Act-On vs Mautic

Written by Marcus Taylor - CEO
Updated 23/05/2023

5 minute read

Who is this software for?

Act On is ideal for freelancers and small to large sized businesses

Pros

  • Easy to create email templates
  • Full feature solution

Cons

  • Limited customization of the reporting dashboard
  • Difficult to navigate and sort through contact lists
  • Limited amount of dynamic lists can be connected to Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Screenshots

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Pricing

For 2.5k contacts
Contact sales
For 10k contacts
Contact sales
For 25k contacts
Contact sales
For 100k contacts
Contact sales
Full feature pricing
$2,000 / month
Starting price
$600 / month
Setup fee
$500-$2,500
Starting # of users
3 Users
Cost per extra user
Yes
Refund policy
No refunds
Free demo

Ratings

Overall rating
Ease of use
Value for money
Form templates
Customer support

Features

Lead scoring
Lead segmentation
Web activity tracking
SMS marketing
Personalize web content
Predictive analytics
Bi-directional CRM syncing
Event management
Create invoices
Create quotes
Split testing
Create membership sites
Bulk social media posting
Sales reports
Real-time sales alerts
Mobile app
Social CRM

Integrations

Outlook integration
Gmail integration
Salesforce integration
SAP integration
Oracle integration
Netsuite integration
SugarCRM integration
Microsoft Dynamics integration
Zapier integration

General Info

HQ Location
United States
Founded in
2005

About Act-On

Act On was founded in 2008. Act-On's suite of marketing automation tools provide users with one platform from which to measure, refine and automate all marketing campaign activities. Three core products are used to cover all areas of marketing, Act-On Map, Act-On Inbound and Professional Services.

Who is this software for?

Mautic is ideal for small businesses

Pros

  • Free for 1 user, can send upto 1000 emails per day
  • Contact management
  • Clean user guide, documentation

Cons

  • Fairly new
  • Remainder module missing, for the lead followup
  • Platform is difficult to understand in the beginning

Screenshots

1 of 4

Pricing

For 2.5k contacts
Contact sales
For 10k contacts
Contact sales
For 25k contacts
Contact sales
For 100k contacts
Contact sales
Full feature pricing
$500 / month
Starting price
Contact sales
Setup fee
None
Starting # of users
1 User
Cost per extra user
No
Refund policy
No refunds
Free demo

Ratings

Overall rating
Ease of use
Value for money
Form templates
Customer support

Features

Lead scoring
Lead segmentation
Web activity tracking
SMS marketing
Personalize web content
Predictive analytics
Bi-directional CRM syncing
Event management
Create invoices
Create quotes
Split testing
Create membership sites
Bulk social media posting
Sales reports
Real-time sales alerts
Mobile app
Social CRM

Integrations

Outlook integration
Gmail integration
Salesforce integration
SAP integration
Oracle integration
Netsuite integration
SugarCRM integration
Microsoft Dynamics integration
Zapier integration

General Info

HQ Location
United States
Founded in
2014

About Mautic

Mautic is an open source full stack marketing solution from analytics, marketing automation, landing page creator, social media marketing to email marketing.Mautic offer a free self hosted solution which will require some understanding of MySQL and database or the usual hosted solution from $500 per month.

ActiveCampaign

Who is this software for?

ActiveCampaign is suitable for businesses of all sizes looking for a powerful, easy-to-use marketing automation platform that's reasonably priced.

Pros

  • Easy to build powerful automated workflows
  • Very affordable and no setup fees
  • A/B testing automation sequences & campaigns

Cons

  • Limited dashboard customization options
  • The CRM isn't ideal for large sales teams or complex use cases.

Screenshots

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Pricing

For 2.5k contacts
$49 / month
For 10k contacts
$139 / month
For 25k contacts
$229 / month
For 100k contacts
Contact sales
Full feature pricing
$129 / month
Starting price
$9 / month
Setup fee
None
Starting # of users
3 Users
Cost per extra user
Yes
Refund policy
No refunds
Free demo

Ratings

Overall rating
Ease of use
Value for money
Form templates
Customer support

Features

Lead scoring
Lead segmentation
Web activity tracking
SMS marketing
Personalize web content
Predictive analytics
Bi-directional CRM syncing
Event management
Create invoices
Create quotes
Split testing
Create membership sites
Bulk social media posting
Sales reports
Real-time sales alerts
Mobile app
Social CRM

Integrations

Outlook integration
Gmail integration
Salesforce integration
SAP integration
Oracle integration
Netsuite integration
SugarCRM integration
Microsoft Dynamics integration
Zapier integration

General Info

HQ Location
Chicago, United States
Founded in
2003

About ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign is one of the most user friendly all-in-one marketing platforms for small to mid sized businesses. ActiveCampaign combines email marketing, marketing automation and sales CRM software in a simple to use visual platform to help businesses like yours acquire, retain and engage your customers. Ultimately helping you save time and grow your business. ActiveCampaign lets you easily create eye catching email campaigns to help you stay in touch with your contacts and customers. Their visual campaign builder lets you easily create automated marketing campaigns and send out targeted emails to your potential customers based on their personal interactions with your business and their integrated CRM lets you keep track of your leads and close more deals to grow your business.ActiveCampaign plays nice with others and integrates with over 700 apps and services. From accounting to CMS and analytics applications, all the way to services that are focused on sales, support and lead generation. Visit their website and try out their platform for free to find out if ActiveCampaign is the right solution to help grow your business.