Adobe Business Catalyst (Discontinued) Reviews

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Dan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 25, 2016

Business Catalyst: The Chemistry Between Designer and Client

Score 9 out of 10
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The simplicity of this platform is the main reason. BC is incredibly easy for first time users and very streamlined for experienced users. I also look at the integration with other Adobe products in my company. Being able to stay completely in one piece of software (Muse or Dreamweaver) for a full design and publish make much better use of my time.
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Pauline Kraus | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 08, 2015

One Login to Rule Them All

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Actually with Business Catalyst there is no renewal; once you are a partner, you are a partner for as long as you like. It is an investment in your business not simply a product you purchase...and as an investment in partnership with Adobe, both are committed to each other's success.
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Victor Campos | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 26, 2014

Business Catalyst - The Right Solution for Certain Clients

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For the types of clients that need all the features Business Catalyst offers, I would not hesitate to renew our use of it. Those types of clients, however, are few and far between. The tech support Adobe offers for Business Catalyst could range from Quite Good to Adequate; it depended on the support personnel.
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Scott Shefler | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 19, 2014

Adobe Business Catalyst - An all-in-one solution like nothing else out there

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We don't think twice about working with Business Catalyst. This all-in-one platform allows us to efficiently run our web agency by deploying powerful web solutions to our clients that they can maintain and manage themselves. We spend less time developing and supporting our clients which allows us to focus on their business goals and marketing initiatives to help grow their business.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

WYSIWYG email editor (13)
Dynamic content (15)
Ability to test dynamic content (11)
Landing pages (11)
A/B testing (5)
Mobile optimization (13)
Email deliverability reporting (13)
List management (13)
Triggered drip sequences (8)
Lead nurturing (11)
Lead scoring and grading (8)
Data quality management (9)
Automated sales alerts and tasks (10)
Calendaring (10)
Event/webinar marketing (9)
Social sharing and campaigns (7)
Social profile integration (8)
Dashboards (15)
Standard reports (15)
Custom reports (12)
API (11)
Role-based workflow & approvals (14)
Customizability (13)
Integration with (2)

About Adobe Business Catalyst (Discontinued)

Adobe Business Catalyst is an all-in-one cloud-hosted system for building and managing web content and on online store. It has a built-in CRM framework, sales, service, and marketing features including eCommerce and Email Marketing tools. It was acquired by Adobe in 2009, five years after the original developers founded a company. It is a content management solution at minimum, and typical web content management features are present --themes, SEO, an editing interface, document management--, but with the built-in CRM and eCommerce it is targeted at businesses looking to sell online.

The yearly pricing plan for Adobe Business Catalyst starts at $10.99 per month with the narrower webBasics+ pack, which includes content management features and site analytics, as well as a hosted email. The $16.99 per month web marketing pack brings the CRM into the fold, as well as targeted email marketing and the blog. The $34.99 webCommerce pack adds the eCommerce solution, and for $52.99 and $71.99, you can expand access from 3 users to 5 and 10 users, respectively. Paying biyearly takes %5 further off the cost, paying month to month adds 10% to these prices.

Adobe has released an end-of-life announcement for Business Catalyst which can be accessed here. New sites will no longer be available for purchase as of June 2018 and Adobe will stop hosting existing sites on Business Catalyst in March of 2021.

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