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Likelihood to Recommend

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey would be great if you have a really strong social media presence and want to capitalize on people visiting your pages. It's great if you have a tech friendly audience who is not afraid to talk to a chatbot. If you have an audience where they might be uncomfortable or more of an "uptight" audience then it might not be fore you. It's also not great for heavy B2B if your focus is on high level targets as they're likely not logged in to Facebook at work. B2C is probably the best function for MobileMonkey, although it could be used to help field support messages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

If you are mainly using Instagram influencers to promote your business, ShoutOUT works excellent for that. Most of those influencers aren't very tech-savvy, so giving them a coupon code to track their sales and commission them off of that seems to work well. The mass payout feature is pretty simple to use as well, but I wish that you didn't have to do it on a 1-on-1 basis.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

MobileMonkey

  • For small businesses on zero budget - provides a free.
  • A Facebook group community with peers and experts helping each other.
Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

  • Great for simple, not very tech-savvy influencers or affiliates.
  • Ties in seamlessly to Shopify Plus, which is a must for our organization.
  • Simple dashboard, easy to manage affiliates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

MobileMonkey

  • Terrible marketing ethics!
  • 6am phone calls to my cell trying to up-sell me
  • Spam galore! I have replied more than 5 times to be unsubscribed, yet they still spam me
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

  • Not a vast network of affiliates to choose from if you need them to facilitate that side of your business.
  • Sometimes the tracking by coupon code doesn't seem to work correctly, and the numbers don't match up with what we see on the backend of our Shopify numbers.
  • Could make it easier to add creatives and deep linking for affiliates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

MobileMonkey

No score
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ShoutOUT

ShoutOUT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It works perfectly for what we need it to do. It is very inexpensive, works well, and makes it easy for us to navigate and use. We can easily add new affiliates and create coupons for them to track their sales. For the influencers that are a little more inclined to post product links and go the more traditional affiliate approach, we can certainly provide that option for them and go that route as well. We like the ease and simplicity.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey 5.6
Based on 2 answers
MobileMonkey support is second to none when you have a paid plan. Always willing to help and make your life a lot easier when you're facing any technical difficulties or frustrations. When I was on the free plan, I found plenty of useful resources that helped me solve my problems, and I could still contact support for help.
Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

ShoutOUT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We only had to use it once, but they got back to us very quickly and helped us solve the issue that we had. So, ShoutOUT support is batting 1000% in our book, but that is only 1 out of 1 and may not be enough of a sample size to verify that they are as good as we think.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

MobileMonkey

MobileMonkey is a lot less expensive than both Olark and Drift. We chose MobileMonkey because we were hoping the familiar interface and integration between social and the website would drive more interest which would lead to conversion and revenue. It's more of a chatbot than Intercom in that Intercom is really good for customer support, but MM is a nice way to get people interested by sharing high level data through a conversation that doesn't require a real person. However, Olark, Drift, and Intercom all integrate with the major CRMs and marketing automation platforms which gives them a real edge over MobileMonkey at this time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

We used Shareasale and Commission Junction in the, and they are awesome to manage your traditional affiliates that run blogs or email campaigns. We would still be using those if we did more of a traditional approach to influencers. But since we moved over to a more influencer based marketing approach, ShoutOut is fantastic and has made it simpler for us and our affiliates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

MobileMonkey

  • It has become a quick sunk-cost due to the amount of time I had to spend ignoring/blocking their unsolicited marketing/communication attempts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ShoutOUT

  • Very positive right off the bat because we dropped our Commission Junction expenses and got most of our bigger affiliates to switch over to keep their sales.
  • Easy to use and much simpler for our affiliate manager to do her work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

MobileMonkey

General

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

ShoutOUT

General

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

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