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Score 7.1 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Ontraport

Starting a business you have enough stuff to deal with. Ontraport takes the headache out of the tech side. Everything works together and you don't ever get left alone to figure things out. I would beg any new business to invest in Ontraport. Or if you want to grow and scale an existing business it would be great. I think it more for service-based business.
Charles Kirkland | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

It is really good for taking online bookings including the scheduling of repeat appointments. The ability to store documents for particular clients is useful however I feel that the client should have a more secure method of access if you were to put sensitive information on their profile. At the moment the client only needs their email address to get into their profile which is good to allow them to review a history of interaction.With continued improvements and new features added the platform is growing into a CRM tool however I feel it is still not complete and can be used for this purpose but with limitations.
David Cook | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Ontraport
8.2
vCita
WYSIWYG email editor
Ontraport
8.6
vCita
Dynamic content
Ontraport
8.9
vCita
Ability to test dynamic content
Ontraport
8.3
vCita
Landing pages
Ontraport
7.3
vCita
A/B testing
Ontraport
8.7
vCita
Mobile optimization
Ontraport
8.0
vCita
Email deliverability reporting
Ontraport
6.9
vCita
List management
Ontraport
7.0
vCita
Triggered drip sequences
Ontraport
9.7
vCita

Lead Management

Ontraport
6.8
vCita
Lead nurturing
Ontraport
8.4
vCita
Lead scoring and grading
Ontraport
5.6
vCita
Data quality management
Ontraport
6.2
vCita
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Ontraport
7.0
vCita

Campaign Management

Ontraport
7.5
vCita
Calendaring
Ontraport
6.2
vCita
Event/webinar marketing
Ontraport
8.7
vCita

Social Media Marketing

Ontraport
7.1
vCita
Social sharing and campaigns
Ontraport
7.1
vCita
Social profile integration
Ontraport
7.2
vCita

Reporting & Analytics

Ontraport
8.3
vCita
Dashboards
Ontraport
8.7
vCita
Standard reports
Ontraport
6.6
vCita
Custom reports
Ontraport
9.6
vCita

Platform & Infrastructure

Ontraport
7.8
vCita
API
Ontraport
6.7
vCita
Role-based workflow & approvals
Ontraport
8.8
vCita
Customizability
Ontraport
9.5
vCita
Integration with Salesforce.com
Ontraport
7.3
vCita
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Ontraport
7.3
vCita
Integration with SugarCRM
Ontraport
7.3
vCita

Sales Force Automation

Ontraport
vCita
7.3
Customer data management / contact management
Ontraport
vCita
7.3
Workflow management
Ontraport
vCita
7.3

Marketing Automation

Ontraport
vCita
8.0
Email marketing
Ontraport
vCita
8.0

CRM Project Management

Ontraport
vCita
7.6
Billing and invoicing management
Ontraport
vCita
7.2
Reporting
Ontraport
vCita
8.0

Customization

Ontraport
vCita
3.9
Custom fields
Ontraport
vCita
6.9
API for custom integration
Ontraport
vCita
1.0

Platform

Ontraport
vCita
7.3
Mobile access
Ontraport
vCita
7.3

Security

Ontraport
vCita
9.6
Role-based user permissions
Ontraport
vCita
9.6

Pros

Ontraport

  • User segmentation for specific messaging is key for us because it helps drive our new client conversions and existing client repurchasing.
  • ONTRAPORT plays nice with our scheduling software and WordPress so we can implement new material without hassle.
  • Campaigns and automation is simple to set up and monitor which helps us use more of their tools instead of paying for complex features we'll never use.
Jeremy Estes | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

  • Very easy implementation of a contact/scheduling widget.
  • Allows for scheduling of appointments with clients. The setup is easy and the allotted times can be changed as needed. Easy for the client to use as well.
  • Managing communication between individual clients is easy as well.
Josh Randall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ontraport

  • Integrations. Basically, all integrations are done using Zapier. This is a huge time suck. In other programs like ActiveCampaign, you have WordPress plugins to import your data from Gravity Forms. It takes 2 minutes to set up. With Zapier, even a simple integration takes a minimum of 30 minutes to setup and test to the point where you trust it.
  • Documentation: there is a lot of documentation, but a lot of it is confusing with not enough examples to make something clear.
  • Templates: other programs like Drip focus on more templates for campaigns. While there are a few here, there's really not a ton and they don't seem carefully curated.
  • Learning curve: it took a really long time to get it set up for our business. I appreciated the onboarding sessions, which definitely helped a lot, but it could have been simpler.
  • Version 5: last year ONTRAPORT launched their newest version of their software. I can see that it's a foundation that they will be able to build a lot on, but it's not fleshed out yet. Like a fresh foundation and a good building, but not a lot of paint or polish yet.
  • Sales funnels: managing people through a sales funnel just happens through a custom field that you set up. There's no predetermined "section" for something that a lot of sales teams would want. It makes it easy to not know what's going to happen with your automation when you send someone to a new part of the sales funnel (ie. you move someone to the next part of the sales funnel, it triggers an automation, maybe you weren't aware of that). It would be great if it gave you a quick summary of some of the automation you're about to send when you take actions.
  • Intimidation: enough said. It just feels intimidating to set this stuff up. This may be true for all the other automation programs too though.
Andrew Muller | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

  • Syncing with our google calendars has some flaws or is just not clear
  • Messages show unread when they have been read
Denise Deem | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Ontraport

Ontraport 9.1
Based on 8 answers
My client was already using Ontraport and had a decent investment in the tool. As soon as we turn around the revenue situation with my client's products, we will be ditching OAP immediately, despite the significant re-implementation cost we are going to face moving to a new system. I am part of a high-end, professional marketing group, and the overwhelming sentiment with these other professionals is that one should run away from this as fast as humanly possible. I thought their words were just ungrounded opinion, and I deeply regret that I did not heed them more closely before sinking still more time and effort into OAP.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

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Usability

Ontraport

Ontraport 7.8
Based on 3 answers
The software is just easy to use. The UI is fairly intuitive. The help system is pretty good. I find it is pretty quick to get my work completed and if I don't document my things well, I can always figure out how I did something when I need to make changes.When I have a problem the tech support is easy to deal with and when things need to get escalated they are resolved quickly.
Eric Foronjy | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

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Performance

Ontraport

Ontraport 7.7
Based on 4 answers
Most of the time OP runs fine. But I've had to submit more support tickets this year do to messages, seq.'s or rules not running correctly. Also experienced slow response times moving in and around OP.
Chris Castillo | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

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Support Rating

Ontraport

Ontraport 9.0
Based on 3 answers
The techs are reasonably savvy, highly courteous and want to do right by their customers. Unfortunately, the product they are supporting is so deeply flawed that there's only so much they can do when your legitimate business requirements are simply not supported.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

No score
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In-Person Training

Ontraport

Ontraport 9.1
Based on 1 answer
I went to their Ontrapalooza event, and it opened my mind as to how the software can be used.
David Jaeger | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

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Implementation Rating

Ontraport

Ontraport 9.1
Based on 2 answers
If you know your business, ONTRAPORT is easy
Chad Root | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

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Alternatives Considered

Ontraport

Ontraport is capable of more than MailChimp and AWeber, both of which I would consider beginner systems. It is also easier to use and understand initially than Infusionsoft, and takes less time to get off the ground when you make the change. It is capable of very complex tasks but the user interface is simple and the tasks are easy to construct. It takes away my worry and pain, that reason alone is enough to recommend them!
Matthew Watts | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

I liked vCita a lot more for my home services company mainly because it handled scheduling through the software which was terrific.
Christopher Cater | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Ontraport

Ontraport 8.2
Based on 1 answer
With the new lower priced options, it's now easier for newer businesses to start with a more basic version and upgrade as they need more features.
Jen Levitz | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

No score
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Return on Investment

Ontraport

  • We can save costs on excessive mailings as we are more targeted in our efforts and wasting less communication.
  • We have been able to more effectively target relevant donors that have given more recently.
  • ONTRAPORT has consolidated the tracking software that we have used for contact information.
Kalyn Hoffman | TrustRadius Reviewer

vCita

  • In the overall, by automating the appointment booking process, vCita saved hours of my time from having to book appointments myself.
  • It's user-friendly so it makes a positive impression on my clients.
MaryLee Trettenero | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Ontraport

General

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

Ontraport Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro$2971
Basic$792
Plus$1473
Enterprise$4974
  1. per month (3 Users -- up to 10,000 Contacts)
  2. per month (1 User -- up to 1,000 contacts)
  3. per month (2 Users -- up to 2,500 Contacts)
  4. per month (5 Users -- up to 20,000 Contacts
Modules
100,000 extra contacts$991
Additional user$472
100,000 extra messages$993
First-class postcards$13
  1. Other
  2. Per User per Month
  3. Other
Additional Pricing Details
Packages are priced on a month to month contract where you can cancel your account at any time. Clients may opt-in for an annual contract, where they pay for 10 months up front and the last two are "free."

vCita

General

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

vCita Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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