Conversica vs. HubSpot Sales Hub

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Conversica
Score 9.3 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Conversica provides lead management software for marketing, inside sales and sales groups.
$1,499
per installation
HubSpot Sales Hub
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
HubSpot Sales Hub is designed to eliminate friction by bringing tools and data together on one platform. The solution boasts email tracking and templates, and call tracking & recording.N/A
Pricing
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Editions & Modules
Starter Edition
$1,499
per installation
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsA Conversica subscription includes an unlimited number of seats for marketers, sales reps and managers. Different editions include different levels of functionality to match your needs. The service is a monthly subscription with an annual commitment.
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Community Pulse
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Considered Both Products
Conversica
Chose Conversica
We use Saleforce, HubSpot, Cirrus Insights in addition to Conversica. We use Conversica as our lead engagement tool in order to gauge interest and to get prospects to indicate an interest in setting up a phone call or a meeting with our sales representative. This has helped …
HubSpot Sales Hub

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Top Pros
Top Cons
Best Alternatives
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Small Businesses
Intercom
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Score 8.8 out of 10
Mailtrack
Mailtrack
Score 8.5 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
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Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
Mailtrack
Mailtrack
Score 8.5 out of 10
Enterprises
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Genesys DX (discontinued)
Score 10.0 out of 10
Conversica
Conversica
Score 9.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(95 ratings)
9.1
(122 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.5
(6 ratings)
10.0
(6 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.8
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
8.9
(73 ratings)
8.3
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.1
(49 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ConversicaHubSpot Sales Hub
Likelihood to Recommend
Conversica
Conversica is an excellent tool if you have a large database of potential students, sales leads, or other forms of potential customers/users. It does not replace human interaction, but instead supplements it - allowing your admissions/sales/retention team to spend their time with those individuals that are in most need of assistance - whether that be because they are "hot leads" for a sale, students with a sincere interest, or customers needing assistance beyond the capabilities of an automatic system.
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HubSpot
Sales hub is an excellent tool for a sales professional, probably even the best tool available in the industry without a doubt. However it could be much less convenient for outside sales reps that need to consistently meet people in person, it has some features to cater to these reps but they aren't as robust as the ones designed for inside sales reps.
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Pros
Conversica
  • Conversica is great at working low level leads and surfacing those that are in fact interested in your product or service.
  • Conversica is also useful in weeding out leads that are not strong.
  • Since Conversica is sending emails to various prospects, customers and opportunities, it allows sales, account managers, service etc, to focus on other activities, thereby saving time and freeing up resources.
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HubSpot
  • The task feature of HubSpot has been super helpful for me to organize what activities I am focusing on throughout the day. Instead of having a generalized list of the activities that need to take place today, I can organize that list by calls, emails, to-do's, linked-in, etc. That way I can take an hour of my time and focus on only doing phone calls, only doing emails, etc. It has helped me increase my productivity by making 20 phone calls a day to 100 phone calls throughout the day.
  • Hubspot Sequences are also super helpful in order to plug and play contacts that need similar solutions. The automatic email feature allows me to not have to spend time sending a simple email template. Instead, it automatically sends that email out at the time that THEY would most likely respond.
  • This gives me more time to focus on the tasks that I can't automate, allowing me to be way more productive. I can also customize my sequences to automate when I am reaching out, and what activity I am doing.
  • Sequences give me the ability to create a highly customized approach, with the scalability of a plug and play format.
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Cons
Conversica
  • The method of standing up campaigns can be a little tedious for administrators because it uses copy/paste of Salesforce Campaign ID instead of just searching for active Salesforce campaigns.
  • Understanding the conversation path options that the AI could take is improving greatly, but can still use some improvements for admin awareness when standing up a new conversation.
  • Understanding what conversation types exist and how they differ from one another is sometimes difficult to self-serv, but the Conversica team is always very good about helping out explaining these.
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HubSpot
  • I find the interface to be a bit unorganized and sometimes the information added about projects looks clogged which sometimes makes it difficult to access specific information.
  • Sometimes we have to deal with different currencies because we have clients all over the world but the exchange rate tool is not always accurate, causing us to slow down our work.
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Likelihood to Renew
Conversica
Tool is extremely powerful but comes with a heavy price tag. As long as we close more than 30 deals with year with Conversica's assistance it will be an easy choice to renew. If we don't we will have to figure out if these funds are best spent in other lead generation places.
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HubSpot
Ease of use, ease of customizability, and ease of 3rd-party integration, especially to LinkedIn Navigator, all play a vital role in our increasing reliance of HubSpot Sales for our growing sales team. Also taking into account the great training and support for HubSpot Sales available from HubSpot, including HubSpot Academy.
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Usability
Conversica
Standalone, it's very easy to use. It becomes a little more complicated when you're working with it as an integration in Salesforce.
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HubSpot
Since we launched HubSpot Sales Hub into our organisation's tech stack, we've experienced a smooth transition and implementation process for those using this solution. The ease of use and the interface experience is amazing and that was a main priority for us in the purchasing phase. So far, we've been nothing but very happy with the support, implementation, and ongoing development of our sales team adapting to the solution. Highly recommend it for usability and functionality!
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Support Rating
Conversica
Our account manager and support rep have been extremely helpful in helping us get the system where we wanted it. Given our original use case as a lead qualifier, a lot of the conversations needed to be altered or exceptions created in order to provide the customization we needed. Our AM and support rep were able to accommodate most of our requests and were extremely helpful in working with us on a solution.
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HubSpot
Oh my goodness HubSpot Support is just amazing. I submitted a question/issue to them yesterday and by this morning I had this response:
"Hi Stephanie, I hope this finds you well and thanks so much for your patience while I was working to update the extension with my team. We were actually able to push through an update yesterday afternoon which set the default lifecycle stage to lead in the sidebar. If you take a look now, that should be in place. If it has not updated yet, I would recommend uninstalling and re-installing the sales extension so an updated version and be pushed through. Again, I want to say that I sincerely appreciate that you took the time to reach out to us and help us iron this out. HubSpot really values constructive feedback with real use-case backing to help push it along. So, thank you!"
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Implementation Rating
Conversica
The implementation went smoothly. The only advice I would give for anybody looking to integrate Conversica with Salesforce is to ensure that either you or somebody within your organization has experience with process builder as you'll need to create some processes to force your leads into Salesforce campaigns for the Conversica system to pick them up.
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HubSpot
It was not only SUPER easy to implement, we had some amazing support from HubSpot. They scheduled a call to go over each individual tool with our team and provided guidance and best practices plus answered any questions are new users had. It was wonderful and really helped them get started confidently
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Alternatives Considered
Conversica
I haven't looked into many other conversational ai products - we received a solid recommendation about using this and have been happy with the process and experience. Price was also pretty good, so we didn't feel a need to shop around on that front. If things change I'll do that homework, but we're happy for now
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HubSpot
HubSpot Sales Hub helps our team keep track of all of our
partners and customers in one place so we can market effectively and
personally. Their blogs and "HubSpot academy" make it easy to
learn/onboard. People care most about the service, which is the biggest reason
why—such a fan of the pre-made templates, flexibility, and ease of use. The
user interface and integration with other platforms are excellent for our
business. In comparison to its rivals, it would rank at the top so far.
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Return on Investment
Conversica
  • We have found that each conversation type has a different ROI. Some are very hard to report off of, whereas others are easy. this is because some are more built around building awareness of what we offer where they may not purchase it for months down the line.
  • Has helped us to save on salaries. If staff were to try to do the same thing our AI Assistant does, it would take them many hours to be as successful.
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HubSpot
  • Lead Response Time:
  • Prior to Hubspot, this was maybe 24 hours as an average. Now it is MINUTES. We immediately get back to clients and if we aren't able to then we will connect using email automation and sequences without lifting a finger. It's great!
  • Company Growth in difficult times:
  • Despite COVID causing issues on Residential Construction in Washington, we have continued to grow as a business, and part of that is thanks to our amazing Sales team, and part of that credit goings to Hubspot directly. If we didn't have Hubspot we would have shrunk or stayed the same as a company. Hubspot made sure we grew.
  • ROI [return on investment]
  • It's a hard thing to measure but our company has increased its revenue by more than 20% compared to last year. And that is saying a lot for our industry especially with COVID's impact on Residential Construction. I
  • can't measure it precisely but I know beyond any shadow of a doubt that HUBSPOT helped make this possible because our Sales and Marketing Teams are sharper and more capable than they have ever been thanks to this wonderful CRM.
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ScreenShots

Conversica Screenshots

Screenshot of Dashboard showing an overview of important metrics, like response rates, hot leads and top-performing lead sources