HubSpot Marketing Hub vs. Springbot

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HubSpot Marketing Hub
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
HubSpot's Marketing Hub is an all-in-one inbound marketing engine that includes tools for email marketing, landing page creation, social media marketing, content management, reporting & analytics, search engine optimization (SEO), and more.
$50
per month
Springbot
Score 6.0 out of 10
N/A
Springbot aims to bring all the marketing capabilities large retailers have to small businesses at a fraction of the cost. Through Springbot, online stores will be able to leverage automated marketing on channels such as email, SMS, social and online ads. Business owners and marketers who find themselves wearing many hats can still send the right message at the right time with confidence. With an all-in-one marketing automation platform designed with ease of use in mind, business…
$199
for up to 5,000 subscribers (includes email marketing, social hub, reporting and dashboards, signup forms, automations, account management, support and onboarding. See website for additional package options.
Pricing
HubSpot Marketing HubSpringbot
Editions & Modules
Free
$0
per month
Starter
$50
per month (includes 1,000 contacts)
Pro
$890
per month (includes 2,000 contacts)
Enterprise
$3,200
per month (includes 10,000 contacts)
Platform Base Package
$199/month
for up to 5,000 subscribers (includes email marketing, social hub, reporting and dashboards, signup forms, automations, account management, support and onboarding. See website for additional package options.
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
HubSpot Marketing HubSpringbot
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsSee website for pricing calculator for additional pricing options.
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Features
HubSpot Marketing HubSpringbot
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
7.0
369 Ratings
10% below category average
Springbot
4.4
3 Ratings
55% below category average
WYSIWYG email editor8.5332 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Dynamic content6.0333 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content7.7309 Ratings2.72 Ratings
Landing pages6.2362 Ratings8.21 Ratings
A/B testing8.0286 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Mobile optimization6.3355 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting6.0363 Ratings4.03 Ratings
List management8.2364 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences6.3276 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Lead Management
Comparison of Lead Management features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
7.0
360 Ratings
10% below category average
Springbot
6.6
3 Ratings
16% below category average
Lead nurturing automation6.3356 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Lead scoring and grading7.9324 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Data quality management7.6330 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Automated sales alerts and tasks6.3299 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Campaign Management
Comparison of Campaign Management features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
6.2
320 Ratings
20% below category average
Springbot
5.2
3 Ratings
38% below category average
Calendaring6.3305 Ratings4.03 Ratings
Event/webinar marketing6.1251 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Social Media Marketing
Comparison of Social Media Marketing features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
6.3
346 Ratings
18% below category average
Springbot
2.7
2 Ratings
94% below category average
Social sharing and campaigns6.3342 Ratings2.52 Ratings
Social profile integration6.3331 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
7.7
369 Ratings
3% above category average
Springbot
4.2
3 Ratings
56% below category average
Dashboards7.9366 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Standard reports8.1362 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Custom reports7.0324 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot Marketing Hub
7.3
341 Ratings
4% below category average
Springbot
6.9
3 Ratings
9% below category average
API7.5251 Ratings4.23 Ratings
Role-based workflow & approvals7.1280 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Customizability5.8303 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with Salesforce.com7.8228 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM7.996 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Integration with SugarCRM7.790 Ratings7.31 Ratings
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User Ratings
HubSpot Marketing HubSpringbot
Likelihood to Recommend
7.3
(654 ratings)
3.8
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(371 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(106 ratings)
3.7
(4 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(25 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
8.9
(17 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.4
(88 ratings)
4.2
(3 ratings)
In-Person Training
9.1
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.1
(26 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.3
(48 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
7.3
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.9
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.3
(7 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.1
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.1
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
HubSpot Marketing HubSpringbot
Likelihood to Recommend
HubSpot
As I said previously, I was not a fan at the beginning because, like everyone, I don't take change so well. Once I started following leads through HubSpot Marketing Hub, I integrated it with my email and created templates for what I needed, I started to see the positives immediately. My time working was better spent as I eliminated time put in routine tasks. I was able to track all communication in HubSpot Marketing Hub, we created systems in the office assigning tasks to one another and, through HubSpot Marketing Hub, our leads were able to book meetings in my calendar automatically. To be honest, if you are in sales and marketing, I cannot think of scenarios where HubSpot Marketing Hub cannot help. All I would like to say is, when using templates, pay attention to where you send them - you may need some personalization. I would encourage the management of HubSpot Marketing Hub to create short tutorials for beginners like me who need to configure and start using various features: setting up deals, templates, and dashboards.
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Springbot Inc.
Well Suited For:
  • Small businesses with small marketing teams.
  • Shopify Customers.
  • Small businesses that want more reporting/segmented lists.
  • Businesses that are upgrading from a service like Constant Contact or Mailchimp.
Less appropriate
  • Customer who are currently using Klaviyo.
  • Business who do not have a Shopify website.
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Pros
HubSpot
  • All-in-one software - the main thing HubSpot does well is the breadth of functionality.
  • Easy of use - personally, I find it more intuitive than Marketo, which is the other MAP that I know well.
  • Ads - I like that we can drill down on ads by channel, ad group, campaign, and even create and see performance data at each level.
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Springbot Inc.
  • The demographic data was great. I could see how many males vs. females, ages, income, married, with or without children. It gave me a good idea of who my customers were.
  • Using their tracking URLs in all of our campaigns allowed us to get a better idea of what exactly was driving revenue.
  • Not only could I see top performing products, which I can do within Magento, I could also see top selling categories and colors.
  • I can pull a Coupon Usage report our of Magento, but Springbot gave me additional info like AOV and ROI on those codes.
  • Springbot also gave me a lot of info about our abandoned carts. It shows us which products are most abandoned along with views, conversion rates, etc.
  • Springbot gave us an Instagram Shop page that allowed us to curate social shares and then tie them to products on our site.
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Cons
HubSpot
  • While Hubspot has added some collaborative tools, I think this could improve. I'd like to see more options to comment on emails and ways of being able to share out changes as well as approval channels.
  • The ability to update ads via the calendar is pretty cumbersome. There's no good way to bulk edit or update. You have go into each one individually.
  • Real time edits would be nice. If you have multiple people working on the same thing, you'll get kicked out and your changes might not be saved.
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Springbot Inc.
  • After our purchase, I let spring or know that I was currently too busy to implement the system and to put things on hold. They ignored this request and kept charging us a monthly fee without using any of their systems. I have only logged in once. Nothing has been set up. They can see that from their side.
  • After multiple emails back and forth their out was in the user agreement. I never asked for my money back only credit so I can regroup and when I have time get on to implant the systems. They tell me they don't do that.
  • They don't care about any of the customer's needs. They only care about charging you that monthly fee. Terrible bus plan. With enough bad feedback, they will suffer from such a narrow plan.
  • I wish we had actual information about the cons using the system. Unfortunately I was not given the opportunity to do unless I wanted to keep paying while not using the system.
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Likelihood to Renew
HubSpot
Our business relies on the HubSpot platform to manage our marketing, sales and CRM processes. HubSpot marketing automation helps us define our activities and streamlines them in a cohesive and efficient way. Without HubSpot, we will have to revert to the 'old way' of doing everything with a variety of disparate systems.
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Usability
HubSpot
While there are some frustrating things that pop up unexpectedly ("wait... I can't do X?"), I have found HubSpot to be easy to use and extremely helpful to my daily work. The documentation is really good, and when it's not helpful, the support staff have been amazing.
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Springbot Inc.
Springbot has top navigation that helps me quickly jump from emails to social, and reporting very easily.
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Reliability and Availability
HubSpot
They have had issues with system availability over the course of days. Sometimes the system is unusable, other times updates simply take a long time to show up. It's better now but, from a reliaibility standpoint, HubSpot is not Salesforce.com yet. Still great software though.
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Performance
HubSpot
With all the new features in HubSpot, the system can get a tad slow sometimes... That said, most of the time it is lightning fast and I have no problems. Because most of the integrations are API, they silently work in the background. I have not had trouble with lag due to HubSpot integration
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
HubSpot
During the few times I've needed it, HS support has been accessible, helpful and efficient. Often rolling up their sleeves to make changes for you as opposed to leaving you with a list of instructions to decipher on your own.
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Springbot Inc.
We have raved about Springbot's support because they always get back with us so quickly. Our rep, Jared has been phenomenal in helping us, always being available to chat with us and explaining some of the metrics with us so we can better understand. He completely handles our ads, checks on them, and lets us know when to update and why.
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In-Person Training
HubSpot
I did the 2-day classroom at HubSpot's corporate office in Cambridge. First off, it was amazing to see their corporate office in general. They have such a cool office environment. But it was also great to have the ability to learn in a workshop format with other HubSpot users and meet my Account Manager/ Inbound Marketing Consultant in person.
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Online Training
HubSpot
I went through Inbound Marketing University in 2006. Great training and helped my transition from traditional (outbound) marketing to inbound marketing that I've been able to apply to a number of businesses from wastewater and water reuse, to professional services and SaaS. Share information of value to build awareness and trust. Answer customers' questions in a transparent way to generate more qualified leads. Understand the difference between a marketing qualified lead and a sales qualified lead and put together a lead nurturing program. Your sales and marketing efforts will see significant ROI.
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
HubSpot
My biggest piece of advice for those who are implementing Hubspot is that you need to devote the time up front and learn how to use the product. Once you learn how to use Hubspot, it will be much more effective as well as much easier to use in the long run
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
HubSpot
Other competing software such as Zoho and Boomtown may have more bells and whistles, but it is too cumbersome and has many parts that only advanced users can operate. With HubSpot, each function is within reach of the average agent. It doesn't overpromise and then makes you feel incompetent when you can't use it all...
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Springbot Inc.
Springbit is more expensive, more complicated and delivered less.
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Scalability
HubSpot
HubSpot is addressing this more and more. Currently you can assign tasks to designated sales teams, which grow as you grow. They've added free baseline products for those just getting started. These and more contribute to the scalability of HubSpot - so I gave it an 8 and am hoping for more in the future!
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Springbot Inc.
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
HubSpot
  • HubSpot has helped us increased our lead generation.
  • HubSpot has allowed us to continue to grow our customer base without having to spend a ton of marketing dollars on advertising.
  • HubSpot has allowed our company to standardize our process and bring the company onto one platform for sales and marketing.
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Springbot Inc.
  • Springbot gave us a better idea of who our customer was. We just launched in January 2015 having been B2B previously. So we weren't really sure who we were marketing to.
  • I only paid $200/month for the service so I didn't waste a ton of money trying it out. They have a 30 day cancellation policy so I wasn't stuck in a year long contract.
  • It was a let down because I had such high hopes of everything it would allow me to do and see with one platform. Give them a couple more years and I think they will work out the kinks.
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ScreenShots

HubSpot Marketing Hub Screenshots

Screenshot of Marketing Automation with HubSpot - Define workflows for highly targeted and personalized nurturing campaigns that send your leads and prospects the right targeted content at the right point in their decision-making process.Screenshot of HubSpot Analytics - Track engagement with your entire funnel with real-time reporting on website performance, traffic and marketing effectiveness.Screenshot of HubSpot Social Media - Don’t batch and blast. HubSpot’s social media publishing helps you become smarter about the way you schedule and publish content on social media.Screenshot of HubSpot Blogging and SEO - HubSpot provides an integrated set of tools for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) which makes getting found online a natural part of your inbound marketing mix. More than a simple CMS, HubSpot provides an integrated authoring view with SEO-oriented suggestions as you write blog posts.Screenshot of Marketing Automation with HubSpot - Define workflows for highly targeted and personalized nurturing campaigns that send your leads and prospects the right targeted content at the right point in their decision-making process.Screenshot of HubSpot Contacts - Integrating with most common CRMs, HubSpot provides a seamless view of your contacts, allowing you to customize and personalize email communications.

Springbot Screenshots

Screenshot of Email Editor - Springbot's drag-and-drop email editor makes it effortless to design eye-catching, branded emails that look great on any device!Screenshot of Automations Editor - Springbot's automations editor let's you easily create automations for common use cases like abandoned cart, and it gives you the ability to build highly customized automations to fit your store's needs.Screenshot of SMS Marketing - Springbot makes SMS marketing simple with text-to-join campaigns that allow you to use custom keywords related to your brand. Combine SMS with the power of automation flows to enhance your multichannel marketing strategy.Screenshot of Social Hub - Springbot's Social Hub helps you streamline your content and marketing efforts, so you can do it all in one place — post, schedule, track metrics and more!Screenshot of Online Ads - Increase your site traffic and bring shoppers back to your store's site with prospecting and retargeting ads.Screenshot of Reporting and Dashboards - Make data-driven decisions by tracking important metrics for your site traffic, product categories and marketing efforts. Get more insights about your ideal customer profile.