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Score 9.7 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Customer.io

If you have a very small database of people, then probably the whole integration isn't justified. If you have a small business and don't plan to scale much, don't do it. It will be expensive for what you can get elsewhere (Mailchimp).If you want a scalable and powerful platform, that will take some time to pay off, and you can wait, then do it. Once you get integrated and start sending events and attributes, the things you can do are almost limitless.
Santiago Valdés | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

Vero tends to play nice with companies that have their websites as the primary source of truth. This allows them to send as many events as they need and develop more complex workflows that introduce conditionality into Vero emails. However, for those that rely more on Salesforce, it might have more limited applications. The product is fairly easy to use, so it's easy for multiple people on the team to pick it up and do what they need for their respective groups. On the other hand, creating email templates will require some knowledge of HTML/CSS, unless those are copied from another source. That would require another product of course that provides more robust layout editing features and templates.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Customer.io
8.6
Vero
9.0
WYSIWYG email editor
Customer.io
6.9
Vero
7.5
Dynamic content
Customer.io
8.3
Vero
9.5
Ability to test dynamic content
Customer.io
8.3
Vero
10.0
A/B testing
Customer.io
7.6
Vero
10.0
Mobile optimization
Customer.io
10.0
Vero
7.9
Email deliverability reporting
Customer.io
8.1
Vero
8.5
List management
Customer.io
10.0
Vero
9.0
Triggered drip sequences
Customer.io
9.6
Vero
9.5

Reporting & Analytics

Customer.io
6.0
Vero
9.5
Dashboards
Customer.io
5.8
Vero
9.5
Standard reports
Customer.io
5.2
Vero
9.0
Custom reports
Customer.io
7.0
Vero
10.0

Pros

Customer.io

  • Workflow building and management.
  • Extremely flexible and integrates easily with other services.
  • Solid email builder.
  • Webhook makes it easy to send and receive data in event-driven contexts.
  • Support for liquid makes highly detailed personalization possible in every message.
Joel McLean | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • Managing lists/segmentation.
  • Email tracking.
  • Reports and insights.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Customer.io

  • I may be missing it in the UI, but a place to see the list of emails who qualify for a certain email.
  • One easy to view chart of all our automated/lifecycle emails to see what a given user would see over their customer journey. (This is really just a feature request/idea - the product itself is really awesome.)
Ted Bennett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • Naming conventions. Some items, once given a name, could not have the name changed.
  • User-friendliness of interface for non-developers. Vero is certainly built with the developer in mind and a marketer/user cannot do much before a developer configures everything.
  • Absolutely terrible if you are hoping to use Vero as a CRM. To its credit, it does not claim to be a CRM.
James McQuillin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Customer.io

Customer.io was really the first pure, full-featured drip email program on the market and as far as I know, it's still the simplest and best overall for that specific function. SendGrid has also added drip campaign features, but I would seriously evaluate Customer.io against any other drip email provider because they really have all the key elements you need to make it work.
Sean Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

We formerly used Mailchimp for newsletter emails and Mandrill for website transactional emails. While working well, Mailchimp restructured its services a while back, making them more cost prohibitive for us. Furthermore, the two services weren't as well integrated. We chose Vero because it had both types of emails integrated into its product, which made it easy for us to manage. Customer.io was also used briefly, but it only handled drip campaigns, so it wasn't as versatile for us. We found we could do most things with Vero, so it just made more sense.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Customer.io

  • Fast testing for new products to specific groups. It saves a lot of time and money.
  • Removed workload from marketing = more time to make it better.
  • Better contact with specific groups, seeing a increase in sales because of this.
Mike Koolwijk | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • It's a solid tool that does its job well and at a competitive price.
  • It's fairly easy to use for both technical and non-technical users.
  • It doesn't take much to get an email campaign designed and scheduled.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Customer.io

General

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

Customer.io Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Our basic plan starts at $150 a month and includes 12,000 profiles and up to a million messages. Our premium plan starts at $1,000 a month with an annual contract, dedicated CSM, and much more.

Vero

General

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

Vero Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter - unlimited email and push messages$1251
Growth - unlimited email and push messages$1992
Pro - unlimited email and push messages$3993
Scale - unlimited email and push messages$7494
Enterprise - unlimited email and push messages1,049+5
  1. 15,000 subscribers
  2. 50,000 subscribers
  3. 100,000 subscribers
  4. 200,000 subscribers
  5. 200,000+ subscribers
Additional Pricing Details
Save 15% with an annual subscription

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