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What is Intercom?

Intercom creates modern Customer Service software that aims to redefine how businesses support their customers. The platform connects businesses directly to customers using powerful messaging and automation. According to the vendor, Intercom enables teams to scale support without investing more…

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Recent Reviews

Love Intercom!

10 out of 10
April 06, 2024
We use it to handle all incoming correspondence from customers, including some social media integrations, and we also use it to handle all …
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High Cost, Low Value

3 out of 10
April 01, 2024
we use it on the home page and in the service section. <br>the product is pretty good, but the customer service and post sale support is …
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Intercom review

10 out of 10
March 29, 2024
We use Intercom as our go to help desk, communication with our customers across two different apps and a website. I can't imagine our …
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Good Product

9 out of 10
March 26, 2024
I use Intercom to receive messages from customers and "chat" with them. The customer came to us asking technical and product questions …
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Works good!

8 out of 10
March 08, 2024
I work at Customer Success and use Intercom as a tool to communicate with my clients. I use quite a few features. Through snoozing, I plan …
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7 out of 10
February 29, 2024
I use Intercom in order to respond to customers' questions and issues involved in interacting with our app, and to resolve billing and …
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Products that are considered exceptional by their customers based on a variety of criteria win TrustRadius awards. Learn more about the types of TrustRadius awards to make the best purchase decision. More about TrustRadius Awards

Popular Features

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  • Email support (105)
  • Ticket creation and submission (104)
  • Ticket response (109)
  • External knowledge base (114)

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Incident and problem management

Streamlining ticketing and service restoration processes

Avg 7.9

Self Help Community

Features that allow customers to self-service for support issues.

Avg 7.7

Multi-Channel Help

Features related to providing customer service and support via different communication channels. Communications are organized by ticket/customer/channel for the convenience of agents.

Avg 7.7
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Product Details

What is Intercom?

Intercom is a Customer Service solution that aims to provide a seamless customer experience across automation and human support, with the goal of delivering increased customer satisfaction while reducing costs. Intercom aims to ensure customer conversations are successfully resolved without needing human support, freeing up the team to work on higher value customer conversations.

According to the vendor, customer service teams from more than 25,000 global organizations, including Atlassian, Amazon and Lyft Business, use Intercom to deliver more efficient and personal customer experiences at scale. Intercom is used to send over 500 million messages per month and enables interactions with over 600 million monthly active end users. Founded in 2011 and backed by leading venture capitalists, including Kleiner Perkins, Bessemer Venture Partners and Social Capital, Intercom states their mission is to make internet business personal.

Intercom Features

  • Supported: Operational efficiency: Uses AI, Bots and Rules to reduce support costs by freeing up support teams from repetitive questions and tasks.
  • Supported: Productivity: Helps to ensure service teams only work on high value questions in a collaborative Inbox.
  • Supported: Solves known customer issues by helping them before they get in touch: Sends proactive messages to get ahead of known issues and reduce inbound support volume.
  • Supported: Customer engagement by providing direction: Shows customers what to do next without waiting for them to contact support and ask.
  • Supported: Customer satisfaction through conversational support: Answers questions immediately in the channel they arise, or the channel that customers prefer.
  • Supported: Cohesive customer service: Supports working together in one platform.

Intercom Screenshots

Screenshot of Support Bots: Intercom brings upleveled support automation that scales support teams by resolving 33% of common questions.Screenshot of Shared Inbox: From quick to complex questions, the Intercom Inbox workflows helps resolve issues in real time and improve team efficiency—without sacrificing CSAT.Screenshot of Product Tours: Connect the dots from sign-up to success with Intercom' interactive product tours.Screenshot of Campaign Builder: Series, Intercom's visual campaign builder, lets users send cohesive messages across channels—inside the app and out.Screenshot of Intercom Surveys: In-context customer surveys, Intercom Surveys connects users to valuable customer insights—and then helps to turn those insights into action, automatically.Screenshot of The Intercom MessengerScreenshot of Advanced Ticketing

Intercom Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported LanguagesArabic, Bosnian, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, German (Formal), Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latviski, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and Англи хэл (Mongolian).

Frequently Asked Questions

Intercom creates modern Customer Service software that aims to redefine how businesses support their customers. The platform connects businesses directly to customers using powerful messaging and automation. According to the vendor, Intercom enables teams to scale support without investing more resources - leading to happier customers and more efficient support teams.

Zendesk Suite, Freshdesk, and HubSpot Service Hub are common alternatives for Intercom.

Reviewers rate Email support highest, with a score of 8.8.

The most common users of Intercom are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees).
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Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Intercom is a very versatile and easily accessible tool to provide customer service to customers in live scenarios.
  • The second is Anymailfinder is for email marketing and sales teams to rapidly find leads.
  • Giving proof when communicating feature requests to development teams.
Ziv Peled | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Real time communication with our customers
  • Communications with different end users
  • Identify the end user path/funnel and communicate with context and on the right time
  • Identify usage patterns
  • Stay connected with our customers at all times
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