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3.8 635 user ratings

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Supportbench

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Freshdesk

Help Desk Software

4.5 2,769 user ratings

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Overview

Description Kayako is a help desk software as well as a CRM software for keeping both internal team and customers happy. You can monitor customer conversation and queries over any preferred social media channel and facilitates in personalizing customer service. It offers ecommerce support as well. This internal help desk software offers support in diverse arenas like IT, finance & HR. Kayako features live chat, help center ticket and email facilities. It further has the login only Help Center that helps users answer their own queries. It can automate workflow, has virtual forms to fetch the info it requires, offer canned response, generate reports, create user profile, can map customer journey etc. Read more DeskXpand is an amazing help desk management software that is efficient, effective, and easy to use. It enables you to deliver excellent service to your consumers while also assisting you in streamlining your support. DeskXpand help desk management software is just what you're looking for when it comes to ticketing. With so many consumers contacting you for help, your team requires the necessary tools and technology to communicate effectively. With DeskXpand's omnichannel support software, you can communicate with your customers across their preferred channels from a single unified interface. You can create well-organized workflows for email, among other things. One of the most significant service desk functions in ticketing software is automation. With automation, you may eliminate time-consuming manual activities, streamline your job, and cut your support expenses. It has built-in automation features that will eliminate all of your redundant tasks. Read more Supportbench is a customer support software that empowers teams to foster long-lasting customer relationships. It functions as an omnichannel platform that can be used to extend premium customer support and add value to customer experiences. Managers can use the tool to boost their teams’ ability to handle multiple cases at once through a customisable and single-pane glass view. Supportbench also includes built-in scheduling tools that can be directly synced with a team calendar. Users can even capture customer feedback and calculate relevant KPIs such as the Net Promoter Score, CSAT, and custom surveys. They can then access real-time analytics and scorecards, discover patterns, identify the best-performing agents, and more to make well-informed business decisions. Experiences of customers can be further complemented via a robust knowledge-base and an agent ticket management system. And to make things easier, Supportbench can be integrated with popular tools with the help of a REST API. Read more A cloud-based customer support software that offers all in one solution for business needs to deliver exceptional support. Freshdesk is suitable for service providers such as Insurance, Healthcare, Real Estate etc. It offers a host of features and customization functionalities like multi-channel help-desks, ticketing, SLA management, Self Service Portals, SEO ready FAQ section, smart automations, complete customization capabilities that boost productivity. It is priced affordably and is life-time free for the first three agents. Read more
Pricing Options
  • Free Trial Available
  • Offers Free-forever and Custom plan.
  • Free Trial Available
  • Starts at $14.00.
  • Free Trial Available
  • Starts at $32.00. Offers Custom plan.
  • Free Trial Available
  • Starts at $15.00. Offers Free-forever plan.
SW Score & Breakdown

90% SW Score The SW Score ranks the products within a particular category on a variety of parameters, to provide a definite ranking system. Read more

  • Features The Feature Score % is calculated using the weighted average method, where core features hold more weight in the final calculation. Read more
    99%
  • Reviews
    85%
  • Momentum
    61%
  • Popularity
    88%

83% SW Score The SW Score ranks the products within a particular category on a variety of parameters, to provide a definite ranking system. Read more

  • Features The Feature Score % is calculated using the weighted average method, where core features hold more weight in the final calculation. Read more
    96%
  • Reviews
    60%
  • Momentum
    60%
  • Popularity
    78%

87% SW Score The SW Score ranks the products within a particular category on a variety of parameters, to provide a definite ranking system. Read more

  • Features The Feature Score % is calculated using the weighted average method, where core features hold more weight in the final calculation. Read more
    100%
  • Reviews
    74%
  • Momentum
    63%
  • Popularity
    80%

95% SW Score The SW Score ranks the products within a particular category on a variety of parameters, to provide a definite ranking system. Read more

  • Features The Feature Score % is calculated using the weighted average method, where core features hold more weight in the final calculation. Read more
    100%
  • Reviews
    92%
  • Momentum
    66%
  • Popularity
    92%
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Features

Total Features
17 Features
15 Features
18 Features
19 Features
Common Features for All
    Alerts (Escalation) Helps to route critical tickets to the boss or in-house experts and alerting against them when such come
    Automated Routing It helps in automatically directing queries and data to the appropriate agent.
    Community Forums Provides an online discussion site that includes a panel of experts who give expert advice and satisfy queries of any kind relevant to the company
    Concurrent Calling Allows to place more calls simultaneously without reducing call quality.
    Contract (SLA Management) Helps to manage, automating and organizing important aspects concerning a service-level agreement
    Customizable Branding This feature enables the customization of brand marketing to meet specific requirements and preferences.
    Document Storage Helps in storing the documents electronically and in a systematic way
    Incident Management Helps in identifying, analyzing and rectifying a bad incident or issues to ensure it does not reoccur in future
    Knowledge Base Helps to compile repetitive customer queries and structures them into retrievable how-to articles or FAQs.
    Known Issue Management Helps to tackle and to manage familiar issues or routine challenges
    Live Chat Allows you to instantly communicate with your customers and/or exchange chat messages online
    Macros (Templated Responses) It helps to store, create, and send pre-written responses to maintain the flow of the conversation.
    Multi-Channel Communication Helps in receiving queries and offering help through multiple channels
    Self Service Portal Provides the employees with a website where they can update their accounts, make bill payments, avail necessary information and other self-help functions
    Social Media Integration Enables integrating the software with social media for better reach and coverage
    Surveys & Feedback Helps to disclose the relationship of customer satisfaction rate with sales trends and also helps to get direct accurate feedback
    Ticket Management Facilitates in recording and organizing customer complaints into tickets and systematically track their progress until they are resolved
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    • Alerts (Escalation) Helps to route critical tickets to the boss or in-house experts and alerting against them when such come
      Automated Routing It helps in automatically directing queries and data to the appropriate agent.
      Community Forums Provides an online discussion site that includes a panel of experts who give expert advice and satisfy queries of any kind relevant to the company
      Concurrent Calling Allows to place more calls simultaneously without reducing call quality.
      Contract (SLA Management) Helps to manage, automating and organizing important aspects concerning a service-level agreement
      Customizable Branding This feature enables the customization of brand marketing to meet specific requirements and preferences.
      Document Storage Helps in storing the documents electronically and in a systematic way
      Incident Management Helps in identifying, analyzing and rectifying a bad incident or issues to ensure it does not reoccur in future
      Knowledge Base Helps to compile repetitive customer queries and structures them into retrievable how-to articles or FAQs.
      Known Issue Management Helps to tackle and to manage familiar issues or routine challenges
      Live Chat Allows you to instantly communicate with your customers and/or exchange chat messages online
      Macros (Templated Responses) It helps to store, create, and send pre-written responses to maintain the flow of the conversation.
      Multi-Channel Communication Helps in receiving queries and offering help through multiple channels
      Self Service Portal Provides the employees with a website where they can update their accounts, make bill payments, avail necessary information and other self-help functions
      Social Media Integration Enables integrating the software with social media for better reach and coverage
      Surveys & Feedback Helps to disclose the relationship of customer satisfaction rate with sales trends and also helps to get direct accurate feedback
      Ticket Management Facilitates in recording and organizing customer complaints into tickets and systematically track their progress until they are resolved
  • + 12 More - Show Less
    • Alerts (Escalation) Helps to route critical tickets to the boss or in-house experts and alerting against them when such come
      Automated Routing It helps in automatically directing queries and data to the appropriate agent.
      Community Forums Provides an online discussion site that includes a panel of experts who give expert advice and satisfy queries of any kind relevant to the company
      Concurrent Calling Allows to place more calls simultaneously without reducing call quality.
      Contract (SLA Management) Helps to manage, automating and organizing important aspects concerning a service-level agreement
      Customizable Branding This feature enables the customization of brand marketing to meet specific requirements and preferences.
      Document Storage Helps in storing the documents electronically and in a systematic way
      Incident Management Helps in identifying, analyzing and rectifying a bad incident or issues to ensure it does not reoccur in future
      Knowledge Base Helps to compile repetitive customer queries and structures them into retrievable how-to articles or FAQs.
      Known Issue Management Helps to tackle and to manage familiar issues or routine challenges
      Live Chat Allows you to instantly communicate with your customers and/or exchange chat messages online
      Macros (Templated Responses) It helps to store, create, and send pre-written responses to maintain the flow of the conversation.
      Multi-Channel Communication Helps in receiving queries and offering help through multiple channels
      Self Service Portal Provides the employees with a website where they can update their accounts, make bill payments, avail necessary information and other self-help functions
      Social Media Integration Enables integrating the software with social media for better reach and coverage
      Surveys & Feedback Helps to disclose the relationship of customer satisfaction rate with sales trends and also helps to get direct accurate feedback
      Ticket Management Facilitates in recording and organizing customer complaints into tickets and systematically track their progress until they are resolved
  • + 13 More - Show Less
    • Alerts (Escalation) Helps to route critical tickets to the boss or in-house experts and alerting against them when such come
      Automated Routing It helps in automatically directing queries and data to the appropriate agent.
      Community Forums Provides an online discussion site that includes a panel of experts who give expert advice and satisfy queries of any kind relevant to the company
      Concurrent Calling Allows to place more calls simultaneously without reducing call quality.
      Contract (SLA Management) Helps to manage, automating and organizing important aspects concerning a service-level agreement
      Customizable Branding This feature enables the customization of brand marketing to meet specific requirements and preferences.
      Document Storage Helps in storing the documents electronically and in a systematic way
      Incident Management Helps in identifying, analyzing and rectifying a bad incident or issues to ensure it does not reoccur in future
      Knowledge Base Helps to compile repetitive customer queries and structures them into retrievable how-to articles or FAQs.
      Known Issue Management Helps to tackle and to manage familiar issues or routine challenges
      Live Chat Allows you to instantly communicate with your customers and/or exchange chat messages online
      Macros (Templated Responses) It helps to store, create, and send pre-written responses to maintain the flow of the conversation.
      Multi-Channel Communication Helps in receiving queries and offering help through multiple channels
      Self Service Portal Provides the employees with a website where they can update their accounts, make bill payments, avail necessary information and other self-help functions
      Social Media Integration Enables integrating the software with social media for better reach and coverage
      Surveys & Feedback Helps to disclose the relationship of customer satisfaction rate with sales trends and also helps to get direct accurate feedback
      Ticket Management Facilitates in recording and organizing customer complaints into tickets and systematically track their progress until they are resolved
  • + 14 More - Show Less
  • Unique Features
      AI Assistant AI Assistant helps you provide information and perform specific tasks to significantly improve your success rate. It can perform one or many tasks like analyzing your deals, contacts, and emails, generating the perfect email, and more.
      Multi-language Support Available in multiple languages to support global customers
      AI Assistant AI Assistant helps you provide information and perform specific tasks to significantly improve your success rate. It can perform one or many tasks like analyzing your deals, contacts, and emails, generating the perfect email, and more.
      Multi-language Support Available in multiple languages to support global customers
      AI Assistant AI Assistant helps you provide information and perform specific tasks to significantly improve your success rate. It can perform one or many tasks like analyzing your deals, contacts, and emails, generating the perfect email, and more.
      Multi-language Support Available in multiple languages to support global customers
      AI Assistant AI Assistant helps you provide information and perform specific tasks to significantly improve your success rate. It can perform one or many tasks like analyzing your deals, contacts, and emails, generating the perfect email, and more.
      Multi-language Support Available in multiple languages to support global customers

    Technical Details

    Organization Types Supported
    • Freelancers
    • Large Enterprises
    • Medium Business
    • Small Business
    • Freelancers
    • Large Enterprises
    • Medium Business
    • Small Business
    • Freelancers
    • Large Enterprises
    • Medium Business
    • Small Business
    • Freelancers
    • Large Enterprises
    • Medium Business
    • Small Business
    Platforms Supported
    • SaaS/Web/Cloud
    • Mobile - Android
    • Mobile - iOS
    • SaaS/Web/Cloud
    • Mobile - Android
    • Mobile - iOS
    • SaaS/Web/Cloud
    • Mobile - Android
    • Mobile - iOS
    • SaaS/Web/Cloud
    • Mobile - Android
    • Mobile - iOS
    Modes of Support
    • 24/7 (Live rep)
    • Business Hours
    • Online
    • 24/7 (Live rep)
    • Business Hours
    • Online
    • 24/7 (Live rep)
    • Business Hours
    • Online
    • 24/7 (Live rep)
    • Business Hours
    • Online
    API Support
    • Available
    • NA
    • Available
    • Available

    Reviews & Ratings

    User Rating
    3.8/5 635 user ratings
    Not Available
    4.9/5 92 user ratings
    4.5/5 2,769 user ratings
    Rating Distribution
    • Excellent

      31.2%
    • Very Good

      40.5%
    • Average

      13.1%
    • Poor

      6.5%
    • Terrible

      8.8%
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    • Excellent

      92.4%
    • Very Good

      4.3%
    • Average

      3.3%
    • Poor

      0%
    • Terrible

      0%
    • Excellent

      63%
    • Very Good

      28.4%
    • Average

      3.7%
    • Poor

      1.2%
    • Terrible

      3.6%
    User Sentiments

      User-Friendly Interface, Knowledge Base, Email Integration, Ticket Management System

      Poor Customer Support, Limited Customization Options, Inadequate Reporting Functionality, Lack of Advanced Features

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      AI-Driven Features, Customer Support Management, Customizable Dashboards, Ease of Use

      Mobile App Functionality, Limited Third-Party Integrations, Steep Learning Curve, Lack of Offline Mode

      User-Friendly Interface, Extensive Customizations, Robust Ticketing System, Excellent Customer Support

      Limited Reporting Functionality, Occasional Software Glitches, Mobile Application Limitations, Confusing Navigation/Menu System

    Review Summary

    Kayako receives generally positive reviews for its user-friendly interface, ease of use, comprehensive features, and strong customer support. Reviewers praise its ticketing system, knowledge base, live chat, and reporting capabilities. The software is particularly popular among small businesses and startups due to its affordability and scalability. However, some users have reported occasional technical issues, limited customization options, and a lack of advanced features. Overall, reviewers agree that Kayako is a reliable and efficient customer service solution that can help businesses improve their customer support operations.

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    SupportBench is praised for its exceptional support, user-friendly interface, and AI-driven features. Users highlight the platform's ability to centralize support operations, improve customer service efficiency, and provide valuable insights into customer needs. They appreciate the AI-powered sentiment analysis, chatbot capabilities, and customizable dashboards, which streamline processes and enhance communication. However, some users point out limitations in the mobile app and integration options, suggesting areas for improvement.

    Overall, reviewers praise Freshdesk's user-friendly interface, ease of use, customization options, and robust features. They find it suitable for businesses of all sizes and appreciate its ticketing system, reporting capabilities, and integrations with other tools. However, some users mention occasional glitches, limited automation capabilities, and challenges with handling complex customer queries. Additionally, a few reviewers express concerns about the pricing structure and suggest improvements in customer support responsiveness.

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    Pricing

    Pricing Options
    • Free Trial Available
    • Offers Free-forever and Custom plan.
    • Free Trial Available
    • Starts at $14.00.
    • Free Trial Available
    • Starts at $32.00. Offers Custom plan.
    • Free Trial Available
    • Starts at $15.00. Offers Free-forever plan.
    Pricing Plans
    Monthly Plans Annual Plans

    Kayako Cloud Free

    Classic On-Prem Custom

    DX Pro (Agent-Based Pricing) $14.00 $19.00 per user / month

    DX Pro (Unlimited Agents) $99.00 $99.00 per month

    Business $32.00 $40.00 per month

    Enterprise Custom

    Free Free

    Growth $15.00 $18.00 per user / month

    Pro $49.00 $59.00 per user / month

    Enterprise $79.00 $95.00 per user / month

     
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    Vendor information

    Company Details Located in: Austin, Texas Founded in: 2001 Located in: Ahmedabad, India Founded in: 2021 Located in: Vancouver, British Columbia Founded in: 2015 Located in: San Bruno, California Founded in: 2010
    Contact Details

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    https://www.kayako.com/

    +91 91067 47559

    https://www.deskxpand.com/

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    https://supportbench.com/

    +1 (866) 832-3090

    https://www.freshworks.com/freshdesk/

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