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562 Ratings
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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Constant Contact

Constant Contact is terrific for an organization with a marketing budget that would like to send out a variety of emails with visuals, videos, surveys and/or coupons. It's a quick way to reach thousands of potential and/or current customers at a reasonable price. However, for the startup or the company that is very concerned about budget, there is no free version and the monthly paid versions can be a bit more pricey than some comparable competitors.
Jason Carlage | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

• Excellent for sending out sales campaigns.• Drip email features are great.• The automations are great.• If someone outside the hotel/hospitality industry asked about Revinate, I would likely recommend a different CRM.
Tiffiny Costello | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Constant Contact
8.4
Revinate
WYSIWYG email editor
Constant Contact
8.4
Revinate
Dynamic content
Constant Contact
8.0
Revinate
Ability to test dynamic content
Constant Contact
8.1
Revinate
Landing pages
Constant Contact
8.5
Revinate
A/B testing
Constant Contact
9.1
Revinate
Mobile optimization
Constant Contact
8.1
Revinate
Email deliverability reporting
Constant Contact
8.8
Revinate
List management
Constant Contact
8.8
Revinate
Triggered drip sequences
Constant Contact
8.3
Revinate

Reporting & Analytics

Constant Contact
8.4
Revinate
Dashboards
Constant Contact
7.9
Revinate
Standard reports
Constant Contact
8.6
Revinate
Custom reports
Constant Contact
8.7
Revinate

Pros

Constant Contact

  • We are a huge fan of the numerous templates that may be used for designing emails.
  • Constant Contact also allows for our organization's brand (logo, colors, and fonts) to be easily incorporated into designs.
  • The metrics and data gathered from email campaigns is very detailed and helpful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

  • Filters all guests reviews into one place.
  • Allows us to respond to guest reviews easily.
  • Revinate has a multitude of reporting options and functionality that allow us to dig down to key areas of interest.
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Constant Contact

  • This system is great and I do not have much to say against, I just wish they could improve the search filter of email campaigns made previously, and include a search field that allows you to find campaigns related to the phrase name included in that field of search.
  • I really don't have any dislikes with the software now that I am familiar with the product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

  • The email design area is a little cumbersome at times.
  • I wish there was a way to create Landing Pages linked to automations like Mailchimp has, that I could then add to our website via HTML code or integration.
  • I wish I could integrate Revinate with Facebook Ads so I could optimize my lead gen efforts.
Tiffiny Costello | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 8.0
Based on 19 answers
There is no doubt that we are going to renew Constant Contact. We have not just invested a lot of time in learning and creating a great looking product but we have developed a strong database of information that allows us to track how we are doing for each newsletter. This supports our goals of creating products that residents desire and are excited to receive.
Ty Swartz, CPP, USN Ret. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 8.9
Based on 8 answers
There is always room for improvement. I don't know how they test their systems, but they should invite not-so computer savvy people to test it. If I, as an expert have problems, they need to think like the technophobe. Since I've used Constant Contact in the past as part of my former employment, I have not viewed any of the tutorials and just jumped in to work on my client's newsletter. With that said, I found some areas easy and some a bit cumbersome
Giselle Aguiar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 9.0
Based on 2 answers
No major problems in sending out the email campaigns and accessing the analytics
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The system seemed quite slow sometimes. Specifically, there was sometimes a delay in sends if it was during a high traffic period. There were time-outs when uploading new code for an email, and a lag in reporting analytics which was sometimes as long as 72 hours
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 3.0
Based on 8 answers
I think the overall support for Constant Contact has always been incredible; I have nothing negative to say. Our customer support representative was attentive, easy to understand, and very knowledgeable. I never felt like I wasn't a priority of his and my issues, while very small, were fixed in a very short time frame.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Implementation is very easy for someone who wants to send out the “batch and blast” type newsletters. If you want to use their templates with no customizations, the product works fine. However, the more customizations you get into involving link color, etc, that’s where things can get tricky for someone who may not be familiar with coding
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Constant Contact

I think if I were coming in with nothing in hand, I would have chosen MailChimp over Constant Contact. Constant Contact won because it was the incumbent and we're satisfied.The time and operating cost of moving from one platform to another was higher than the expected return on that change. I don't think anything about Constant Contact is much better or worse, in my view, than the other.Pretty lukewarm, I know. But it's honest!
Jeff Bramhall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

Survey Monkey pales in comparison to Revinate because of the depths Revinate has to offer. Survey Monkey is good for surface level tallying if you can get your client to fill out the surveys. But again, it is a simple survey tool wheres Revinate offers in depth analysis.
Stephanie MacMillan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Constant Contact

Constant Contact 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very reliable in sending email campaigns and controlling the recipients so that no contact is sent the same email more than once, even if they are on a resent list
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Constant Contact

  • Many of our clients use a variety of email management services, and Constant Contact is usually chief among them. This keeps our team sharp and up to date for customer service inquiries.
  • Constant Contact is extremely reliable. It's been applicable and has grown with trends in digital marketing over the last decade to stay at the top as a best-in-class provider.
  • The reporting tools help to give a sense of how well campaigns are performing (or not performing) and gives insight on how to create future campaigns in more effective ways.
  • The lack of Google Analytics integration on the app is a hinderance for marketing managers who use the robust API on a variety of other platforms that seamlessly integrate with the service.
  • Higher pricing for integrating social media and surveys, and other additional service, is a drawback for the average user on a budget – especially when competitors offer those services for free.
Jorden Beatty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Revinate

  • Our ROI with Revinate has helped us take back some of our OTA revenue, and for the first time ever, our brand.com revenue outpaced our OTA revenue, due to our email campaigns. We are a small indie hotel and this is crucial for us.
Tiffiny Costello | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Constant Contact

General

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

Revinate

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Constant Contact
7.9
Revinate
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Constant Contact
8.0
Revinate

Usability

Constant Contact
8.9
Revinate

Reliability and Availability

Constant Contact
9.0
Revinate

Performance

Constant Contact
10.0
Revinate

Support Rating

Constant Contact
3.0
Revinate

Online Training

Constant Contact
10.0
Revinate

Implementation Rating

Constant Contact
8.0
Revinate

Scalability

Constant Contact
10.0
Revinate

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