Choosing the right referral platform
Have you ever seen a comparison page where the “challenger” comes out better than the company writing the comparison?
Exactly. Neither have we. So when we set about comparing our referral software to others we wanted to take a different approach. Here’s the approach we’re taking:
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When comparing these two products the main differences that stand out are features, customization and cost. ReferralHero has more advanced features like automation emails, broadcasts, integrations and advanced anti-fraud algorithm that are just NOT possible in Viral Loops.
If branding is important to you, ReferralHero offers a much higher level of customization than Viral Loops. On top of that, Viral Loops forces its brand on all your campaigns, with a "Powered by" back-link both on the widget and in emails, EVEN for paying accounts, while ReferralHero offers a 100% white-label experience.
Finally, Viral Loops is more expensive. For a complete solution, Viral Loops costs $549/month, while ReferralHero costs $199.
ReferralHero allows much greater customization of your referral campaign for a fully branded experience
Viral Loops forces its brand on your campaign with a "Powered by" back-link on both widget and email.
ReferralHero is a white-label solution where you completely own the experience.
ReferralHero is built to 10x your email list which is why it comes with a set of automation emails to skyrocket your subscribers engagement while Viral Loops has only two.
When choosing the right platform you want to make sure it connects to your existing marketing stack.
Anti-fraud features are very important, especially when what you pay is based on your campaign size.
Since ReferralHero and Viral Loops have different pricing plans, we compare pricing for same size campaigns.
*All prices are a monthly subscription. Last update September 2019
When should you choose Viral Loops, and when ReferralHero