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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveDEMAND

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Klaviyo

The platform provides marketers with transactional as well as behavioral visitor data which is important in segmenting lists and sending more relevant marketing campaigns, therefore it plays a pivotal role in marketing. It can be personalized according to the scale of a business and its requirements.
Daniel Cooper | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

ActiveDEMAND
9.5
Klaviyo
7.3
WYSIWYG email editor
ActiveDEMAND
9.2
Klaviyo
6.4
Dynamic content
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
6.7
Ability to test dynamic content
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
6.7
Landing pages
ActiveDEMAND
9.0
Klaviyo
8.0
A/B testing
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
7.7
Mobile optimization
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
7.8
Email deliverability reporting
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
7.5
List management
ActiveDEMAND
9.2
Klaviyo
7.4
Triggered drip sequences
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
7.5

Lead Management

ActiveDEMAND
9.0
Klaviyo
6.0
Lead nurturing
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
6.0
Lead scoring and grading
ActiveDEMAND
9.0
Klaviyo
Data quality management
ActiveDEMAND
8.6
Klaviyo
Automated sales alerts and tasks
ActiveDEMAND
8.6
Klaviyo

Campaign Management

ActiveDEMAND
9.4
Klaviyo
Calendaring
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
Event/webinar marketing
ActiveDEMAND
9.2
Klaviyo

Social Media Marketing

ActiveDEMAND
8.6
Klaviyo
Social sharing and campaigns
ActiveDEMAND
8.6
Klaviyo
Social profile integration
ActiveDEMAND
8.6
Klaviyo

Reporting & Analytics

ActiveDEMAND
9.2
Klaviyo
8.1
Dashboards
ActiveDEMAND
8.8
Klaviyo
7.2
Standard reports
ActiveDEMAND
9.2
Klaviyo
7.3
Custom reports
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
9.7

Platform & Infrastructure

ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
6.9
API
ActiveDEMAND
9.0
Klaviyo
6.9
Role-based workflow & approvals
ActiveDEMAND
9.0
Klaviyo
Customizability
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
Integration with Salesforce.com
ActiveDEMAND
10.0
Klaviyo
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
ActiveDEMAND
10.0
Klaviyo
Integration with SugarCRM
ActiveDEMAND
10.0
Klaviyo

Pros

ActiveDEMAND

  • 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.
Kelly Hicks | TrustRadius Reviewer

Klaviyo

  • Easy UX: The entire platform is very visual. It's easy to navigate, understand, and use. It's really well designed, and it helps business owners understand the set up / steps in the email marketing automation.
  • Visual flow-building: This allows us to automate pieces of our client's business. For example, create a map of a series of emails that automatically follow-up with people who abandon carts in our client's store, indicating how many emails, when they go out, who sees them, and split test emails against one another in this format.
  • Individual email building: Klaviyo makes it easy for us to design client emails with an easy builder or with HTML code. Klaviyo allows you to set up saved blocks to make your building experience more efficient as well.
  • Measurement: Klaviyo makes it easy for users to see campaigns and which ones create greater click-through, open rate, conversion $ and more. You can also watch where people open the emails around the world with a map, or see which users opened particular emails.
  • Individual user tracking: It's so helpful to see customer journeys throughout the entire process. You can see individual profiles and how often they visited a site, opened an email, made a purchase, how much that purchase was worth, etc.
  • Integrations - pretty easy to use with multiple commerce sites, but ideal for Shopify. Easily integrates with other software.
  • Automation - There are built-in templates and flows created inside of the platform. Even a novice could implement something basic and see results in their business. (better if they are customized)
page V | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ActiveDEMAND

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Klaviyo

  • It is a bit technical to use I face some difficulty in the beginning so I think more training videos must be provided.
  • Further, the pricing is very high not every organization can afford but it has all those features which will definitely help them so I request to negotiate on it.
Alison Crivlare | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ActiveDEMAND

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Klaviyo

Klaviyo 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Klaviyo is simply a great solution for e-com email marketing & customer relationship management:
  1. User journey visibility: We can see our clients' customers on their individual user journeys (open email, site visits) to better understand and accommodate your customers.
  2. Flow automation: Creating automated emails that follow up with new leads, those who abandoned carts, purchased.
  3. Email design: So easy to use, and more friendly than some other visual builders that we've used.
  4. Metrics visibility: We can see our clients' metrics very easily and adjust efforts accordingly.
page V | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ActiveDEMAND

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Klaviyo

Klaviyo 4.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a decent platform with a user friendly interface, however it massively misses trust due to unsecured systems and support from customer service; support is a massive problem if you run a company and have a problem with the service that you can't fix. On the other side of the line, in our experience, there is no support or understanding which we haven't encountered with any other company we have done business online in the last decade.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ActiveDEMAND

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
Kelly Hicks | TrustRadius Reviewer

Klaviyo

We moved from Bronto to Klaviyo because Bronto was getting very expensive. Klaviyo was the cheaper alternative with it's drawbacks of course. Klaviyo does have a nice drag and drop editor that Bronto was only working on when we left. Klaviyo does also offer mobile optimization that Bronto was working on improving when we left as well. Klaviyo does have limitations in that its ability to integrate custom HTML does not work well. We used to completely customize whole emails in Bronto using strictly code. Bronto also didn't have the gmail clipping issue that we found Klaviyo to have - my biggest pet peeve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ActiveDEMAND

  • 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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Klaviyo

  • Klaviyo fills the role of the email marketing platform, which brings in revenue easily on it's own, but with the level of automation and customization, the ROI very high.
  • Because of the segmentation available in Klaviyo, we typically target our most profitable customers and often bring in $10k+ per email send for a medium sized company.
Lee L Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ActiveDEMAND

General

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

ActiveDEMAND Editions & Modules

Edition
Call Tracking$31
Email Marketer$72
Small Business Marketer$692
Corporate Marketer$1992
Agency Marketer$7992
  1. Per Phone Number/mth
  2. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Additional Pricing Details

Klaviyo

General

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

Klaviyo Editions & Modules

Edition
Email Free$01
SMS.012
EmailStarting at $203
  1. per month
  2. per message
  3. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveDEMAND
9.6
Klaviyo
7.6

Likelihood to Renew

ActiveDEMAND
Klaviyo
9.0

Usability

ActiveDEMAND
Klaviyo
4.0

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