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based on preference data from user reviews. DesignFive rates 4.7/5 stars with 15 reviews. By contrast, SmartSites rates 4.9/5 stars with 57 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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DesignFive
DesignFive
(15)
4.7 out of 5
DesignFive
SmartSites
SmartSites
(57)
4.9 out of 5
SmartSites
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DesignFive
DesignFive
SmartSites
SmartSites
Market Segments
DesignFive
DesignFive
Mid-Market (100.0% of reviews)
SmartSites
SmartSites
Small-Business (86.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
DesignFive
DesignFive
No pricing information available
SmartSites
SmartSites
$500+ Monthly Investment
Pricing
DesignFive
DesignFive Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
SmartSites
SmartSites Pricing
PPC Management
$500+Monthly Investment
Design & Development
$125Hourly Investment
Organic SEO
$2,000+Monthly Investment
Free Trial
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Ratings
Quality of Work
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.4
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.7
Responses: 52
Responsiveness
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.2
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.8
Responses: 51
Expertise of Team
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.5
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.7
Responses: 52
Execution Ability
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.2
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.7
Responses: 52
Communication Skills
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.4
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.7
Responses: 52
Professionalism
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.7
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
10.0
Responses: 52
Ease of Doing Business With
DesignFive
DesignFive
9.2
Responses: 13
SmartSites
SmartSites
9.7
Responses: 52
Product Direction (% positive)
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Features
Planning
Needs Assessment
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Resource Allocation
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Stayed within Budget
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Statement of Work
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Best Practices
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Delivery
Technical Expertise
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Met Deadlines
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Meeting Management
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Project Updates
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Scope Management
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Roll-out
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Team Quality
Change Management Skills
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Executive Presence
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Vertical Expertise
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Technology Partnerships
DesignFive
DesignFive
Not enough data available
SmartSites
SmartSites
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of DesignFive were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment, while reviewers for SmartSites were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
DesignFive
DesignFive
0%
SmartSites
SmartSites
86.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
DesignFive
DesignFive
100.0%
SmartSites
SmartSites
12.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
DesignFive
DesignFive
0%
SmartSites
SmartSites
1.8%
Reviewers' Industry
DesignFive
DesignFive Industry
Internet
60.0%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Writing and Editing
6.7%
Research
6.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Other
6.7%
SmartSites
SmartSites Industry
Construction
12.3%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
10.5%
Retail
5.3%
Financial Services
5.3%
Automotive
5.3%
Other
61.4%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
DesignFive
G
G2 User in Internet

Steve is amazing. He's one of the calmest people I've ever talked to, and he's a real pleasure to connect with over a call. He's fantastic at gathering requirements and asking the right questions. The quality of work his team turns around is fantastic.

SmartSites
G
Executive Sponsor in Events Services

Responsive to our requests. Monthly reporting and conference call updates. They manage our timelines and help our team meet deadlines.

Most Helpful Critical Review
DesignFive
GM
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

I can't think of anything. Overall, the level of time it takes to write a brief and give the details is a little work, but it's not much, and that's how you get the best results overall. And, the more you work with them, the less time writing briefs as you...

SmartSites
Samantha N.
Project Manager in Construction

Numerous errors from incorrect data entry, website design hiccups (where their coding would flaw the design that was unfixable by our in house team) and content they wrote did not match the industry, information was flawed and a number of very poor...

Discussions
DesignFive
DesignFive Discussions
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SmartSites
SmartSites Discussions
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Screenshots
DesignFive
DesignFive Screenshots
No screenshots provided
SmartSites
SmartSites Screenshots
No screenshots provided
Videos
DesignFive
DesignFive Videos
No videos provided
SmartSites
SmartSites Videos
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Downloads
DesignFive
DesignFive Downloads
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SmartSites
SmartSites Downloads
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