Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued) vs. Listrak

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)
Score 8.0 out of 10
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The Cheetah Digital Marketing Suite (formerly the Experian Marketing Suite) provided cross-channel campaign management as well as real-time offers, messaging, and engaging interactions. The product is discontinued, and is no longer available.N/A
Listrak
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Listrak, headquartered in Pennsylvania, offers a customer data and marketing platform for retailers that features email marketing with social network engagement, abandoned cart rescue, and in-store data / information retrieval. Listrak is retail-specific and helps create an integrated and personalized customer experience across physical stores, ecommerce stores, social networks, or email, helping retail entities of widely varying sizes, small to large, to achieve their marketing goals. Listrak…N/A
Pricing
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)Listrak
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)Listrak
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
Top Cons
Best Alternatives
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)Listrak
Small Businesses
Mautic
Mautic
Score 9.0 out of 10
Mautic
Mautic
Score 9.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
The Trade Desk
The Trade Desk
Score 7.8 out of 10
The Trade Desk
The Trade Desk
Score 7.8 out of 10
Enterprises
Iterable
Iterable
Score 8.6 out of 10
Iterable
Iterable
Score 8.6 out of 10
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User Ratings
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)Listrak
Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(2 ratings)
7.1
(10 ratings)
Support Rating
6.8
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Cheetah Digital Customer Engagement Suite (discontinued)Listrak
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
I think that Cheetah is specifically well suited for personalized, relevant messaging to customers. They help provide tools to give users the ability to create campaigns that will generate positive interpretations and help move your business forward.
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Listrak
It is definitely a contender if you run an e-commerce website. It connects with a host of different e-comm platforms (we use Magento) which makes product recommendations, purchase history/amounts, website behavior, etc. a lot easier to segment on and set trigger campaigns or targeted sends. If you're a B2B company, you probably won't want to use Listrak. The tools they have don't accommodate that segment as well as B2C, as many features would go unused since they simply don't make sense. I'm sure there are instances where Listrak would work just fine, but coming from that area previously, it is definitely a B2C tool.
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Pros
Discontinued Products
  • It offers social media tracking, which is a big competitive advantage against its rivals.
  • Email targeting options are better than MailChimp.
  • Good price.
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Listrak
  • Segmentation is one of my favorite features. We love being able to pull specific audiences and tailor our marketing to the individual customer.
  • Importing and exporting lists is very self explanatory and easy to manage.
  • The main dash has a great overview of your most recent messages and metrics.
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Cons
Discontinued Products
  • I would love more ability to create programmatic campaigns that follow customers on a lifecycle.
  • Continue to improve the user interface to make all features more usable to their users.
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Listrak
  • It is rare that I have issues or feel like Listrak has an area to improve in. The company is constantly ahead of the market and making additions/improvements on a monthly basis. That being said ... I have one area to suggest improvements: COMPOSER
  • Composer - Drag & Drop editor: Although their design software with the new 'Composer' is better than your average WYSIWYG editor, their drag & drop editor lacks some basic design tools that stunt your ability to design out-of-the-box email campaigns. I typically write all my email code, so this doesn’t necessarily affect me in a negative manner. But ... if coding emails isn't your strong point, then the lack of design features and limited template selection could be bothersome. (*disclaimer - I do not believe Listrak's drag & drop editor is garbage, but it does fall short when compared to some of its competition.)
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Support Rating
Discontinued Products
Cheetah has never been known for its customer service and the few times I had to contact the answers I got were either incomplete or not really useful for the problem I was having at the moment. I think there is a lot of room for improvement in this aspect.
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Listrak
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Alternatives Considered
Discontinued Products
They are very comparable to each other. Cheetah is a little more user-friendly and the customer service is much better, but Responsys had more features that I liked to use.
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Listrak
The Bronto platform is so similar to Listrak in that it made no sense for us to move unless there were significant cost savings (there weren't). We are so intertwined with Listrak that it would be painful to move for the sake of moving. Klaviyo is very DIY which can be great. We find that we do our best work with hand-holding and account support.
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Return on Investment
Discontinued Products
  • It has raised costs due to its price, reducing ROI.
  • However, we have gotten good results and great CPAs with them, improving margins.
  • It has allowed us to be faster on testing, improving ROI in the long term.
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Listrak
  • Increasing our awareness of effective marketing email campaigns
  • Reducing the effectiveness of our campaigns due to the complexity of software and inability to cancel our contract despite being LOYAL customers for 2 years.
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