ActiveCampaign

ActiveCampaign

Email Marketing, Marketing Automation, CRM/Sales Automation

4.4/5 (422 reviews)

ActiveCampaign Overview

What is ActiveCampaign?

Send targeted campaigns, nurture your contacts, and automate your sales & marketing processes.

ActiveCampaign is an intelligent platform that makes it easy to leverage marketing automation. You’ll be able to design sophisticated, automated marketing processes that save time and generate additional revenue for your company.

You can create follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are automatically sending the perfect message at the perfect time. By sending messages that match your customers’ interests, they’ll be more engaged and responsive. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions.

You’ll be able to create beautiful email campaigns that convert using ActiveCampaign's intuitive email designer. All email templates are fully mobile responsive so they’ll look great on your customers’ mobile phone or tablet.

You can use the integrated sales CRM to automate your sales processes. You’ll save time by automating repetitive tasks. You’ll stay organized by having tasks automatically created in response to key events like receiving an email from a contact with an open deal. You can connect your email account so that emails from your contacts are automatically associated with the deal record. Having so you can consolidate all the information you have and stay organized.

See why thousands of marketers are upgrading to ActiveCampaign and learn how intelligent marketing and sales processes can help your business grow.

ActiveCampaign Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$15.00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Starting from:

Lite: $15 /month or $9 /month, paid yearly

Plus: $70 /month or $49 /month, paid yearly

Professional: $159 /month or $129 /month, paid yearly

Enterprise: $279 /month, or $229 /month, paid yearly


ActiveCampaign Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe and 5 others, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle-East and Africa
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish and 7 others, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish

Screenshots

ActiveCampaign screenshot: Keep an eye on important business metrics from your account overview dashboard.
ActiveCampaign screenshot: Keep an eye on important business metrics from your account overview dashboard. ActiveCampaign screenshot: Easily design automated sequences that save time and generate sales with our intuitive, drag-and-drop workflow builder. ActiveCampaign screenshot: Create beautiful email campaigns using an elegant, drag-and-drop WYSIWYG editor. ActiveCampaign screenshot: Customer insight is organized and consolidated into contact records. ActiveCampaign screenshot: Pipeline view of the sales CRM

ActiveCampaign Reviews

ActiveCampaign Reviews

Overall rating
4.4
/
5
Excellent
254

Very good
113

Average
34

Poor
11

Terrible
10

Value for Money
4.4
Features
4.3
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Support
4.2
87% recommended this app
Néstor M.

This guys know how to do things the right way

Let me say it clearly: A-W-E-S-O-M-E

Trust me, they are the "real deal".


Verified Reviewer

Best Marketing Automation platform for small and medium enterprises

I have used different marketing automation platforms and ActiveCampaign is now the best one I can recommend for begginers and SME.


Kelly A.

Flexible product for a reasonable price

Overall, very positive experience. Great product.


Aaron B.

this is the title of my review

training training training. I have been trialling and training how to use this product the whole 12 months or so Ive been using it


David j. B.

If you had to recommend one marketing automation tool for small business, here it is

I refuse to ever tell a client there's a single software in any category that they should use without proper investigation further, but I have yet to run into a time where ActiveCampaign wasn't a massive improvement to upgrade to from other tools of similar price but lesser capabilities, like MailChimp and ConstantContact.

AC has been my own email marketing and marketing automation system for approximately five years now and I don't see myself moving away from it at any point. It's important for me to be aware of the tools on the market, and there are other great ones, but none that have been a worthwhile transition off AC for.


Néstor M.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: Self Employed

This guys know how to do things the right way

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 6/09/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Let me say it clearly: A-W-E-S-O-M-E

Trust me, they are the "real deal".

Pros

Instead of boring the hell out of you making a long list of all the things I like about AC, I would resume them in just 3 "little" things I care of:

- Reputation: They REALLY care about sender reputation. And, you know... an email that doesn´t get to my suscribers is like loosing money out of my pocket. So, I´me really happy the way they´re handling things on this department

- Ease of use + functionalities: Most other services only offer one of them things. But I want them all. AC covers all my needs regarding this issues (and I´m a choosy guy, you know).

- It´s scalable!: This is a biggy. As your businees grows, you´ll have a new set of needs when it comes to automation. AC scales as your business thrives so you don´t have to switch companies never again.

Cons

I´m a Spanish user and would love a full Spanish translation (at the moment we hace a partial translation) for Spanish users.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Verified Reviewer
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Best Marketing Automation platform for small and medium enterprises

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 20/01/2020
Review Source: GetApp

I have used different marketing automation platforms and ActiveCampaign is now the best one I can recommend for begginers and SME.

Pros

ActiveCampaign has all the features that other "premium" platforms also have, but the price and the fast set up are totally a game changer.
In a few steps you can provision a marketing automation platform with all the capabilities.

Cons

For high database and high sending volumes, maybe it's not the best option. Large campaigns could take time in sending.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Kelly A.
Industry: Media Production
Company size: 13-50 Employees

Flexible product for a reasonable price

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 26/03/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, very positive experience. Great product.

Pros

Easy to set up automations and API connections. Good account set-up support.

Cons

It was sometimes difficult to get immediate customer support.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Aaron B.
Industry: Real Estate
Company size: 2-10 Employees

this is the title of my review

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 14/08/2019
Review Source: Capterra

training training training. I have been trialling and training how to use this product the whole 12 months or so Ive been using it

Pros

love the automation and the campaigns features. I also like that it integrates with my gmail (G Suite) account.

Cons

some of the features are hidden, the layout is really lacking for easy of use. its hard to find and add tags and lists etc. it seems to have great features but they are hidden away and hard to find.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

David j. B.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 2-10 Employees

If you had to recommend one marketing automation tool for small business, here it is

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2/03/2020
Review Source: Capterra

I refuse to ever tell a client there's a single software in any category that they should use without proper investigation further, but I have yet to run into a time where ActiveCampaign wasn't a massive improvement to upgrade to from other tools of similar price but lesser capabilities, like MailChimp and ConstantContact.

AC has been my own email marketing and marketing automation system for approximately five years now and I don't see myself moving away from it at any point. It's important for me to be aware of the tools on the market, and there are other great ones, but none that have been a worthwhile transition off AC for.

Pros

You have a massive amount of features available to you to handle basic email marketing, advanced marketing automation, behavioral automations, tagging and audience segmentation, and so on. That's just the basic package, too. More advanced packages introduce a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) aspect that is particularly helpful for sales teams, Lead scoring to help prioritize accounts for your sales teams to be more efficient, and dynamic content (among many other features).

Cons

There is little to see on the Cons. If I had to select something, I suppose the limit of three users on the Lite plan can be frustrating. However, it's typically safe enough for a small business, easy to share logins if needed, and the price and added features of upgrading to the Plus plan is quite affordable as well.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
8.5/10
Based on 422 user ratings
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ActiveCampaign Pricing

ActiveCampaign Pricing

Starting from
US$15.00/month
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

Starting from:

Lite: $15 /month or $9 /month, paid yearly

Plus: $70 /month or $49 /month, paid yearly

Professional: $159 /month or $129 /month, paid yearly

Enterprise: $279 /month, or $229 /month, paid yearly

Starting from:

Lite: $15 /month or $9 /month, paid yearly

Plus: $70 /month or $49 /month, paid yearly

Professional: $159 /month or $129 /month, paid yearly

Enterprise: $279 /month, or $229 /month, paid yearly

Value for Money
4.4/5
Based on 422 user ratings
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ActiveCampaign Features

ActiveCampaign Features

A/B Testing
API
Activity Dashboard
Automatic Notifications
Campaign Analysis
Campaign Management
Campaign Segmentation
Content Management
Customisable Branding
Customisable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Email Marketing Management
Engagement Analytics
Monitoring
Multi-Channel Marketing
Real Time Analytics
Reporting & Statistics
Social Media Integration
Third Party Integration
Features
4.3/5
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Additional information for ActiveCampaign

Additional information for ActiveCampaign

Key features of ActiveCampaign

  • A/B Testing
  • Add live ecommerce data & videos to your emails
  • Advanced segmentation & targetting
  • Automated series (custom automation work flows)
  • Build custom forms for landing pages
  • Built-in integrations with 200+ external services
  • CRM & Sales automation
  • Campaign, contact, and list reporting
  • Drag & drop email designer
  • Dynamic (and conditional) email content
  • Free email templates
  • Free one-on-one training
  • Free phone, live chat, & email support
  • Marketing automation
  • SMS marketing
  • Send newsletters
  • Smart auto responders
  • Social media monitoring & reaction automations
  • Track where your contacts live and travel
  • Track your contacts on your site & in your apps
  • We find your contacts age, gender, & location

Benefits

Grow your business faster by increasing your conversion rate and nurturing strong relationships with customers.

GetApp Analysis

GetApp Analysis

An all-in-one marketing platform for businesses, ActiveCampaign offers a suite of tools designed to help small to medium-sized organizations acquire, retain, and engage their customers. From obtaining new contacts to keeping tabs on post-sale processes, ActiveCampaign provides value to its users at every stage of the business lifecycle.

Although ActiveCampaign boasts a strong set of email and messaging features, the web-based solution does much more than a traditional email service provider. ActiveCampaign goes beyond competitors in the marketplace by tying its email and messaging features to a robust marketing automation platform, complete with build-in CRM and sales automation features. The company offers true marketing automation tools that enable businesses to create custom marketing workflows and automated follow-up sequences, while also tracking behavior multiple marketing channels.

ActiveCampaign Dashboard

What is ActiveCampaign?

ActiveCampaign is an all-in-one marketing platform that facilitates growth for small to mid-size businesses. ActiveCampaign provides tools that businesses can use for managing and nurturing existing contacts, keeping tabs on clients throughout the sales process, and even obtaining new customers.

Because it can be difficult to pinpoint the return that businesses achieve with traditional email marketing platforms, ActiveCampaign has chosen to include a bevy of advanced features that measure its value to clients. These real-time insights help businesses quickly see developing trends and determine the return on investment that they are achieving through email marketing and sales automation.

Campaign Reports

ActiveCampaign Main Features

Create Email Newsletters

One of the most prominent elements in the ActiveCampaign platform is the drag-and-drop email designer. Utilizing the drag-and-drop interface, along with free templates and free image hosting, businesses can design the types of email marketing messages that customers are likely to notice.

Create a new campaign and begin designing your email newsletter using ActiveCampaign’s custom tools. ActiveCampaign will save your changes all along the way, and you can revert back to a previous version of your design at any time. You can add headers, pictures, galleries, and even eCommerce elements to your newsletter with just a few quick clicks.

Email Designer

Manage Contacts

ActiveCampaign makes it easy for businesses to centralize their contact databases within a single platform. By keeping their contacts in one place, businesses make it easier for employees to collaborate and keep leads engaged throughout the pipeline. Businesses are also able to segment their contacts by data, campaign interactions, social data, or website activity.

Import your existing contact database into ActiveCampaign, and immediately begin using the platform’s contact management features to fill in missing information about any contacts on your list. You can review the complete history of any contact on a single screen. ActiveCampaign can also pull up a contact’s age, gender, location, interest, or social profiles from something as simple as an email address.

Contacts

Automate Campaigns

Using ActiveCampaign’s campaign automation features, businesses are able to streamline their marketing programs and reach out to sales leads with precision timing.

With intelligence-driven automations, you can update contact data, initiate campaigns, and add branches or conditions through the ActiveCampaign platform. ActiveCampaign can track the webpage visits or custom events that you define when you add a snippet of code to your website. ActiveCampaign also logs every interaction, which means you’ll know when a contact signs up for a form or watches a video on your site.

Automations

Segment Lists

Once a business’ contacts have been uploaded to ActiveCampaign, the platform makes it easy to segment those contacts into individual lists. Using basic or advanced logic, ActiveCampaign is able to check against a contact’s data, such as behaviors, interactions, location, and history. Using segmentation tools allows you to better target your email marketing messages.

With list segmentation, you can break down your large contact database based on contact data and differentiate between the needs of subscribers. This ensures that the messages you’re sending are as relevant as possible, and it is one way that businesses improve click-through rates on their email messages.

Pipelines

ActiveCampaign Integrations

ActiveCampaign integrates with more than 150 apps and services. The apps and services that ActiveCampaign integrates with range from accounting, analytics, and CMS applications, all the way to services focused on sales, support, and lead generation. More information about specific integrations is available on the ActiveCampaign website.

ActiveCampaign Pricing

Pricing for ActiveCampaign starts at $9 per month. The cost of a monthly account is based on the number of contacts that a business has.

ActiveCampaign Bottom Line

  • Strong set of email and messaging features
  • Ties email marketing to marketing automation and CRM systems
  • Designed to serve the needs of small and medium-sized businesses
  • True marketing automation features for creating custom workflows
  • Allows businesses to create automations based on contact and behavioral data

ActiveCampaign FAQs

ActiveCampaign FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for ActiveCampaign.

Q. What type of pricing plans does ActiveCampaign offer?

ActiveCampaign offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$15.00/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Starting from: Lite: $15 /month or $9 /month, paid yearly Plus: $70 /month or $49 /month, paid yearly Professional: $159 /month or $129 /month, paid yearly Enterprise: $279 /month, or $229 /month, paid yearly

Q. What are the main features of ActiveCampaign?

ActiveCampaign offers the following features:

  • A/B Testing
  • Add live ecommerce data & videos to your emails
  • Advanced segmentation & targetting
  • Automated series (custom automation work flows)
  • Build custom forms for landing pages
  • Built-in integrations with 200+ external services
  • CRM & Sales automation
  • Campaign, contact, and list reporting
  • Drag & drop email designer
  • Dynamic (and conditional) email content
  • Free email templates
  • Free one-on-one training
  • Free phone, live chat, & email support
  • Marketing automation
  • SMS marketing
  • Send newsletters
  • Smart auto responders
  • Social media monitoring & reaction automations
  • Track where your contacts live and travel
  • Track your contacts on your site & in your apps
  • We find your contacts age, gender, & location

Q. Who are the typical users of ActiveCampaign?

ActiveCampaign has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business

Q. What languages does ActiveCampaign support?

ActiveCampaign supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish

Q. What type of pricing plans does ActiveCampaign offer?

ActiveCampaign has the following pricing plans:

Subscription

Q. Does ActiveCampaign support mobile devices?

ActiveCampaign supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does ActiveCampaign integrate with?

ActiveCampaign integrates with the following applications:

Bitium, Capsule, Instapage, LiveChat, Nimble, OnePageCRM, Pipeliner CRM, Survicate, WorkBook, Zendesk

Q. What level of support does ActiveCampaign offer?

ActiveCampaign offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials