Tag Archives: Email Tool Tester

ActiveCampaign vs HubSpot – Does HubSpot Have Competition?

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Despite HubSpot’s popularity, many people are looking for an alternative solution. And though the Free CRM plan is very appealing, the price tags attached to its paid plans aren’t so attractive for small businesses. But what about ActiveCampaign? How do its prices compare to HubSpot’s and what features does it offer? We’re going to look at all of this and more in this ActiveCampaign vs HubSpot comparison. What’s…

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HubSpot Market Share – How Big is Its Slice of The Pie?

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HubSpot is a big name in the sales and marketing world. If you haven’t used one of its products, you’re likely to have found yourself on its website via one of its blog articles. In fact, it’s worth analyzing HubSpot’s very successful inbound marketing strategy and seeing how you can apply it to your business. But first, back to the data. How Much of The Market…

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Freshworks Pricing (Formerly Freshsales) – What Do You Get?

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Freshworks CRM offers three different plans: Customer-For-Life, Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud. The first is a kind of amalgamation of the Sales and Marketing Cloud, with an increased contact allowance. Within these three plans, you’ll have three tiers to choose from: Growth, Pro and Enterprise. To be honest, it’s not entirely clear how each plan differs as there is such a long list of features to sift…

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Pipedrive vs HubSpot – A Close Call For HubSpot?

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If you’ve landed on this comparison, it’s likely you’re looking for an alternative to HubSpot. Perhaps you’ve been using its Free CRM plan but have now come to the point where you either cough up $50/month or look for another service? If that’s you then well done for shopping around. People often pay excessive amounts just because the prospect of migrating to another provider brings on…

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5 Calendly Alternatives You Shouldn’t Overlook

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Taking appointments and scheduling is an integral part of many small and large businesses. In the past, you’d call up and enquire about available times, perhaps someone would answer, perhaps you’d have to try again later. Once you got the appointment, you’d make a note on the calendar on your wall or in your diary, which was always going walkabouts. Now, I don’t know about…

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ConvertKit vs ActiveCampaign – A Slam Dunk?

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Google tells us that ActiveCampaign gets, on average, double the hits when compared to ConvertKit. But does that mean it’s actually a better email marketing service? I’m going to use this ConvertKit vs ActiveCampaign review to dissect everything from ease of use and price all the way to deliverability. ConvertKit vs ActiveCampaign: Summary Both ConvertKit and ActiveCampaign charge you based on subscriber count rather than emails sent,…

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Email Deliverability September 2020 [infographic]

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This is the sixth email deliverability test we’ve carried out, and, as with every test, it brought quite a few surprises. If you’d like to make a comparison between this test and the previous one, check out our test from February 2020. For those of you who are coming across our tests for the first time, this is something we started doing back in August…

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MailerLite vs Mailchimp: The Complete Guide

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There’s no denying that Mailchimp is more widely known than MailerLite. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it offers a better service. If you’re reading this article, you’ve either tried Mailchimp and are not fully satisfied or you’ve heard good things about MailerLite and want to see how it compares to other popular email marketing tools like Mailchimp. I, myself, have been using Mailchimp for years. Well, its monkey-credit…

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What’s the Best CRM for Small Businesses?

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Perhaps this is a flawed comparison, but do you ever get overwhelmed with all the emails and all the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook messages you receive from friends and family? Sometimes I think a good CRM software could be just what I need to organize my social life. Thankfully, your working life doesn’t need to be quite so chaotic. There are tons of excellent tools…

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Best Email Template Builders

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Email marketing has huge potential, but it must be done right. Aside from selecting the best email marketing service, you’ll also need to make sure it comes with professional-looking templates you can adapt to your needs. Or, if not, you’ll need to find a dedicated email template builder like Stripo, BEE or Chamaileon. Why Use An Email Template Builder? Using an email template builder is a…

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Best Scheduling App For Your Business

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There’s no denying it. We live in an ever-more digital world, and it’s going to become even more so in light of Coronavirus. During lock down, perhaps you’ve taken an online yoga class with your instructor or had a consultation with a health practitioner? Now that lock down is easing up in many countries, small and large businesses are having to rethink how they do business.…

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The Best WordPress Email Plugin For Your Business

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WordPress is one of the most popular CMSs. In fact, more than 60m websites are built on WordPress! And if you’ve landed on this page then you’re most likely one of many who make up that number. Whether you’re a blogger, have an ecommerce, a review site, or some other online business, WordPress is a powerful solution. You’re no doubt looking for a just-as-powerful solution for your…

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What’s The Best ClickFunnels Alternative For my Business?

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I’m going to be honest with you, I’m not the biggest ClickFunnels fan. You know how you can really fall in love with a product due to excellent branding? Well, ClickFunnels’ ostentatious marketing materials did just the opposite to me. But, of course, it isn’t just the branding that puts people off. It’s also the price, the poor customer service and the less than attractive design templates.…

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Kartra Pricing: The Complete Guide

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Kartra is aimed at solo-preneurs looking to take their business online. And I have to say that Kartra’s wide range of features do seem to facilitate this. Even the lowest tier plan comes with all features, including email marketing, landing pages and helpdesk. But how much will all this cost you and is it worth it? In this pricing guide, I’m going to be looking at…

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ClickFunnels Pricing: What You Need to Know

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ClickFunnels claims that its Platinum plan is worth more than a 4-year college education (founder Russel Brunson actually gives students permission to drop out of school in one of his many videos!), and at $3,564 a year that would indeed reflect the actual cost of attending some European universities. So, is it really worth it and is it really the best option for you? I came across…

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Mailchimp Market Share – I Bet You Didn’t Know it Was This Popular!

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Everyone has heard of Mailchimp. It is literally the most popular email marketing platform on the market. But I guess if you’ve found your way here, you want to know just how popular. We’ve been keeping a close eye on Mailchimp over the years, reviewing new features such as landing pages, changes in pricing and the product as a whole – it’s certainly an interesting company to watch evolve.…

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Email Deliverability February 2020 [infographic]

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This is the fifth email deliverability test we’ve carried out, and it’s just as fascinating as our previous round. If you’re not familiar with our tests, this is something we started doing back in August 2017 in order to monitor the deliverability rates of the world’s most popular email marketing services. The providers we’ve looked at have increased slightly since then – this round we…

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Mailchimp Landing Pages – All You Need to Know

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Celebrating over 18 years in the business, Mailchimp is an email marketing software veteran. It claims to send over 600 million emails every day over its platform, so this should give you an idea of its popularity. Why is it so popular? Aside from its solid marketing, I’m going to guess it’s because its platform is so easy to use for complete beginners. And its…

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8 HubSpot Alternatives You Need to Know

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If you work in sales or marketing, you’ve most likely come across HubSpot in one capacity or another. Champions of inbound marketing, they have tons of free resources available; most notably their free online course and comprehensive blog. Now, I’ll be upfront with you, having done both the course and used their free CRM as a marketer, I'm a fan of HubSpot. Their free plan is…

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