Intercom

Intercom

by Intercom

Who Uses Intercom?

Intercom has over 30,000 paying customers all over the globe including larger companies like New Relic, Sothebys, and Shopify, and smaller companies like Airtable and Coda.

What Is Intercom?

Intercom is modern business messaging at scale.

Build better customer relationships with scalable messaging that provides a more personal experience for you and your customers throughout their lifecycle.

The world's most successful companies, like Atlassian, Shopify, and New Relic use Intercom to drive growth through chat, bots, and personalized customer communications.

Intercom Details

Intercom

https://www.intercom.com/

Founded 2011

Intercom Pricing Overview

Intercom starts at US$39.00/month. Intercom does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. See additional pricing details for Intercom below.

Starting Price

US$39.00/month

Pricing Details

Intercom offers various premium plans starting at $39/month.

Free Version

No

Free Trial

Yes

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Mobile - iOS Native

Mobile - Android Native

Training

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

Business Hours

Online

Intercom Features

Customer Service Software
Alerts / Escalation
Appointment Management
Call Centre Management
Email Management
Knowledge Base
Live Chat
Performance Metrics
Queue Management
Self Service Portal
Social Media Integration
Surveys & Feedback
Virtual Assistant
Workflow Management
A/B Testing
Auto-Responders
CAN SPAM Compliance
Customer Surveys
Drip Campaigns
Dynamic Content
Event Triggered Email
Image Library
Landing Pages/Web Forms
Mailing List Management
Mobile Optimised Emails
Reporting/Analytics
Subscriber Management
Template Management
WYSIWYG Email Editor
Contact Discovery
Contact Import/Export
Lead Capture
Lead Database Integration
Lead Nurturing
Lead Scoring
Lead Segmentation
Pipeline Management
Prospecting Tools
Visitor Identification
Canned Responses
Customisable Branding
Geo Targeting
Offline Form
Proactive Chat
Screen Sharing
Third Party Integration
Transfers/Routing
Website Visitor Tracking
A/B Testing
Analytics/ROI Tracking
Customisable CTAs
Drip Campaigns
Dynamic Content
Landing Pages/Web Forms
Lead Scoring
Sales Intelligence
Search Marketing
Segmentation
Social Marketing
Website Visitor Tracking

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Intercom Reviews

Showing 5 of 683 reviews

Overall
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Service
4.4/5
Features
4.4/5
Value for Money
4.1/5
Nathaniel P.
Customer Success Manager
Computer Software, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/08/2019

"The really bridge the gap between customers and our service"

Comments: Their customer success team is great, even on the days when I'm not the most gracious customer. I even try to emulate some of their practices because I feel heard as a customer when I suggest features or report what I think could be bugs in the system.

Pros: The ability to converse with our customers quickly and seamlessly between email and the messenger app is great. They've thought through this feature set very well and it brings us very close to our customers and we are able to convert leads very well through this service too. Other similar apps function the same, but their UI/UX is lacking compared to Intercom. The actual feel of the app is clean and friendly and dare I say...even fun to use. Customer success at Intercom is also excellent, they've got our backs and I appreciate it (although getting paired with someone in a vastly different time zone can hold up ticket times on our end).

Cons: There are some gaps in the help center and email features. It would be ideal to create/edit documents in a manner closer to Microsoft Word or Google doc, as those are the standard for editing documents these days. Little things like not being able to create a list inside of a document the way I would in other apps can be frustrating, but there is usually a workaround of some sort that will suffice (I'm just picky). It would also be nice to only be paired with their team members in our time zone. Working in the US and then being helped by a team member from Australia means our ticket times take much longer and conversation is hard to do in real time.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/08/2019
Blake P.
Co-Founder & COO
Computer Software, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    3/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 21/02/2020

"Very helpful support and customer onboarding tool"

Comments: Overall they have been awesome on support and the tool is incredibly helpful. I will continue to use them for years to come.

Pros: I love how we could integrate chat directly into our application for our customers. The help center is very nice for our customers and the reports really help us understand how our team is doing.

Cons: Some of the functionality is a little difficult to setup especially around the tracking of specific features utilized on our platform. I also can get a little frustrated with the routing of messages, it can override the rules you put in place.

Vendor Response

by Intercom on 28/02/2020

Hi Blake,

Thanks for sharing your Intercom experience, I'm so happy to hear you'll be with us for years to come!

I'll be passing your feedback about tracking and message routing on to our product team. If you'd like to add any further detail or context do get in touch via the Messenger :)

Thanks again,
Kate (Intercom - Customer Engagement)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 21/02/2020
Peter C.
Dir. User Experience
Health, Wellness & Fitness, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    3/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    4/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/12/2019

"Complete Package"

Comments: We had the opportunity to start fresh with a new ticket system/knowledge base so were shopping around. We came across Intercom and never looked back. While it has those things it is so much more being a central place to manage all our client related communications. It is by far the application I use most day-to-day.

Pros: Using Intercom has been an amazing experience. It is well thought out, full featured and continues to improve all the time. It has become an essential tool to communicate with our leads/clients. What is great is we can reach them (and they reach us) wherever they are: our website, in our web app, our mobile apps, email, etc.

Cons: While it starts off cheap depending on the features you choose to use and your volume it can start to get expensive quick. I'm not saying the product still doesn't provide value (it absolutely does) just if I had to pick what I liked least I would say cost.

Vendor Response

by Intercom on 18/12/2019

Hi Peter,

We really appreciate you leaving us a review and are so happy to hear Intercom is an essential part of your customer communication.

Thanks also for your feedback on pricing. We work really hard to align our pricing to the value you are seeing. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your subscription options with us.

Kate (Intercom - Customer Engagement)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/12/2019
Tasha D.
Director of Customer Success
Hospital & Health Care, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    1/5
  • Ease of Use
    1/5
  • Features & Functionality
    1/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    1/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/10/2019

"Awful product with terrible support"

Comments: Support was terrible. They often provided 'create something custom through our API' as the solution to most of the inadequacies of the product. They also rarely listen or read the problem correctly and I would spend a bunch of time trying to implement the solution they provided only to find out it didn't meet any of the criteria I provided. You know its bad when a support tool lacks good support!

Pros: Admin interface is visually appealing. Widget is not.

Cons: Lacks basic/rudimentary functionality. Simple things like auto triggering a message at the company level when specific criteria is met is not possible. Tagging system is not easy to use and lacks basic features. Can't customize inboxes as needed. I felt like you product blog was so delightful that your product would be the same but it felt like you weren't living your word. Nothing was easy on this product.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/10/2019
Tito C.
Freelancer
Arts & Crafts, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/01/2020

"The best option for LIVE CHAT and Support"

Pros: Intercom is the lease in the industry and that’s because is the best in Livechat and support software. I’ve tried a lot of services before, cheap and expensive and I can say intercom worth every penny and it’s the option that has given to me the best results.

Cons: Nothing found until now. It’s really complete and well done solution.

Vendor Response

by Intercom on 08/01/2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review Tito. It's great to hear that Intercom is helping you drive results for your business.

Thanks again,
Kate (Intercom - Customer Engagement)

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 06/01/2020