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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Score 9.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Act-On

There are so many ways it could improve with just smoother functionality and UI/UX, mostly in the ways I said it needed improvement that are quite major. But overall I think it has the right ideas and tries to offer a lot of options for marketing tasks and a solid system for working with a marketing funnel.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

Mautic is well suited for companies that are ready to scale their email marketing to the next level. We were using Mailchimp but found that it did not meet all of our needs. While it was okay at email marketing, the features for landing pages, tagging and dynamic interactions were limited. I would not recommend Mautic for someone who is just starting out though. It can be very intimidating. Unless you have someone who is well versed in email marketing automation, I would not recommend using it
Shawngela Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Act-On
7.8
Mautic
8.5
WYSIWYG email editor
Act-On
7.6
Mautic
7.8
Dynamic content
Act-On
7.2
Mautic
9.0
Ability to test dynamic content
Act-On
7.3
Mautic
8.9
Landing pages
Act-On
7.6
Mautic
9.0
A/B testing
Act-On
7.2
Mautic
7.2
Mobile optimization
Act-On
8.2
Mautic
7.2
Email deliverability reporting
Act-On
8.3
Mautic
9.0
List management
Act-On
8.6
Mautic
9.0
Triggered drip sequences
Act-On
8.2
Mautic
9.0

Lead Management

Act-On
7.7
Mautic
8.9
Lead nurturing
Act-On
8.3
Mautic
9.0
Lead scoring and grading
Act-On
8.1
Mautic
9.0
Data quality management
Act-On
7.3
Mautic
8.1
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Act-On
7.2
Mautic
9.5

Campaign Management

Act-On
7.5
Mautic
8.1
Calendaring
Act-On
6.8
Mautic
8.2
Event/webinar marketing
Act-On
8.2
Mautic
8.0

Social Media Marketing

Act-On
6.1
Mautic
9.4
Social sharing and campaigns
Act-On
6.3
Mautic
10.0
Social profile integration
Act-On
5.8
Mautic
8.9

Reporting & Analytics

Act-On
7.1
Mautic
8.3
Dashboards
Act-On
7.4
Mautic
8.1
Standard reports
Act-On
7.6
Mautic
8.1
Custom reports
Act-On
6.3
Mautic
8.8

Platform & Infrastructure

Act-On
7.9
Mautic
8.0
API
Act-On
6.9
Mautic
8.0
Role-based workflow & approvals
Act-On
7.6
Mautic
9.0
Customizability
Act-On
7.1
Mautic
7.0
Integration with Salesforce.com
Act-On
8.3
Mautic
8.2
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Act-On
8.4
Mautic
8.0
Integration with SugarCRM
Act-On
8.8
Mautic
8.0

Pros

Act-On

  • Act-On's customer service is exceptional, they are quick and thorough when you are needing help. For example, we could not figure out how to automate a birthday date for our birthday campaign and the representative was able to walk through the process with myself and another team member. This is a strength of Act-On because many other companies do not have customer services that will speak with you, they direct you to blogs or informational sessions.
  • The landing pages that Act-On has created for use on the web is exceptional. The formatting is very user-friendly and the templates are great to navigate. The landing pages allow you to make the page fit whatever campaign or reason you are in need of. This is a strength of Act-On because the landing pages resolve the issue of having to create actual web pages.
  • The spam feature of Act-On's emails is a great add on. This feature allows you to test how the spam alerts are triggered in your email and how you can fix it. This has helped many emails be developed in a way so that they reach many more people than they would have without this feature. many other programs do not have this feature.
Danielle Armour | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

  • Forms are very intuitive, you don't need to be a geek, anyone can use Mautic.
  • Campaign Builder is very reliable, fast, and easy to use—you have so many features to choose from.
  • Emailing with just a single touch, you can set your campaigns to lunch whenever you want, A/B testing is really easy, a few customizable templates.
Jimmy Guillermo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Act-On

  • Building email and landing page templates are difficult, the drag and drop builder is not straightforward, and requires coding knowledge
  • The workflow tool is cumbersome and not as intuitive as I'd expect a best in class marketing software's to be
  • Domain connections and domain management functionality made it difficult to manage multiple company domains and subdomains for pages
Kyle Moloo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

  • Both the email and landing WYSIWYG was flawed, ran into errors and glitches.
  • Form actions were lacking, and simple automation from forms was problematic.
  • Focus items were buggy on Mautic landing pages... had to add through Javascript, and caused issues on the page.
Ian Nate | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Act-On

Act-On 8.9
Based on 112 answers
It's my single biggest asset in my current role. With limited resources, its enabled Anachron to punch well above our weight marketing wise and although we're still at the beginning of our journey I know the system can scale with us
Damian Leslie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

No score
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Usability

Act-On

Act-On 9.1
Based on 32 answers
It's good, but not quite brilliant. Some parts of the interface are still a bit outdated. The product has been evolving very fast, though, and I believe in a few months it will be up there with the best of them, interface wise as well.
Diogo Cabral | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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Reliability and Availability

Act-On

Act-On 9.1
Based on 28 answers
I have always found them quick to respond to my query by web inquiry. In those instances when I call, I have always reached help quickly. They are conscientious and skilled in discussing my concern and finding a solution to my problem. Other tech organizations should use Act-On as a model for top-notch customer service.
Eric Kinaitis, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

No score
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Performance

Act-On

Act-On 8.2
Based on 26 answers
Great for the most part. Sometimes there are little lags, but that's likely because I'm requesting to see a lot of data at one time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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Support Rating

Act-On

Act-On 7.3
Based on 78 answers
Since we start using Act-on for ourselves and our clients, we have been supported very well. Often we need to integrate with legacy systems and we find the support team on our side during the whole endeavor. Always asking if they can help us further, always willing to do a better job. The support of Act-On is one of the main differentiators
Harold Klaassen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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In-Person Training

Act-On

Act-On 8.7
Based on 4 answers
Dan D. was great. He took the time to understand how I needed the program to run, and was very flexible to our special CRM setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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Online Training

Act-On

Act-On 9.3
Based on 16 answers
Act-On had a lot of resources, and their staff was great at answering any questions I had to make sure we got started on the right foot. Looking back, I would have preferred some additional training sessions since we didn't have any previous experience with Marketing Automation and best practices.
Carrie Scheetz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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Implementation Rating

Act-On

Act-On 8.6
Based on 44 answers
What impressed me most is that Act-On showed full committment in making our implementation successful, even when it required additional support from their team. This gave me a lot of warm and fuzzy feelings. Most other software software vendors are not anywhere close to being this responsive and effective
Prabal Roy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

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Alternatives Considered

Act-On

Act-On does most everything that Marketo and HubSpot can and Act-On does some of them better and some of them worse. I've outlined the strengths and weaknesses of Act-On already. I am familiar with Marketo and HubSpot but not familiar enough with them to create a matrix type of comparison. Some of the differences are just different, not better or worse. For example, Marketo throws all the contacts into a master list of sorts and segments are created via queries. Act-On has user-created lists and segments built off each list.
Dave Moll | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

Mautic's competitive advantage is cost. Other solutions can be prohibitively expensive, and some other marketing automation solutions I had used required costly up-front investment for onboarding. I chose Mautic because I had grown weary of the aggressive sales tactics and unreasonable pricing of competitors' offerings for small businesses and agencies.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Act-On

Act-On 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Before I feel like I need more features, the Act-On customer service reps are contacting me telling about new features as part of my account.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

No score
No answers yet
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Return on Investment

Act-On

  • Consistently positive ROI: very specific ROI tracking and successful campaign tracking across various mediums: email, website, etc...
  • Negative: Difficult on-boarding, sometimes seems like UI is outdated, so training first time was quite difficult.
  • Negative: Quite expensive compared to other similar solutions
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Mautic

  • Mautic Marketing has helped me to capture more leads.
  • Mautic Marketing has helped me to increase my newsletter subscribers.
Shawngela Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Act-On

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Act-On Editions & Modules

Edition
Professional$9001
Enterprise$2,0002
  1. per month (starts at 2,500 active contacts)
  2. per month ( starts at 2,500 active contacts)
Additional Pricing Details
The Professional package starts at 2,500 active contacts, 3 marketing users, 50 sales users and 30,000 API calls per day. The Enterprise package starts at 2,500 active contacts, 6 marketing users, 100 sales users and 30,000 API calls per day. Annual contract required.

Mautic

General

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

Mautic Editions & Modules

Edition
Mautic Marketing Automation$0
    Additional Pricing Details

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