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Score 7.7 out of 100
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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

Springbot

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.
Alex Mills | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Constant Contact
8.5
Springbot
8.7
WYSIWYG email editor
Constant Contact
8.4
Springbot
8.6
Dynamic content
Constant Contact
8.0
Springbot
9.1
Ability to test dynamic content
Constant Contact
8.1
Springbot
8.2
Landing pages
Constant Contact
8.6
Springbot
8.2
A/B testing
Constant Contact
9.0
Springbot
9.1
Mobile optimization
Constant Contact
8.1
Springbot
8.6
Email deliverability reporting
Constant Contact
8.9
Springbot
8.6
List management
Constant Contact
8.8
Springbot
9.1
Triggered drip sequences
Constant Contact
8.2
Springbot
8.6

Reporting & Analytics

Constant Contact
8.4
Springbot
9.1
Dashboards
Constant Contact
8.0
Springbot
9.1
Standard reports
Constant Contact
8.6
Springbot
9.1
Custom reports
Constant Contact
8.7
Springbot
9.1

Lead Management

Constant Contact
Springbot
8.9
Lead nurturing
Constant Contact
Springbot
8.6
Lead scoring and grading
Constant Contact
Springbot
9.1
Data quality management
Constant Contact
Springbot
8.6
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Constant Contact
Springbot
9.1

Campaign Management

Constant Contact
Springbot
7.5
Calendaring
Constant Contact
Springbot
8.6
Event/webinar marketing
Constant Contact
Springbot
6.4

Social Media Marketing

Constant Contact
Springbot
8.2
Social sharing and campaigns
Constant Contact
Springbot
7.3
Social profile integration
Constant Contact
Springbot
9.1

Platform & Infrastructure

Constant Contact
Springbot
7.7
API
Constant Contact
Springbot
9.1
Role-based workflow & approvals
Constant Contact
Springbot
8.2
Customizability
Constant Contact
Springbot
7.3
Integration with Salesforce.com
Constant Contact
Springbot
7.3
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Constant Contact
Springbot
7.3
Integration with SugarCRM
Constant Contact
Springbot
7.3

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

Springbot

  • 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.
Melissa Best | 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

Springbot

  • I'd love for Springbot to continue to expand on their email offering - the platform and automations are excellent, and I'd like additional conditionals as I build out my flows.
Anonymous | 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

Springbot

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

Springbot

Springbot 7.7
Based on 3 answers
I think Springbot is pretty user-friendly overall. The only down-side is that the website is often updated, leaving the customer to hunt certain features down that are now in a different spot. So I think it would be helpful if every so often they sent an email that let customers know what changes were made and where to access everything
Alex Mills | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Springbot

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

Springbot

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

Springbot

Springbot 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Maybe the part that I value the most, is the partnership that I've developed with Springbot. Out of the gate, there is absolutely work to do to get things set up and they don't sugar coat that. While much of the onboarding was smooth - we had a few obstacles to work through, and I'm thankful my Success Manager kept me up to date as we resolved anything that came up, and was proactive with her outreach and recommendations to get the most out of the platform.  I find myself learning something new each time I chat with her, whether it be optimizations to my automations, new marketing ideas, or ways to increase engagement as I go into the holidays. 
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Springbot

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

Springbot

Springbit is more expensive, more complicated and delivered less.
Anonymous | 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

Springbot

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

Springbot

  • 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.
Melissa Best | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Constant Contact

General

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

Constant Contact Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Springbot

General

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

Springbot Editions & Modules

Edition
Platform Base Package$199/month1
  1. 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.
Additional Pricing Details
See website for pricing calculator for additional pricing options.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Constant Contact
8.1
Springbot
5.5

Likelihood to Renew

Constant Contact
8.0
Springbot

Usability

Constant Contact
8.9
Springbot
7.7

Reliability and Availability

Constant Contact
9.0
Springbot

Performance

Constant Contact
10.0
Springbot

Support Rating

Constant Contact
3.0
Springbot
9.1

Online Training

Constant Contact
10.0
Springbot

Implementation Rating

Constant Contact
8.0
Springbot

Scalability

Constant Contact
10.0
Springbot

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