Acumbamail vs. Adestra

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acumbamail
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Acumbamail is an Email, SMS marketing, subscription forms management and landing page editor for marketing, boasting a team of English-speaking, dedicated technical support ready to help with campaign creation. The tool integrates with Analytics, Wordpress, Prestashop, and Facebook.
$22.29
per month
Adestra
Score 3.3 out of 10
N/A
Email automation software with optimized personalization to drive engagement.N/A
Pricing
AcumbamailAdestra
Editions & Modules
Mailings - Basic
22€
per month up to 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Basic
34€
per month 2,500 subscribers
Mailings - Pro
61€
per month 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Pro
73€
per month 2,500 subscribers
Mailings - Enterprise (advanced optimization tools)
191€
per month 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Enterprise (advanced optimization tools)
203€
per month 2,500 subscribers
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AcumbamailAdestra
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details20% discount for annual pricing.
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Community Pulse
AcumbamailAdestra
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Features
AcumbamailAdestra
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
8.2
1 Ratings
2% above category average
Adestra
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
WYSIWYG email editor10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Dynamic content10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content9.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Landing pages10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
A/B testing5.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Mobile optimization5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting5.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
List management10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences10.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
8.3
1 Ratings
7% above category average
Adestra
10.0
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Dashboards9.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Standard reports9.01 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Custom reports7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Pre-Send Testing
Comparison of Pre-Send Testing features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
9.0
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Adestra
-
Ratings
Email Accessibility Tools8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Spelling and Grammar Check9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Previews10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
AcumbamailAdestra
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AcumbamailAdestra
Likelihood to Recommend
Acumbamail
Acumbamail is a newer email marketing tool that has plenty of room to grow, but they are off to a fantastic start. Setting up my first email list was super easy and intuitive. Creating broadcasts is straightforward, as are landing pages. And the automation flows that are built in are incredible. The biggest downside is some of the documentation being in Spanish. It's easy enough to translate but still slows you down. That said, I'm really looking forward to growing with Acumbamail!
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Upland Software
Small businesses with even smaller marketing budgets and no email marketing experience would be better off selecting a lower-end email marketing provider. However, Adestra will provide a growing company with every email marketing tool along the way.
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Pros
Acumbamail
  • Creating Landing Pages.
  • Built in Automations.
  • Email List Maintenance.
  • The email editor is simple to use and very intuitive.
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Upland Software
  • Adestra's "dynamic" list allows users to consolidate multiple lists in combination with data filters and exclusion lists. This implements segmentation and is a powerful marketing tool.
  • Adestra's MessageFocus API integration provides developer-tools for list, campaign or transactional automated requirements.
  • Campaigns can be sorted into project folders. This allows marketers to group campaigns together for management or reporting requirements. Moving or copying campaigns from one project to another is a simple process.
  • Data downloads via Reporting is available at every level, from overview to individual KPI.
  • Creating "core" tables helps marketers develop lists with similar attributes. Whether a list has many fields or simply the one required email address field, a "core" table helps to quickly map data labels from spreadsheet to online database. Creating data labels on the fly is a simple process, as well. The "core" table also groups similar contacts into one core database.
  • Any list can be quickly "emptied" for to manage refreshed data. The contacts within the "emptied" list would still be members of the "core" table and so the process does not negatively impact reporting.
  • Unsubscribes can be managed in one list (as a default) or individual lists. Creating individual unsubscribe lists -- dependent on business requirements -- would allow for a preference center, whereby recipients could be given a choice as to which campaigns they receive.
  • The Form tool creates signup forms, simple surveys and landing pages. These can be hosted via Adestra or otherwise on the web. The tool provides for branding and proprietary cascading stylesheets, with a number of actions available through a drag-and-drop interface.
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Cons
Acumbamail
  • The online support is excellent, but the written support is sometimes in Spanish.
  • Setting up your account for better email deliverability takes some time.
  • It's a newer program, so there is definitely some room for improvement in the user interface.
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Upland Software
  • As of this writing, there are at least 3 different editors available (a drag-and-drop, a WYSIWYG and HTML). However, only a small template library is available if requested through support. Those expecting to find ready-built templates for re-branding would find them through the third-party EDM Designer drag-and-drop editor.
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Usability
Acumbamail
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Upland Software
I have been self-trained on different ESPs for over 10 years, so my experience isn't comparable to most users. However, I've trained people on various email marketing platforms, and with some training, clients have a positive user-experience with Adestra.
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Support Rating
Acumbamail
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Upland Software
I have had campaign related issues solved very quickly. When there are technical issues, that involve more than one departmental, it may involve a longer turn-around and management.
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Alternatives Considered
Acumbamail
Acumbamail is still in its infancy, so it's not fair to compare it to ConvertKit, which has been around for a while, but Acumbamail is very similar in its setup. In some ways, its automation look to be a lot more straightforward. I'm really hoping they'll be able to grow Acumbamail into a killer product!
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Upland Software
For medium and large sized businesses, Adestra competes well with dotMailer. While many of the functions are available through either provider, creating campaigns, managing lists and reviewing metrics are somewhat different. As of this writing, dotMailer's drag-and-drop editor dominates that platform and performs well for low-end users with little-to-no HTML experience. Even high-end users will appreciate how quickly campaigns can be built via the drag-and-drop editor. While Adestra utilizes the EDM Designer drag-and-drop, the third-party functionality is not completely cohesive and lack of a template library gives dotMailer a bit of an advantage.
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Return on Investment
Acumbamail
  • Still too early to tell, but down the road, the impact of having a good mailing list will be enormous!
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Upland Software
  • For companies that focus on goals and analytics, Adestra provides all the necessary tools.
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