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Score 8.9 out of 100

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

Zoho Forms

This is great for creating surveys, contact info, and other details. I especially like the duplicate feature. It comes in handy when dealing with more than one client at a time. Sometimes, multiple customers will need to fill out the same form. This is where Zoho Forms shines. The best that I have used so far.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

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

Lead Management

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

Campaign Management

Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms
Calendaring
Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms
Event/webinar marketing
Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms

Social Media Marketing

Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms
Social sharing and campaigns
Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms
Social profile integration
Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms

Reporting & Analytics

Mailchimp
7.7
Zoho Forms
Dashboards
Mailchimp
7.7
Zoho Forms
Standard reports
Mailchimp
8.2
Zoho Forms
Custom reports
Mailchimp
7.3
Zoho Forms

Platform & Infrastructure

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

Survey Content

Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8
Changes to live survey
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8
Multiple question types
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8

Survey Logic

Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.7
Survey logic flexibility
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.7

Survey Reporting & Analytics

Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8
Response tracking
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.9
Data export
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.5
Standard reports
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.9
Custom reports
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8
Analytics
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8

Survey Administration & Security

Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.9
Access controls
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.9

Survey Distribution

Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8
Respondent restrictions
Mailchimp
Zoho Forms
9.8

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

Zoho Forms

  • Create and customize forms easily.
  • Share forms electronically.
  • Share forms by social networks.
  • Embed forms on a website.
  • You can create forms with digital signatures.
  • Statistical reports.
Alexis Correa | 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

Zoho Forms

  • It has limitations in terms of languages. It can be used in limited languages.
  • It doesn't offer much customization for creating an invoice.
  • They have limited number of templates which sometimes fails to fulfill my requirements in some cases where I need template of specific category.
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

Zoho Forms

No score
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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

Zoho Forms

No score
No answers yet
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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

Zoho Forms

No score
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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

Zoho Forms

No score
No answers yet
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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

Zoho Forms

No score
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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

Zoho Forms

No score
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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

Zoho Forms

Both mentioned services work great and have their own special features but ultimately the integration with the Zoho platform makes Zoho Forms work great for us. Google Forms are similar in they integrate with GApps nicely and are simple to create. Typeform, when evaluated, seemed to include much better design features and piping and logic features to create more intuitive forms however we get these features using Zoho Survey alongside Zoho Forms.
Jon Porreca | 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

Zoho Forms

No score
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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

Zoho Forms

  • After implementing this application to client websites they have all had a return on investment.
  • Most clients have seen at least a 25% within a matter of weeks.
Medline Masson | 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

Zoho Forms

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$10*

* per month

Zoho Forms Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$101
Standard$251
Professional$50`1
Free$01
Premium$1001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
Contact support@zohoforms.com to try out our paid plans.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Mailchimp
8.5
Zoho Forms
9.9

Likelihood to Renew

Mailchimp
9.4
Zoho Forms

Usability

Mailchimp
8.5
Zoho Forms

Reliability and Availability

Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms

Performance

Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms

Support Rating

Mailchimp
10.0
Zoho Forms

Implementation Rating

Mailchimp
8.8
Zoho Forms

Scalability

Mailchimp
9.3
Zoho Forms

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