Dux-Soup vs. Mailchimp

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Dux-Soup
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
Dux-Soup is a LinkedIn automation tool. The user can accelerate lead generation by finding prospects and targeting them with personalized LinkedIn campaigns. According to the vendor, the tool is designed to: Save time - by automating manual tasks, save hours each week. Save money - focus on high value sales activity with qualified prospects Win more business - helps the user spend time more time closing deals
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Mailchimp
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Mailchimp is the email marketing and marketing automation platform. Most email marketing platforms tell you how your campaigns perform, but Mailchimp goes a step beyond and tells you why by analyzing the data from half a billion emails sent through the platform every day to offer personalized recommendations for improving content, targeting, automations, and driving revenue using emails
$0
per month
Pricing
Dux-SoupMailchimp
Editions & Modules
Pro
$14.99
per month per user
Turbo
$55
per month per user
Pro
$135
per year per user
Agency
$412.50
per month includes 10 licenses
Turbo
$495
per year per user
Starter
Free
per month per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Dux-SoupMailchimp
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsThere are 3 plans - a Free Starter Edition, Pro and Turbo. We also have Teams and Agency plans on our paid products, offering discounts for multiple licenses.
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Features
Dux-SoupMailchimp
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
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Ratings
Mailchimp
8.0
475 Ratings
3% above category average
WYSIWYG email editor00 Ratings8.1440 Ratings
Dynamic content00 Ratings7.8423 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content00 Ratings7.9404 Ratings
Landing pages00 Ratings7.5327 Ratings
A/B testing00 Ratings8.0358 Ratings
Mobile optimization00 Ratings8.1434 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting00 Ratings8.5462 Ratings
List management00 Ratings8.1462 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences00 Ratings7.7319 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
-
Ratings
Mailchimp
9.1
2 Ratings
16% above category average
Lead nurturing automation00 Ratings6.22 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Data quality management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
-
Ratings
Mailchimp
8.1
50 Ratings
6% above category average
Calendaring00 Ratings8.445 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing00 Ratings7.836 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
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Ratings
Mailchimp
8.2
44 Ratings
9% above category average
Social sharing and campaigns00 Ratings8.342 Ratings
Social profile integration00 Ratings8.135 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
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Ratings
Mailchimp
7.6
460 Ratings
1% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings7.7123 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.0458 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings7.250 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Dux-Soup
-
Ratings
Mailchimp
7.4
44 Ratings
2% below category average
API00 Ratings7.833 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals00 Ratings6.57 Ratings
Customizability00 Ratings5.62 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com00 Ratings8.421 Ratings
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM00 Ratings7.618 Ratings
Integration with SugarCRM00 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Third-party software integrations00 Ratings7.639 Ratings
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Dux-SoupMailchimp
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User Ratings
Dux-SoupMailchimp
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(499 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(51 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(373 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(6 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.9
(15 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.5
(22 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(6 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Dux-SoupMailchimp
Likelihood to Recommend
Dux-Soup
If you want to automate and personalize your outreach at scale, Dux-Soup is one of the best tools for it. The initial setup and onboarding were very frictionless.
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Mailchimp
With Mailchimp we are able to revive and enhance our personal connect with the customers. The easy-to-use tools allows us to personalize the email content, segregate and target important leads & send relevant messages. Also, it offers interactive analysis on the performance of a particular campaign. We can judge the effectiveness of our mailers in real time.
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Pros
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
  • Mailchimp allows you to manage your mailing list really well. You can subscribe people, unsubscribe people manage the mailing list directly into segments, and what not.
  • Mailchimp has features where you can create campaigns based on your mailing lists and send out newsletters to your subscribers based on a multitude of parameters that you can setup. Such as send email daily, weekly, monthly and they also have event based mails that you can send out.
  • Mailchimp also has a feature where you can design your emails. The look and aesthetics are very important when sending emails to your subscribers and all those needs are addressed here.
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Cons
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
  • The interface remains a cluttered, non-intuitive mess. That's true from the haphazard way features are organized to the actual email layout.
  • Analytics have never been a priority, and I don't see that changing with Intuit's new ownership. I'm very frustrated over the limited choices for reporting, even when using third-party solutions. If I needed that function, I would not use MailChimp.
  • I would love to develop a workflow screen that lets me focus on the things that I use all the time. Customizing the interface where the content actually goes into the software would help.
  • I never understood why we couldn't import a document into a MC template. At best, we're spending time copying-and-pasting from one app into MC.
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Likelihood to Renew
Dux-Soup
No answers on this topic
Mailchimp
We've had Mailchimp for about ten years, I want to say. I started with the company about four years ago, and I don't see us ever diverting to another source. It's easy for us to use, and we have all our clients already built into the database. I imagine we'll use them for as long as we have the company.
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Usability
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
Our team use Mailchimp almost every week. Overall UI is simple for anyone to get started with it. The resource library around using particular features is also there, so we don't have to train our team on this product. We also used a lot of other features as well.
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Reliability and Availability
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
I have, in the 4+ years that I've used Mailchimp, never seen an issue that restricted the use of their software/tools. I don't know of a single time when they're system crashed or went down. I could be wrong, but I honestly haven't experienced any issues with outages, errors or unplanned downtime
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Performance
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
I haven't noticed any slow speeds from Mailchimp or their tools. I think the landing pages load quickly and look nice. The email reports and editing operates smoothly and doesn't take time to load. Additionally, when I use Mailchimp in conjunction with Zapier + Hubspot I don't notice any drag between any of these tools
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Support Rating
Dux-Soup
No answers on this topic
Mailchimp
Website tools were easy to use and understand so a novice can easily meet or exceed their client's expectations! Loved that we were able to totally customize so that the e-mail we created conveyed our client's overall messaging consistent with their branding! Client love that we can provide turnkey services to support their sales and marketing teams!
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Implementation Rating
Dux-Soup
No answers on this topic
Mailchimp
It's pretty easy to get up and running! There's a slight learning curve on a few things, but once you find where everything is located, you can import your list and send your first email. It really makes our clients feel great to see how quickly they can get that first email out.
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Alternatives Considered
Dux-Soup
No answers on this topic
Mailchimp
Mailchimp is a means to an end and a way to stay within GDPR laws. We may not use it if this wasn't a requirement. Other platforms are better for design or management of contacts, but Mailchimp offers that secure storage of data that is required. I have not tried other bulk mail applications, so am unable to compare these.
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Scalability
Dux-Soup
No answers on this topic
Mailchimp
Mailchimp over the years I've used it has grown in leaps and bounds. They have added so many additional features than were previously available. They are truly an all-in-one marketing platform now. If you're a small operation and just want to add email to your marketing efforts, they're there for you. If you're a larger operation and want to start sending postcard advertisements, they can do that. If you'd good with that and want to kick up your marketing by going social, you can do that on their platform. They are truly able to be as small as you need, but also get quite large in whatever it is you'd like to do through their system.
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Return on Investment
Dux-Soup
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Mailchimp
  • Mailchimp has allowed us to communicate effectively with thousands of customers with ease.
  • Mailchimp's use during our second year of business helped us expand our list of brands considerably (almost 30% YTD) because of regular interactions that we've launched.
  • Mailchimp ramp-up time is minimal for new users so I can turn things over to junior staff - saving me time and money.
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ScreenShots

Dux-Soup Screenshots

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Mailchimp Screenshots

Screenshot of Mailchimp's advanced analytics and reporting tools. These are used to monitor trends, track performance, and get actionable insights that help users to create better campaigns and drive customer engagement.Screenshot of Mailchimp's precise audience segmentation. Its AI simplifies the workflow by generating complex customer segments for highly personalized campaigns.Screenshot of omnichannel marketing. Campaigns can be built across multiple channels, and then managed from one convenient place.Screenshot of marketing automations with the Customer Journey Builder. This is used to reach the right people with the right message at exactly the right time, which helps to drive more repeat business, increase customer retention, and see more orders.Screenshot of Mailchimp's SMS marketing. SMS can be integrated into email, automations, and social campaigns.Screenshot of Mailchimp's AI, used to deliver relevant content faster. It can generate professionally written, on-brand marketing emails with the press of a button. The user only needs to review, edit, and send.