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Score 7.3 out of 100

Progress Sitefinity

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Act-On

Act-On is well suited for your business if you have a lot of contacts and are averse to the pay by the contact model of competing marketing automation software. Act-On charges by emails sent, not by how many contacts are in the database, so it makes it a great place to store everything, even if you aren't engaging with some of those contacts
Kyle Moloo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity remains a little heavyweight for sites that require basic text content, or a limited number of pages. However, its flexibility (including the range of different content types if supports) make it a good choice for any organization requiring advanced content management capabilities at an affordable price.
Justin Cawthorne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Act-On
7.7
Progress Sitefinity
WYSIWYG email editor
Act-On
7.4
Progress Sitefinity
Dynamic content
Act-On
6.9
Progress Sitefinity
Ability to test dynamic content
Act-On
7.1
Progress Sitefinity
Landing pages
Act-On
7.5
Progress Sitefinity
A/B testing
Act-On
7.3
Progress Sitefinity
Mobile optimization
Act-On
8.2
Progress Sitefinity
Email deliverability reporting
Act-On
8.1
Progress Sitefinity
List management
Act-On
8.5
Progress Sitefinity
Triggered drip sequences
Act-On
8.2
Progress Sitefinity

Lead Management

Act-On
7.8
Progress Sitefinity
Lead nurturing
Act-On
8.3
Progress Sitefinity
Lead scoring and grading
Act-On
8.1
Progress Sitefinity
Data quality management
Act-On
7.1
Progress Sitefinity
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Act-On
7.6
Progress Sitefinity

Campaign Management

Act-On
7.5
Progress Sitefinity
Calendaring
Act-On
6.8
Progress Sitefinity
Event/webinar marketing
Act-On
8.2
Progress Sitefinity

Social Media Marketing

Act-On
6.2
Progress Sitefinity
Social sharing and campaigns
Act-On
6.4
Progress Sitefinity
Social profile integration
Act-On
5.9
Progress Sitefinity

Reporting & Analytics

Act-On
7.0
Progress Sitefinity
Dashboards
Act-On
7.2
Progress Sitefinity
Standard reports
Act-On
7.4
Progress Sitefinity
Custom reports
Act-On
6.3
Progress Sitefinity

Platform & Infrastructure

Act-On
7.9
Progress Sitefinity
9.6
API
Act-On
6.9
Progress Sitefinity
9.5
Role-based workflow & approvals
Act-On
7.6
Progress Sitefinity
Customizability
Act-On
7.1
Progress Sitefinity
Integration with Salesforce.com
Act-On
8.3
Progress Sitefinity
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Act-On
8.4
Progress Sitefinity
Integration with SugarCRM
Act-On
8.8
Progress Sitefinity
Internationalization / multi-language
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.7

Security

Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.7
Role-based user permissions
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.7

Web Content Creation

Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.7
WYSIWYG editor
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.2
Code quality / cleanliness
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.2
Admin section
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.8
Page templates
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.5
Library of website themes
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
6.1
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.7
Publishing workflow
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.2
Form generator
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.7

Web Content Management

Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.6
Content taxonomy
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.3
SEO support
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
9.6
Bulk management
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
8.9
Availability / breadth of extensions
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
7.4
Community / comment management
Act-On
Progress Sitefinity
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

Progress Sitefinity

  • 'Low-code structured content' (dynamic content types) is one of Sitefinity's most powerful features that allows you to structure content according to business needs, while at the same time dampening editorial freedom to ensure accessibility, meta enhancement, SEO and API consumption can be achieved.
  • Sitefinity's content provider model allows us to flexibly (by means of admin interface) easily aggregate or separate content sharing within a multi-site instance.
  • This proofs particularly powerful in emerging situations where there suddenly is a demand for content sharing across countries or regions.
  • Adaptability at its core.
  • While there's never a perfect fit for everything, it allows for easy code customization and extension being a .NET application at heart. Giving it a corporate edge over other custom solutions, whether it is on the development side or deployment side (on premise, IaaS or Azure DevOps Paas). And it has enabled us to put the system to use in its core feature - which is to manage content, where on other occasions we were able to take full advantage of its features such as A/B testing and personalization.
Jochem Bökkers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Act-On

  • Landing Page Design. The drag and drop builder is OK. But it feels very limited for someone who has a good knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc. Inevitably, there will be something that you simply can't do in Act-On that you could do in a standard web design environment.
  • No Server Side Scripts. There isn't any way to retrieve data in your lists and add it to a landing page. Basically, you can't use any data stored in an Act-On list and add it to a landing page.
  • It's limited. There is simply some data you can't pull from Act-On and into a 3rd Party Reporting app.
Dave Moll | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

  • We have created a Chinese version of our site. I do not read or speak Chinese; however, I cannot create a role for one of our Chinese employees to be an administrator of the Chinese portion of our site. They must either be an Administrator for the entire site, or an editor for the entire. This creates additional effort / hassle for the team.
  • I have what I believe to be a simple question for the owners of Sitefinity. I wanted to see about using Sitefinity with AWS. Our web agency says that we cannot ask the owners a question, because they will only respond to an "issue". Because we cannot get an answer from Telerik, we are trying to figure this out on our own....and spending a lot of money along the way.
  • It is difficult to find one agency that understands both the front end design capabilities and the back-end technology capability of the platform.
Dave Johnson | 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

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 7.8
Based on 7 answers
Because it provides us with exactly what we need.
Ruben Morales | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 7.0
Based on 9 answers
It is very easy to administer for non-technical folks. The editor and backend interface is among the best I've seen.
Mike Fus | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Act-On

Act-On 9.1
Based on 14 answers
This product has never been down when I needed it
Ian Nate | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Has been solid for us on availability
Kelly Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Act-On

Act-On 8.2
Based on 13 answers
It takes a few minutes to sync with Salesforce (SFDC) but other than that its pretty fast and I have not noticed a large lag at any point thus far.
Vinny Poliseno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 5.5
Based on 1 answer
A bit sluggish sometimes as the compiler works.
Kelly Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Act-On

Act-On 7.3
Based on 39 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

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 8.4
Based on 6 answers
Mission critical support allows us to have 24/7 support on the software, but while 24/7 also means multiple agents across various continent, Progress provides us with a unifying 'customer success manager' ensuring that all tickets and escalations are handled and communicated in a uniform matter.
Jochem Bökkers | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Act-On

Act-On 8.7
Based on 4 answers
My Account Manager has led me through countless amounts of training on the product as a whole and through some of my integrations.
Vinny Poliseno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Progress Sitefinity

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Act-On

Act-On 8.6
Based on 22 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

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 6.4
Based on 4 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Act-On

HubSpot's pricing tiers are much cheaper in some cases, and they provide some of the tools that are included with Act-On Software's premium tiers. I believe Act-On has more versatility in tracking conversion and other rates out-of-the-box compared HubSpot, which is why we chose Act-On for our production metrics and have continued using their products.
Fedor Paretsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

It is hands down just easier for our customers to use. The interface and the page builder experience is much better than what we have used in the past and has many enterprise features even in the lower price-point
Alex Hood | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Act-On

Act-On 9.1
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Progress Sitefinity

Progress Sitefinity 4.5
Based on 1 answer
Seems pretty scalable.
Kelly Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Act-On

  • Increased employee efficiency for sure, I am able to churn out so many more emails than if I did it manually.
  • Better customer service - we honor opt-outs and unsubscribes automatically, ensuring that our prospects do not receive any more emails than they want.
  • ROI - the ability to schedule emails and plan ahead helps us stay on top of our marketing calendar and produce more marketing messages, leading to more sales. Well worth the investment.
Paloma Nazar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Progress Sitefinity

  • Sitefinity has reduced the amount of time it takes to edit and publish content, which has enabled us to get information out more quickly.
  • Sitefinity allowed us to establish a consistent and modern brand identity and apply it across multiple websites.
Julia Spangler | 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.

Progress Sitefinity

General

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

Progress Sitefinity Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Act-On
7.8
Progress Sitefinity
9.5

Likelihood to Renew

Act-On
8.9
Progress Sitefinity
7.8

Usability

Act-On
9.1
Progress Sitefinity
7.0

Reliability and Availability

Act-On
9.1
Progress Sitefinity
8.2

Performance

Act-On
8.2
Progress Sitefinity
5.5

Support Rating

Act-On
7.3
Progress Sitefinity
8.4

In-Person Training

Act-On
8.7
Progress Sitefinity

Online Training

Act-On
9.3
Progress Sitefinity

Implementation Rating

Act-On
8.6
Progress Sitefinity
6.4

Scalability

Act-On
9.1
Progress Sitefinity
4.5

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