Live Chat vs. CUGIC

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Free trial
14 days
14 days
Base pricing
Per chat
Per month / features
Starting price
Setup fee
Staffed by live agents 24/7
Lead generation
Lead generation
Lead qualifi-cation
Lead qualification
New client intake
Appointment scheduling
Canned responses & business FAQ
CRM integration
Bilingual agents
Custom branding
Text Answering
Read our reviews’s Live Chat agents qualify and book new leads. CUGIC leaves screening, scheduling, and intake to you. has years of experience professionally answering personalized calls, and we bring the same expertise to live chat. Our chat agents focus on customer service and lead qualification, and are backed by our proprietary software every step of the way.

CUGIC focuses on their technology, rather than the people who staff your live chat. Their live chat promises lead generation only, which means you’ll end your day screening transcripts, scheduling appointments, and following-up with chats.

And even though they’re tech focused, CUGIC's agents aren't backed by technology that allows for instant answering or streamlined lead qualification (like our built-in chatbot). Chat on your site is useless if it provides wrong answers that lead to disgruntled customers.’s free responsive chatbot will learn customer queries, suggest answers, and gets smarter over time.

For experienced live chat agents, personalized service, better quality leads, happier customers, and AI technology solutions, businesses prefer Live Chat over CUGIC.


  • Live chat agents on duty 24/7
  • Appointment & call-back scheduling with calendar integration
  • Payment collection with billing software integration
  • Real-time lead qualification & intake with CRM integration for complete workflows
  • AI technology powers automatic responses, real-time English-Spanish translation, and more.
  • Instant chat transcripts via email. Contacts and chat conversations logged in your CRM.
Text answering
We capture leads & help clients who text you — with live agents & AI

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“Great customer care and functionality. I love using They do such a great job in following instructions on how I'd like my cases handled. I especially love the fact that I get email transcripts of all chats. I have never had incorrect information obtained (contact info) from any potential clients by They are very detail oriented!”

Justie Nicol
Nicol Law Offices

"Smith allows us to converse with website visitors and turn them into potential clients. They've made it easier for us to be there at all times, even when we're not. We've worked with other vendors in the past and have found among the easiest to use. They're very responsive, they communicate well, and serve as our front lines for client communications."

Scott Peterson
D'Orazio Peterson

“Simple way to start a great client experience. There are a lot of Chat options available, but this was a no brainer for us because of our great experience with as a company. Everything they do is focused on simplicity. Stuff just works. They make everything easy and have focused on hiring great people, which is evident by the way they treat us as a customer and the people that they chat with on our behalf.”

Brian Waller
Sequel Law

“Love Chat! There is no way that I could staff a feature like that in house with my small business. makes the chat feature available around the clock. I am a lawyer and this feature is great for clients who are nervous or shy about making that initial phone call, or who are up thinking about the problem that they need help with outside of business hours. The Website Chat also integrates perfectly with my CRM/case management software. It has really been a boost to my business. I have tried other companies. is the best!”

Nicole G.
Gorovsky Law

live chat STAFFED 24/7


Per Month
Live Chats
$7/Chat after 20


Per Month
Live Chats
$6/Chat after 50


Per Month
Live Chats
$5/Chat after 120

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