CouchSurfing vs Vision6

Side-by-side comparison of features, reviews, pricing and more

CouchSurfing

Category: Communication Tool
Industries: Communication, Marketing, Education

Pricing

$2.39 per month

Vision6

Category: Communication Tool
Industries: Productivity, Marketing

Pricing

Starter

From $9/ Month

Business

From $29/ Month

Pro-Marketer

From $99/ Month

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CouchSurfing reviews

I stayed with Chiara, and Lorenzo. They were such great hosts from making me feel welcome, to great conversations; and great food! I had a great experience with couch surfing, and recommend it to anyone!

- Erica A.

"Great concept, UX and UI could use some work. I think the site could be wildly more popular." What do you like best about CouchSurfing? I like the camaraderie and openness - it's a good feeling to know there are generous and friendly people in the world. I often check the site when traveling. I think the site could be wildly more popular if the design was better looking and had a more unique look and navigation that had an easier flow. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about CouchSurfing? It's all about the flow of the site, I do wish it was more Airbnb streamlined and easy to navigate and less craigslist. It's a challenge navigating from one profile to another - it would be great if once you click on a user's profile you could then navigate to another without having to go back. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. Recommendations to others considering CouchSurfing: It's a great site for expanding your networking and creating a community in a new area. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is CouchSurfing solving and how is that benefiting you? again knowing that there are good, honest, warm people around is just amazingly comforting even if you don't actually meet them.

- Jen L.

"CouchSurfed during a motorcycle trip from Virginia to Texas" What do you like best about CouchSurfing? The CouchSurfing community is incredibly welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed the feeling of staying with a friend versus staying in a hotel or even an AirBNB. I made new friendships, bonded with my hosts and learned about lifestyles & interests that were new to me. Hanging out to watch TV, or meet hosts' friends over a beer are memories that will last forever. They added to my trips in ways I didn't anticipate. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What do you dislike about CouchSurfing? The only real downside is it can take a lot of effort to find a bite for hosts. The amount of inquiries and connections needed for a single stay may be daunting for some users. Given the nature of hosting a stranger for free on your couch, it's not terribly surprising though. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. Recommendations to others considering CouchSurfing: Forget any stigma about staying on a stranger's couch. It's not shady or weird or icky. It's a great way to meet people and make lasting friendships. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com. What problems is CouchSurfing solving and how is that benefiting you? There are a few problems that were solved with CouchSurfing: Price/Budget - having somebody host you overnight for free, especially on their sofa is a huge benefit to keeping long road trip budgets in check. With a light pack and some smart food planning, lodging becomes one of, if not the biggest expense. Cutting that out helps make long bike trips affordable. Location - With most road trips, there may not be as many lodging or AirBNB options available in certain areas. I found that basing my trips around CouchSurfing destinations added interesting stops to the trip. Adventure/Interest/Bonding - Hotels and AirBNBs are fine for getting a roof over your head for the night. But I loved the personal connections that I made with my hosts. They were friendly, warm, and opened up their extended friend network to me. The memories from those connections made every trip better.

- Aaron G.

Vision6 reviews

Love using Vision6 for so many reasons. It's easy to use and intutive yet sophisticated at the samme time. In particular the advanced automation and data management features set it apart from competitiors in the market.

- Lisa R.

Easy to setup, use and customise. Australian software means it's great for billing and invoicing, budgetting, data stored in Australia, and local support.

- Cameron R. Head of Products and Innovation

I feel like you need a degree to make automation work for you. Its great functionality but underutilised because it can get complicated. While pricing is competitive, it is still a bit more expensive then some others. The email drop and drag editor is great but i think it can be improved a bit so we can get a bit more creative without having to ask a coder to assist.

- Xavier E. Senior Account Manager

Pros & cons

CouchSurfing

Pros
Money Saver
Easy to use Safety Mechanisms
Good Vibes & Quick Connections

Cons
Don’t expect a 5 star hotel!
Lack of Safety Measures
Too Many Experiences & No Personal Space

Vision6

Pros
I like being able to send my clients a nice looking email, that is still from me but easier to manage
Its also great to be see who is opening my emails and when
Very responsive and professional team
I have used Mailchimp and Convert kit before will recommend Vision 6 any day
Easy for anyone to pick up and use
New staff can start using with short training and learning on the job
It uses SMS to reach out to people and every message is like a campaign
You can save the templates and constantly update and make them appealing with ease."

Cons
Sometimes the editor produces weird results particularly when text is pasted into it
It would seem that the extra HTML buried in Word text isn't filtered out when pasted
For non IT people sometimes understanding the various formats (eg HTML etc) can be difficult
We moved to marketto last year to send out emails and it's been even worse
I no longer do this in my job role but we have changed to a Microsoft product to send out our newsletters
It may not look fancy on screen from a display point of view , but the average person using your system is flying blind when they first sign up, pressure is on to present to management/boss."

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