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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Omnisend

It's kind of an automation workflow, but for example you can set up a popup to appear at a specific time on a specific product page and offer the visitor something. The visitor then signs up and then (after you've set up your automation sequence) that visitor gets a specific welcome page based on the popup they signed up through, and then a specific order confirmation email and everything else flows from that specific popup. That's great because it's allowed us to sort of fine-tune our offerings to get our visitors' emails in the first place and offer, for example, someone browsing a product page for 3 minutes something different than someone staying 20 seconds on the homepage and then leaving.
Lisa Korston | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pardot

I found Pardot really powerful and versatile. We didn't use the Drip Automation feature as much as I would have liked, but that's just because we didn't have many use cases to justify it. We were able to build out a complex custom CSS for our email templates and appreciated the rendering capabilities that allowed us to preview how our CSS would display across all the most popular browsers and mobile platforms.
Lyza Swearingen Latham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Omnisend
8.5
Pardot
7.6
WYSIWYG email editor
Omnisend
6.1
Pardot
6.7
Dynamic content
Omnisend
8.0
Pardot
6.9
Ability to test dynamic content
Omnisend
8.0
Pardot
7.2
Landing pages
Omnisend
10.0
Pardot
6.8
A/B testing
Omnisend
8.0
Pardot
8.5
Mobile optimization
Omnisend
10.0
Pardot
7.7
Email deliverability reporting
Omnisend
8.0
Pardot
8.3
List management
Omnisend
10.0
Pardot
8.2
Triggered drip sequences
Omnisend
8.8
Pardot
8.3

Reporting & Analytics

Omnisend
9.2
Pardot
7.0
Dashboards
Omnisend
9.4
Pardot
7.4
Standard reports
Omnisend
9.0
Pardot
7.0
Custom reports
Omnisend
Pardot
6.6

Lead Management

Omnisend
Pardot
8.0
Lead nurturing
Omnisend
Pardot
8.3
Lead scoring and grading
Omnisend
Pardot
8.6
Data quality management
Omnisend
Pardot
7.5
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Omnisend
Pardot
7.7

Campaign Management

Omnisend
Pardot
7.7
Calendaring
Omnisend
Pardot
7.7
Event/webinar marketing
Omnisend
Pardot
7.8

Social Media Marketing

Omnisend
Pardot
6.7
Social sharing and campaigns
Omnisend
Pardot
5.8
Social profile integration
Omnisend
Pardot
7.5

Platform & Infrastructure

Omnisend
Pardot
7.4
API
Omnisend
Pardot
7.8
Role-based workflow & approvals
Omnisend
Pardot
7.2
Customizability
Omnisend
Pardot
7.2
Integration with Salesforce.com
Omnisend
Pardot
8.6
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Omnisend
Pardot
8.3
Integration with SugarCRM
Omnisend
Pardot
5.4

Pros

Omnisend

  • Omnisend permits 2000 emails sent per day with the free plan once linked to your website.
  • Omnisend permits unlimited contacts with free plan when most other providers have a limit unless you opt for a paid subscription.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pardot

  • Pardot syncs with our database, Salesforce and works seamlessly in updating records with individuals. Having this sync allows everyone in the organization to know where the last communication was and where they stand.
  • Pardot's A/B testing is the easiest A/B testing to use and communicate differently with individuals based on reporting. You are able to test this A/B before sending out an email unlike other platforms. The A/B testing is time saving and effective when trying to communicate with our audience.
  • Pardot's engagement studio is very easy to not only set-up but to follow. They set up their engagement platform in a way that you can see it overall and follow it like a flow chart, allowing the creator to truly understand where the emails/individuals are doing. The reporting of the engagement studios is detailed and very accessible.
Danielle Armour | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Omnisend

  • Initial setup wasn't firing right, support issue was handled pretty quickly and easily.
  • It does not go back and put previous orders/customers into the automation. It will only work with go-forward customers from the time you install the product. (At least that's what the outcome of our support inquiry told us...).
  • Would like to see more sample templates and campaigns.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pardot

  • Pricey. I work for a nonprofit so it was a big decision to go with Pardot but it is one of the best in its class.
  • You must have the capacity/time/resources to actually use the functionalities and features. Otherwise, it could be a waste of money.
Jillian Papa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 3.8
Based on 86 answers
As of right now we have not seen any other program that integrates as seamlessly into our Salesforce platform. We have barely scratched the surface of all the features and use cases. It would be irresponsible to make a move to another platform in the near future. We have not come up against any limitations that would prompt a need to switch
Karol Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 8.5
Based on 17 answers
The system has so many features that it does take a while to get spun up on what they all do and how they interact with each other. Once you dedicate the time to training to reach that crucial level of understanding however, it is easy to creatively apply the varied functionality of the program to address issues that would have previously seemed to mandate the use of another system.
Marshall Darr | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 7.5
Based on 8 answers
There have been a couple of service incidents over the past few months. I'm not sure if it has to do with Pardot integrating their infrastructure with ExactTarget. However, they responded well with proactive communication and a debrief as to what happened.
Pam Risch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 8.3
Based on 5 answers
There are various connectors to the product to other services (SFDC, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Bit.ly, Social Accounts, etc.). They all seem to sync very well and frequently
Vinny Poliseno | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 6.4
Based on 14 answers
They contact us on a regular basis to ensure everything is going well, they keep us updated on new enhancements to the program and also offer weekly webinars to learn more about the program and features. When we do have an issue come up, which is extremely rare, they answer our requests promptly.
Justin Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 9.0
Based on 3 answers
The trainers at the Pardot user conference (Elevate and Connections) were very knowledgeable and presented the material well. Again, the content was targeted to more of a new user audience, and was not really relevant for folks who had been using the product for 2+ years.
Pam Risch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 8.1
Based on 7 answers
Pardot's online training touches on all topics briefly and vaguely without much indepth exploration into how a final outcome could look, such as Nurturing Campaigns, Email templates, landing page templates, etc...The only true way to uncover Pardot's full capabilities is to have Front End design and coding experience. Without this key skill set, I would not recommend Pardot to another business.
Sean Marsh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Omnisend

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Pardot

Pardot 8.2
Based on 11 answers
Love the tool, so much easier to see what our visitors are doing, creating campaigns etc. One recommendation about forms in campaigns etc is to make sure the form is not shared between countries. To send out notifications to responsible, you should have one form per country or question.
Anna Johansson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Omnisend

At first I went through the standard choice, which is MailChimp. It's a nice-looking program and everything, but I wouldn't say they're user-friendly. It's quite techy and when you have an ecommerce store you really just want to get the results. It's a lot of work to create one simple newsletter and their customer support is pretty much non-existent. As for Klaviyo, they're pretty expensive. We just couldn't justify paying that much for results that were pretty much similar to MailChimp--in that it wasn't really impressive. Omnisend really was a breath of fresh air and their support must not sleep at all cause they answer all my smart and stupid questions within like 15 minutes. Every single time
Lisa Korston | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pardot

We originally looked at both Marketo and Pardot for our marketing automation. They were considered to be almost identical products. The main reason for selecting Pardot was that we were already using salesforce and it made sense not to add too many different systems from different suppliers.
Richard Massey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Omnisend

  • Omnisend has assisted with getting the word out
  • Great structure on templates making the company look very professional.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pardot

  • Pardot saves sales hundreds of hours per year by automating the lead follow-up.
  • Gives the Sales team more visibility into what their leads are doing.
  • Ultimately, sales and marketing would be a lot harder if we didn't have Pardot. It's the glue that pulls everything together, and the amount of work and data processing that goes on behind the scenes thanks to the platform means that our sales team can focus on conversations rather than email followup, lead grading, etc.
Garrett Genest | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Omnisend

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$16*

* Month

Omnisend Editions & Modules

Edition
Free plan$0
Standard plan$16
Pro plan$99
Enterprise planCustom pricing
    Additional Pricing Details

    Pardot

    General

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

    Pardot Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Standard$1,0001
    Pro$2,0002
    Ultimate$3,0002
    1. per month (up to 1,000 contacts)
    2. per month (up to 10,000 contacts)
    Additional Pricing Details
    Salesforce Engage, an additional offering for sales and marketing alignment, is priced at $50 per month per user.

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