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Score 8.6 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • SnapEngage is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
  • Zendesk Chat is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

7.5

SnapEngage

75%
13 Ratings
8.7

Zendesk Chat

87%
18 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

SnapEngage

90%
4 Ratings
8.0

Zendesk Chat

80%
1 Rating

Support Rating

5.0

SnapEngage

50%
2 Ratings
8.1

Zendesk Chat

81%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

SnapEngage

It helps business grow, if your business is more reliable on marketing or if your business is in starting stage implementing SnapEngage to your website will give a kick start to your business because it helps to get close with the customers which are in need with those quick questions and responses we are getting from customers using chat agent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

It is well suited in the following scenarios - to create a Zendesk ticket that automatically saves a copy of the chat's transcript in the Zendesk ticket, to track timestamps associated with the chat, for agents to understand what page the customer is on when they initiate their chat, and for agents to proactively reach out to customers who have been visiting a certain webpage for an extended period of time. It is less appropriate in the following scenarios - to truly capture the chatters' identity, especially when the chatter enters a different email address than what we have on file for their existing Zendesk profile, and for agents to be available on both chat and phone, but in a way that they are not taking a new phone call while they are on a chat and vice versa. I'd also like the ability to pull a report that summarizes from which webpage chats are being initiated overall. This way we could understand where we may need to improve our messaging, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

SnapEngage

  • Allows team members to see type in real-time before it is submitted. This enables us to gather information for responses in a more timely manner.
  • We can see which of our team members are available, busy, or not-available.
  • Ability to see some biographical information of chatters and to sync information with Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

  • Extremely fluid chat interface allows for easy communication.
  • It can be used directly on a website page or as a widget.
  • Allows the end user to translate the chat into their own native language.
  • Notifies you with pending chats via on-screen notifications and sound effects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SnapEngage

  • The admin dashboard is the hardest to navigate of any tool I've ever used! THere are 7 tabs in the left-hand panel. Just within the one tab that reads "Settings" (there is a separate tab for "My Account", also Permissions?) there are 9 tabs at the top (which include names like "Agent Settings", "Integrations", "Design Studio", "Options", "Hub"), then at least another 8 tabs WITHIN those 9 tabs, giving you a total of 14 different pages of settings to search through, again, JUST in the Settings tab. What the heck?!
  • Something as simple as notification settings are spread throughout the 14 different settings pages mentioned above. Rather than having one area where you can enter email addresses for notifications, I've had to search through the 14 pages and use Ctrl+F on multiple occasions to fully remove a user from all the notifications they received. This should be much simpler!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

  • Agent administration is severely lacking in Zopim. I would love for my agents to have different roles which give them access to some of the features and functionality, but not all of it. At this time it seems like they either have all or none.
  • Although Zopim provides a vast array of options for its chat capabilities, only the elite plan has the ability to change every portion of its design. I wish that it wouldn't cost so much to access those premium features.
  • Zopim reporting is very hard to retrieve unless you have the highest plan. Agents cannot access reporting unless they are admins. The reporting information is not as robust as it should be.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SnapEngage

General

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

Starting Price

$60 per month

SnapEngage Editions & Modules

Edition
Business60/month1
Plus140/month2
Premier420/month3
  1. includes 4 agents licenses
  2. includes 8 agent licenses, premium integrations
  3. includes 16 agent licenses, premium integrations, advanced features
Additional Pricing Details
Enterprise plans are also available and are custom tailored to the business' specific needs.

Zendesk Chat

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$0

Starting Price

$11.2 per month

Zendesk Chat Editions & Modules

Edition
Lite$01
Basic$141
Advanced$251
Premium$551
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
The pricing above is price per user per month. You will get a discount when you opt for annual payment.

Likelihood to Renew

SnapEngage

SnapEngage 9.0
Based on 4 answers
I give SnapEngage a 9 due to how successful our company has been while using it. Unless prices were raised by an insane amount, I don't see us using a competing service.
Jessica Goode | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

Zendesk Chat 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Due to staffing issues, we have temporarily stopped offering chat as an available channel. We're also interested in the best ways to integrate chat with our FAQs and AI to provide quick responses, either during off-hours or prior to speaking with a live agent. I've also found that reporting is rather limited where some of the interesting and useful data made available and visible during the chat cannot be pulled post-chat; it would be great to pull a high-level report so we can analyze this data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

SnapEngage

SnapEngage 5.0
Based on 2 answers
I have never needed to contact them for support.
Melissa McCormack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

Zendesk Chat 8.1
Based on 4 answers
Getting assistance and/or troubleshooting anything with Zendesk can be quite frustrating. In my years of experience with Zednesk, I have almost never found the answer to my question without going through multiple articles, ultimately getting frustrated and reaching out to our contact for more assistance. So for a consumer, the support is not as relieving as Zendesk Chat is to our customers in getting the questions answered by us.
Shea Mworia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SnapEngage

We actually demo'ed LiveChat and LivePerson and besides SnapEngage having a better UI and ease of use, the support from their team was worlds and away above the rest. They let us run an extended demo, gave us constant support, and made sure we felt comfortable before we went live with the system.
Jillian Kreider | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

I prefer Zendesk Chat (formerly Zopim) over Talkdesk, as it provides customers with written proof of their conversation and customers are able to rate the conversation once it is done. Also, it's easier to find a previous conversation in Zendesk Chat (formerly Zopim) than in Talkdesk.
Antora Debnath | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SnapEngage

  • It has allowed us to provide more service with a much smaller team than our phone team.
  • It provides us with data helpful to not only ourselves, but our marketing team as well.
  • It's customizable so it allows us to create and update our platforms immediately when needed.
Michael Jacobson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Chat

  • It is easy to use with no technical knowledge and has helped in providing after-sales service to clients.
  • Also helped in generating more sales by interacting with prospects and solving their doubts and issues
  • We also used it for data analytics to understand the various people who visited our website with various queries. We analyzed a few of them and created FAQs on our website
Tanika Chhabra | TrustRadius Reviewer

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