compare Email & CRM providers

SharpSpring
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iContact

SharpSpring

Who is this software for?

SharpSpring is ideal for marketing agencies and SMBs

Pros

  • 1/10th the cost of comparable platforms
  • Month-to-month contracts - no long term commitment
  • Agencies features: special pricing model, rebrandable platform, single sign-on, easy client management.

Cons

  • Relatively expensive
  • No SEO recommendations for blogs

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Pricing

For 2.5k contacts $600 / month
For 10k contacts $600 / month
For 25k contacts Contact sales
For 100k contacts Contact sales
Full feature pricing $400 / month
Starting price $400 / month
Setup fee $1,800
Starting # of users 1 User
Cost per extra user Free
Refund policy No refunds
Free demo

Rating

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
Predicitve 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

 
Leadformly integration
Outlook integration
Gmail integration
Salesforce integration
SAP integration
Oracle integration
Netsuite integration
SugarCRM integration
Microsoft Dynamics integration
Zapier integration
# of integrations 1000+

General information

HQ location United States
Support https://sharpspring.com/customer-support/
Founded in 2011
Website Visit Website

About SharpSpring

SharpSpring is a cloud-based marketing automation provider offering a next-generation marketing automation solution rivaling the industries top platforms in terms of features, functionality and performance. SharpSpring is one of the most flexible platforms on the market, offering native or 3rd party CRM integration, fully integrated call tracking, universal CMS compatibility, in addition to integration with hundreds of applications. With SharpSpring, see every lead that comes in, whether by phone or form, and compare all data side by side to get a full picture of end-to-end ROI. SharpSpring also offers unlimited support, and a super-responsive development team, and rock-solid email deliverability. SharpSpring is usually less than 1/3 the cost of other competitors, yet powerful enough to be trusted by hundreds of agencies and thousands of businesses around the world.

iContact

Who is this software for?

iContact is ideal for freelancers and small to mid sized businesses

Pros

  • Offers live chat support Monday - Friday
  • 20% Discount for nonprofit organizations
  • Integrations with social media platforms

Cons

  • Missing some fundamental features like importing contacts from Gmail
  • Limitations on segments

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Pricing

For 2.5k contacts $32 / month
For 10k contacts $189 / month
For 25k contacts Contact sales
For 100k contacts Contact sales
Full feature pricing Contact sales
Starting price $14 / month
Setup fee None
Starting # of users Multiple
Cost per extra user Yes
Refund policy No refunds
Free demo

Rating

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
Predicitve 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

 
Leadformly integration
Outlook integration
Gmail integration
Salesforce integration
SAP integration
Oracle integration
Netsuite integration
SugarCRM integration
Microsoft Dynamics integration
Zapier integration
# of integrations 1000+

General information

HQ location United States
Support [email protected]
Founded in 2003
Website Visit Website

About iContact

Since 2003, iContact have provided small to mid sized businesses a practical and user friendly solution to email marketing and marketing automation. With scalable solutions that grow with your business iContact is well suited for high-volume senders, marketers and businesses starting out with email marketing.

The iContact platform is a full suite of marketing automation features including email marketing, landing page builder, social media management, analytics, reporting and more.

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