ActiveDEMAND vs. SeoSamba Marketing Operating System

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ActiveDEMAND
Score 9.0 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
ActiveDEMAND is an integrated marketing automation platform that is designed to bring together online marketing tools into a single application. This platform focuses on helping both novice and expert marketers set up, manage and execute campaigns with a focus on measuring business results such as conversions and leads.
$3
Per Phone Number/mth
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
Score 8.0 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System (formerly SambaSaaS) is cloud marketing software that includes tools that let users automate search engine optimization (SEO), schedule social media marketing posts across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, manage business reputation across 100+ directories by responding to reviews, as well as create and send email newsletters. It also enables users to publish content; broadcast press releases; track inbound phone and form leads; monitor Google Ads…
$99
per month per installation
Pricing
ActiveDEMANDSeoSamba Marketing Operating System
Editions & Modules
Call Tracking
$3
Per Phone Number/mth
Email Marketer
$7
Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Small Business Marketer
$69
Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Corporate Marketer
$199
Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Agency Marketer
$799
Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Call tracking & Dynamic Number Insertion
$5
per local number
Standard monthly license
$109
per domain
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ActiveDEMANDSeoSamba Marketing Operating System
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$299 per installation
Additional DetailsYou can take advantage of many SeoSamba's Marketing Operating System (MOS) features regardless of your website platform. However, MOS offers even more functionalities when your website is also powered by WordPress, SeoToaster CMS, SeoToaster E-commerce or SeoToaster Ultimate CRM. SeoSamba offers migration package with or without look & feel re-design, but always including a comprehensive search engine optimization process that is implemented on your behalf. What's unique about it? SeoSamba benchmarks your existing search ranking positions, and offers a 60 days post-release improvement guarantee. Migration packages costs vary usually between $1500 and $2500 range or most small businesses clients.
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Features
ActiveDEMANDSeoSamba Marketing Operating System
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
9.5
2 Ratings
20% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
8.0
1 Ratings
3% above category average
WYSIWYG email editor9.22 Ratings00 Ratings
Dynamic content9.62 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content9.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Landing pages9.02 Ratings8.21 Ratings
A/B testing9.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization9.62 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting9.62 Ratings00 Ratings
List management9.22 Ratings00 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences9.62 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
9.0
2 Ratings
15% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
8.2
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Lead nurturing automation9.62 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Data quality management8.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks8.62 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
9.4
2 Ratings
21% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
8.2
1 Ratings
7% above category average
Calendaring9.62 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing9.22 Ratings00 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
8.6
2 Ratings
13% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
9.1
1 Ratings
19% above category average
Social sharing and campaigns8.62 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Social profile integration8.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
9.2
2 Ratings
20% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
8.6
1 Ratings
14% above category average
Dashboards8.82 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Standard reports9.22 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Custom reports9.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
ActiveDEMAND
9.6
2 Ratings
23% above category average
SeoSamba Marketing Operating System
7.7
1 Ratings
2% above category average
API9.01 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals9.01 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Customizability9.62 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com10.01 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with SugarCRM10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
ActiveDEMANDSeoSamba Marketing Operating System
Likelihood to Recommend
9.6
(2 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
ActiveDEMANDSeoSamba Marketing Operating System
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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SeoSamba
I highly recommend SambaSaaS to businesses managing multiple websites and social media accounts. I also recommend it for entrepreneurs who need to manage international branches and international clients
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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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SeoSamba
  • Automates multisite SEO, so we can stay focused on great content that attracts the right audience for our two entirely different strategic business units.
  • Eliminates the surprises we used to get with other plugins when Wordpress makes unannounced changes that crash other plugins.
  • Agile, easy to use, and saves hours of time and creative resources
  • Automates metric capture: site analytics, keyword/phrase capture, search engine page results etc...in an online dashboard (and it's free).
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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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SeoSamba
  • It has a lot of features. So, it's kind of difficult to get started and to learn every feature in the software. However, once you get used to SambaSaaS, it's fairly easy to navigate.
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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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SeoSamba
Prior to SeoSamba we were making manual changes. Then we started researching several possible other plugins but the reviews all said the same - that if WP made significant enough changes those plugins would become ineffective. SeoSamba's ability to automate optimization and keep up with/stay ahead of those changes was the deciding factor for us.
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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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SeoSamba
  • It helped me automate my email marketing campaigns, so that I could generate more leads for my business.
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ScreenShots

ActiveDEMAND Screenshots

Screenshot of Drag-and-drop workflow interface makes it easy to configure hundreds of campaignsScreenshot of Watch lead and campaign performance in real-time from dashboardsScreenshot of Manage your landing pages, email campaigns, social media posts and more all in one interface

SeoSamba Marketing Operating System Screenshots

Screenshot of User dashboard. Top screen.Screenshot of Social media marketing calendar monthly viewScreenshot of Content curation for social mediaScreenshot of Social media marketing publishingScreenshot of Automated search rankings positions reportScreenshot of Search Rankings Keywords data