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ActiveCampaign

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Score 8.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign is especially good for businesses that would like to connect their online store with their email marketing platform to maximize returns. What sets ActiveCampaign apart from all other email platforms is its ability to lead potential buyers through automated flows. If you are just looking to deliver your monthly newsletters ActiveCampaign is likely too much power, and price for what you need. But if you want the most customizable experience for your customers and potential customers then ActiveCampaign truly stands alone as the best available platform.
Tim Weatherall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

I highly recommend Beekeeper; it has given an incredible strength in each of the task management processes; you can get a great benefit to develop multiple activities in a given time. It is an excellent and convenient resource that allows teams to synchronize, improve information flow, and collaborate effectively.
Maria Pulenta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

ActiveCampaign
8.4
Beekeeper
WYSIWYG email editor
ActiveCampaign
8.1
Beekeeper
Dynamic content
ActiveCampaign
8.5
Beekeeper
Ability to test dynamic content
ActiveCampaign
8.0
Beekeeper
Landing pages
ActiveCampaign
7.1
Beekeeper
A/B testing
ActiveCampaign
8.7
Beekeeper
Mobile optimization
ActiveCampaign
8.2
Beekeeper
Email deliverability reporting
ActiveCampaign
8.9
Beekeeper
List management
ActiveCampaign
8.8
Beekeeper
Triggered drip sequences
ActiveCampaign
9.1
Beekeeper

Lead Management

ActiveCampaign
8.5
Beekeeper
Lead nurturing
ActiveCampaign
8.8
Beekeeper
Lead scoring and grading
ActiveCampaign
8.4
Beekeeper
Data quality management
ActiveCampaign
8.2
Beekeeper
Automated sales alerts and tasks
ActiveCampaign
8.6
Beekeeper

Campaign Management

ActiveCampaign
7.9
Beekeeper
Calendaring
ActiveCampaign
7.7
Beekeeper
Event/webinar marketing
ActiveCampaign
8.1
Beekeeper

Social Media Marketing

ActiveCampaign
8.3
Beekeeper
Social sharing and campaigns
ActiveCampaign
8.4
Beekeeper
Social profile integration
ActiveCampaign
8.1
Beekeeper

Reporting & Analytics

ActiveCampaign
8.5
Beekeeper
Dashboards
ActiveCampaign
8.5
Beekeeper
Standard reports
ActiveCampaign
8.6
Beekeeper
Custom reports
ActiveCampaign
8.3
Beekeeper

Platform & Infrastructure

ActiveCampaign
8.7
Beekeeper
API
ActiveCampaign
8.7
Beekeeper
Role-based workflow & approvals
ActiveCampaign
8.4
Beekeeper
Customizability
ActiveCampaign
8.6
Beekeeper
Integration with Salesforce.com
ActiveCampaign
8.6
Beekeeper
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
ActiveCampaign
8.9
Beekeeper
Integration with SugarCRM
ActiveCampaign
8.8
Beekeeper

Pros

ActiveCampaign

  • The automation triggers and workflow commands available are impressive. Very robust, it's so robust I don't know what's capable of doing since I stick to foundational triggers
  • The tagging system and segmentation approach is convenient since one can create segments from different places
  • I was relatively simple to navigate around the platform. (finding where are the lists, campaigns, automations.
  • I liked the quick ability to search for specific contacts based on status and tags.
Juan R. Arroyo Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

  • Beekeeper is ultimately the most viable option for managing tasks and getting a solid result from projects.
  • It has very extraordinary support; I can solve configuration issues.
  • It gives us significant advantages in communication and collaboration within the organization.
  • It is extraordinary to complement a system of coordination and systematization of priorities in any environment.
Maria Pulenta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ActiveCampaign

  • With the high level of customization, can be complex or overwhelming for some new users
  • Would like the ability to add some features a la carte instead of having to upgrade
  • Some reports can feel a little limited and the ability to create custom reports and charts/graphs would be nice
Kim McCumber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

  • The most dangerous thing for me is the price; I think you can get similar quality programs at a reasonable price.
  • The user interface is not bad, but it could be more intuitive and organized.
Maria Pulenta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 9.1
Based on 17 answers
For our clients (Course creators, event hosts & managers, business leaders that have existing marketing in place and want to grow past 6 & 7 figures), we highly recommend ActiveCampaign, because:
  • Broad capabilities - ability to create individual emails to specific segments (the right people) at the right time (predictive sending for the greatest likelihood of conversion) and automated flows so that our clients are generating revenue
  • Integrations - We run ads for our clients, and ActiveCampaign automatically creates dynamic audiences for our social media platforms so that our ads are going to audiences that have just opened or clicked emails (or that follows up with people who haven't engaged). The number of programs that ActiveCampaign connects to makes the marketing a seamless experience for our clients.
  • Visualization of data - With the flow builder, you can see where people are in the process, what tags are being applied overall - makes it so much easier to create email marketing solutions for clients.
  • Reporting - The ability to see specific open, click, and conversion rates in one place.
  • Outstanding customer support - Having the ActiveCampaign team behind you makes it easy to recommend and use it for clients.
page V | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 8.1
Based on 33 answers
ActiveCampaign has been the easiest marketing automation software we have ever used. They provide tips throughout the entire process of anything you are building. Their support team through LIVE CHAT has been extremely fast and helpful. The monthly meetings provided with the enablement team has helped us through several large and urgent needs.
Matt Dickerson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 9.1
Based on 5 answers
I've never had ActiveCampaign down for maintenance. I'm sure they update things, but they always seem to manage to stay live. Also, I've had very few errors, if any. None come to mind. This might be to due to the fact I focus on building things as simply as possible, but I also believe it's due to the quality of the software.
Ben Marcoux Roofing Lead Generation Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
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Performance

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 8.6
Based on 5 answers
ActiveCampaign works seamlessly with the other tools I use. It integrates directly with most. And if no direct integration is available, there is almost always one you can make using Zapier. I've yet to run into a technical error that prevented me from doing something I wanted to be able to do.
Ben Marcoux Roofing Lead Generation Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 6.6
Based on 38 answers
This might be the best part. The chat support lady offered to make a video to help me solve my problem. I worked in customer service for years and I've never done that, lol. So, if they're offering things like that, I can only imagine that they'd be able to handle most any issue you throw at them.
Chesare Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 8.5
Based on 11 answers
Very satisfied with our implementation in our professional medical practice, allowing us to be on top of client service, and not miss out on crucial information and insights. Marketing is often neglected in professional practices and ActiveCampaign solved this problem with aplomb.
William Ainslie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

ActiveCampaign

MC was great but was too expensive and limited in scope for unlimited send caps. AWeber has a good email builder but at that time didn't have webhooks, making it difficult to use to meet our needs. ActiveCampaign solved both of these problems by giving us unlimited sends and providing a robust API to manage our registration process and offer our members a way to update their details in real-time.
Lee McIntosh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

Beekeeper has been able to bring us considerable advantages in terms of communication and collaboration within our organization. It is a fantastic tool that allows us to communicate with colleagues.
Maria Pulenta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign 8.8
Based on 4 answers
My web designer told me about Active Campaign and although I don't recall which platform I had before, I LOVE Active Campaign and its user friendliness. The transition was seamless and I've never had a problem with functionality or server failure.
Active Campaign provides so many features, and makes it easy for non-techies to maneuver around the site with ease. They capture information and put it in an easy-to-read format.
At this point, I don't think I'd ever use any other platform!
Michelle Hill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

ActiveCampaign

  • I went from 0-50 new emails on my list in a matter of weeks, due to the simplicity and functionality of the landing pages/forms.
  • Because of the great email tracking features, I was able to observe and shift my emails so that I went from a 15% open rate to a 50% open rate.
Triana Garrett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Beekeeper

  • I love being able to count on Beekeeper; it has all the communication capabilities so practical and easy to integrate with other tools.
  • The ROI is swift and complete.
Maria Pulenta | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ActiveCampaign

General

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

ActiveCampaign Editions & Modules

Edition
Lite$9.001
Plus$492
Professional$1293
Enterprise$2294
  1. Per Month [3 Users]
  2. Per Month [25 Users]
  3. Per Month [50 Users]
  4. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Additional Pricing Details

Beekeeper

General

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

Beekeeper Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCampaign
9.0
Beekeeper
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

ActiveCampaign
9.1
Beekeeper

Usability

ActiveCampaign
8.1
Beekeeper

Reliability and Availability

ActiveCampaign
9.1
Beekeeper

Performance

ActiveCampaign
8.6
Beekeeper

Support Rating

ActiveCampaign
6.6
Beekeeper

In-Person Training

ActiveCampaign
7.3
Beekeeper

Implementation Rating

ActiveCampaign
8.5
Beekeeper

Scalability

ActiveCampaign
8.8
Beekeeper

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