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Gigmasters and GigSalad Overview

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GigSalad was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Jul 24, 2012 and since then this brand received 52 reviews. It is 10 reviews more than Gigmasters received since Jul 17, 2012.

Gigmasters and GigSalad Consumer Ratings

23 out of 473 in Events category
28 out of 473 in Events category
Customer service
18 in category
19 in category
34 in category
27 in category
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
21 in category
14 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Gigmasters ranks 5 points higher in the Events category than GigSalad. People gave Gigmasters 1.7 stars for Customer service criterion in Events category and it is 56 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, GigSalad was rated 1.5 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 55 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Website criterion, than we see that GigSalad has a higher rating than Gigmasters. Regarding Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy criterion, consumers gave Gigmasters 1.4 stars and it is 72% greater than other in category. GigSalad however was rated 2.2 stars and it is 81% greater than other in category.

Gigmasters and GigSalad Rating Details

Customer service
1.7 (22 reviews)
1.5 (22 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...My bartender never returned my emails or phone calls and I had to find a new bartender a few days before my wedding! They are refusing to give me my refund and they have horrible customer service they tell me they will follow up with me and then no one ever calls..

Samantha M

After 1 week they froze my accounts because I dared to make a polite,verbal complaint to Megan Price, the customer experience rep about not wanting to deal with a particular condescending staff member, Shannon. It took another week and a lot of calling and emails and being hung-up on until I...

Alex K
1.8 (20 reviews)
2.6 (20 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

However, customers click on booking in the gigmasters website and never pay the deposit. Gigmasters require 5% booking fee for the lead (on top of the yearly fee they take from the company; over $300 yearly). The big problem is that gigmasters immediately freezes our account for non-payment of the...


I had a website called Elvis Singing Telegrams and due to transportation problems when leaving or place of business and was not able to perform I was told to just return the money to the client and It would be fine. now I have been bared from this site. I am thing about suing the company...

floyd m
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
1.4 (20 reviews)
2.2 (23 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I had no idea they were auto renewing me and when it came up on my bill they refused to give me a refund. It is like they hold you hostage. You are much better off getting your own gigs, they make it virtually impossible to cancel...


No refund issued for bad weather, vendor fully charged and refused to speak further to negotiate when asked to rescheduled the fully paid event as it had to be cancelled due to a tornado in Dallas..


Gigmasters and GigSalad Pros and Cons

  • Ease of transaction
  • Work just like a booking agent
  • Customer service in 2014
  • Website
  • Pay upon booking
  • Ranks high on google
  • Scams to get you to stay
  • Customer service
  • Ranking system for vendors
  • Getting kicked off for being critical of a paying advertisor
  • Customer service
  • Service

Gigmasters and GigSalad Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I am a Santa Claus Vendor. I do not understand any of the complaints.
As a self employed business person, it falls on you...


I've listed my band with GigSalad for many years, At least ten, maybe more, with only a couple minor glitches in all...

Gigmasters and GigSalad Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Musicians have to pay an annual fee to post themselves with Gigmasters. I signed up as a performer 8 months ago....


I recently hired a terrible mess of a man named "Magic Dante" to essentially ruin my twins' birthday party. I hired...

Gigmasters and GigSalad Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Gigmasters started out fine. We got calls for our style of music and weddings and events. Now because of whatever...

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I paid online to be a Featured Vendor for 3 months. After 1 week they froze my accounts because I dared to make a...

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Gigmasters and GigSalad Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Gigmasters Leads (5 reviews)
  • Gigmasters Membership (5 reviews)
  • Gigmasters Subscription (3 reviews)
  • Gigsalad Membership (12 reviews)
  • Gigsalad Customer Care (10 reviews)
  • Gigsalad Leads (7 reviews)