Podium Alternative

Get a Smarter, Simpler Podium alternative

Looking for a Podium alternative? MessageDesk gets you the same business texting features and more at a proper price

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"We got 500+ new contacts with one text campaign. MessageDesk worked really well."
Erin Sparks - Marketing Director, DeNooyer Chevrolet
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"MessageDesk helped us make client communication a big priority."
Moriah - Emergency Pet Hospital of Redlands
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"Our accounts receivable shrunk. People pay us through a text link."
Mitch - Owner, Ace Sanitation
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MessageDesk Podium
Price (Lowest Tier) $27 / mo. $189 / mo.
Shared Team Inbox
SMS Broadcasting
Keyword Autoresponders
Website Chat Bot
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Why MessageDesk?

Get the same business texting inbox at a proper price.

Your business gets the same texting inbox and SMS marketing solution as Zipwhip, but at a better price, with more unrestricted tools.

  • Text from a shared team inbox and assign conversations.
  • Migrate your phone number or text from a landline.
  • Schedule and automate text messages for customer service.
Local & toll-free 800 numbers

Tools for generating leads and starting sales conversations.

MessageDesk is a messaging platform with automation tools for generating leads from your website, making sales conversational.

  • Send mass texts to groups with unlimited group sizes.
  • Save templates and attach media to messages as MMS.
  • Craft text campaigns around autoresponder keywords.
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More MessageDesk features

Add SMS Superpowers to your Podium phone number and with MessageDesk

Move your phone number to MessageDesk and get SMS Superpowers.

Text from a 10-digit phone number

Text-enable your existing number or spin up a new 10-digit phone number with a local area code.

See number options
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Unlimited groups and group sizes

Group sizes are unlimited. Add as many contacts as you like for large-scale broadcasts.

Learn more about broadcasts
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Website chatbot for text conversations

Install a website chatbot on your site to automate messages and start drip campaigns.

See website chatbot features
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Custom web forms for collecting info

Kick-off your text marketing by linking contacts to web forms that start conversations.

Check out forms
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Add texting to your phone system
Learn how to add SMS superpowers to your business phone.