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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 4.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

LiveChat

LiveChat is the one software I will recommend for website based customer support service.
I will also recommend this program for teams looking to cut their financial budget expended towards training new team members to use software.With a tool like LiveChat, there is very minimal training required before a team member is able to adequately take charge of the software. When compared to alternative support mediums like a support email or call center support, I will suggest a LiveChat backed app/website support for teams (small, medium, and large).This alternative is cheaper and makes it very easy for support agents to multi-task by addressing multiple web visitors at the same time.
Abimbola Kolor | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

I can't say where it isn't well-suited, which is the reason for saying only 9 out of 10. But for a pre-sales chat window or (to my knowledge) a tech support chat window, LiveEngage appears completely functionally up to the challenge while being easy to learn.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

LiveChat

  • Chat is instant, fast reply and has appropriate geo-location.
  • LiveChat is easy to use and very convenient to have on our portal. This is due to faster assistance to our customers instead of them communicating via phone or Email that could take a little longer to get to. Our customers liked that they do not have to wait long for questions that arise. This program is great to have for customer service.
  • Live Chat is super easy to use and our reps have no complaints. We have had a great experience with our customers as well and implementing it onto our website. Customers can easily speak to a real person through chat and get a fast response. We can see what customers are typing so we can prepare to answer quickly and with enough time to provide the best answer.
  • Our business (online web forms and databases) suggests that the guys from technical support have to communicate with dozens of clients every day. LiveChat helped us to set quality work in this direction. This program has a thoughtful functionality, and it allows me, as the owner of the company, to control employees. Our employees, in turn, have easily organized and configured communication with customers. Now the consultations are easy and painless.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

  • Want to track sales, visits, etc.? LiveEngage has the tools you need and or pretty quickly develop the ones that better suit your needs. Did I mention you can even track conversions or any kind?
  • Want to provide support using Facebook, the company has the interface to provide messaging support through the worlds leading social network. Talk about reach the masses.
  • BOTs - by partnering with IBM WATSON LiveEngage offers the best option for messaging BOT operations.
Willy Bernardo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LiveChat

  • I have got reservations about the VISITOR BANNING feature. This feature, while it has been handy for banning spammers, we have discovered that it only bans a visitors' IP address, thus such web visitor can simply access the website via another internet network IP without any obstacle. Maybe we can have a situation where a users' MAC address can be banned alongside the IP?
Florence Bawah | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

  • I would like to see LivePerson improve in the area of displaying current page views. While sometimes this is accurate, it is not. It would definitely be a plus to have this functionality a consistent feature.
  • LivePerson does have problems with browsers. While this is only typically for Chrome or Safari, it does present problems (typically when a browser update comes out). We have also encountered problems with LivePerson not displaying correctly when on a mobile device as well.
Kayla Volland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LiveChat

LiveChat 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

LivePerson LiveEngage

LivePerson LiveEngage 10.0
Based on 10 answers
LivePerson's pricing is prohibitive to us renewing the service. We have used LivePerson for a long time and use to pay per number of concurrent user in chat, they changed their pricing model without communicating with us and our price went up by 5 times the price. Between the poor communication, poor user experience and limited reporting, we decided we are ready to move to the next level.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

LiveChat

LiveChat 7.4
Based on 3 answers
The only issues I have had with LiveChat are the technical glitches within the program. These are not common as in everyday occurrences but when the glitches do happen they tend to have very negative repercussions. This is due to chats with customers being dropped, this may be an internal server issue though and may not happen for everyone.
Michelle Penix | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

LiveChat

These products don't load on the user's own web site and aren't as easy to use as LiveChat. We've been happy with Livechat and really haven't explored other options that much because it just works well. I wish there was a free open source product that worked well that we could replace it with though.
Jason Shindler | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

I've not used other programs in depth enough to make an accurate comparison. However, even from a customer standpoint, I've noticed when I contact a company and see they're using LP, my experience is often better. I've noticed a more genuine experience with business that use LP, possibly because of the ability to create your own canned responses and customize elements of the program to fit your business
Rich Fahey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LiveChat

  • LiveChat has been so effective that we really do not have any other formal means of reaching out to my team except LiveChat. To think LiveChat costs us just 33$ every other month is an entrepreneurs dream as we would have expended more than twenty times that amount to even manage a two-man call center team.
  • LiveChat has successfully helped us grow our mailing list on a daily basis. We have always integrated our Livechat to our marketing software - MailChimp and this has made it easy to add new website visitors to our MailChimp newsletter list automatedly.
CYNTHIA AVEH | TrustRadius Reviewer

LivePerson LiveEngage

  • Employees and prospects now have another way to engage each other. Employees have been able to generate more leads faster, significantly increasing employee efficiency.
  • Customer Service was impacted positively. We frequently receive comments like "that was easy."
  • A few larger deals have come in that were directly sourced from LivePerson. One was almost $500K and another was $170K.
Marc Nowicki | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

LiveChat

General

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

LiveChat Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter$161
Team$331
Busniess$501
Enterprise$1491
  1. per seat/month
Additional Pricing Details

LivePerson LiveEngage

General

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

LivePerson LiveEngage Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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