Nextiva or MightyCall?
As always, beware the company that charges you per user! That’s the fastest way for a company to sell you on a “low price”, while calculating your tab into the triple digits. Nextiva is no different, and even their advertised prices can get you if you’re not paying attention.
For their Pro and Pro Plus plans, the visible prices are $19.99 and $22.95 per user, respectively, but if you don’t mouse over the prices you won’t know that those numbers are the lowest prices offered. If your business doesn’t have dozens of employees or you’re not willing to sign a 18-month contract, you’ll be paying closer to $30 and $35 per user.
At those prices, with only 2 users you’re already paying more than for MightyCall’s Standard plan, which has unlimited extensions and 5 phone numbers. Are “unlimited minutes” worth that much extra to choose Nextiva? Considering “unlimited” means, “in line with average customer usage”, I’d say no, it isn’t.
When you consider the lack of powerful features like call recording, voicemail to text, and a webphone, and the choice is clear—spend less and get more.
|Price per month||$ 39.99*||$ 22.95 – 37.95 per user**|
|Long-term contract||No||18-month contract|
|Local or Toll-free numbers||2||1|
|Webphone for In/Out Calls||Yes||No|
|Call back widget||Yes||No|
|Social Media tracking||Yes||No|
|*Basic plan||**Office Pro Plus plan|
With Nextiva you only get long-term contracts and a VoIP system that is simultaneously more expensive than average and less flexible.
If you’re already a Nextiva (or any virtual phone system) user and you want to give us a try, we can port in your existing virtual number for free to get you started. With MightyCall, you don’t just have a virtual phone system with some features, you have a transportable communication center for you and your business.
MightyCall was more flexible and better value than Grasshopper, and allows our business to be mobile and the team to work virtually, which is our main goal. Because our business is 99% internet-based, we don’t need a fixed location nor the costly infrastructure that includes fixed phone systems and staff needed to man the phones, as all these add to our operational costs.
By being able to route calls by pressing one or pressing two, we found that calls were being more accurately routed. So we positioned MightyCall to redirect reservation calls to our call center, and handled all informational requests ourselves. MightyCall saves us up to six times what it costs us. That’s a no-brainer for me.
I took over the company in 2016. The year before, they were paying Verizon over $700/month for a phone system that had to be installed and maintained in their office. I got the exact same “system” from you for $24.95/month (800#, multiple lines, patch directly through to remote numbers, individual messaging, etc.) My calculator doesn’t have enough space to show the percent savings )
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If you already have a virtual phone number, we can port it in for free so you can keep using it.
All plans include
Unlimited Text Messaging
Available \ DND Status
Voicemail to Email
Caller ID & CNAME