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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Technolutions Slate

I am not an end-user but use Slate as an "outsider" since I'm in IT. I use it to verify data coming to and from our SIS PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. That being said, I think it is robust and easy for most to use. It is clearly seen as the "Best in Breed" for CRM/Recruiting/Admissions systems. I am a firm believer in going with such systems. There are strength and power in numbers. Technolutions is rather nimble and responsive with updates and addressing needs.
Michele Thibodeau | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Drip Ecommerce CRM
8.7
Technolutions Slate
WYSIWYG email editor
Drip Ecommerce CRM
9.4
Technolutions Slate
Dynamic content
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.7
Technolutions Slate
Ability to test dynamic content
Drip Ecommerce CRM
6.2
Technolutions Slate
A/B testing
Drip Ecommerce CRM
9.0
Technolutions Slate
Mobile optimization
Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.8
Technolutions Slate
Email deliverability reporting
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0
Technolutions Slate
List management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0
Technolutions Slate
Triggered drip sequences
Drip Ecommerce CRM
10.0
Technolutions Slate

Reporting & Analytics

Drip Ecommerce CRM
7.5
Technolutions Slate
Dashboards
Drip Ecommerce CRM
8.2
Technolutions Slate
Standard reports
Drip Ecommerce CRM
8.2
Technolutions Slate
Custom reports
Drip Ecommerce CRM
6.0
Technolutions Slate

Sales Force Automation

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.7
Customer data management / contact management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.9
Workflow management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.7
Territory management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
9.9
Opportunity management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.1
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.1
Contract management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
10.0
Interaction tracking
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
5.9
Channel / partner relationship management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.6

Customer Service & Support

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.6
Case management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.8
Call center management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.5
Help desk management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.5

Marketing Automation

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.6
Lead management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.6
Email marketing
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.7

CRM Project Management

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.1
Task management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.3
Billing and invoicing management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.1
Reporting
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
5.8

CRM Reporting & Analytics

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.6
Forecasting
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.9
Pipeline visualization
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.3
Customizable reports
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.7

Customization

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.5
Custom fields
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
8.4
Custom objects
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
8.4
Scripting environment
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.2
API for custom integration
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.0

Security

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
5.7
Single sign-on capability
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
2.9
Role-based user permissions
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
8.5

Social CRM

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.9
Social data
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.5
Social engagement
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
8.3

Integrations with 3rd-party Software

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
8.4
Marketing automation
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
6.9
Compensation management
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
10.0

Platform

Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.4
Mobile access
Drip Ecommerce CRM
Technolutions Slate
7.4

Pros

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

Technolutions Slate

  • Allows user to maintain good track of communication that one is having with the customer.
  • Allows the creation of specific queries that we can use to reach students in a more unique way,
  • It is extremely user-friendly!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Technolutions Slate

  • Probably just the aesthetics of layout.
  • The layout and user friendliness of the mobile app.
  • As much as I love their organic marketing strategy, I would love marketing material to share with other schools while I'm on the road. [Youtube demo, clean social media channels, etc]
Iliana Hernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Technolutions Slate

We used Ellucian recruit that is based on Microsoft Dynamics, I must say that Slate is much simpler to use and navigate for everyday user. While Dynamics is very powerful and robust tool it is really hard to navigate and keep track of campaigns and prospects. Slate is simplified version of dynamics and better suited for users who are in higher ed, while dynamics is more for "sales" in enterprise world. Education world is different.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Technolutions Slate

  • Slate has allowed our Admissions Department to use more forecasting tools to plan their strategies.
Michele Thibodeau | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Drip Ecommerce CRM

General

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

Technolutions Slate

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Drip Ecommerce CRM
9.5
Technolutions Slate
8.1

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