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Likelihood to Recommend

Mailchimp

Mailchimp is well suited to a situation where you have a stable or known set of recipients to whom you will be sending email updates on a regular basis. Mailchimp is well suited to situations where a lot of information needs to be sent to a lot of different people and organizations at specified times in the future.Mailchimp is not appropriate for one-to-one communication - the higher the scale of interactions from 1 to many the better the software performs.
Alfred Brock | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

I can't recommend QlikView enough for a small shop on a shoestring budget--with one technical user administering things, all your users can have a really nice, super useful data exploration tool. The burden is certainly on that one user, but the payback is immense considering the price (free!). Solutions like Tableau and Qlik's new product, Qlik Sense, are certainly prettier and less demanding in terms of UI design, but they can't touch QlikView in terms of value.
Jake Tolbert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Mailchimp
8.1
QlikView
WYSIWYG email editor
Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
Dynamic content
Mailchimp
7.8
QlikView
Ability to test dynamic content
Mailchimp
7.9
QlikView
Landing pages
Mailchimp
7.6
QlikView
A/B testing
Mailchimp
7.8
QlikView
Mobile optimization
Mailchimp
8.6
QlikView
Email deliverability reporting
Mailchimp
8.8
QlikView
List management
Mailchimp
8.3
QlikView
Triggered drip sequences
Mailchimp
7.7
QlikView

Lead Management

Mailchimp
9.2
QlikView
Lead nurturing
Mailchimp
6.9
QlikView
Lead scoring and grading
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Data quality management
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView

Campaign Management

Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Calendaring
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Event/webinar marketing
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView

Social Media Marketing

Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Social sharing and campaigns
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Social profile integration
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView

Reporting & Analytics

Mailchimp
7.7
QlikView
Dashboards
Mailchimp
7.7
QlikView
Standard reports
Mailchimp
8.2
QlikView
Custom reports
Mailchimp
7.3
QlikView

Platform & Infrastructure

Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
API
Mailchimp
9.0
QlikView
Role-based workflow & approvals
Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
Customizability
Mailchimp
6.4
QlikView
Integration with Salesforce.com
Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
Integration with SugarCRM
Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView

BI Standard Reporting

Mailchimp
QlikView
7.6
Pixel Perfect reports
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.5
Customizable dashboards
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.8
Report Formatting Templates
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.6

Ad-hoc Reporting

Mailchimp
QlikView
7.6
Drill-down analysis
Mailchimp
QlikView
8.1
Formatting capabilities
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.5
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.0
Report sharing and collaboration
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9

Report Output and Scheduling

Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9
Publish to Web
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9
Publish to PDF
Mailchimp
QlikView
8.6
Report Versioning
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.1
Report Delivery Scheduling
Mailchimp
QlikView
8.0

Data Discovery and Visualization

Mailchimp
QlikView
7.5
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.7
Predictive Analytics
Mailchimp
QlikView
6.8

Access Control and Security

Mailchimp
QlikView
8.1
Multi-User Support (named login)
Mailchimp
QlikView
8.2
Role-Based Security Model
Mailchimp
QlikView
8.2
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9

Mobile Capabilities

Mailchimp
QlikView
7.4
Responsive Design for Web Access
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.9
Dedicated iOS Application
Mailchimp
QlikView
6.9
Dedicated Android Application
Mailchimp
QlikView
6.9
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Mailchimp
QlikView
7.8

Pros

Mailchimp

  • Easy to use and updates to application have been very customer focused.
  • Love the amount of services you receive from them at absolutely no cost to you. You can add up to 2,000 subscribers for free.
  • Compatibility with our CRM and Hubspot which enables us to target our email marketing efforts.
  • Great customer service. Any time issues arose or questions needed to be addressed, their customer service team was very responsive and helpful.
  • Outstanding email analytics which allows us to measure many metrics for our email marketing campaign.
Ron Rothstain | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

  • QlikView allows you make data-backed visualization very easily. The format of these visualizations is completely up to you and your team.
  • QlikView can show your data in many type of graphs as well as show the actual numbers associated with graphical points.
  • We use QlikView to access data on Microsoft SQL Server, but other data sources are supported. Check out the QlikView documentation to determine if they can use data in formats that you need to perform analysis on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Mailchimp

  • Phone support. While the chat function is extremely effective, it can be helpful with certain questions to speak with someone over the phone.
  • I'd like the ability to unsubscribe someone to all campaigns. Currently, if someone unsubscribes to a campaign, they will never receive that exact campaign again. But if their email address is on multiple lists or gets added on another list by someone who is unaware that they unsubscribed, that person will receive another email. Many recipients have been angered by this, telling me that the unsubscribed - which they did - but I have to explain that the process is not universal, and sometimes we forget to include the "exclude" list.
  • The payment structure goes by the number of email addresses that are stored on Mailchimp, so to stay below a certain billing threshold, I have to periodically delete lists of stored email addresses. This gets to be cumbersome because I regularly need to delete and re-upload many of the same lists of people.
Jason Carlage | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

  • Qlikview has its own database and management system. Developers are required to build a new data model to get data into Qlikview.
  • Qlikview's web application requires significant memory and processing power from the browser. Complex dashboards can crash your browser if you're running too many things at once.
  • Qlikview dashboards look relatively outdated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 9.4
Based on 49 answers
Love the product! Easy to use -create fabulous e-mails for our clients which met their needs! Enjoyed using the tools and creating a report for the sales and marketing teams that we work for which helped sharpen their focus and increase their revenue!
Valie Robbins | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 8.8
Based on 29 answers
Ease of use, ability to load from pretty much any data source. today I created an application that loaded time sheets from excel that are not in a table format. With Qlik's "enable transformation steps" I was able to automate loads of multiple spreadsheets and multiple tabs easily. Could not do that with any other tool.
Debbie Pyykkonen, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 8.5
Based on 138 answers
The interface is really easy to use. The email editor works great and helps smooth out the issues you have when creating emails for the many different email clients out there. It's also easy to schedule and deploy emails within the platform. Email reporting is also great.
Mike Muller | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 9.8
Based on 6 answers
Dashboards are easy to use. They are very Excel-like with HTML5 capabilities. Data visualization is good.

The system requires minimum training to get user up and running. It just takes one hour to get up and running with building basic dashboards and one all day session for sophisticated dashboard building. It is intuitive.

We see this in our user adoption. We went from 6 users/day consuming dashboards to over 200 in 1.5 years.

We have 40-50 power users authoring dashboards. They have development licenses. My team in IT used to have to build all dashboards. Our capacity has grown from 3 to 50. Most of these users are analyst types good in Excel. A few power users can write SQL to build QVD models
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 10.0
Based on 8 answers
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
Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 9.8
Based on 4 answers
We have not had any downtime issues with the product nor uncovered any significant bugs
Bill Chamberlain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 10.0
Based on 10 answers
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
Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 8.6
Based on 4 answers
The scripting option gives me options to connect to different databases with ease
Raymond Younan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 10.0
Based on 16 answers
The customer support clients really know about their tool and they were able to help my with all of my questions and problems, which over the years were quite a few. They're even motivated enough to drop a funny line here and there which perfectly matches their corporate language on the website.
Fabian Kuhn | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 2.1
Based on 7 answers
Qlik does have a tendency to push back sometimes stating that the issue is not related to QlikView but the system it is hosted on
Debbie Pyykkonen, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Mailchimp

No answers on this topic

QlikView

My team attended, but I cannot myself rate, but I think it was good as they've successfully launched a training program at our company themselves for users. It was 3-4 day training.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Mailchimp

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QlikView

QlikView 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Training was as expected. The demo environments tend to be more fully featured that our own environment, but the training was clear and well delivered.
Robert Goodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 8.8
Based on 40 answers
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.
Vicki Lesage | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 7.1
Based on 14 answers
"Implementation" can mean a few things... so I'm not sure that this is the answer you want.... but here it goes:To me, implementation means: "Is the user interface intuitive and can I produce meaningful reports with ease?"On that score, I'd say YES. The amount of training required was minimal and the results were powerful.The desktop implementation is a simple, "blank" interface just waiting for your creativity. The pre-populated templates give you a reasonable start to any project -- and a good set of objects to "play around with" if you're just getting started.Finally, note that the "implementation" I used was baked into QuickBooks 2016 Enterprise -- called "Advanced Reporting"..... That integration makes it ultra useful and simple.
David Worrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Mailchimp

The automation features in Mailchimp vastly outrank any other mail service I've tried so far, and seeing as we often try and teach our clients how to utilize it, I also really appreciate their deep and constantly updated tutorials and documentation. Whenever I've had an issue or problem their support staff, whether over chat or phone have been really helpful and invested in helping solve the issue.
Maria Clara Daly | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

We evaluated a lot of other products in the magic quadrant but primarily compared QV against Tableau. We initially wanted to go with Tableau because it was cheaper and a simpler product to learn and use but frankly, their sales person was horrible and was not willing to work with us on number of licences or price. Qlikview was a great alternative. The product was better and even though it was a little more expensive, the more flexible licensing arrangement made up for it
Suzan Liu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Mailchimp

Mailchimp 9.3
Based on 4 answers
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.
Ben Caplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

QlikView 8.9
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

Return on Investment

Mailchimp

  • Its affordability keeps campaign expenditures low. For the first year of the campaign, we were able to utilize the free service which saved us about $400 on administrative costs. We have just recently upgraded to a payment plan.
  • The ease of using saved templates cuts down on staff time, and even if we decide to use a new template, customizing a template is pretty simple.
  • We have been able to raise $5,000+ from our email campaigns, and that was during the time when we weren't paying for the service.
Fredrick Doss, M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

QlikView

  • Generate quick reports for requirements that don't require complex calculations. ROI was fine, but Tableau software was much more intuitive for non-technical users on our team
  • When putting Qlikview reports side by side with Tableau, we ended up delivering Tableau reports since they were quicker to generate and required no technical expertise
Anthony Chou | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Mailchimp

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Mailchimp Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

QlikView

General

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

QlikView Editions & Modules

Edition
QlikViewCustom1
  1. Per User
Additional Pricing Details
On an perpetual license basis, based on server plus number of users. Contact vendor for pricing.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
7.7

Likelihood to Renew

Mailchimp
9.4
QlikView
8.8

Usability

Mailchimp
8.5
QlikView
9.8

Reliability and Availability

Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
9.8

Performance

Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
8.6

Support Rating

Mailchimp
10.0
QlikView
2.1

Online Training

Mailchimp
QlikView
8.0

Implementation Rating

Mailchimp
8.8
QlikView
7.1

Scalability

Mailchimp
9.3
QlikView
8.9

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