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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Email & Online Marketing

    9.5

    ActiveDEMAND

    95%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 9/9 features

    WYSIWYG email editor

    9.2
    92%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Dynamic content

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ability to test dynamic content

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Landing pages

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    A/B testing

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile optimization

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email deliverability reporting

    9.6
    96%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    List management

    9.2
    92%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Triggered drip sequences

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Lead Management

    9.0

    ActiveDEMAND

    90%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Lead nurturing

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Lead scoring and grading

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data quality management

    8.6
    86%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated sales alerts and tasks

    8.6
    86%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Campaign Management

    9.4

    ActiveDEMAND

    94%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Calendaring

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Event/webinar marketing

    9.2
    92%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social Media Marketing

    8.6

    ActiveDEMAND

    86%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Social sharing and campaigns

    8.6
    86%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social profile integration

    8.6
    86%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting & Analytics

    9.2

    ActiveDEMAND

    92%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Dashboards

    8.8
    88%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Standard reports

    9.2
    92%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Custom reports

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform & Infrastructure

    9.6

    ActiveDEMAND

    96%

    Customer.io

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    ActiveDEMAND ranks higher in 6/6 features

    API

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Role-based workflow & approvals

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizability

    9.6
    96%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with Salesforce.com

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with SugarCRM

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Customer.io is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.6

    ActiveDEMAND

    96%
    2 Ratings
    9.9

    Customer.io

    99%
    8 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    JumpDEMAND Inc.

    When choosing a marketing automation system, it is important to think of what exactly you want it to do. I think no matter what you are hoping to get out of a marketing automation platform, you can achieve it with ActiveDEMAND. It can be used for simple/basic marketing email sending and campaign execution or it can be used to develop a microsite, create sales and marketing kiosks, run multi-step campaigns, host protected assets or whatever you want to do with it. You can easily choose (or ignore) the modules and features to be as creative as you choose to be.
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    Customer.io

    This tool is well-suited for companies looking to run email marketing campaigns or send out newsletters regularly to their users/customers. The workflow setup is especially useful for companies who want to send specific emails based on user behavior - i.e. they've not logged in recently, have bought a specific product, haven't opened any emails, etc. This could also be useful for freelancers like me since you can create different workspaces within Customer.io. I have configured it this way to handle email marketing for a few of my clients, and the software keeps everything organized and separate. This might not be the best tool for small businesses, considering the price. It may be better to start out with a cheaper email marketing tool, and then if/when necessary, scale-up with a tool like Customer.io.
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    Pros

    JumpDEMAND Inc.

    • Customer Service - this company EXCELS at customer service, always answering our questions and being helpful.
    • Innovative Ideas - they stay on top of the trends in marketing, offer ways for us to incorporate these items into our efforts.
    • Friendly staff - the staff at ActiveDEMAND are great to work with and are responsive to our needs.
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    Customer.io

    • Managing users, attributes and events. You are easily able to modify any user, based on their ID, and add or remove attributes, assign events to them. That makes it very easy to segment later and to assign them to several campaigns based on behavior. Just a warning: this integration isn't so easy (at least it wasn't for us).
    • Creating workflows of campaigns is very easy. You can quickly create behavioral campaigns based on attributes, segments and add elements to the workflow. You can send an email, then wait, then send another, then exit the campaign if they converted, etc. The workflow is easy to configure and very powerful for automation.
    • We don't use many email templates (we make them in MJML) but it's very easy to add senders, to change templates and in general to test designs.
    • Deliverability works very well, at least for us. It sends emails pretty fast and without issues.
    • Exporting is very quick and easy. Importing wasn't a feature until recently, but it works well too.
    • Seeing activity it's also useful. In general, logs are awesome (be it of a customer, of activity on the site, email sends, etc.).
    • We don't use environments, but it might be very useful for a bigger company.
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    Cons

    JumpDEMAND Inc.

    • Reporting - Though the reporting is extensive and very very good... I sometimes miss a simplified view of email opens/clicks/link clicks etc.
    • Don't get me wrong, you can get to this data in ActiveDEMAND relatively easily, the default views through the campaign dashboard are just quite detailed (which some people would probably prefer) and I just don't think that we need that level of reporting on first glance. That being said, I do love the option to drill down and uncover the complex detailed data when i do want it (ActiveDEMAND is very good at this).
    • One element of reporting that I would also like would be an event registrant report showing all registered people (this part exists) and their responses on the registration form they completed to register for the event. (These things would be dietary restrictions, industry, customized responses to other event related questions).
    • I also wish the reports autorefreshed more frequently.
    • ICS Files - Right now there are work arounds for loading an ICS file (Calendar meeting invite file) that can be accessed in campaign assets. I just wish this was more native to the tool.
    • Archive Filing - Now, first of all, it is so amazing that ActiveDEMAND even has an archiving feature... I LOVE this. One small downside, however, is that the archiving cannot be organized using a folder structure or anything. I would like to be able to group my live events together, then group my webinars together etc.
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    Customer.io

    • Push notifications are very rudimentary. Everything has to be done by hand unless you're sending an extremely simple message.
    • A bit too email centric.
    • Lacks an ability to schedule messages on a daily, weekly, etc. basis.
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    Pricing Details

    ActiveDEMAND

    Starting Price

    $3 Per Phone Number/mth

    Editions & Modules

    ActiveDEMAND editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Call Tracking$31
    Email Marketer$72
    Small Business Marketer$693
    Corporate Marketer$1994
    Agency Marketer$7995

    Footnotes

    1. Per Phone Number/mth
    2. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
    3. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
    4. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
    5. Per Month [Unlimited Users]

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Customer.io

    Starting Price

    $150 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Customer.io editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Optional

      Additional Details

      Our basic plan starts at $150 a month and includes 12,000 profiles and up to a million messages. Our premium plan starts at $1,000 a month with an annual contract, dedicated CSM, and much more.

      Alternatives Considered

      JumpDEMAND Inc.

      Vertical Response wasn't a full marketing platform at the time when we used it, but it was clunky and the tech support wasn't easy to use. I like the one-on-one response we get from ActiveDemand and really being on a first name basis with the folks there
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      Customer.io

      Customer.io was really the first pure, full-featured drip email program on the market and as far as I know, it's still the simplest and best overall for that specific function. SendGrid has also added drip campaign features, but I would seriously evaluate Customer.io against any other drip email provider because they really have all the key elements you need to make it work.
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      Return on Investment

      JumpDEMAND Inc.

      • Simplified email marketing and event management
      • Better tracking of leads
      • Better intelligence about which initiatives are working well and where future opportunities lie
      • Less reliant on IT department/third party to execute our online marketing
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      Customer.io

      • Fast testing for new products to specific groups. It saves a lot of time and money.
      • Removed workload from marketing = more time to make it better.
      • Better contact with specific groups, seeing a increase in sales because of this.
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