Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued) vs. SendPulse

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Kahuna was a mobile marketing software solution that is no longer available, and the company is dissolved.N/A
SendPulse
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
SendPulse is an integrated messaging platform providing user communication that includes emails, SMS, web push, SMTP, and user management.. This solution includes 15,000 free emails with up to 2,500 subscribers per month.N/A
Pricing
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPricing starts from $9 a month and depends on the number of messages sent.
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Community Pulse
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
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Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)
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Ratings
SendPulse
6.5
11 Ratings
21% below category average
WYSIWYG email editor00 Ratings5.011 Ratings
Dynamic content00 Ratings4.011 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content00 Ratings8.09 Ratings
A/B testing00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
Mobile optimization00 Ratings6.011 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting00 Ratings7.021 Ratings
List management00 Ratings6.011 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences00 Ratings8.09 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)
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Ratings
SendPulse
8.2
11 Ratings
6% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings9.010 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings7.011 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.58 Ratings
Best Alternatives
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Small Businesses
Emma by Marigold
Emma by Marigold
Score 8.5 out of 10
ReachMail
ReachMail
Score 10.0 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Emma by Marigold
Emma by Marigold
Score 8.5 out of 10
Emma by Marigold
Emma by Marigold
Score 8.5 out of 10
Enterprises
Emma by Marigold
Emma by Marigold
Score 8.5 out of 10
Emma by Marigold
Emma by Marigold
Score 8.5 out of 10
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User Ratings
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
5.0
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Kahuna Mobile Marketing (discontinued)SendPulse
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
Well suited to boost customer engagement, to push for promotions, to send notifications, to do general customer relationship management, to analyze engagement patter, and to test for the best times to engage users to perform specific actions. It is not a CRM tool, so it cannot do in-depth customer relationship management. If users did not perform the required/intended action, it is not possible to see where the user deviated to. It is not a traffic or user behavior tracker, so it is not the most analytical tool to get detailed user behavior insights.
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SendPulse Ltd.
SendPulse is great if you want to connect with your list on a more personal basis, and making sure that your email reaches your subscriber when it is best for him/her. You can also use the SMS function (though I haven't used it yet). Let's say you have clients and want to send a message to them automatically on their birthday, SendPulse allows you to do that. It allows you to add in specific fields that are relevant to you, in order to customise your messaging as much as you want and need.
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Pros
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  • Easy UI to create messages.
  • Intelligence (machine learning models) to send messages at the right time and to test different samples/cohorts.
  • Very responsive sales and customer service.
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SendPulse Ltd.
  • One of the best features of this software is its user interface. I found it very intuitive.
  • It has sms feature also which is a great add-on to this software.
  • It has live chat support feature. And I find it very helpful when i find any technical problem.
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Cons
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  • Additional reporting and analytics were introduced later but as a premium service.
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SendPulse Ltd.
  • I like its Drag and Drop function to design e-mailers but it lacks in some functionalities. Foe example when I write two different contents in a same box I need a line to show separation between my contents in the same box but this feature is unavailable in SendPulse.
  • They should include more fonts. Every product or service needs different kind of fonts to make a right impact on customers. With limited option of fonts it restricts user's creativity.
  • It is good to have templates to give users some idea for designing campaigns but here SendPluse has nothing much to offer. They have very limited number of templates.
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Likelihood to Renew
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SendPulse Ltd.
Because I love how easy and intuitive SendPulse is.
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Usability
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SendPulse Ltd.
I find that overall SendPulse is very intuitive to use and the support is there to help you out in case you don't find how to do what you wish to do. The drag and drop functionalities make it easy to create the newsletters you want. Every field is explained and small tutorials are included to show you how to create a new template, newsletter, etc. which makes it very easy to use.
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Support Rating
Discontinued Products
No answers on this topic
SendPulse Ltd.
Every time I contacted the support team with a question or a problem, they were very fast in replying and helping me out solve it. Usually latest within 10 minutes I would receive a first answer, and the problem would get solved on the same day.
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Implementation Rating
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SendPulse Ltd.
When implementing SendPulse, it is a good idea to have a transition phase where you still use both systems, in case anything goes wrong.
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Alternatives Considered
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These are the few names that I remember, but there were also a few smaller players. Kahuna offered the required features at the best pricing, their team is also very responsive in terms of reaching out, answering questions and resolving issues. The others were either too expensive or carried too many other features that we did not require.
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SendPulse Ltd.
For SendPulse's price point, I consider their competition to be the likes of Mailchimp, ConstantContact, etc. While SendPulse rates roughly average across the board in all areas, for businesses looking for the cheapest option (which comes with a lack of features/quality), ConstantContact beats them. For quality/features/value, I'd say Mailchimp is the best option for small businesses.
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Return on Investment
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  • Achieve 36x uplift in the number of buyers and sellers who returned.
  • Hit 42% conversion rate.
  • Got an additional 10% of monthly active users.
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SendPulse Ltd.
  • Tapping NRI clients with this software helps me in generating good revenue in last financial year.
  • I grow my NRI database by 60 in last year. And this software played a major role in doing so.
  • It made brand building very easy among my clients.
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ScreenShots

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