Web Hosting/Small Business is above else, cheap in pricing at the very least in terms of monthly costs.
  • The backend of Yahoo Web Hosting/ Small Business is customizable, assuming you can find one of the few developers that can code for it.
  • We were given a dedicated account manager though I believe it was because of how long we were with yahoo and how many complaints we had.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Kooomo

  • The software comes as a Saas solution so you don’t have the access to the platform core but you have the capability to handle your content output with their integrated CMS.
Marco Casieri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yahoo Small Business

  • Extremely old and outdated back end.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting is at the very least customizable but everything beyond just running a simple store requires custom work that you will have to pay an expensive developer to fix for you.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting is a complete mess in terms of branding and policies. In the span of our last year with them, they went from Yahoo to Yahoo small business to Aabaco and then back to Yahoo and each time were assigned a different account manager.
  • Abysmal customer service, every time we had to open a ticket we had a customer service agent in India that could not fix our issue and we were eventually assigned an account manager after numerous complaints.
  • Barely any apps or app eco system on Yahoo.
  • Frequent down times caused by Yahoo Web Hosting cost our business lots of lost revenue.
  • So antiquated and backwards, they were one of the last companies that I know of to switch over to https, we reached out to them several times to switch our website to https and it took an agonizing amount of time for Yahoo to implement it for all their customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Kooomo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Yahoo Small Business

Yahoo Small Business 1.0
Based on 2 answers
The customer support for Yahoo Web hosting is a complete disaster. Every call is transferred to a technical support department that is in India which usually isn't an issue as that is the norm for a lot of businesses, however, this technical support team in Yahoo does not know how to diagnose issues or offer support. Every issue we had some, some critical like why is our website down were met with clueless customer support agents that would get back to us in 48 hours minimum. Eventually, we were given an account manager that actually did his best and was able to get to the right people at times for critical issues but it still was a complete hassle and waste of time every time we had any issue with Yahoo Web hosting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Kooomo

No answers on this topic

Yahoo Small Business

After we departed Yahoo Web hosting we found out that there are numerous much better web hosting platforms, the main we focused on were Shopify, GoDaddy, BigCommerce, and WordPress. Between either is a much better alternative than Yahoo Web hosting as they all have much better third party support, more familiarity in the platforms which means more developers that are familiar with the platforms. Above all else, all three of these companies have stood the test of time and haven't rebranded themselves into different company names like Yahoo did with Aabaco and back and are much better for any small business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Kooomo

  • Using Kooomo has enabled us to focus on the added value areas and forget about time-consuming areas such as performance, bugs, and software updates.
Marc Malagelada | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yahoo Small Business

  • Yahoo Web Hosting impacted our business in a very negative way with all the time we wasted and revenue we lost.
  • Our biggest loss of revenue was deciding to stay longer than we had to with Yahoo Web Hosting as the cost of moving to another platform was high but we had no choice.
  • Yahoo Web Hosting constantly interfered with our workflow with its lack of third party support and poor customer service and constant downtimes.
  • For instance when we wanted to find an inventory system for our business virtually NO ONE supported Yahoo.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Kooomo

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$5,530*

* per installation

Kooomo Editions & Modules

Edition
Marketplace connector$5,5001
Standard Storefront (all features + Marketplace)$22,0001
  1. per installation
Additional Pricing Details
The installation is paid as a 1-time set up fee. No recurring yearly or monthly fees. After that, the rev share model is applied that involves 3% of each transaction.

Yahoo Small Business

General

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

Yahoo Small Business Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Kooomo
9.5
Yahoo Small Business
1.0

Support Rating

Kooomo
Yahoo Small Business
1.0

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