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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.
Martin Dr. Leute | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

Twilio SendGrid Email Marketing is perfect for organizations both big and small that may be on a lower budget. It is a very affordable solution for users with a large number of email addresses. While other providers may offer "free" storage for email contacts... the cost to send campaigns to those contacts can be very costly. While they do not offer widgets or other integrations for websites/social media... it is very easy to import and manage contacts. Additionally, they offer a comprehensive self-help support section online, but it's also easy to hop on the phone or on chat with a rep if you ever need technical support or assistance. Twilio SendGrid Email Marketing may not be the most affordable solution for users who are not currently sending email campaigns to their users, but are simply storing email contacts
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

7Sheep
7.3
Twilio SendGrid
6.3
WYSIWYG email editor
7Sheep
8.3
Twilio SendGrid
6.4
Dynamic content
7Sheep
6.9
Twilio SendGrid
5.9
Ability to test dynamic content
7Sheep
5.9
Twilio SendGrid
5.9
Landing pages
7Sheep
6.6
Twilio SendGrid
5.4
A/B testing
7Sheep
6.3
Twilio SendGrid
5.8
Mobile optimization
7Sheep
7.8
Twilio SendGrid
6.6
Email deliverability reporting
7Sheep
8.4
Twilio SendGrid
8.4
List management
7Sheep
7.9
Twilio SendGrid
6.6
Triggered drip sequences
7Sheep
7.6
Twilio SendGrid
5.2

Lead Management

7Sheep
7.4
Twilio SendGrid
Lead nurturing
7Sheep
8.0
Twilio SendGrid
Lead scoring and grading
7Sheep
6.6
Twilio SendGrid
Data quality management
7Sheep
7.8
Twilio SendGrid
Automated sales alerts and tasks
7Sheep
7.1
Twilio SendGrid

Campaign Management

7Sheep
8.6
Twilio SendGrid
Calendaring
7Sheep
9.1
Twilio SendGrid
Event/webinar marketing
7Sheep
8.0
Twilio SendGrid

Social Media Marketing

7Sheep
8.3
Twilio SendGrid
Social sharing and campaigns
7Sheep
8.3
Twilio SendGrid
Social profile integration
7Sheep
8.3
Twilio SendGrid

Reporting & Analytics

7Sheep
6.8
Twilio SendGrid
5.8
Dashboards
7Sheep
6.4
Twilio SendGrid
6.8
Standard reports
7Sheep
6.4
Twilio SendGrid
6.3
Custom reports
7Sheep
7.6
Twilio SendGrid
4.3

Platform & Infrastructure

7Sheep
7.6
Twilio SendGrid
API
7Sheep
8.5
Twilio SendGrid
Role-based workflow & approvals
7Sheep
6.8
Twilio SendGrid
Customizability
7Sheep
7.8
Twilio SendGrid
Integration with Salesforce.com
7Sheep
7.3
Twilio SendGrid

Pre-Send Testing

7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
URL Validation
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Link Tracking
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Image Validation
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Inbox Display
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Email Accessibility Tools
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Spelling and Grammar Check
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Spam Testing
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0
Email Previews
7Sheep
Twilio SendGrid
1.0

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

  • Drag and drop email designer for transactional emails - super nice even though I do code, it's much quicker and easier to implement without code.
  • Very simple implementation. Only a few lines of code need to be added in our backend and boom we were up and running in less than a day.
  • Listening to customer feedback. They regularly send emails about new features and ask for feedback to improve their software.
  • Some of the cheapest and best dedicated IPs.
  • Easy integration and setup between marketing and transactional emails. Super helpful to have everything in one place.
Evan Laird | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

  • Actually viewing previous emails dispatched. SendGrid does not have this feature - although it provides numbers on emails dispatched within 3 days for the cheapest plan.
  • The service asks you to pay more (although a minimal amount) to have visibility on email activity upto 30 days in the past.
  • The API doesn't allow an export of a report of email activity over a period of time. It can be quite frustrating at times to be limited in this way.
  • Their customer support isn't the best. Certainly some room for improvement there.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

7Sheep

7Sheep 8.2
Based on 3 answers
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.
Clemens Degendorfer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

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Usability

7Sheep

7Sheep 7.0
Based on 2 answers
It is easy to use and if I do have a problem or question I receive an answer almost immediately.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

Twilio SendGrid 1.0
Based on 4 answers
It has the potential to be really cool. However, it feels as if it was created by developers for developers (and I work with developers, yet even for me the instrument was somewhat not easy to use - just read SendGrid's help manuals...) However, if you are into data and your way of thinking is more mathematical rather than lyrical, you'll enjoy this instrument
Zee Gimon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

7Sheep

7Sheep 8.2
Based on 3 answers
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
Andrea Galizia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

Twilio SendGrid 7.0
Based on 13 answers
Twilio SendGrid Email API is everything we want it to be, and we have no reason to look for any other solution. Features and pricing match exactly what we need. As developers for SaaS products, Twilio SendGrid Email API provides a great service. I hope that they stay this way and don't inflate the service with too many marketing oriented features, because there are other tools for that and Twilio SendGrid Email API is a API for sending email first and foremost.
Bryan McAnulty | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

With ExpressPigeon, SendGrid stacks up very well and actually provides just as much functionality for us as ExpressPigeon, but costs surrounding that use was advantageous with ExpressPigeon. SendGrid has recently added functionality that brings it closer to Act-On, specifically on the marketing automation end. This really allows users to create long-term campaigns.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Brian Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio SendGrid

  • Our clients experience significant ROI from their web forms - without receipt of forms, many of them would not still be in business.
  • As a solution for clients' sites, we find SendGrid is a fast installation and a 1 stop problem solver, saving us man-hours.
Darcy Knapp, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

7Sheep

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

7Sheep Editions & Modules

Edition
Entrepreneur$591
Small Team$2492
Business$3893
Enterprise4
  1. Single User
  2. Per month, up to 5 Users
  3. Per month, up to 10 users
  4. Above 10 users
Additional Pricing Details

Twilio SendGrid

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Twilio SendGrid Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Basic15.002
Advanced60.002
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

7Sheep
8.1
Twilio SendGrid
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

7Sheep
8.2
Twilio SendGrid

Usability

7Sheep
7.0
Twilio SendGrid
1.0

Support Rating

7Sheep
8.2
Twilio SendGrid
7.0

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