FuseDesk Vs Help Scout (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 05, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - FuseDesk or Help Scout?

FuseDesk is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Help Scout, FuseDesk is rated higher (91/100) than Help Scout (77/100). FuseDesk offers more features (6) to their users than Help Scout (4).

Looking for the right Help Desk solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Asandia Corp compares with Help Scout?

Asandia Corp: Asandia, Corp., organized in 2001, is the third in a series of software and business development companies started by Jeremy Shapiro since 1996.Clients come to us for help growing their business through innovative marketing, technology and business strategy. On the tech side of things, we help businesses with custom Infusionsoft applications and i...

Help Scout: Help Scout enables teams to deliver personalized email customer service that scales beautifully for a growing business. Any team of two or more can collaborate in real-time, keep track of customer history automatically and stay on the same page

Who's more expensive? FuseDesk or Help Scout?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Help Desk software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for FuseDesk and Help Scout.

FuseDesk price starts at $97 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 FuseDesk is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Help Desk software. Help Scout price starts at $20 per user/month , when comparing Help Scout to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Help Desk software cost.

Bottom line: FuseDesk is more expensive than Help Scout.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared FuseDesk Vs. Help Scout based on some of the most important and required Help Desk features. FuseDesk: Knowledge Base/FAQ, Multi-Site Support, Reporting, Rules/Workflows, Scheduling, Self Service Portal. Help Scout: Email Integration, Incident / Request Management, Multi-Site Support, Reporting.

Target customer size

FuseDesk's typical customers include: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Customers of the software mainly include small and medium businesses as well as freelancers.

FuseDesk

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $97 per user/month

FuseDesk is a cloud-based Help Desk software that allows its users to unify their communication, reporting systems, CRM, and Omnichannel operations.

Categories: Help Desk.

Help Scout

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $20 per user/month

Help Scout is a help desk management solution for small and medium businesses. It offers assistance in email integration, problem and request management, reporting, and other aspects. The software was d...

Categories: Banking CRM, Casino CRM, Complaint Management, Customer Loyalty, Customer Service.

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FuseDesk: 6 Features

Knowledge Base/FAQ
Multi-Site Support
Reporting
Rules/Workflows
Scheduling
Self Service Portal

Help Scout: 4 Features

Email Integration
Incident / Request Management
Multi-Site Support
Reporting
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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FuseDesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$97 per user/month
Functionality
7
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Help
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
77/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$20 per user/month
Functionality
23
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Freshdesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per user/month
Functionality
39
Zoho
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$14 per user/month
Functionality
3
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Desk-com
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$25 per month
Functionality
35
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.