Grade.us Software


 

Grade.us is a cloud-based review and reputation management solution designed for businesses of all sizes. It offers feedback collection, multi-channel management and campaign management within a suite.

Users can collect customer reviews from multiple channels such as emails and SMS campaigns. The software also offers review management, which allows users to create drip campaigns for review acquisition. Review streamlining lets users select and publish reviews on social media sites. The product also offers integration with Wordpress.

Review reporting tools allow users to track recently published reviews on third-party websites. Users can also create customized reports on campaign performance, such as click-through and conversion rates.

Grade.us is available in three different pricing plans: Professional for marketers, Agency for local agencies and SEO and Partner for large agencies and franchises.

 

Grade.us - Analytics
 
  • Grade.us - Analytics
    Analytics
  • Grade.us - Recipient status
    Recipient status
  • Grade.us - Review-invite dashboard
    Review-invite dashboard
  • Grade.us - Review-now option
    Review-now option
  • Grade.us - Review reporting
    Review reporting
  • Grade.us - Reviews table
    Reviews table
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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Abhishek from Mas callnet India Pvt Ltd
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2017

September 2017

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The way it combines various campaigns in the suite is amazing. It helped a lot to monitor every platform in one suite whether it be emails or SMS. They have covered every aspect of the same.
Moreover, the data security aspect is also taken care of.

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On the go access of the platform is missing. If an app could be made for the suite for anytime access would be great and one would not have to have laptop everytime.

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Britney from Anchor Wave

July 2018

July 2018

The support staff are great to work with!

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Simple and understandable user software. Easy to explain to my clients but should an error arise, support is always happy to help out as well.

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No complaints just yet. Support is always available to jump in and assist if a small error arises but overall no complaints.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Julie from Grapevine Virtual

June 2018

June 2018

Anytime I have questions, there is a polite and patient person there to help!

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I like how easy it is to grasp the program. The support team it super kind and helpful. They have never been impatient when I call with 'silly questions'.

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Over the last few months, there has been a longer wait time to be able to talk directly with a support person. Calling and getting through right away hasn't happened in a long time, and returned calls usually take several hours or the next day. However, if you send an email with your problem, they are very quick to respond. There isn't anything I 'like least' about this program.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Trevor from IdeaCloud

May 2018

May 2018

Nice, simple yet powerful solution for reputation management.

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It allows you to manage your reputation with very little effort.

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The solution is designed to basically do everything for you, you just need to answer a couple of questions and you are off to the races!

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It doesn't have every single review site included yet! LOL Actually I can't think of any cons at the moment.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brent from CRE8EGY

May 2018

May 2018

Really excited to use this software

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easy to use ... had it set up and sent out within 15 minutes and reviews shortly thereafter! Good job.

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nothing ... was really simple and that is a good thing for non-tech people. Have to convince more clients to use.

Review Source: Capterra
 


May 2018

May 2018

Great tool for my clients.

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Introduced a new and very scalable service to our clients.

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Easy to set up, friendly team and many useful features. Actually probably more features than most clients need or expect.

Cons

There're not too many things I don't like about them. Because this is a mandatory field, I'll say that I wish they had a couple more customer support reps and maybe some on the west coast as well.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Carl from www.marketvisorygroup.com

May 2018

May 2018

Been using for about a year. Have 5 clients on Grade.us currently.

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1. G.us is intuitive to set up and use 2. support online is easy to search and understand 3. tech support hotline is FANTASTIC!! 4. I liked your response to Google's April 12th changes 5. your sales materials are usable 6. price is right.

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There is nothing I don't like about Grade.us Capterra requires that I hit 100 characters minimum. Done.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brandon from Health Insurance Innovations Inc (HIIQ)
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

April 2018

April 2018

We like having GradeUs in our toolbelt but it's a little pricey for the features.

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Great tool but for the price, isn't extremely innovative. Seems easily duplicated so they're going to face some stiff competition.

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Being able to manage reviews in one place is amazing and the tools to collect reviews are pretty powerful.

Cons

This is a convenience tool, not a tool you can't live without. You can do everything you can do with GradeUs in other tools. GradeUs just brings features together. It saves us some time but doesn't provide overwhelming innovation for the price.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2018

April 2018

This is a difficult space, but I think I made the right choice

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I wish this wasn't broken down into pros and cons. Reviews like these are for products like this are too complex for such simplistic answers.

My advice is to get in touch with their team and ask for a proper demo or support session before you go set this up for your clients. That's what made the difference for me.

- Extensive functionality with a big list of options to customise the platform in comparison to other systems I've seen.
- They're pretty good at updating and upgrading their feature list and overall, the clients I use this with are happy and that to me is what matters most.
- Staff and help/support team are very helpful and willing to do everything they can to get things right.

Cons

It's not the prettiest interface so if you want it to look exactly like your customer's brand, it may not be for you. But what is more important is 'does it do what it says it will do' and the answer is yes so that is more a pro than a con.
I have to admit I find the help screens and information very confusing but if you're more web savvy than me, you may think it's a doddle. What they probably lack is a more robust training video catalogue so be ready to do a fair amount of reading if you want to implement this properly.

Review Source: GetApp
 

John from Marketing and Advertising

January 2018

January 2018

Fantastic Support

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We have generate fantastic reviews for our business, and for our clients. Great software.

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The software is by far the most feature rich, flexible, and customizable we have researched. From an agency perspective, there is a very robust and comprehensive approach to satisfying us as an Agency with specific needs. The support team is very responsive and helpful throughout the process.

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My only critique, which does not take away from the 5 star product or experience, is that the user interfaces, reporting dashboards, the "gradient" review buttons on invites ... all are extremely dated. I believe a lot of it is customizable, but we haven't gotten that far, and wish it was a lot more polished out of the gate so we didn't have to clean it up and modernize it.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Owen from ACES pest control
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

November 2017

November 2017

Save time and gives every customer the opportunity to review

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saves me time and it reaches every customer. gives you one last chance to avoid the dreaded poor customer review .

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once set up it is quick to use. It get to every customer. Should a bad review surface it gives you the opportunity to contact the customer before they sting you with a poor review.

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They do not support SMS in my country. I feel like I am paying for the complete package and only getting part of it.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Amanda from Grene Vision Group

November 2017

November 2017

Incredible software for the money!

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You are mostly on your own to figure it out, although their customer service team can help with questions. And they have the articles to understand most aspects of the software better.

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The effectiveness and value of getting positive public reviews along with the private feedback to help us improve.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Rose from Thought Alchemy's Transformation Center
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2017

October 2017

Seamless and easy to get up in running in no time at all!

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Reviews up on my website and campaigns in clients hands within an afternoon.

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Everything was so easy to add to my existing web site and social media extensions. Streaming collective reviews and making it easy for clients to be able to enter a review with out much effort at all.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Grade Us, Grade Us, Inc.

Date: October 2017

October 2017

 

Thanks for the kind review, Rose! That's great that setup was quick and easy--we're always packing more features into the platform and never want to lose that core simplicity. Let us know how it goes :)

-- Jon

 

Lenny from Just Audio Repair Center
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Incredible results from day one!

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Many more reviews than ever before

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I'm getting a year's worth of Google reviews in under a month! Your business needs this program! Just unbelievably effective!

Review Source: Capterra
 

Amber from Decor Interiors & Jewelry
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Pleased with this software and their customer service is amazing!

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Easy to use & easy to learn! We have been very happy using grade.us! I researched several companies before implementing their software, and feel like their pricing is very competitive and fair.

Cons

Really wish there was an app I could utilize on my phone. It would also be nice if we could include a picture of our store in the texts we send.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Leslie from Delightful Sites

July 2017

July 2017

The best reviews platform I've found

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This software is feature rich and simple to use. I tried a couple others. One was less expensive but more complicated and didn't offer anything close to the functionality of Grade.us . I am hooked!

Cons

I wish the prospecting report was more targeted. For example, restaurant reports don't show Zomato or Trip Advisor on them. I opted not to use the review scan because I prefer to have a conversation/email to explain the findings and give them the other findings that I searched out myself.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Teri from Master Pools Guild, Inc.

June 2017

June 2017

The Grade.Us platform is fabulous! One of THE BEST decisions we made in 2016.

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We now feel in more control of the review system. We can be proactive vs reactive & request reviews instead of just reacting to those we receive.

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Ease of use. Customizing each account to reflect that business. The peace of mind in knowing that you are managing you reviews in a proactive vs reactive manner.

Cons

Would like cleaner interface with Facebook - where we could just put a post that links to the system - Like a Facebook Grade.Us button.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Nigel from USAttorneys.com
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Super, excellent product, ease of use and amazes my clients

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ease of use and happy clients

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Ease of use, the fact that all my clients love this product and the value that it offers them to display their reviews.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Grade Us, Grade Us, Inc.

Date: June 2017

June 2017

 

Thanks, Nigel! It's great to hear this kind of feedback from long-term customers. We're still working hard ;-)

 

Wendy from The Word Strategist
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

June 2017

June 2017

Changes don't take and it's nearly impossible to reach customer service

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In theory, it's good software, if it works and if there is tech support to help.

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It seems intuitive until you actually send out a test email. Then you find that none of the changes they made stuck. When I tried calling tech support, (twice) no one was available. I was promised a call back and nothing. Back to square one.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Grade Us, Grade Us, Inc.

Date: June 2017

June 2017

 

Thanks for the feedback, Wendy. Ouch! My apologies for the bad experience.

I see you're on a free trial and did reach out twice just now before posting this review. Note that it is well into after-hours on Friday night here on the East Coast and our staff does take weekends off except for emergencies. Sorry for this inconvenience.

I'm sure we can troubleshoot your issue--thousands of customers are successfully using the features you mention. Please feel free to reach out to me directly at your convenience.

Jon Hall (founder and CEO)
973-508-9277

 

Ashkan from Dynamo Web Solutions

April 2017

April 2017

Great service and quick response to inquiries!

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Customer support representative was very helpful in assisting me with a navigation issue I was dealing with. I was able to call Grade.us phone support and receive a prompt call back! Highly recommend this service.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Grade Us, Grade Us, Inc.

Date: June 2017

June 2017

 

Thanks, Ashkan!

 

Sam from Home Zone Furniture

April 2017

April 2017

These guys are great!

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After paying an amount for one store with one review soliciting software, I was able to get up to 25 stores for a cheaper price with Grade.us. Just as feature rich even if it isn't as pretty.

Review Source: Capterra