Campaigner vs. Springbot

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Campaigner
Score 6.4 out of 10
N/A
Campaigner is an email marketing solution built by marketers that is designed to help small, medium and large businesses strengthen customer relationships and drive sales. The vendor's value proposition is that Campaigner provides advanced features such as industry-leading A/B split testing, workflows, API integration, segmentation, detailed reporting, and responsive design, to provide corporate-level senders with the functionality that they need to effectively track and monitor email marketing…
$59
per month
Springbot
Score 5.9 out of 10
N/A
Springbot aims to bring all the marketing capabilities large retailers have to small businesses at a fraction of the cost. Through Springbot, online stores will be able to leverage automated marketing on channels such as email, SMS, social and online ads. Business owners and marketers who find themselves wearing many hats can still send the right message at the right time with confidence. With an all-in-one marketing automation platform designed with ease of use in mind, business…
$199
for up to 5,000 subscribers (includes email marketing, social hub, reporting and dashboards, signup forms, automations, account management, support and onboarding. See website for additional package options.
Pricing
CampaignerSpringbot
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Platform Base Package
$199/month
for up to 5,000 subscribers (includes email marketing, social hub, reporting and dashboards, signup forms, automations, account management, support and onboarding. See website for additional package options.
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CampaignerSpringbot
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
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Features
CampaignerSpringbot
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
7.2
3 Ratings
Springbot
4.5
3 Ratings
WYSIWYG email editor7.03 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Dynamic content8.03 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content8.03 Ratings2.82 Ratings
Landing pages8.02 Ratings8.21 Ratings
A/B testing3.03 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Mobile optimization6.03 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting7.05 Ratings4.13 Ratings
List management9.03 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences9.02 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
4.3
3 Ratings
Springbot
4.3
3 Ratings
Dashboards5.01 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Standard reports7.03 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Custom reports1.03 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
-
Ratings
Springbot
6.6
3 Ratings
Lead nurturing00 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Data quality management00 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
-
Ratings
Springbot
5.3
3 Ratings
Calendaring00 Ratings4.13 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing00 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
-
Ratings
Springbot
2.8
2 Ratings
Social sharing and campaigns00 Ratings2.62 Ratings
Social profile integration00 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Campaigner
-
Ratings
Springbot
6.9
3 Ratings
API00 Ratings4.33 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Customizability00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with SugarCRM00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
User Ratings
CampaignerSpringbot
Likelihood to Recommend
4.0
(4 ratings)
3.9
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
5.0
(2 ratings)
3.8
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
1.0
(3 ratings)
4.3
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
CampaignerSpringbot
Likelihood to Recommend
Ziff Davis Inc
Workflow feature makes this best suited for those who want to send a series of emails over time based on contact attributes and behavior. Ability to add custom fields and define segments makes this tool valuable for very targeted email campaigns. Lack of communication about releases and poor technical support means your users will need to be fairly skilled in critical thinking and more technical than average. Our knowledge of system came from lots of trial and error.
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Springbot Inc.
Well Suited For:
  • Small businesses with small marketing teams.
  • Shopify Customers.
  • Small businesses that want more reporting/segmented lists.
  • Businesses that are upgrading from a service like Constant Contact or Mailchimp.
Less appropriate
  • Customer who are currently using Klaviyo.
  • Business who do not have a Shopify website.
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Pros
Ziff Davis Inc
  • Number 1, is it's ease of use. We have not run into any problems where someone finds Campaigner difficult to use and this comes in handy every day. The more people that know how to use it the better because it reduces stress/buildup on others.
  • We love the reporting system here. We use the clicks and opens to follow up with people all the time so to have all that detailed information is very beneficial.
  • Customization is great. You can really make all your emails look exactly like they're pictured in your head.
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Springbot Inc.
  • The demographic data was great. I could see how many males vs. females, ages, income, married, with or without children. It gave me a good idea of who my customers were.
  • Using their tracking URLs in all of our campaigns allowed us to get a better idea of what exactly was driving revenue.
  • Not only could I see top performing products, which I can do within Magento, I could also see top selling categories and colors.
  • I can pull a Coupon Usage report our of Magento, but Springbot gave me additional info like AOV and ROI on those codes.
  • Springbot also gave me a lot of info about our abandoned carts. It shows us which products are most abandoned along with views, conversion rates, etc.
  • Springbot gave us an Instagram Shop page that allowed us to curate social shares and then tie them to products on our site.
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Cons
Ziff Davis Inc
  • Campaigner is just too bare-bones. When we first started using Campaigner close to a decade ago it was perfect for what it was. But nowadays Campaigner is missing several features that their competitors offer like exit intent and cart abandonment emails.
  • Campaigner has an astonishingly bad unsubscribe option. We have had many customers complain to us over the years that when they try to unsubscribe through the emails Campaigner sends, their unsubscribe does not go through.
  • Hard to change account settings such as changing our subscription plan. We had to call and were told to wait 24 hours just to make a small change to our account.
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Springbot Inc.
  • After our purchase, I let spring or know that I was currently too busy to implement the system and to put things on hold. They ignored this request and kept charging us a monthly fee without using any of their systems. I have only logged in once. Nothing has been set up. They can see that from their side.
  • After multiple emails back and forth their out was in the user agreement. I never asked for my money back only credit so I can regroup and when I have time get on to implant the systems. They tell me they don't do that.
  • They don't care about any of the customer's needs. They only care about charging you that monthly fee. Terrible bus plan. With enough bad feedback, they will suffer from such a narrow plan.
  • I wish we had actual information about the cons using the system. Unfortunately I was not given the opportunity to do unless I wanted to keep paying while not using the system.
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Likelihood to Renew
Ziff Davis Inc
I can't see us not renewing unless we find something better. This is highly unlikely because there was a thorough research done for use to chose the best marketing client and it always came back to campaigner.
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Usability
Ziff Davis Inc
Great features but awful tech support experiences over five years of use. Some releases broke our workflows and Campaigner could never explain why. Our initial plan provided a designed client support contact. This individual changed frequently without notice and at one point they decided our plan no longer included a designated contact. Of course this was never communicated to us until we tried to reach out to the person. If you are tech savy this system might be for you but you'll be on your own.
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Springbot Inc.
Springbot has top navigation that helps me quickly jump from emails to social, and reporting very easily.
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Support Rating
Ziff Davis Inc
Everything takes a minimum of 24 hours to solve and after being with campaigner for several years we were just told for the first time we have an account rep which we never even spoke to.
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Springbot Inc.
We have raved about Springbot's support because they always get back with us so quickly. Our rep, Jared has been phenomenal in helping us, always being available to chat with us and explaining some of the metrics with us so we can better understand. He completely handles our ads, checks on them, and lets us know when to update and why.
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Alternatives Considered
Ziff Davis Inc
MailChimp is far more customizable and User-Friendly, although Campaigner gets the job done. Campaigner could benefit from a design upgrade to bring their look into the modern realm. The drag and drop features and email customization of MailChimp, Campaigner is lacking. However, MailChimp is pricier. So you are definitely getting what you pay for.
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Springbot Inc.
Springbit is more expensive, more complicated and delivered less.
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Return on Investment
Ziff Davis Inc
  • We are able to sell Campaigner as a premium feature
  • The plans can be a bit pricey
  • We do cover cost by using their flexible "bucket" model.
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Springbot Inc.
  • Springbot gave us a better idea of who our customer was. We just launched in January 2015 having been B2B previously. So we weren't really sure who we were marketing to.
  • I only paid $200/month for the service so I didn't waste a ton of money trying it out. They have a 30 day cancellation policy so I wasn't stuck in a year long contract.
  • It was a let down because I had such high hopes of everything it would allow me to do and see with one platform. Give them a couple more years and I think they will work out the kinks.
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