Email Marketing Software

Business Essentials Beats Constant Contact

(David can beat Goliath in the modern era, too)

EMAIL MARKETING THE WAY IT SHOULD BE DONE

Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to speak to your customers or potential customers. Keeping them engaged by sending relevant content or special discounts allow you to foster a relationship that can lead to big sales.

Don't Get Nickel-and-Dimed by the Big Corporation

Sending emails to your customers is fast and easy with Business Essentials, and while Business Essentials is more expensive than Constant Contact, you'll understand why very quickly. With a lot more features, Business Essentials provides you with everything you need to run a successful email marketing campaign in less time with better effectiveness. In addition to email marketing, your Business Essentials account includes marketing automation, project management, CRM, event management, website analytics and more - without all of the additional fees.

Feature Business Essentials Constant Contact
Price (based on 5,000 contacts) $149/month $75/month base, over $250/month with add-on features
Free Trial 30 days 60 days
Monthly Emails Unlimited Unlimited
Users Unlimited 1 (no shared access rights available)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Included Not Available
Lead / Opportunity Management Included Not Available
Lead Scoring Included Not Available
Predictive Analytics Included Not Available
Marketing Automation Included Not Available
Realtime Social Collaboration Included Not Available
Email Targeting Included Basic, but user must manually set up groups (no automation)
Realtime Alerts Included Not Available
Email Tracking Included Included, but no demographic filtering available
Email Templates Included Included but with limited customization
Archived Email Campaigns Included Additional $5/month
Surveys Included Additional $15/month
Media File Sharing & Storage Included Additional Fee (depends on how much storage)
Event Registration Included Additional $15-150/month depending on number of events
Project Management Included Not Available
Accounting / Financials Included Not Available
Ticketing System Included Not Available
Private Wiki Tools Included Not Available
Integrated Social Media Manager Included Limited, but costs $30-$100 or more depending on the number of Facebook fans you have
Website Tracking with Campaign Filtering Included, and with CRM Integration Not Available
Website / Landing Page Builder with E-Commerce Included Not Available
Mobile Marketing

$1.50 phone number/month
1.5 cents/SMS

Included inbound call manager with text-to-speech, caller recognition and CRM integration

Included click-to-call with automatic CRM integration

Included SMS to opt-in with automatic email address request if not already in CRM

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