Hivebrite

5 / 5 8 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Professional communities, Alumni networks, Incubators, Interest-based communities of all sizes from all countries, and all languages.


Average Ratings

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

Product Details

  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Hivebrite
  • hivebrite.com/sign-up
  • Founded 2012
  • France

About Hivebrite

Hivebrite is an all-in-one community management platform that helps you build brand engagement and opportunities for your private community. It is easy to set up and fully branded to match your colors.


Hivebrite Features

  • Activity / News Feed
  • Advertising Management
  • Blogs
  • Event Calendar
  • Group Management
  • Messaging
  • Photo Management
  • Privacy Options
  • Tagging
  • User Profiles
  • Video Management

Hivebrite Reviews Recently Reviewed!

The team at Hivebrite was incredible. They were and continue to be flexible to our needs!

Aug 02, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The Front Office interface and mobile software is very user friendly. Our team members love the aesthetic and multi-faceted system that Hivebrite provides. It is also very customizable from the Back Office so from an Admin perspective, setup was easy!

Cons: The lack of customizable options when it comes to font, color, sizing, and general edits. However, I believe that this is something that is being developed so it's really only a growing pain that Hivebrite is adjusting to!

Overall: The ability to streamline our Program to best fit our users. Hivebrite integrates numerous functions that provide an easy to use interface for our team as well as incredible customer service and support for questions that arose during the setup process!

Vendor Response

by Hivebrite on September 11, 2017

Hi Nettie, thanks so much for your kind words. We really enjoy having you as a client. You have had some great ideas for product upgrades so it has been a pleasure doing some developments for Love Your Melon. Concerning the customization of fonts, text, etc... this will indeed go live to our clients in about 1 month or so. We are confident you will be pleased with the development! Thanks again. The Hivebrite Team UPDATED: Hi Nettie, the new text editor is now live, hope you enjoy it!

After over a year trying to build with a major competitor, finding Hivebrite was a gift.

Jul 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: -User's layout is easily intuitive and makes sense.
-Content rich design has a lot of useful places for various types of data/info.
-Elegant visual design that draws your members towards useful info.
-Clean, cool, contemporary presentation.
-For admin, the backend is smart, efficient, and makes sense relatively easy for an intelligent novice to quickly get it and get to work designing and building.
-We're a U.S. law enforcement nonprofit and our member base is law enforcement. Obviously, data storage, login security, and hacking issues are important to us. We spent a lot of money trying to make another vendor's package adequately secure and never really got there. Hivebrite's top-tier data storage coupled with leveraging Google's streamlined sign-in authentication can't be beat.
-Tech support is outstanding, brilliant people who know how to engage efficiently, and even smile.
-Value. We shopped hard. We're getting so much more than we could find anywhere else, at a great price point.
-After over a year of struggling to get a competitor's product to work, we almost launched nationally with the thought to just make-do. But just a couple weeks before launch, our engineer spent several nights scouring the competition. He sold us on abandoning all our work and switching one of our endeavors to Hivebrite. After our first day of building, we knew this was the platform for both projects. We know what's out there. Hivebrite can't be beat.

Hivebrite - The Perfect Solution

Jan 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Incredibly professional, highly competent and very flexible in their approach

Overall: It was essential that our members have a platform on which they could network, build relationships, discuss Industry issues, read the latest Industry news and share best practice. Hivebrite provided the perfect solution. Incredibly professional, highly competent and very flexible in their approach, I would highly recommend them to all.

internal networking platform with intuitive interface

Sep 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I especially like the event user tap. Via Hivebrite, you can invite your members easily to an event and the platform ensures a smooth processing of payments. Furthermore, Hivebrite provides a platform, which completely undertakes the task of data management. If there is missing data of your members, you can easily start a campaign to collect the data you need. Since I am not an IT nerd, I really enjoy the user friendliness and the intuitive handling of the platform. Our alumni and student community is really happy about our new homepage. Especially the live feed and the weekly digest, which summarizes news, forum discussions or job opportunities, has become a must read for every community member.

Cons: Some features are not costumizable, but the Hivebrite team is doing the best to fulfill the special requirements of an alumni association and takes every suggestion into consideration.

Overall: It is was nice to work with such an experienced partner in community management, that not only offers good value for money, but also offers good advice in building a professional community platform.

Recommendations to other buyers: Finally, I can really recommend the hivebrite professional community platform and the team that stands behind it.

Vendor Response

by Hivebrite on September 14, 2016

Thank you so much Liesa!

Hivebrite is cooler + has richer functionality + is more flexible + is a ridiculously-good value

Sep 12, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Seriously.

I found Hivebrite at the very end of an exhaustive search of over 50 different alumni management platforms. After countless platform demos that would generally end with having witnessed a feature/function-poor platform, or witnessing a polished platform that cost 3x or 4x what my non-profit was looking to spend, I met Jean, who gave me a tour of the Hivebrite platform. I think at one point I literally asked Jean ¿What¿s the catch?¿ because I didn¿t get it: Hivebrite was the sexiest, most-feature-rich platform I had seen, yet its price point was one of the lowest of all the vendors I had vetted.

There was no catch. Jean and his team have built¿and are continuing to evolve¿an incredibly sophisticated alumni management and engagement platform. Let me expound just a bit on a few points:

»»Cooler. Richer functionality.
- The overall structure of the site is clean and tastefully executed.
- The map interface of the `Events¿ of `People¿ is not just slick, but also super-functional as an intuitive and inviting way for alumni to engage with relevant fellow alumni and happenings. It¿s leaps and bounds better than anything I had seen from any provider.
- With its ability to have alumni create `pitch pages¿ for their businesses and ventures, interact in group and forum tabs, post and attend events together, Hivebrite simply does more¿and does it better¿than any other provider. Hivebrite¿s functionality actually gave me ideas on how I can create engagement with alumni that I had not previously thought of.
- Targeting a specific segment of your alumni for an email campaign is perfectly straightforward. Did I mention they have integrated email-campaign analytics?
- With all this functionality housed under one roof, I no longer need to waste time toggling back and forth between my alumni CRM/Eventbrite/MailChimp/etc.

»»More flexible.
- When you talk to the support team at Hivebrite, if the answer isn¿t ¿Yes¿, it¿s ¿We¿ll make that a priority in our next iteration¿. They have integrated many, many adaptation requests into their platform, and their platform is what it is today largely due to them improving based upon their client feedback. They have really valued my input and make me feel like we are on a team together, working to develop an awesome solution for my alumni and for my organization. That means the world to me.

Thank you Jean, Flo, and the whole Hivebrite team for helping me do more for my alumni.

Vendor Response

by Hivebrite on September 13, 2016

Thanks Rob - Such a detailed and enthusiastic review means the world to us. We're definitely a team!

Super user-friendly, responsive, fun and simple platform for alumni!

Sep 08, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The features offered by Hivebrite platform are very useful for both end-users and the administrator, for example:
- The possibility to connect with channels like LinkedIn simplifies the login for users: one less password to remember! And the simpler it is, the greater number of people will stay connected which will facilitate the administrators' jobs.
- The interactive map and "check-ins" are an excellent tool for alumni to find each others and strengthen the network.
- The possibility to create chapters is one of the most important features for our network. Through the chapter live feed, alumni can discuss the popular topics in their countries or organize more gatherings independently. For administrator, this feature helps in chapter management and creating greater alumni communities around the world.

But the greatest advantage of this platform is that it is constantly improving. The Hivebrite team takes every suggestion into consideration in order to develop new features that enhance the users' experience even further. I cannot give them enough positive feedback!

Overall: It has been a great pleasure to work with Hivebrite team and to introduce this platform to alumni. As a luxury institution, we needed a unique product that would offer a high-quality solution for our end-users and optimise the current alumni network. This is exactly what we got from Hivebrite - a true win-win solution: a user-friendly and fun platform for alumni; and simple management and strong support for the alumni association.
The platform offers an easy-access to the alumni from anywhere and more opportunities to engage and stay connected.
Moreover, the Hivebrite team is constantly improving everyone's experience by actively listening to suggestions and finding innovative solutions for all requests.

Vendor Response

by Hivebrite on September 09, 2016

Thank you Sandra ¿ it is an honor for us to work with Glion !

Modern approach to the Alumni management. Strong IT architecture

May 25, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Being still a relatively young company (compared to Graduway, Simplicity, Intraworld...), Hivebrite is proposing a solution that benefits from a wide knowledge of the existing solutions, but with the force of a solid foundation based on Ruby/Ruby on Rails and flexible architecture. The Team is really professional in its answers to our Request for Proposals

Jan 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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