7Sheep vs. Dotdigital

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
7Sheep
Score 8.0 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
7Sheep is a marketing automation tool that concentrates on delivering features for what they consider 7 key components of marketing automation software: contact storage, form building, automation triggers, e-mail and text message campaigns, prospect tracking, integration and translation interface.
$0
Above 10 users
Dotdigital
Score 7.7 out of 10
N/A
Dotdigital is a customer engagement platform that helps digital marketers and developers deliver communications across the customer journey. It uses customer data to drive engagement, conversion, and loyalty for brands as they grow and scale. The platform connects first party data across systems to surface insights and automate predictive cross-channel messages.N/A
Pricing
7SheepDotdigital
Editions & Modules
Entrepreneur
$59
Single User
Small Team
$249
Per month, up to 5 Users
Business
$389
Per month, up to 10 users
Enterprise
Above 10 users
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
7SheepDotdigital
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
7SheepDotdigital
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
7.3
21 Ratings
6% below category average
Dotdigital
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Ratings
WYSIWYG email editor8.321 Ratings00 Ratings
Dynamic content6.916 Ratings00 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content5.914 Ratings00 Ratings
Landing pages6.616 Ratings00 Ratings
A/B testing6.35 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization7.820 Ratings00 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting8.421 Ratings00 Ratings
List management7.921 Ratings00 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences7.617 Ratings00 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
7.4
21 Ratings
4% below category average
Dotdigital
-
Ratings
Lead nurturing automation8.016 Ratings00 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading6.65 Ratings00 Ratings
Data quality management7.820 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks7.116 Ratings00 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
8.6
10 Ratings
12% above category average
Dotdigital
-
Ratings
Calendaring9.11 Ratings00 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing8.010 Ratings00 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
8.3
2 Ratings
10% above category average
Dotdigital
-
Ratings
Social sharing and campaigns8.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Social profile integration8.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
6.8
21 Ratings
10% below category average
Dotdigital
-
Ratings
Dashboards6.420 Ratings00 Ratings
Standard reports6.421 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom reports7.612 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
7Sheep
7.6
20 Ratings
0% above category average
Dotdigital
-
Ratings
API8.510 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals6.813 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizability7.818 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com7.31 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
7SheepDotdigital
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(22 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.2
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
7SheepDotdigital
Likelihood to Recommend
7Sheep
I use 7Sheep for marketing as a sales person. This works well for me as a single user. I do not think I could use the software together with my colleagues. Although we could have separated lists the access rights might not fit our use case. It has a strong marketing focus and cannot replace a full CRM system.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
DotDigital has a drag-and-drop email builder and many good templates. Using automation, I was able to send out emails with ease. During the onboarding process, you will also be able to speak with real people. We use it to create modern and engaging emails for customers, whether abandoned cart or post-purchase. It has excellent reporting modules, but it lacks a few fundamentals, which can be frustrating. As a whole, the partnership has been a success so far.
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Pros
7Sheep
  • When preparing an event, 7Sheep takes care of pretty much everything you need to select, inform, and register participants, as well as prepare materials for the events, such as name badges and signature lists.
  • We also use 7Sheep for reporting on communications activities.
  • 7Sheep allows you to build simple or complex forms and questionnaires which we use both for events and independent surveys.
  • The drag and drop HTML editor makes things look good without a lot of extra effort.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
  • Easy access to and use of segment data.
  • Easy drag-and-drop email builder with tons of templates.
  • It's a powerful, cost-effective email platform with many features.
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Cons
7Sheep
  • I know that they are working on a simpler way to send a test e-mail to yourself. This will streamline my activities as well and I look forward to that system change (which was suggested by a client. I have also suggested improvements which have been implemented.)
  • I miss an easy unsubscribe feature (like you get in MailChimp). Overall, 7Sheep's system is more flexible (good) but that does make it more complex to split up (not so good).
  • Setting up the SPF record in our DNS system was flexible and easy but for DKIM integration we had to contact the 7Sheep support. They do not check or show the necessary records in the tool. Customer service was great, though, so not a very big problem, just a bit of a nuisance.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
  • Improved email results reporting are needed.
  • Learning the system and planning campaigns can take time.
  • It had issues integrating Google Analytics and lacked transactional email metrics.
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Likelihood to Renew
7Sheep
The tool serves our needs and we like the user interface. The few times we contacted support they were super helpful and responsive. When we asked for more integrations they confirmed the integrations we need (e.g. Hipchat) for the near future.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
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Usability
7Sheep
It is easy to use and if I do have a problem or question I receive an answer almost immediately.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
7Sheep
With both chat and email support I have always had enough ways to get through to them! Their support is good, honest and most importantly supportive. They helped us set up and start using the tool when we got stuck. Moving from Mailchimp where there were some semantic lessons to learn and they took the time to help us get used to 7Sheep
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
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Alternatives Considered
7Sheep
I've mostly used survey monkey and google forms and doodle for small inexpensive jobs - anything more sophisticated always seemed to cost more than the actual fee I charge. 7sheep does everything they do, but it automates a lot of the processing, for a cost which is affordable and makes me more efficient - as I can use my subscription for different clients.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
DotDigital's platform is simple to use for essential email marketing campaigns. Setting up Programs (action-driven automation) is simple. It gives you the ability to design stunning campaigns with a wide range of customizability. To better understand our customer base, it analyzes each email sent out. In every situation, the support team has been responsive and helpful.
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Return on Investment
7Sheep
  • With the translation support we have translated forms into Spanish for our producers and this has been a really positive benefit for them as a partner.
  • I am able to monitor interest in different products very easily and so re-target particular varieties to specific regions.
  • Text message campaigns mean that we can directly engage: especially for physical meetings, tasting reminders and so forth.
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dotdigital EMEA Limited
  • Easy to use tool for creating modern customer emails.
  • It's a huge step forward for our email services for customers.
  • It can deal with a wide range of clients and sophisticated programs.
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ScreenShots

7Sheep Screenshots

Screenshot of Welcome pageScreenshot of Consolidated Contact/prospect View with TrackingScreenshot of Drag and drop HTML e-mail editorScreenshot of Create field for formScreenshot of Edit field for formScreenshot of E-mail delivery statistics