Ashish Pandhi
Ashish PandhiFounder, Bettr.io

What's the best intercom.io alternative that won't break the bank?

I've seen drift, user engage, and crisp. They're either all too expensive ($400/mo+) or don't offer event driven segments.
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    LiveChat

    Premium live chat and help desk software for business.

    Daria Zabój
    Daria Zabój22Online Community Enthusiast · Written
    LiveChat is a very good alternative for Intercom. It comes with the variety e-commerce features and lets you choose from 4 pricing plans.
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  2. 6
    Freshchat

    Catch 'em all. Keep 'em all.

    Arjun Paliath
    Arjun PaliathFreshchat @Freshworks · Written
    A moden way to engage with visitors and generate leads. Also enables the self support aspect with built in FAQs.
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    Arun Sathiya
    Arun Sathiya5Happiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Freshchat is totally what you are looking for. Great pricing and incredibly powerful. It's the newest from Freshworks Inc. and packs everything for businesses of all kinds.
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  3. Justin Mitchell
    Justin Mitchell9Founder & CEO @ Yac · Written
    Smooch + Gorgias helpdesk integration gets you pretty stinking close to intercom for no cost.
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  4. 1
    Zopim

    Live chat, lets you talk to visitors on your website

    adam tratt
    adam trattCEO, Haiku Deck · Written
    I know Intercom is more than just chat, but for our needs we found Zopim (by Zendesk) got the job done and was better in some regards for what we were looking for.
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  5. 1
    Gotcha

    User-centric analytics & triggers, driven by micro-surveys

    Ben Novak
    Ben NovakFounded 3 startups, sold 1. · Written
    Ben Novak made this product
    If you're not about talking to your users but just getting feedback and research them individually with automation then Gotcha is for you. We don't wanted the chat interface but everything else, so this is Gotcha.
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  6. 1
    Intercom

    Communicate personally with every single customer.

    Jeroen Corthout ☕
    Jeroen Corthout ☕7Co-Founder Salesflare · Written
    Go for the real thing. You won't regret it. I wrote a post here about what makes the Intercom product so great: https://blog.salesflare.com/how-...
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  7. 1
    Crisp 2.0

    All-in-one solution to communicate with your customers

    Fair Pricing, great customer service and perfect features, what else ?
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  8. 1
    HelpCrunch

    Customer Communication tool for Support, Marketing & Sales

    Daniil Kopilevych
    Daniil Kopilevych4Growth Manager at HelpCrunch · Written
    Daniil Kopilevych made this product
    HelpCrunch is the best Intercom alternative offering all the features and starting at just $15/mo
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  9. Jason Grills
    Jason GrillsCustomer & Product Growth Manager · Written
    Jason Grills made this product
    If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Intercom that helps you access the same or even more features at the same time, then ProProfs Chat is worth the try. It even offers a free plan that supports a variety of features and allows operators to chat without a glitch.
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