In-Depth Comparison

Smith.ai vs. VSA Prospecting

Compare features and see how we create more sales opportunities for your business through our outbound calls.

Smith.ai Virtual Receptionists:
The best alternative to VSA Prospecting

COSTS & SETUP

Pricing
Per contact
Per hour
Starting cost
$12/contact
$25-$49/hour
Set-up fee
$750
$10,000
Monthly minimum
50 warm contacts or 1,000 cold contacts
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Setup & onboarding period
1-2 days
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Minimum commitment
6 months
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Long-term contract
No
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Cancellation fee
No
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OUR AGENTS

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

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

Copywriting & script review
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Custom instructions, goals, and workflows backed by AI
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Sales playbooks
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List upload
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Lead lists provided
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TECHNOLOGY & INTEGRATIONS

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

Dedicated account manager
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Client support channels
Phone, email, and SMS
Phone and email
Quality assurance team
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Strategic staff per campaign
5+
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Take the faster path to growth.
Get Smith.ai today.

Affordable plans for every budget.
VSA Prospecting is a call center while Smith.ai is a direct extension of your sales team.

VSA Prospecting is a call center offering lead generation, list-building, and market research solutions. Smith.ai instead focuses on targeted and strategic sales outreach. Our team of North America-based SDRs work directly with you to reach your most important sales goals. All of our plans include white-glove setup, script writing, client onboarding, and a dedicated account manager for quality assurance.Β 

Our technology sets us apart from VSA Prospecting. We use proprietary AI to help our agents make calls at the right time and with the right messaging while always focused on your campaign objectives. Our agents are available 24/7 and custom cadences are set based on the times that will lead to the highest conversion rates. We also integrate with over 5,000 CRMs, marketing platforms, calendars, and intake software. Through these integrations, we can automatically import your leads into our system for direct and immediate outbound engagement. Whether those leads are coming from website form fills, special offers, or Facebook lead gen ads β€” we’ll solve your speed-to-lead constraints.Β 

VSA Prospecting has call center locations in ten states while Smith.ai’s bilingual agents all work from quiet home offices throughout North America. While both companies offer inbound coverage, our 24/7 virtual receptionists are available to add to any Outreach Campaign plan for just $285 per month β€” ensuring 360-degree coverage of your leads. We offer 24/7 live chat, too, so leads visiting your website after receiving our outreach calls are greeted and engaged immediately. We can also supply targeted lead lists upon request for cold calling for a low cost of $1 per lead, which includes targeting strategy and research.Β 

With Smith.ai, we make up to five outbound calls per contact β€” assuring your leads receive messaging crafted specifically for your business and campaign. We send follow-up texts and emails to achieve higher conversion rates. Our agents can also take payments, complete complex call routing, and set appointments. Plus, all of our plans include β€” at no additional cost β€” intake form completion, outbound business caller ID, and a CRM or Zapier integration. Our reliable client dashboard with real-time tracking allows you full visibility in your campaigns to more easily track results and ROI.Β 

Unlike VSA Prospecting, we are fully transparent with our pricing. Our plans start at just $600 per month, which includes outreach to 50 leads. Our per-contact pricing model means you only pay for the contacts you’d like us to reach and makes for easy budgeting since you know the upfront cost. We act as a true business partner as we reach, engage, and qualify new leads to support your sales development and create new business opportunities.

For a team of North America-based SDRs, better technology features, and transparent and affordable per-contact pricing, Smith.ai is the superior choice over VSA Prospecting.

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

$600
Per
month

Cold prospecting

Plans starting at

$10,000
Per
month
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

5.0 stars
4.9 stars
5.0 stars
4.6 stars
Crushing sales quotas
Before Smith.ai, I’d have to monitor the lead inbox. Now, Smith.ai 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

END-TO-END INTEGRATIONS

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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Take the faster path to growth.
Get Smith.ai today.

Affordable plans for every budget.