Kudoboard Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Kudoboard

Group cards for employee birthdays & work anniversaries!

4.75/5 (52 reviews)

Kudoboard overview

What is Kudoboard?

Kudoboard is a web-based group ecard creation tool that is designed to replace paper cards within businesses. Users can create electronic cards for employee birthdays, work anniversaries, onboardings, farewells, retirements, or just to give recognition to certain employees for their hard work. While Kudoboard is used by organizations of all shapes and sizes, it is particularly valuable when users are spread out across multiple geographies.

Kudoboard enables manger-to-peer and peer-to-peer appreciation on special occasions like birthdays, work anniversaries, and more, in order to boost company culture and provide employees with recognition when they deserve it. Employees can access the Kudoboard dashboard to view their historical 'given' and 'received' Kudoboards, as well as approve or deny any pending invitations for contribution.

Getting started is easy: create a Kudoboard, add content - text, pictures, videos, GIFs, etc. - and then invite other colleagues to contribute their own comments and content to it. Colleagues are sent automatic email reminders to contribute before the deadline and then the online board is delivered to the recipient when all contributions have been made. Kudoboard creations can have an unlimited number of contributors to suit all occasions and business sizes, and any user is able to start the Kudoboard and invite specific contributors.
www.kudoboard.com

Pricing

Starting from
$19.99/month
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Supported languages

English
Kudoboard screenshot: Employees are able to view their "given" and "received" Kudoboards from the dashboardGroup Card, Group eCard | Employee Appreciation | Kudoboard Demo (2018)Kudoboard screenshot: Kudoboard creations can be fully customized and an unlimited number of participants can contributeKudoboard screenshot: Kudoboard creations can include multimedia content such as images and videos

Kudoboard reviews

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Deanna Perkins

Kudoboard is an essential part of our company culture!

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-11
Review Source: Capterra

Our company is fully remote and very focused on our culture. We have come to depend on Kudoboard to easily have everyone in the office contribute to celebration cards for our team mates. We send Kudoboard's for every work anniversary and birthday. We've also used it for special congratulations (baby's, weddings, awards, etc.). When you ask the team what softwares they like most that keeps us connected as a team no matter where we are, this has always been one of the ones listed at the top and listed by individuals that you wouldn't have thought really bought-in to the importance of these special touches. We also have never experienced a glitch with Kudoboard in the 3+ years we've been using it until just about a month ago. One of our boards was not delivered because of that glitch. However they caught it within just a few hours and sent an email to me stating that the Kudoboard had not been delivered with a link to that kudoboard so I could personally send it to our birthday celebrator. We truly appreciate this service!

Pros
Kudoboard is easy to use for the person setting up the board, for the contributors to add messages/pictures/gifs to and for the individual to receive their board. We have enjoyed the expansion of fun background images each year to give a personalized touch for each of our team members and the availability to add funny pictures or gifs to our personalized messages. We also like how quick and easy it is to utilize from a phone since many of our team members are traveling, but still want to add messages to the boards. It is also nice that you can either set-up the board to automatically remind people when they need to contribute or where you can control that by just sending a link to the board to collaborate.

Cons
At first one of the cons was not having a variety of backgrounds to choose from. It was hard to customize each board for each person who was receiving it, but they have really expanded that and it's a lot easier to have different backgrounds that really fit the personality of the person receiving the board. Other then that, it really is easy to use and something I don't see us getting rid of or replacing any time soon.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Courtney Hutton

Simple to use, great way to send congrats around the office

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-08-13
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Our company has used Kudoboard for several years now. This is used to send out birthday boards, departures, work anniversaries, and other exciting news including babies etc. This is an easy way to show appreciation and gratitude across our offices, while keeping it personalize by using images and gifs. This is a great alternative for companies with several employees and many updates instead of sending around cards.

Cons
Since we have so many updates and exciting news and birthdays are often, It would be beneficial if weekly there was a way to get a summary email rather than singular kudoboards. Sometimes our inboxes get filled with these boards, and some get missed. If there was a single email that listed all the boards, it would be a quick way to send out congrats or well wishes without the clutter of the inbox. However, overall would recommend this software - simple easy to use.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Ashley Tubbs

Great resource for recognition

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-12-23
Review Source: Capterra

This helps provide recognition to team members in an easy way. Great when you have remote team members that can't be in office to sign a card.

Pros
Easy to get teams to engage in and use when providing recognition. Allows for personailization and users to have a little fun with it.

Cons
Would like more wallpaper options for more personalization.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Christy Carpenter

Easy-to-use, but no cost value

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-02-11
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I enjoy how easy this program is use and share.

Cons
For the money paid, there is not a lot this program does that should make it cost as much as it does.

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Likelihood to recommend: 5/10

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Katherine Lee

Great for what is it.

Used occasionally for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2019-09-30
Review Source: Capterra

Promotions, Birthdays, Babies- any means of celebration can utilize this site.

Pros
This is an easy way to send e-cards to friends or colleagues

Cons
Why is there a paid option? I would never do that, just put up ads

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Kudoboard pricing

Starting from
$19.99/month
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Pricing tiers based on # of users. Starting from $19.99/month for up to 25 users (or $16.99/month when paid annually). Contact Kudoboard for more information on pricing.

Kudoboard features

Activity Dashboard
Customizable Branding
Employee Self Service
Reminders
Reporting & Statistics

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Activity Tracking (229 other apps)
Applicant Tracking (285 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (355 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (275 other apps)
Data Import/Export (264 other apps)
Employee Database (239 other apps)
Employee Management (305 other apps)
Employee Onboarding (224 other apps)
Employee Portal (233 other apps)
Performance Management (215 other apps)
Real Time Reporting (236 other apps)
Recruitment Management (230 other apps)
Self Service Portal (256 other apps)
Third Party Integration (292 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Additional information for Kudoboard

Key features of Kudoboard

  • Access control
  • Collaboration tools
  • Company culture enhancement
  • Content management
  • Contributor invitations
  • Custom branding
  • Custom subdomain
  • Customizable templates
  • Email invitations
  • Employee appreciation
  • Manager-to-peer recognition
  • Multimedia support
  • Peer-to-peer recognition
  • Recognition management
  • Social recognition
  • eCards
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Benefits

• Create a group card to recognize fellow employees on the special occasions that matter most; perfect for birthdays, work anniversaries, onboarding, farewells, etc.

• Add messages, images, GIFs and videos to a given board; invite others to contribute; and then deliver to the recipient on a date specified by the creator.

• Download and print certain particularly special Kudoboards as posters, or have Kudoboard print and ship them to the recipient.

• Customize the branding, subdomain, and board backgrounds to make the experience specific to the organization.

• Access the fine-grained access controls, admin privileges, and support necessary to work across any organization - large or small.