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Teckst is so versatile it can work with e-commerce, on-demand services, tech companies, apps, travel, property management, and more. If you've got a customer service software, we'll ad texting to it.


Average Ratings

29 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $100.00/month/user
  • Pricing Details
    Pricing is per-agent, per month. Enterprise pricing is also offered.
  • Free Demo
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Teckst
  • teckst.com
  • Founded 2014
  • United States

About Teckst

Teckst empowers enterprises to build one-on-one relationships with their customers by facilitating real-time human-to-human messaging. We text-enable your current phone numbers and pull SMS and chat messages directly into your CRM, where agents can respond quickly and efficiently. The Teckst platform integrates seamlessly with Zendesk, Salesforce, Oracle, SAP, FreshDesk, SugarCRM, and more, with a dashboard that puts analytics and controls at the fingertips of management.


Teckst Features

  • Calendar/Reminder System
  • Document Storage
  • Email Marketing
  • Internal Chat Integration
  • Lead Scoring
  • Marketing Automation Integration
  • Mobile Access
  • Quotes/Proposals
  • Segmentation
  • Social Media Integration
  • Task Management
  • Territory Management
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Appointment Management
  • Automated Routing
  • Automatic Customer Notices
  • Complaint Monitoring
  • Contract Management
  • Customer Database
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Help Desk
  • Inbox / Queue Management
  • Knowledge Base
  • Known Issue Management
  • Live Chat
  • Self Service Portal
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Trouble Ticketing
  • Work Order Management
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Automated Routing
  • Customizable Branding
  • Document Storage
  • Email integration
  • Interaction Tracking
  • IT Asset Management
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Multi-Channel Communication
  • Network Monitoring
  • Real-time Chat
  • Self Service Portal
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Ticket/Issue Tracking
  • Canned Responses
  • Geo Targeting
  • Offline Form
  • Proactive Chat
  • Screen Sharing
  • Third Party Integration
  • Transfers/Routing
  • Website Visitor Tracking
  • Analytics
  • Contact Management
  • Coupons
  • Keywords
  • Mass Texting
  • MMS
  • Polls / Voting
  • Scheduling
  • Shortcodes
  • Subscriber Management
  • Text-to-Win

Teckst Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great product, easy integration, exceptional customer service

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Teckst integrates extremely well into our Zendesk account. What originally drew me to Teckst's SMS solution versus others we looked at is that it really speaks to the hybrid nature of text support as a channel. What makes SMS so convenient for support is that customers can either respond right away like a chat or respond later at their convenience like an email inbox. Teckst speaks to each by offering both the email-like options and a more chat-like widget agents are able to pop out so they can have several conversations at the same time for real efficiency. We used a much less satisfactory solution before finding Teckst, and our agents were thrilled when they were introduced to the Teckst set up.

The customer service is exceptional. Our Account Manager is incredibly friendly and responsive. And she is just as much so now as she was when we first started with them all those months ago. She really makes it feel like we're a team trying to best optimize our solution and make sure it's working as well as expected and needed. The technical team of engineers is also on top of investigating any time we have an inquiry.

They also gave us early access to their Facebook Messenger solution, which works much like SMS does. It's quickly become one of our favorite channels thanks to their setup. It's been great being able to discover it as they are and to be able to give actionable feedback about the solution. Again, Teckst really makes it feel like you're a team.

Overall: Great integration. Great SMS and FBM support solutions. Exceptional customer service.

Working with Teckst over the past two years has been great! Helpful staff, robust platform.

Jul 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Our business is designed to save time for busy people, so fast service is really important. Our customers love texting and Teckst allowed us to implement this easily. We explored other messaging solutions, but Teckst expressed the most excitement about growing with us and helping us innovate as our business scaled.

The account management team was always super responsive and helped us decide the best way to launch SMS with our customers. The fact that it is seamlessly integrated with our Desk.com account allowed us to train our team of agents quickly and the learning curve was minimal. That was key to our success here.

Cons: Desk.com doesn't support emoji usage, so for our first ~6 months of Teckst usage we weren't able to send customers emojis. Teckst ended up creating a workaround that allowed emoji usage on Desk, which was great for us. Our customers are big emoji users, so we saw an increase in CSAT once we started incorporating them in our messaging.

If you need an SMS provider, Teckst isgood

Jul 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The implementation is straightforward with Teckst providing a white-glove service. Integrating Teckst with a CRM (we were on Desk and now on ServiceCloud) allows for an agent to quickly learn how to handle SMS cases since they're already familiar with the case paradigm. The Teckst platform is fast and responsive, meaning that there is little latency between inbound and outbound texts through the CRM.

The use of emojis is incredibly impactful which allows us to provide empathetic service at scale.

Cons: Nothing major to mention! It would be great to have an admin dashboard so we could self-service, but I hear that is in the works.

Overall: We provide a faster support channel that positions us where our customers are: on their phone.

Great product; feature-rich yet easy for agents to learn to use, all backed by first-rate support.

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: All conversations are captured verbatim with auto-generated messages clearly differentiated from customer incoming texts and also agent outbound texts. That feature is vital for agent training, tracking customer history, spotting trends, First Call Resolution, and compliance-related issues.

Cons: A few "shortcuts" (for instances, inserting a time and date for a scheduled callback from the dialer platform) were custom-developed and slightly klugy (requiring agents to insert a "carat", then a short code). Later iterations continued to improve!

Overall: On it's initial small-scale test for confirming pre-scheduled calls to customers, we saw an 8.5% increase in decision-maker reach rates on those scheduled calls, and a 11.5% increase in sales conversion when decision makers were reached. The combined 22% lift in sales was a clear winner, and we are now looking to increase the automated use cases to include order confirmation, delivery confirmation, and more.

Teckst has been super responsive to our needs and always keeps us updated on the latest releases.

Jul 13, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Their customer service has been really awesome. They are also quick to get us updated on the new features and overall any transitions have been painless. Super easy to work with them!

Cons: We've been using them for a while now and it's taken a little longer than expected for them to add additional features that are becoming more common in the SMS world. But I do think they've started to ramp up lately.

It works, and that's what matters. Great CX team as well.

Jul 10, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Although it lacks a self-service dashboard, their CX team makes it so easy to get things done/updated/changed with a simple email. It works quietly and (from where I sit) seamlessly. Whatever they're doing to make this happen, two thumbs up!

Cons: There is no self-service dashboard for admin actions. Actions/triggers I expected to be in place (like auto-responders) sometimes were not firing.

Our experience with Teckst has been amazing!

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It has been really easy to use. I also feel like a valued customer with Teckts. Anytime I have any questions I can get a response to my emails in less than 10 minutes. They have been amazing to work with.

Cons: I would love Teckst to continue to develop more stats on texts to see how well it is performing from a company standpoint. For example response time, break it down by busy times, etc. However, with that said they have enough information for me to be satisfied at this point.

Easy set-up, simple to use, low cost, great customer support.

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The customer support is excellent. We use the Zendesk integration, which made for the seamless addition of sms as a support channel to our existing support workflow.

Cons: Would be nice to be able to change automatic responses on our own, but customer support is more than helpful so its not a deal breaker.

Product was easy to setup with great customer support. I enjoyed working with the Teckst team.

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The most valuable feature was the simple integration with our CRM system (desk.com). The integration allowed us to switch between texting and emailing our customers.

Cons: Cost of entry level offering. There was great value in the offering, but it was more than what we needed for our use case.

I used text at 2 different on demand start up companies.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I loved how easy it was for my agents to use, its ability to integrate into all of my team's tools, and the hands on fantastic customer service I always received.

Cons: This feature may have since been added but it would have been great to have the ability to mass text to our customers.

Great company but the people are better!

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It was easy of use and quick to set up. Our customer support person at teckst was delightful, always available and very knowledgeable

Cons: The only thing we have in the form of a complaint (cuz there arent many) is the price. We would have liked the price to be slightly more competitive.

Great team to work with. The product is also good and is moving in a good direction.

Jul 10, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The support of the product is really good. The team that we have to help us with our needs has been great. Ease of use is really nice as well, it is easy to understand, implement and train on.

Cons: There is still a lot of room for the product to grow. They are allowing for texting within salesforce and trying to mimic that is a difficult task. There are some bugs in the product but that is the case with any new growing product.

Teckst was extremely easy to set up, took almost no time at all to get up and running.

Mar 08, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use. Integrates with out system. Teckst sends us reports as needed so we can track our performance. Have never had any major issues.

Cons: Would like more robust reporting features. And I guess anything could be cheaper but no complaints from our team.

excellent tool that connects my team with our customer base on a channel

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: customer support is excellent, simple integration with our CRM system allowing us to use SMS as a channel within our existing workflows

Cons: would be nice to have a customer facing dashboard to collect metrics without having to contact account management

Makes SMS easy! Up and running quickly.

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: - Customers LOVE sms
- up and running quickly
- no new interface required. CSRs use the interface they are used too

Cons: - because of it's simple function, connecting SMS channel to zendesk, they're wasn't much to not like...

Overall: Improved Customer Satisfaction.

Great implementation and support team.

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Enables customer interaction in a channel our customers prefer: text messaging. Integrates well with our call center CRM.

Cons: For a business like ours with quite low transactional volume, monthly pricing minimums are on the high side.

Great Innovative Product

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Love being able to engage our customers on this channel. Not only are we able to show folks we're forward thinking but we're reliable and able to meet them right in their messages.

Cons: Would love to see even more innovation because Infully support this product. Excited to see what else is released down the road.

Overall: Close contact with our customers, efficient way to communicate.

Teckst is a true native support tool for our customers and fans

Jul 12, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The tool is intuitive and provides our customers with real-time mobile support in ways that are more elegant than mobile chat widgets.

Cons: Real-Time Reporting is not yet at the level of some chat tools but is getting there quickly. We are able to embed it with tools like Domo to meet our needs.

Overall: Increased user immersion and longer use times of our products.

Easy to set up and scale. Great customer service and partnership. Essential.

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Connects seamlessly with our other communication channels.
Easy to use by all of our agents.
Always helpful when we have questions or want to change something.
Great data that is readily available and easy to action.

Cons: It would be useful if we could send messages in batches. Would also like to be able to automate in the future.

Great way to help our customers quickly!

Jul 14, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Since adding Teckst to our customer communication plan, we've seen an increase in our response rate. Customers appear more than happy to have a quick chat via texting, as opposed to an email chain or talking on the phone. The integration into our current ticketing system has been great and allowed our team to seamlessly talk with our customers. In addition, the support provided by their team has been beyond accommodating and helpful and they are very open and receptive to all of our feedback.

Cons: We have been waiting for the feature release to send multiple messages at the same time. This feature has just become available, and we look forward to trying this out.

Easy to implement - works seamlessly

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Plug and play - integrates easily into our customer service platform (Zendesk) and agents can respond to a text in the same fashion as they would any other medium. Our customers really like it as well.

Cons: At low volumes, the per unit price can be a bit pricey given their pricing model. However, will scale up nicely.

Excellent to organize our support team

Feb 12, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Create customer tickets in a fast way. It also makes it very easy for customers to create tickets via SMS. You can also receive tickets via facebook, whatsapp and other messaging services.

Cons: In general there is no negative point since they comply with what they promise. What I can comment is that I find it a bit expensive. Perhaps for the same price they could increase the number of agents or offer some additional benefit.

Overall: Teckst allows us to create automatic responses and create a workflow that fits our dynamics.

Thanks to this tool we have been able to organize our customer support team in an intuitive way. I love that we can receive tickets via SMS. It is a tool that complements very well with the service we offer.

Easy to use from day 1 of installation and they have the best service without being pushy!

Jul 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It's super easy to get it installed and even easier to use. Super straightforward software with fast service if you have any questions or requests.

Team able to send and receive texts from the appropriate business line!

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Software was embedded seamlessly and works without much issues. Of the issues we had, they were actually resolved, rather than placed into "the pipeline".

Overall: It's another channel to effectively communicate with our clients.

Quick and easy to set up and utilize

Jul 07, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
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5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The functionality of the software with any/all Toll-frees to provide a text response to existing numbers. This has allowed us to create a contact base on an existing telco framework

Cons: Would like a more robust back end implementation - something that allows customers to do some of the customization and maintenance themselves.

Very quick and easy to get started.

Jul 10, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Beautiful seamless integration with Zendesk. On-board in for the agents was equally easy. Customer support is always very responsive.

Cons: I love to see some sort of admin-dashboard to track billing/minute usage/self update logic. While always quick to respond to change requests, I'd like to have ability to review/change at a moment's notice.

We recently started using this software. Our clients love to text us since it's faster than email.

Jul 13, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Makes our job so much easier and we can keep track of client decisions (vs phone calls). We need clients to decide fast and emails sometimes seem to get buried in clients inbox. We hope our vendors start doing the same so we don't have to get on the phone to contact them.

Overall: Faster decisions with our clients.

The team at Teckst was very Professional and thorough

Jul 17, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Ease of use. We up and running in no time. The Teckst was quick with the setup. Teckst worked great with HelpScout.

Cons: A little pricey if you don't used it daily. Price for a bundle of text should be an option or a price per text.

Great software!!!

Jul 10, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Keep up the good work!

Pros: I love the interaction i 'm able to have with my contacts courtesy of this software. Am able to get feedback and know what the customer enjoyed about my period and what to change.

Cons: Its very likeable for the most part. Although a little expensive but overall its worth its cost as my customer base has increased since I started using it