Causeview vs. Splash Event Marketing Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Causeview
Score 2.0 out of 10
N/A
Causeview aims to make donor management simple. This solution is built on the Salesforce.com platform and according to the vendor, this provides users with best in class fundraising, events, volunteers and payment processing tools on top of the world’s most popular CRM.
$60
per user
Splash
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Splash aims to get event programs in front of the right people by helping users create engaging, branded experiences and optimize conversions at each stage of the event lifecycle. Leverage accurate, visible data for seamless follow-ups and reporting. Empower teams to execute events that bring in more leads, shorten the sales cycle, drive new business, and strengthen customer relationships. Splash is an event marketing platform that helps teams do all of this by building and hosting…
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Pricing
CauseviewSplash Event Marketing Platform
Editions & Modules
Causeview
$60
per user
Free: For Personal Use and Occasional Small Business Events
$0.00
Basic: For Individuals and Small Teams
$12,500.00
per year
Pro: For More Design and Access Control
$19,500.00
per year
Enterprise: For Solutions and Workflows at Scale
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CauseviewSplash
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsIncluded at no extra cost: support, unlimited access to the Causeview Knowledge Base, online training and Causeview Community Forum, online donation, event registration and volunteer sign-up forms, and ActionPages. Integrated iATS Payment Processing starting at 2.95% + $0.21 / transaction. Minimum 3 users.To understand more about what features are included in each Splash plan, head over to our website for a full breakdown.
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Community Pulse
CauseviewSplash Event Marketing Platform
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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Enterprises
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User Ratings
CauseviewSplash Event Marketing Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
2.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(48 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
CauseviewSplash Event Marketing Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
Causeview
I think Causeview is well suited for those who are looking to track revenue and donor information in the same place. It is good to have your database with all of your contacts integrated with the same system that you use to process things such as donations and event registrations, so it saves time and we don't have to maintain separate systems for our development work and our other revenue-generating strategies. We also use reports to pull up information about donors and use that information for fundraising -- for example, donor history and things like that.
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Splash
Compared to platforms like Eventbrite, I have a hard time recommending Splash to anyone and think if we weren't forced into using it because of our involvement with Hubspot User Groups, we would not be using it. I think if the usability and other bugs could be improved along with support, then Splash could be great for small to mid-sized businesses that occasionally run events that they need 1) hosted all in one place and 2) consistent, custom branding. Or if you're running small events where you simply need a custom designed sign-up page, a reminder email and a check-in app, Splash could work for you. While they're not transparent about their business pricing, I'd have to see that before deciding whether it is truly worth it for this purpose.
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Pros
Causeview
  • Causeview's support team is mostly helpful and quick to respond.
  • Causeview integrates event registrations within Salesforce.
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Splash
  • Branded Templates: With the Pro account, Splash takes your brand guidelines, fonts, logos, colors and creates customized event templates for your most frequent types of events making it easy to create new events that align with the experience of your brand.
  • Customer Service: Any time I have a problem, my Account Manager (Matt!) always has a solution. Whether it be a glitch in the page, an integration problem, or suggesting new ways to use the system. I'm never left stranded, which when you work in eight time zones, matters.
  • Ease of Backend Use: I've used other start-up event management softwares which are painful to use on the back end, buggy, and not intuitive for a non-coder. Splash is extremely easy to use and customize, which makes working with the system enjoyable.
  • Low Ticketing Fees: One of the main reasons we decided to upgrade to the Pro account is because we were hosting more ticketed events. As a non-profit, ticketing fees make a difference to our donations. Not only did Splash provide the other benefits mentioned above, they were the most competitive on credit card fees and integrated into our donation software system.
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Cons
Causeview
  • Event registration and donation pages could be better designed - not up to par with sites such as Eventbrite
  • I would like to have the option for people to register with more than one e-mail address instead of creating a duplicate record each time someone uses a different e-mail.
  • Some of my coworkers find Causeview confusing to use or difficult to find information.
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Splash
  • When designing a landing page for an event, the functionality of the layout page is quite finicky. I would love to see the ability to add features to certain text boxes become more fluid.
  • The formatting across the layout page is not always consistent, specifically text sizing.
  • I had an issue with an account, and the support team took an extremely long time (2+ months) to produce a remedy for the issue I was experiencing.
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Support Rating
Causeview
Causeview's support is a lone bright spot. They are often quick to respond. They are generally helpful, although brief in their answers and explanations. I would appreciate more detailed answers to technical problems, but I do appreciate their support's problem solving ability
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Splash
We love working with our account manager and priority support to answer questions efficiently and speedily. Our account manager works with us on larger and bigger picture initiatives for our instance, where the priority support is always there when you're stuck with a feature or setup, it's been great to share this resource with our global network of hosts internal and external to the company.
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Alternatives Considered
Causeview
I did not personally select Causeview for my organization, but I have found it easy to use in comparison with other similar systems. The fact that Causeview can be added to Salesforce, and hop on our existing database, is very important to us and is one of the main reasons we continue to use the service.
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Splash
[We selected Splash based on] Looks and functionality. It's the best of both worlds. Every other tool we found was good at one but not the other. I hope Splash stays on the path it's on as it really makes all the right improvements to be such a powerhouse tool.
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Return on Investment
Causeview
  • Negative: expensive per-license fee with no discount for added users.
  • Negative: unreliable servers that host donate pages.
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Splash
  • It helps me manage a number of events that I would not otherwise be able to make invitations for, manage rsvps, and do check ins. We used a more expensive product previously but it had fewer features so this is definitely an upgrade.
  • Using Splash saves me time from needing to follow up with guests. I also love the "send later" feature for email.
  • The support staff make this product super valuable as I am able to accomplish more with their help.
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ScreenShots

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Splash Screenshots

Screenshot of Fully customized, beautiful, and on-brand event websites and emails (plus automatic event invites, reminders, and follow up email sequences).Screenshot of Use Splash's free app to run the door like a pro. Fast search and one-click check-in keeps the traffic flowing, which frees you up to quickly capture info from walk-ins all while syncing your list across devices and to your CRM in real-time.Screenshot of Send smarter, more targeted invites with advanced tag management & list building and bi-directional sync with Salesforce.Screenshot of Close the loop on your in-person programs and automate your workflow with Oracle Eloqua, Salesforce, Slack, Marketo, Hubspot, Mailchimp, Greenhouse, Zapier, and more.Screenshot of Real-time data visualizations let you quickly assess event performance and evaluate progress toward your goals.