In-Depth Comparison vs. EBQ (formerly EBQuickstart)

Compare features and see how we create more sales opportunities for your business through our outbound calls. Virtual Receptionists:
The best alternative to EBQ (formerly EBQuickstart)


Per contact
Per specialist/per month
Starting cost
Set-up fee
Monthly minimum
50 warm contacts or 1,000 cold contacts
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Setup & onboarding period
1-2 days
5 days
Minimum commitment
6 months
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Long-term contract
Cancellation fee


North America-based professionals
24/7/365 live sales calls
Spanish-speaking agents
Agents work from quiet home offices


Appointment setting
Cold calling
✔ Warm & cold outreach available
Inbound call handling
✔ From $285/mo, optional
Warm transfers
Call transfer notifications via SMS, Slack & Teams
Complex call routing
Prospecting & lead engagement
Lead screening & qualification
Complete intake & order forms
Payment collection
Answer basic FAQs
Email & SMS follow up
Event sign-ups & registrations


Copywriting & script review
Custom instructions, goals, and workflows backed by AI
Sales playbooks
List upload
✔ API and CSV Upload
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Lead lists provided


Client dashboard with real-time campaign tracking
CRM, intake & marketing software integration
Zapier integration
Calendaring software integration
Online invoice & payment integration
SMS, Slack & Teams integration
✘ SMS only
Goal-oriented workflows
Call recording & transcription
Local caller ID matching
Open APIs


Dedicated account manager
Client support channels
Phone, email, and SMS
Phone and email
Quality assurance team
Strategic staff per campaign
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While EBQ focuses on marketing and sales, delivers comprehensive sales outreach.

EBQ offers outsourced marketing and sales support for technology companies, but focuses on strategic sales outreach across industries — ranging from legal and SaaS to home services and veterinarians.’s sales-trained SDRs perform targeted outreach to meet your most important business goals.

EBQ offers agency-like services including web design, content marketing, and CRM optimization — along with sales support and appointment setting.’s entire focus is on meeting your sales objectives. All of our plans include white-glove setup, script writing, client onboarding, and a dedicated account manager. We make up to five calls to each lead and use a call-first strategy that incorporates text and email follow-ups with detailed information.

We also include — at no additional cost — appointment setting directly on your calendar, new-client intake form completion, outbound business caller ID, and CRM or Zapier integration. More importantly, we integrate with over 5,000 CRMs, marketing platforms, calendars, and billing systems. Through these integrations, we can automatically import leads into our system from yours. By piping those leads directly to for immediate outbound engagement, we can improve your speed to lead and boost conversation rates.

EBQ doesn’t offer advanced features — like payment collection or call routing — that are important to most businesses. Our professionals are not only experienced in sales development but have the ability to become true business partners. We directly integrate with your operation. Our team works with you to establish campaign objectives and build a strategy specifically around meeting those goals. plans start at just $12 per lead, with a minimum of only 50 leads. But even if you don’t have lead lists on hand, you can incorporate Outreach Campaigns into your sales efforts. We can quickly build targeted lead lists for cold calling for a low cost of $1/lead, which includes strategy and research, along with sample list data, so you have confidence the leads match your ICP and target audience.

While EBQ and have dashboards that allow you to monitor campaign progress, gives you full visibility into your campaign’s success, allowing you to track results accurately and in real-time. Plus, we offer 24/7 inbound coverage. Our virtual receptionists are available to add to any Outreach Campaign plan for just $285 per month. We offer 24/7 live chat, too, so leads visiting your website are greeted and engaged immediately. We handle the entire “frontline” of your lead flow so you never need to worry about in-house coverage.

For higher quality sales development, more robust features and integrations, and better reporting capabilities, is the superior choice over EBQ.

Strategic ways to enhance your sales team

Warm engagement for inbound leads and clients, and cold prospecting to accelerate sales growth from the ground up.

Warm engagement

Plans starting at


Cold prospecting

Plans starting at

Per-contact pricing, not per-minute or per-agent
Ongoing support to meet your business objectives
North America-based agents who work 24/7
Custom campaigns with no annual contracts
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Trusted by 3,000+ businesses

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Crushing sales quotas
Before, I’d have to monitor the lead inbox. Now, is making the outbound call as soon as the lead comes in. They vet it for me and I get to talk to only qualified leads. We essentially have a team of intake people who know our product and work directly for us.
Adam Cohen
Managing Partner, Ticket Crushers


We play well with your software

Calls, chats & appointments are automatically logged in your systems. Real-time syncing with over 5,000 integrations.
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