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Likelihood to Recommend

Cheetah Messaging

I think CheetahMail, being one of the main ESPs in the market, is a quality choice. However, I would suggest that it's really only valuable for a bit larger of an organization, generally having staff of 100+ and revenues in tens of millions -- this is mainly to justify the amount of investment required, so may be cost-prohibitive to some. You also need to make sure that you understand the entire "level of support" you will gain through your specific contract.... the key is understanding what types of resources are within your organization (who's doing the coding? who comes up with the next campaign? What's the overall strategy?) Depending on these questions and resources, may help determine your final needs from a services point of view. CheetahMail can provide a wealth of various services specific to needs (and changes over time as your business changes), but a clear understanding of what you have before you bring them on will really help getting up and running quickly. Also be sure to truly understand the costs for the initial integrations, setups, IP senders, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

For all outbound messaging, YesMail is perfect. For Social Media management, or for customer service management, where customers or subscribers need a place to "talk back" to your organization, YesMail might not be the best platform.
Annette Giordano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Cheetah Messaging
6.1
Yesmail360i
9.9
WYSIWYG email editor
Cheetah Messaging
6.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Dynamic content
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Ability to test dynamic content
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Landing pages
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
Yesmail360i
9.8
A/B testing
Cheetah Messaging
6.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Mobile optimization
Cheetah Messaging
5.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Email deliverability reporting
Cheetah Messaging
8.0
Yesmail360i
10.0
List management
Cheetah Messaging
7.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Triggered drip sequences
Cheetah Messaging
5.0
Yesmail360i
9.9

Reporting & Analytics

Cheetah Messaging
3.7
Yesmail360i
9.9
Dashboards
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Standard reports
Cheetah Messaging
4.0
Yesmail360i
9.9
Custom reports
Cheetah Messaging
3.0
Yesmail360i
9.9

Pros

Cheetah Messaging

  • Internal management - This is a great web-based tool that allows our users to see what emails go to whom.
  • Organization - Many layers of organization for templates since there are many types of remarketing emails that we send out.
  • Historical Records - CheetahMail sends us the raw text files of all email actions so we can upload them to our database.
Duncan Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

  • Large Enterprise email campaigns for Fortune 500 clients.
  • Account managers are very easy to work with and contact. I usually can get a response within a few hours to solve an issue.
  • Software is very easy to use and ramp up time was short.
Bobby Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cheetah Messaging

  • The organization of CheetahMail could at times be better, as you create more and more mailings, they just pile up in a long list. It would be useful to be able to create folders to store specific mailings in. (ex. editorial, newsletters, marketing, etc.)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

  • The ramp up time for new users is pretty poor. Since it is not an intuitive interface non tech savvy users have a hard time getting the most out of it
  • A lot of common functionality has to be built in... Which costs extra
  • Support isn't the best, they do respond but not at the speed I would like.
Nicholas Black | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 7.6
Based on 3 answers
As I have begun exploring competitors, I've come to realize that every competitor offers so much more functionality and integration than CheetahMail does. When we first signed our contract, CheetahMail was much more innovative and at the forefront of email. Since being bought out by Experian, we've seen a huge decline in service and innovation. They have laid off much of their staff and moved their account representatives to Costa Rica. They also heavily rely on on third parties which you will have to pay large amounts of money for while other Email Service Providers have integrated new technologies into their platform. You will get more for your money going to a different email service such as Responsys, Silverpop, Listrak and the like,
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

Yesmail360i 3.9
Based on 4 answers
I do not have the buying decision to renew/change providers, but do have the ability to provide my feedback to those who do. Yesmail has a lot of kinks that need to be worked out. But, for those that just need to deploy emails, and house subscriptions, this is a decent platform to do so. Companies with more advanced campaign targeting/analysis needs should explore other service providers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 4.0
Based on 1 answer
CheetahMail has a high learning curve to master and requires a lot of backend work with tech teams to set up. Navigation is not the best and everything that should be automated is still extremely manual.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

Yesmail360i 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Overall it is easy to use but there's several different portals you must log into instead of having everything at your disposal in one place (reporting, emails, extracting data, etc).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cheetah Messaging

Cheetah Messaging 2.0
Based on 2 answers
Account reps have a quick response time but a very slow resolution time. Because account reps do not have technical knowledge, there is a long long lead time between flagging a problem and tech team resolution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

Yesmail360i 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to get a hold of an actual person and quick responses.
Bobby Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cheetah Messaging

If we are comparing apples to apples for just sending emails, all the tools were about the same. Upload a list, code email, send email. For that they are all pretty much the same. The thing that brings Cheetahmail down is the support. The support is not bad but because they are in a different country it makes it tough to fix issues in a timely manner.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

We currently use MailChimp for automation campaigns. While there are limitations with MailChimp segmentation, it was much faster to get set up. We still use Yesmail for the bulk of our sending, and could probably do all the same things we do with MailChimp but it would just take a bit longer to get it set up
Lucas Powell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cheetah Messaging

  • Our efficiency has decreased with CheetaMail actually. Too many service calls to find out why something isn't working as expected, account setup questions, issues with PiP, takes too long to get a simple form built, customer service response time, etc...
  • Reporting is not very streamlined. This has caused us to take our reporting offline and use a method with better visibility.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Yesmail360i

  • We spend quite a bit of time troubleshooting, so it has had a negative impact on employee efficiency. When there is an issue we have to give them step by step examples of what went wrong so they can re-create it. 8 times out of 10, they can't recreate the issue.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cheetah Messaging

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Yesmail360i

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cheetah Messaging
4.0
Yesmail360i
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Cheetah Messaging
7.6
Yesmail360i
3.9

Usability

Cheetah Messaging
4.0
Yesmail360i
5.0

Support Rating

Cheetah Messaging
2.0
Yesmail360i
9.0

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