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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

It is well suited for marketing teams who want to be flexible, adaptable to changes in their business and create powerful, sophisticated campaigns to their clients. Teams that want to create automated drip campaigns with dynamic content and personalized cadence and messaging would find Eloqua very easy to use and perfect for their needs. It has powerful, in-depth reporting functionality and great CRM integration (note that I've had experience integrating only with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Salesforce - both of these integrations worked very well) - so teams that use CRM will also find it complementary to their marketing technology stack.It will not be a good tool if a company doesn't use any CRM - as it is not a CRM replacement; or if all the marketing team is planning to do is "batch and blast" emails (which is a possible scenario for some very small businesses)
Arpine Babloyan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly is well suited to nonprofit organizations looking to send mass emails. It is very useful for environments such as small nonprofits, where users may not be particularly savvy tech users, as well as for those who aren't particularly knowledgeable about media marketing because Robly provides a lot of support. Because the editing platform is so similar to Microsoft Word, most users will be able to do basic editing without needing training.
Maria Wong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.5
Robly
9.5
WYSIWYG email editor
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.0
Robly
9.5
Dynamic content
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.6
Robly
9.1
Ability to test dynamic content
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.1
Robly
Landing pages
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.1
Robly
A/B testing
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
6.9
Robly
9.1
Mobile optimization
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
6.9
Robly
9.5
Email deliverability reporting
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.1
Robly
10.0
List management
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.0
Robly
10.0
Triggered drip sequences
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.3
Robly
9.0

Lead Management

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.7
Robly
Lead nurturing
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.0
Robly
Lead scoring and grading
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.7
Robly
Data quality management
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.4
Robly
Automated sales alerts and tasks
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.6
Robly

Campaign Management

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.2
Robly
Calendaring
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
6.9
Robly
Event/webinar marketing
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.5
Robly

Social Media Marketing

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.2
Robly
Social sharing and campaigns
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.0
Robly
Social profile integration
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.4
Robly

Reporting & Analytics

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.2
Robly
9.5
Dashboards
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.1
Robly
Standard reports
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.3
Robly
9.5
Custom reports
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.3
Robly

Platform & Infrastructure

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.5
Robly
API
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.3
Robly
Role-based workflow & approvals
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.1
Robly
Customizability
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.2
Robly
Integration with Salesforce.com
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.1
Robly
Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.1
Robly
Integration with SugarCRM
Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.8
Robly

Pros

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

  • WYSZIWYG editor makes things easy for folks new to marketing as well as HTML/. I feel like I've been able to wrap my hands around this tool pretty quickly, and I have only been using the system for 10 months.
  • Forms are an incredibly powerful tool that can be used in a myriad of ways to help support your team goals. We use them to trigger SMS campaigns for feedback from our homeowners, and we also use them on landing pages to survey our contacts as well.
  • The improved program canvas and the ability to communicate between CDO records and contact records is great. We're able to store useful information on the CDO record without weighing down the contact record with information that isn't vital
Barry James | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

  • Ease of use. We switched to Robly from Constant Contact, and find it much more intuitive.
  • Reporting. At a glance, we can see how effective our campaigns have been.
  • I don't have a lot of experience with HTML, but I'm able to create good looking e-mails using the tools provided by Robly.
  • The price is right! Our non-profit saved money by switching from Constant Contact to Robly.
Melanie Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

  • It would be nice if there were more options for specific customizations in the template mode - for example, if you would like to have a photo to the left of text, there is a very specific spacing you're able to use, and you can't change the sizes of each piece more than 30 points in one direction or another. This means that if you have very specific designs you want to use for your emails, you may have to be a little flexible in the spacing and alignment. It's not a huge deal, but it limits some of the design options.
  • I have dealt with some issues with bounceback statuses for emails - if an email bounces back once, the Eloqua system registers it as a bad email and you have to go in and clear the person's email in the system before it will send them an email again. This can be a tedious process - there is a way to clear an entire segment's bounce back status, but I had to go on a journey through the help section to figure that out. Also, if people unsubscribe to your emails, you have to go into their accounts individually and resubscribe them, and there is no simple way to do that en masse so it takes a very long time if you have more than a few accounts to resubscribe.
  • The system goes down sometimes or is difficult to get into - the Eloqua network is sometimes slow to start and I may have to refresh the page for quite a while before it will load the email I'm working on, which can be frustrating. I think it is due to system overloads when there are a lot of users, but I'm not sure.
  • You cannot add attachments to Eloqua emails, which makes it a little difficult. You can host documents on Eloqua, which is very nice, but you have to link them in your email versus making an attachment.
Madeline Des Jardins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

  • You have to navigate through some repetitive steps to edit content.
  • I'd like to be able to save my settings that I regularly use, a labeling system for settings would be very helpful.
  • Email support or the ability to submit a support ticket when needed would be very helpful.
Genie Forkner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 5.3
Based on 89 answers
We have been able to automate so many marketing processes with Eloqua over the past 5 years that the only direction would be to adopt the latest and greatest features Eloqua adds. The alternative would be to go back to the marketing stone-age and start over again. And we would rather move forward with increased automation and efficiency.
Dan Allis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Because we like the price and value. The annual subscription model allows us to maximize usage without worrying too much about cost, being a small mom and pop outfit.
Hannibal Pharaon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 8.6
Based on 14 answers
Personally, I find it quite easy to use. But for those members of our team who have little or no testing experience, it's been a bit more difficult. There's also training required for development teams in order to have your campaigns coded and set up in the most efficient way. Our developers have been able to do basic and intermediate tests with no difficulty, and they find the interface itself quite intuitive... it's just the extremely complex tests that require a bit more understanding.
Gwen Lafleur | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly 7.3
Based on 1 answer
We feel that allowing the USER to interact with templates more readily is NOT there. The social media APPS could be simplified and marketed better to allow users to discover ROBLY through our Facebook page or TWITTER account in order to subscribe.
Hannibal Pharaon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 9.9
Based on 32 answers
Whenever we needed assistance help was easy to access. They understand the request the first time and provided easy to follow instructions to fix it or fixed the issue if it was not something we had control over. It's always best to provide screenshots so support knows exactly what is going on
Stefanie Cash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly 7.3
Based on 1 answer
We sometimes got through to a message taking service but they were not able to resolve our issue with a one-call solution necessarily always.
Hannibal Pharaon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 7.6
Based on 11 answers
Eloqua University is very intersting, with a thorough programme and very experienced trainers. The Master programme is great!
Marie Escaro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 8.8
Based on 20 answers
I give it a 10 because the only issue we had was a result of not following the guidance we were given. Maxymiser provided a customized implementation guide for each site where we were adding the code. On our site implementations when we followed that guide to the letter, it was extremely fast and easy and has worked very well.
Gwen Lafleur | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly 7.3
Based on 1 answer
We should have been granted a MOBILE RESPONSIVE email template from the get-go. We were never offered any alternatives.
Hannibal Pharaon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

It was an inherited platform vs. chosen. The incumbent chose Oracle as it was the best enterprise solution. The company, however, did not require an enterprise solution rendering the full Oracle stack pretty useless, unfortunately. The commercials are expensive yet it is attractive to have a 'blended' CPM style commercial model vs. other vendors that charge you on contacts
Nick Pape | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

Robly is less expensive and more user friendly than Constant Contact. We selected Robly because of the reduced price and features. Constant Contact fit well with our needs, but when another organization recommended Robly to us and we tried it, we decided to stick with it. We believe we made the right decision.
Stephanie Haas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud) 8.4
Based on 108 answers
Eloqua does not really have a limit on scale and can support huge organizations with massive amounts of data. Our organization uses Eloqua to control all campaign/marketing efforts by injecting all touches with the customer into the tool. Using tools like Eloqua Profiler allows our Sales teams to view interactions that a customer or prospect has had with our website, emails, landing page and more.
Brad Dunzer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

  • For our organization it is currently too early to measure ROI, as we have just started using it less than six months ago. The program has helped us meet the objective of communicating with consumers and sharing information across multiple social media platforms seamlessly.
  • Ultimately the program should be able to to help us grow our relationships with consumers, and measure and track consumer activity on the web, which will help us develop web content and content marketing material that will be more appealing to all of our audiences.
  • Since we are a B to B to C company and not selling anything to consumers, it will be hard to measure ROI. That being said, the tool should definitely help us build more awareness among consumers.
Richard Angeloni | TrustRadius Reviewer

Robly

  • The community of peer users that we have known when working with Robly as the main service for our drip campaigns has been very inclusive and informative.
  • We recommend using Robly for postcard shipments, to find audiences, and to manage customer conversion processes.
Eric Chin | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
5,000.00*

* per installation

Robly

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.8
Robly
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
5.3
Robly
8.2

Usability

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.6
Robly
7.3

Reliability and Availability

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.2
Robly

Performance

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.0
Robly

Support Rating

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
9.9
Robly
7.3

In-Person Training

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.3
Robly

Online Training

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
7.6
Robly

Implementation Rating

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.8
Robly
7.3

Scalability

Oracle CX Marketing (formerly Oracle Marketing Cloud)
8.4
Robly

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