DSS software


23 reviews(5.0/5)
23 reviews(5.0/5)

DSS, also known as Dynamic Self-Syndication, is a cloud-based marketing management solution from Foster Web Services. It offers sales automation, customer service and support, web self-service and channel management functionalities within a suite. The product is designed for law firms, medical offices and service businesses.

DSS features website-visibility analytics, which allows users to monitor the performance of marketing campaigns across different channels such as Facebook, Google and Twitter. Users can also monitor and optimize their PPC campaigns, search-engine rankings and social-media campaigns.

DSS offers users tools to curate, analyze and manage user reviews and feedback. The solution also includes a “positive review funnel”, which allows users to identify and capture reviews only from the clients with positive experiences.

DSS enables allows users to manage different types of marketing campaigns, such as email newsletters, email blasts, lead nurturing and outreach tracking.

Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS , Web browser (OS agnostic)

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  • Hannah from Envision Marketing

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    August 2016

    Do you enjoy hitting your head against the wall? If so, DSS is NOT for you.

    Ease-of-use
    Functionality
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    Value for Money

    DSS is the absolute best solution out there¿by far. I know Wordpress, or even Wix, Weebly and SquareSpace can seem tempting with their low price and advertised ease of use, but they're not even in the same ballpark as DSS. Apples to oranges? Try Ferraris to clown cars. Wix, Weebly, SquareSpace and even WordPress (to an extent) are created for aesthetics. To someone who just wants a "pretty website," they're just fine. But to business owners who are serious about increasing their online visibility, traffic, user engagement, and¿ultimately¿sales, DSS has no competition. Most platforms only take price (i.e., cheap: Remember, you get what you pay for) and aesthetics into consideration, while DSS takes the final, most important piece into consideration as well: search engines. DSS websites are not only gorgeous to the outside observer, but are also built with search engine-friendly code that makes your site attractive to both users and search engines alike. Because what good is a pretty site if nobody can find it? Add in the extra time you gain by having everything you need in one platform, the extra security you gain due to the fact that DSS is HIPAA compliant, and the extra joy you gain by having an OUTSTANDING customer service team that will walk you through any questions you have, and you have the ultimate business-building, sales-supporting, sanity-keeping platform.

    Pros

    What's not to love??? We have built many websites in WordPress and get so sick of the archaic backend. Want to add content? It's difficult. Want to add a photo? Good luck. Want to add a video? Even worse, except add in the fact that all of that media will slow down your site as well.

    In DSS, everything is easier than I could ever imagine. I want to spend every moment in DSS and never update another WordPress site ever again!!!

    And let's not forget about the fact that in DSS, there's no need for plugins. There's no need for you to ever go to outside social media or search engine analytics sites, because that information is built right in! Need a CRM system like Insightly or SalesForce? No need; that's in DSS too! And want to send out emails? You guessed it: already in DSS and already integrated to work with your website pages & forms, CRM, analytics.

    Simply, DSS is the best platform there is, and you're insane not to use it. (Unless you're our competitor; in that case, stay on WordPress.)

    Cons

    Doesn't currently integrate with Insightly.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Gerry from Law Office of Gerald Oginski

    April 2016

    Fast & Easy Way to Immediately Update Your Website

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    I have been using DSS since 2004 when I first created my website with Foster Web Marketing. DSS allows you the ability to make instant changes to your website without the need to wait for a webmaster do it for you.. I can add articles on the fly. I can add blog posts. I can immediately publish an e-mail newsletter. I can add videos, photographs and anything else I can think of. I can add PDFs. I can optimize my articles quickly and without the need for any coding. I can share my content on social media using DSS. I can schedule when I want my content to go live. I can add anything to my website with ease and just as easily, delete any page or link on my site in seconds. DSS is a simple, straightforward and very powerful tool that every website owner should have. It has a great set of analytics connected to Google analytics. DSS allows me the ability to write content on a daily basis to help my consumers and potential clients get information that they need and want to know. I still know attorneys who have to wait weeks to communicate with their webmaster in order to update their website and make changes. DSS allows you to avoid all that nonsense and get it done instantly. Without hassle. With out a huge learning curve.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Stephen from Hamilton, Hull & Rogers

    March 2016

    DSS Rocks!

    Ease-of-use
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    Support

    I am so happy with the DSS system. I have replaced two CRM systems by using DSS. It not only works better but costs much less than the other well known systems.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Andrew from Dulaney, Lauer & Thomas, LLP

    March 2016

    DSS has helped my practice

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    My law firm has used Foster Web Marketing's DSS software product for several years. It's a valuable tool which enables us to update the content of our website, to include adding case results, client testimonials, and practice area additions. It's flexible - we can log in and create website updates from any location, and when our schedule permits. Notably, it's allowed us to take control of our website. It's really an integral part of my firm's online presence.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Sylvia from Wayne Wright, LLP

    March 2016

    Great Product

    Ease-of-use
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    Support

    DSS is a user friendly program that makes it easy to navigate and use. Everything in this program is straight forward and to the point. The customer service is great and quick to respond. They are always willing to help whether it's an email, phone call, or video chat. I would highly recommend using DSS.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Gina from Fusion Media

    March 2016

    Intuitive interface with built-in optimization features

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    DSS has an extremely intuitive CMS interface and having built in features to help execute a successful SEO strategy has proved to be extremely helpful. It is also one of the fastest CMSs I've used.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Monica from Big Fish Capital

    March 2016

    One of the most organized systems I've had the pleasure of using.

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    I use DSS for several companies whose content I oversee. Adding, editing and tracking how the content is performing is easy and efficient. Knowing what content needs to be updated is also a plus when running multiple accounts, and if I need a questions answered the team at Foster is always quick to respond and helpful.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Michael from Shevlin Smith

    March 2016

    We have been using DSS for years. We love our ability to easily manage content on our website.

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    Our experience with DSS has only been positive. We have yet to experience any limitation with the product. DSS has allowed us to maintain a high visible SEO ranking with all of the relevant search engines. This product should be considered by all companies who want to maintain a meaningful presence on the internet.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Vaughan from Law Offices of Vaughan de Kirby, APC

    March 2016

    Absolutely the best!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    Zach Stone and Foster Web Marketing are the best. I have been working with them and DSS for many years. I have seen DSS become the best in the marketplace! It plays a critical role in the success of my business!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Sarah from Anderson Law Firm

    March 2016

    DSS Has Everything We Need

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    I've been using the software for almost 2 years now and I am extremely satisfied overall.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Angela from The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm

    March 2016

    DSS is life changing for small businesses!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    Prior to partnering with Foster Web Marketing to build our law firm's website, I knew absolutely nothing about the "back end" of a website. I had never built one, or managed one. After just a few monthly phone calls, I am incredibly excited that we are able to manage our website 100% in house if we so choose. DSS is magnificently intuitive. It is concise and simple, yet produces a professional and effective website. I can honestly say that my experience with DSS has been easier and much more enjoyable than my experience with programs such as Word Press that are marketed to amateurs like me. With the unique search features in DSS, I'm able to access any section of our site for edits and, in the rare instance that I can't figure it out on my own, the DSS Q&A section or their customer service team are a quick click or call away. The DSS team will equip you to take control of your own website and content. It won't take hours a day for you to keep things running smoothly. We are so pleased and plan to use DSS and Foster Web for many, many more years.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Dave from UTBF

    March 2016

    DSS Has Made My Life Better & Practice More Profitable

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
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    Pros

    Thank you to the FWM TEAM. DSS is easy to use, loaded with benefits, very powerful and they are masters of customer service and training. The integration with video and our systems is easy and effective. My whole team lives it and we have built a robust client base using it. It is also our go-to tool for staying in touch and for building referrals. DSS was built for lawyers and doctors.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Rem from Top Practices

    March 2016

    For Professional Practice Marketing, There is no Peer

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    Since 2007, I've owned a company that coaches and consults with doctors to market and grow their practices. I've worked with DSS and Foster Web Marketing from the beginning. DSS has no peer in professional practice marketing. It is so comprehensive and detailed. It is designed to make web marketing accessible and understandable. They have simply thought of everything. And since day one, they have picked up the phone and worked with my team to make DSS even better. Simply the best in my opinion, and I've seen them all.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Lori from CP Solutions

    March 2016

    DSS Review

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    We work with multiple clients on their Internet marketing projects and Foster Web Marketing is who we recommend if someone is looking for a new website. Their DSS software makes getting and understanding the metrics (what's working and why) the easiest of any CMS that we have ever worked with. In addition, they monitor the websites and are always current with updates. In a world where most webmasters are hard to get a hold of and have issues with customer service, Foster Web Marketing is a breath of fresh air!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Connie from Virtual Solutions 4 You, LLC

    March 2016

    Marketing made easy!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    As the owner of a Virtual Administrative Assistant company (www.virtualsolutions4you.com), many of my small business clients use DSS on a daily basis. I have been assisting clients with their marketing using this software since 2008. Foster Web Marketing has been improving this software since the beginning. As my clients request new features, Foster Web has added them to the software to make it even more user friendly. The improvements in the software have established this marketing tool as one of the most used by my clients. The customer service is outstanding! Any problem that is encountered is fixed very quickly. I recommend any of my clients that are not currently using this to make the switch. I anticipate that we will be partners in marketing for a very long time! I cannot say enough about this amazing software!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Cassy from Jim Dodson Law

    March 2016

    Sophisticated Web Content Management System & Easy to Use

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support
    Pros

    I have been using DSS for about four years now and it is by far the easiest content management systems I've ever used. They are constantly updating it with new bells and whistles which is great. And, if you ever have a question about how to do something, staff members will walk you through how to do it. I would highly recommend using DSS to manage your website.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Alana from Law Offices of Vaughan de Kirby

    March 2016

    User-friendly software, even friendlier staff!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    DSS is generally very easy to pick up and does a good job maintaining our websites. Occasionally when I had problems that I couldn't figure out, the staff were always there for me. Great experience!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Addison from Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

    March 2016

    Very Intuitive!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    I've used DSS for years and found it very easy to use! I've used similar interfaces in the past and find DSS to be the most intuitive. It's easy to find and edit the page you're looking because the interface is very well organized. The customer service is great too. The Foster Web Marketing team has always been great about showing me how to do anything I'm having trouble with.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Mischelle from Davis Law Group

    February 2016

    Foster Web Marketing's DSS is AWESOME!!!

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    I have been a Foster Web Marketing customer using the DSS for almost 10 years now. I don't even know where to begin or how to describe how great this product is. I live in Seattle where I have access to any kind of website technology professionals anyone could ever want. I use to work at Microsoft and have better-than-average skills when it comes to website content management. With all the options available to me I pick Foster Web Marketing's DSS. It's the best.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Ben from BenGlassLaw

    February 2016

    Have been running our web marketing with it for years

    Ease-of-use
    Quality
    Support

    The best part about the Foster Web Marketing DSS is that I don't really have to know much about "SEO,", "headline tags", social media, etc in order to be very successful with it. There was a day when I did know about all that stuff but seems to me it changes every 4 weeks or so. DSS takes care of me NOT having to keep up with the technology of the Internet in order to keep a highly successful website (BenGlassLaw.com) not only "up and running" but powered to the top of search for my practice area in my geographic location. So, as they say.. "if a lawyer can do it...."

    Review Source: Capterra
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