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Likelihood to Recommend

SaaSOptics

SaaSOptics is awesome for growing companies that want to automate their invoicing. I like that it is also aimed at subscription based sales structures rather than sales that occur at a single point in time (but has the ability to support both). SaaSOptics makes it super easy to keep track of subscriptions, renewals, co-terms, etc. The reporting is a great feature, but we are unable to use most of the reports as we are a cash-based accounting firm. SO caters to accrual accounting and GAAP compliant firms which makes sense as it is the most commonly accepted accounting basis here in the US, but many small SaaS start-ups are still operating on cash basis. We are one of those companies, so we are able to get a ton of use out of the invoicing side of things, a lot of the reports are useless for us. We also wish SO had a commission module since we already integrate our CRM and accounting softwares into it, but that is not a make it or break it for us. We love the time SO has saved us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stripe

If you are building a custom web, mobile, or e-commerce application, Stripe is the most flexible, easiest to implement, and feature-rich platform available today. Other payment processors have poor APIs, poor documentation, and poor support in comparison. We've worked with a number of more legacy payment gateway and merchant account setups in the past, and the hassles and hurdles slow down product development. Stripe's support is extremely fast and knowledgeable. We can ask Stripe's live chat a complex software implementation question and have an answer from a real knowledgeable person in minutes. Getting a helpful answer at all from some other payment services we have worked with can be a challenge in comparison
Bryan McAnulty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

SaaSOptics

  • Tracking and renewing all contracts with numerous customers
  • Invoicing customers via email
  • Tracking payments by customers by both credit card, ACH or check
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stripe

  • Documentation: Stripe is extensively well-documented, with thorough docs on both the high-level components of their system, as well as best-in-class API documentation.
  • Customer Support: Stripe has great, responsible customer support. Their front-line CS is remarkably willing to dig into an issue and look for out-of-the-box solutions when a specific feature or use-case isn't quite supported.
  • Reliability: Stripe has given us every reason to trust their platform, which has been extremely stable and robust in the years we've been using it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SaaSOptics

  • Our implementation process was a bit overwhelming. Too much information, too deep, should have focused on core functionality first. I believe they fixed this subsequent to our implementation.
  • Should be able to attach physical contract to the contract level, not at the customer level.
  • I never really used the analytics and reporting functionality, seems like it would have been great.
Christopher L. Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stripe

  • The UI is easy to navigate and understand, however if the homepage or dashboard was simplified it could make Stripe an even better solution than it is.
  • Unlike some of it's competitors, it comes with no hardware to process transactions. Currently this is not an issue for the way we do business or run credit card transactions but as we grow and expand we may have a need for mobile-based hardware devices in the future.
  • Although it's a competitive product, we'd welcome lower fees and quicker balance transfers to our main banking account from Stripe.
Jon Porreca | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

SaaSOptics

No score
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Stripe

Stripe 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's extremely user-friendly and easy to navigate.
Angel Brockbank | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

SaaSOptics

No score
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Stripe

Stripe 8.5
Based on 30 answers
I have not had to utilize the customer support feature, which is why I gave it a ten! I feel like the better the software is, the less you have to use customer support, which is much easier on the user! Love the user-friendliness of Stripe. I would definitely recommend it!
Emily Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SaaSOptics

Zuora is a B2C subscription billing system best used for companies like Netflix. For a B2B company, the sales process can be much more complex and Zuora was never able to handle that. For the 2 years we struggled with Zuora (now referred to the dark ages within our company) we had limited access to knowledgeable support reps who understood the system and accounting/finance. Zuora did not integrate with our GL system, so only summary level data was available, which made reconciling a pain. The reporting never matched up and we had to hire a resource to go through all historical transactions to find the errors. Once SaaSOptics was implemented, it has immediately improved our ability to close our financials in a timely manner. In addition to that, their support team is the best that I've worked with across all vendors. After dealing with Zuora, we spent at least 6 months evaluating SaaSOptics to Zuora and other systems. They convinced us that they were what we needed in order to finally have accurate revenue data. Overall, we selected SaaSOptics because their system is designed for B2B, integrates with our CRM and integrates with our GL, syncing important customer level invoice data.
Mindy Molisee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stripe

We use Square for point of sale payments but we only use that occasionally if we are at an expo or similar. I have also used a credit card service from our bank but it was several years ago and it was technologically slow and expensive. Stripe is easier to use and reasonably priced for transactions.
James Crook ☛ Business Coach for Massage Therapists ☚ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SaaSOptics

  • Not sure about ROI yet because we've only been using it for about 4 months, but it is saving time.
  • Our management team now has standard reports with which we can manage the business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Stripe

  • Stripe has allowed us to effortlessly collect monthly fees from our clients. After spending time to get things setup, we now don't need to spend additional time each month processing payments. So in that sense Stripe has had a positive affect in free up our time.
Brandon Zell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SaaSOptics

General

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

SaaSOptics Editions & Modules

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Stripe

General

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

Stripe Editions & Modules

Edition
Integrated2.9% + 0.301
CustomizedContact sales team
Radar0.053
Terminal2.7% + 0.054
Sigma0.025
Atlass$5006
Issuing0.107
Premium Support$1,8008
  1. per successful charge
  2. none
  3. per screened transaction
  4. per successful charge
  5. per charge
  6. one-time fee
  7. per virtual card
  8. per month
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