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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ConvertKit

It is perfect for artists and content creators. It is perfect for service based providers who want to house their potential leads. Entry level entrepreneurs can also benefit. It is not an all in one type of platform, but it is useful for list building and setting up automation. If you have less than 1K subscribers, this is the route to go until you need to use automation. Then, just feel free to upgrade.
LaMeshia Conley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drip Ecommerce CRM

If you're looking to take your email program to the next level with automation, you definitely need to consider Drip. Their support team is always timely and helpful whenever we've needed guidance on the platform or using the API.They are constantly improving their tools. It never feels stagnant or lacking in critical features. Their prebuilt workflows make getting started very easy and you can start driving more revenue almost immediately.
Charles Combs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
8.5
WYSIWYG email editor
ConvertKit
5.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
9.4
Dynamic content
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.1
Ability to test dynamic content
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
5.1
Landing pages
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
A/B testing
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
8.9
Mobile optimization
ConvertKit
6.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.3
Email deliverability reporting
ConvertKit
8.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0
List management
ConvertKit
6.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0
Triggered drip sequences
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0

Reporting & Analytics

ConvertKit
6.7
Drip Ecommerce CRM
6.9
Dashboards
ConvertKit
5.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.8
Standard reports
ConvertKit
5.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.9
Custom reports
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
5.1

Pre-Send Testing

ConvertKit
8.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
URL Validation
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Link Tracking
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Image Validation
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Inbox Display
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Email Accessibility Tools
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Spelling and Grammar Check
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Spam Testing
ConvertKit
9.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Email Previews
ConvertKit
7.0
Drip Ecommerce CRM

Pros

ConvertKit

  • Emails landing in subscribers inbox.
  • Free mailing address that customers can use.
  • Robust tagging system for managing funnels and targeting users with optimized emails.
  • Broad integrations available for other platforms and optin form plugins.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drip Ecommerce CRM

  • Simplicity + power. Drip is one of the quickest platforms to use in terms of setting up simple drip email sequences. Yet it also packs enormous power if you need to do complex automation.
  • Drip's direct integrations with other systems mean you can easily create hyper-personalized communications and anybody can set this up.
  • Drip's Javascript embed is easy to setup and great for helping to build deeper insights into customer behavior as well as triggering automation.
Steve Palfreyman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConvertKit

  • When I first started using ConvertKit, I found it hard to create a landing page. I am pretty technical but when I had to customize my page using HTML, I got lost. I thought I could get up and running within an hour (build the page, create the list, and set up automation), but I soon realized I had to upgrade to use automation and setting up took me more than 3 hours. The learning curve had me stuck. I got frustrated and reached out to support.
  • ConvertKit is not for a non-tech person. There are not enough templates to get up and running within an hour.
  • ConvertKit is simply email marketing and landing pages for list building. It could offer a little more.
  • The analytics can be a bit more in depth.
LaMeshia Conley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drip Ecommerce CRM

  • Possibly more email design templates for "new" users to automation, HTML coding, integrations, webhooks, etc.
  • Any supported integration partners are always good to see. They have expanded in this area, recently.
  • Some sort of WYSIWYG, drag-and-drop email editor, wouldn't hurt.
  • Sometimes, when trying to implement advanced HTML coding to an email template, the code doesn't stick, save or format as "native HTML."
Conrad Magalis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ConvertKit

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drip Ecommerce CRM

Again, this is dependent on the use case. If you are a small- to medium-sized business that doesn't have a sales team, this is likely a great product for you. It is also a good price compared to larger enterprise software. Other software I have used worked better for other companies I worked for, but Drip fits best for my current company.
Jordan Comstock | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConvertKit

  • Incremental traffic generation from a reliable source.
  • High-converting leads from sales funnels.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Drip Ecommerce CRM

  • Saves hours of typing redundant emails
  • Helps with our retention based on the constant contact with our current clients
  • Keeps our prospects up to date as we move through the stages of the sales cycle which also increases our capacity to handle more volume.
Matthew Gehrman | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ConvertKit

General

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

ConvertKit Editions & Modules

Edition
Creator$29.001
Creator Pro$59.001
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Drip Ecommerce CRM

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Drip Ecommerce CRM Editions & Modules

Edition
Up to 500 people in account$191
550 - 2,000$291
2,001 - 5,000$891
5,001 - 8,000$1241
8,001 - 15,000$2091
15,001 - 22,500$3291
22,501 - 27,500$4091
27,501 - 35,000$5291
35,001 - 50,000$6991
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ConvertKit
6.5
Drip Ecommerce CRM
9.5

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