Compare Crowdstack With Slack

Discover why Crowdstack is the best audience engagement choice for organizations of all types.

Richest feature set

Flat fee pricing with unlimited usage

Custom profile fields

Built-In premium membership system

Content moderation features

Custom wording

Why Organizations Choose Crowdstack Over Slack

Expansive Content

Crowdstack offers native support for all of the following:

  • Messages
  • Resources/File Sharing

Not available on Slack:

  • Topics
  • Surveys
  • Blogs
  • Calendar Events
  • Databases
  • Help Desk

Expansive Content Types

Crowdstack offers native support for all of the following:

  • Messages
  • Resources/File Sharing

Not available on Slack:

  • Topics
  • Surveys
  • Blogs
  • Calendar Events
  • Databases
  • Help Desk

More Customization

Crowdstack gives you more tools to make it your own:

  • Flexible Roles - Get as detailed as you like with Crowdstack's customizable roles and permissions. With Slack, you have very little control over permissions.
  • Custom Profile Fields - Collect and display nearly any kind of profile information for your members.
  • Custom Wording - Change any wording used on the front end. Great for translating or simply making the words more suitable for your brand.

More Customization

Crowdstack gives you more tools to make it your own:

  • Flexible Roles - Get as detailed as you like with Crowdstack's customizable roles and permissions. With Slack, you have very little control over permissions.
  • Custom Profile Fields - Collect and display nearly any kind of profile information for your members.
  • Custom Wording - Change any wording used on the front end. Great for translating or simply making the words more suitable for your brand.

Power Features

Crowdstack gives you the following features that are not available on Slack:

  • Automation Rules - Create super powerful workflows to automate things like content and member moderation, sending DRIP email campaigns, sending kudos for first posts, and retaining inactive members.
  • Premium Memberships - Our native premium membership system allows you to craft your own paid membership plan.
  • Content Moderation - Crowdstack has powerful tools for reviewing, monitoring, approving user-generate content.
  • Member Management Tools - Crowdstack allows you to filter, manage, and segment your members.
  • Embeddable Widgets - Embed content from Crowdstack on your other sites.
  • Gamification - Use activity points to encourage participation and recognize/reward active community members.
  • Asynchronous - In Slack, the focus is on real-time conversations. Crowdstack allows for easier consumption/discovery of content, with less dependence on communicating in real time.

Power Features

Crowdstack gives you the following features that are not available on Slack:

  • Automation Rules - Create super powerful workflows to automate things like content and member moderation, sending DRIP email campaigns, sending kudos for first posts, and retaining inactive members.
  • Premium Memberships - Our native premium membership system allows you to craft your own paid membership plan.
  • Content Moderation - Crowdstack has powerful tools for reviewing, monitoring, approving user-generate content.
  • Member Management Tools - Crowdstack allows you to filter, manage, and segment your members.
  • Embeddable Widgets - Embed content from Crowdstack on your other sites.
  • Gamification - Use activity points to encourage participation and recognize/reward active community members.
  • Asynchronous - In Slack, the focus is on real-time conversations. Crowdstack allows for easier consumption/discovery of content, with less dependence on communicating in real time.

Feature Comparison

 
Slack
Crowdstack
Fee Structure Pay Per User Flat Rate
Design Simple Themes Detailed Themes & CSS
Unlimited Members
Unlimited Usage
Messages
Resources/File Sharing
Calendar
Topics
Blogs
Surveys
Support Ticket System
Databases
Custom Profile Fields
Custom Roles (For Permissions)
Custom Wording
Subgroups
Single Sign-On (SSo)
API
Advanced Reporting
Content Moderation
Member Management Tools
Embeddable Widgets
GDPR Compliance Features
Gamification
Community Management Services
Automation Rules
Premium Memberships
Age Check Tools
Did you know that the management team behind Crowdstack has been creating online community platforms for over 20 years? These platforms have served hundreds of thousands of sites and millions of end users over the years. We have unequalled experience building scalable, feature-rich audience engagement services. Crowdstack is our latest and greatest!
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