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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

OneSignal

OneSignal is fantastic for getting push messages out on new content, special offers, and anything that someone visiting your website would generally be interested in. Keeping your content engaging is a great way to build an organic audience in a world that relies on social media traffic to fuel web traffic. It has a big opportunity to be overused, however.
Chad Carman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

Twilio SMS is fantastic for anyone that wants their marketing or product to be more omnichannel. Meaning connecting with your customers on more than just email and social media which have become standard these days. On top of that, SMS marketing has insanely high open rates and due to that solid conversions, so it's a great tool for testing for direct e-commerce or selling things online to see if it produces an ROI.
Evan Laird | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

OneSignal

  • Push notifications.
  • Segmentation.
  • Integrations.
  • Easy to install.
Marco Diversi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

  • Competitive rates in the market are being offered.
  • It is cheaper compared to the rates we would be paying if we are to use the services offered by regular major carriers.
  • The API isvery convenient and easy to set up in the back end for operational use with different platforms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OneSignal

  • Concerns about data storage
  • Install can be a bit tricky
  • Some issues with pushing to Chrome users.
Alex Collins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

  • Reading, Marking, and Archiving messages require far too many clicks.
  • Both Twilio and Salesforce are to blame for this: Configuring how messages are routed should be much simpler. Admin users still receive all text messages in their inbox. This requires time-consuming sifting and sorting.
  • Twilio does not have message previewing. I wish I could hover over an unread message and read its contents without having to open and read the message.
Andrew Doar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

OneSignal

OneSignal 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Their customer support has been top-notch. They are able to assist you in getting through any problems that you may have and respond in a very timely manner. I've dealt with them on 4-5 instances over the years and my issues were always resolved within a matter of a few business days.
Chad Carman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

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Alternatives Considered

OneSignal

OneSignal is the one that has more integrations with plugins, external API and that is completely free and easy to install. They have a very good UI with many options and they will never ask for money to use this service. You can have unlimited subscribers and you can send unlimited messages for free.
Marco Diversi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

Bandwidth is 2/3 the price of Twilio for sending SMS messages. However, we decided to simply go with the market leader because it was the safer choice. At our scale, the increased developer effort outweighed the marginal increase in costs due to the per-SMS pricing differential. Overall we feel confident we made the right decision.
Ben Gelsey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OneSignal

  • Sales attributed to OneSignal
  • Higher number of monthly visitors
  • Increased customer loyalty/returning customer rate
Alex Collins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio Programmable SMS

  • Twilio has made it possible for my agency to offer a variety of online services to my clients.
  • Twilio offers trackable usage data that I can consult to make informed decisions regarding SEO and conversions.
  • Twilio allows me to compete in the chat bot market by giving me the connectivity that I need for my customer-specific chat applications.
Greg Dungan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

OneSignal

General

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

Twilio Programmable SMS

General

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

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