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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Kustomer

Kustomer is great for small and large teams. It has the flexibility to create routing and queues for additional segmentation of workflow, which is great for splitting the workload among reps. If you have a lot of systems that your reps need to use, this is a great option since it pulls them all together in one place.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

As an educator in technology, many of my customers are not tech-savvy and they need a simple form they can fill in to start a support session and to have simple questions answered. Zoho Desk provides a system where the support person can record the issue and provide the solution by responding directly with the customer via a ticketing system. Once the problem is solved a resolution can be written and saved as an article for future reference as an education tool or self-support resource for subscribed customers.
David Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Kustomer
8.5
Zoho Desk
10.0
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Kustomer
8.6
Zoho Desk
10.0
Expert directory
Kustomer
8.3
Zoho Desk
10.0
Subscription-based notifications
Kustomer
8.5
Zoho Desk
10.0
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Kustomer
8.0
Zoho Desk
10.0
Ticket creation and submission
Kustomer
8.7
Zoho Desk
10.0
Ticket response
Kustomer
8.9
Zoho Desk
10.0

Self Help Community

Kustomer
7.7
Zoho Desk
10.0
External knowledge base
Kustomer
7.5
Zoho Desk
10.0
Internal knowledge base
Kustomer
7.8
Zoho Desk
10.0

Multi-Channel Help

Kustomer
8.4
Zoho Desk
10.0
Customer portal
Kustomer
8.6
Zoho Desk
10.0
IVR
Kustomer
8.3
Zoho Desk
Social integration
Kustomer
7.8
Zoho Desk
Email support
Kustomer
8.8
Zoho Desk
10.0
Help Desk CRM integration
Kustomer
8.7
Zoho Desk
10.0

Pros

Kustomer

  • All customer data (past orders, communication with customer service, rewards account data) is in one place. This helps agents avoid confusion and reduces the number of tabs they need to open.
  • The Knowledge Base (or K Base) is very helpful. Any time we roll out a new policy or have a limited-time promotion, we can add all the relevant information and worksheets there for the convenience of the agents. That way they can stay in a chat while looking up the answer to a question.
  • We can seamlessly move from chat into email if the customer leaves or the queue times are too long. All the interactions will stay on the customer profile page, so they are kept up to date.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

  • Give a basic ticketing platform to resolve queries received through the platform, email, or embedded forms.
  • User-friendly dashboard, which shows all the tickets' statuses.
  • We can embed support form in our websites to get queries.
  • Zoho Desk also supports a basic knowledge-base, which helps us to create FAQs.
  • Connecting with a social network like Facebook.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Kustomer

  • Small chat window--maybe the ability to chat in real-time with the person who received your ticket would help.
  • Different teams could have differently colored notes.
  • The notification bell could be a bit bigger. It's hard to keep track sometimes, when a lot of notes pile on.
Hailey Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

  • Integration with email is not the smoothest
  • Escalation rules take into account weekends but not holidays
  • Reports can be a bit confusing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Kustomer

Kustomer 6.4
Based on 1 answer
I believe at this time, Kustomer is doing a good job. I really love its functionality at the moment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Kustomer

Kustomer 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Because it is easy to use as well as it serves as a very important tool for communication. It merges with different applications and there are no issues like other platforms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

Zoho Desk 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Although it is rather straightforward to navigate I did not find it intuitive when I am in a customer support call. The in-call notetaking feels a little disjointed and distracting when you are trying to take notes on an existing ticket once it has been submitted. I like how you can link calls received on your phone to Zoho Desk when you have the app installed on your smartphone. It seems that every feature I would want with this support tool is available however I find I have to learn where they are how to find them. This can be seen as a good thing in a product so feature-rich and would be even better if it was seamless to use.
David Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Kustomer

Kustomer 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I gave it a 10 rating because it is very helpful and the availability is there when needed. I have never had issues with application errors or unplanned outages so far.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Kustomer

Kustomer 2.7
Based on 1 answer
Kustomer Performances need improvement. The pages do load very slowly but that might be because of the information they carry. If Kustomer integrates with other software or systems it does slow the performance. They need to find a solution to this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Kustomer

Kustomer 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I think that it has been good. I am not the primary one in contact with Kustomer support. I know that we have experienced technical issues at different points, which has been frustrating, but in my experience, each problem has been quickly resolved. Working in a fast-paced environment, even fairly minor outages have a big impact, and this has happened to us a few times since using Kustomer.
Charlotte Reiter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

Zoho Desk 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Zoho support, in general, has been very good and this would have to be extended to the Desk product as well. This is partly to do with the people hired to provide the support and you could say it is a good demonstration of the support software itself as it is used to provide the help when you ask for it.
David Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Kustomer

Kustomer 5.5
Based on 1 answer
No one has helped me or trained me in person.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Kustomer

Kustomer 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The best training I did was online. Videos teach as well as explain how everything works and what Kustomer's functions are.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Kustomer

Kustomer 6.4
Based on 1 answer
I would say I am very satisfied with the use and the main keys regarding the implementation of Kustomer
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Kustomer

The sales rep did a great job of making us feel heard and instilling trust. We felt that we would be valued as a client instead of just one of thousands, and a small company at that. When we signed they promised and delivered on an additional channel that they hadn't previously supported (toll-free MMS). The product just made sense and was innovative, which definitely gave them an edge.
Meagan McKinnon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

Value for money simply beats the rest. Also, as part of the Zoho Suite, integrations are wonderful, for example to CRM or consolidating Reporting with other apps such as Zoho Projects. Integration to advanced Analytics is also very helpful. In terms of features, they are pretty complete. Easy to train and use
María Fernanda Cruz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Kustomer

  • We’re getting so much positive feedback — which is not something you traditionally associate with a customer care team — because we’re making it effortless for customers to deliver both positive and negative feedback, and we can now resolve the bad feedback really really quickly.
  • Primarily from our increased efficiency with Kustomer, we’ve seen a significant reduction of $3 to $4 for every cost per contact.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zoho Desk

  • It helped to reduce company's reponse time by letting employees when a new comunication started and who will handle it.
  • It helped to maintain private conversation between organization members to organize what to reply and do for customers.
  • Increased productivity by task assignment and keeping track of the organization data/processes
Miguel Useche | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Kustomer

General

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

Kustomer Editions & Modules

Edition
Enterprise$891
Ultimate$1391
  1. per month, per user
Additional Pricing Details

Zoho Desk

General

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

Zoho Desk Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$0
Professional$122
Enterprise$252
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Kustomer
7.9
Zoho Desk
7.9

Likelihood to Renew

Kustomer
6.4
Zoho Desk

Usability

Kustomer
7.3
Zoho Desk
8.0

Reliability and Availability

Kustomer
9.1
Zoho Desk

Performance

Kustomer
2.7
Zoho Desk

Support Rating

Kustomer
9.0
Zoho Desk
10.0

In-Person Training

Kustomer
5.5
Zoho Desk

Online Training

Kustomer
7.3
Zoho Desk

Implementation Rating

Kustomer
6.4
Zoho Desk

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