Considering a SharpSpring alternative?

SharpSpring is a marketing automation platform that allows businesses to manage their multiple marketing channels in one place and suitable for small, mid-sized companies and digital agencies.

VBOUT is an excellent alternative to SharpSpring because it’s suitable for any business size and marketing agencies and doesn’t require consultancy and extensive training.

Here’s a comparison between SharpSpring and VBOUT which shows the difference between both in terms of features, pricing and onboarding.

Email marketing

VBOUT allows you to import and manage unlimited contacts into their platform. You can also update your communication preferences by choosing which list(s) you would like to subscribe to or unsubscribe. SharpSpring charges you based on the number of contacts in their database and pricing increases as you add more. Also, for merge tags, you can add an unsubscribe link at the footer of your emails, but the option for your contacts to update their communication preferences is not available.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Lead Management
Unlimited Contacts
Drag & Drop Builder
Communication Preferences

Marketing automation

VBOUT’s automation builder allows you to drag and drop ready-made email templates that you can use to create automated workflows. You can also create other automated messages such as browser push notifications and SMS messaging using Twilio. SharpSpring's automation builder doesn’t have ready-made automated templates and browser push notifications.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Ready-Made Automation Templates
Drag & Drop Builder
SMS Messaging
Browser Push Notification

Social media

VBOUT and SharpSpring allow you to manage all your social media profiles in one place. You can also compose and schedule social media posts, visualize the calendar and track brands, competitors and industry mentions. The difference is that with VBOUT, you can take advantage of more additional features such as mass posting, custom posting, profile grouping and manage your social streams by engaging with your followers.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Social Calendar
Posts Composing / Scheduling
Social Stream Management
Profile Grouping
Social Listening

Analytics

VBOUT and SharpSpring have the same analytics features. You can create multiple dashboards and measure your performance across all marketing channels in one place. The only difference is that VBOUT allows you to share your reports with a publicly accessed URL.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Multiple Dashboards
Automated Reports
Publicly Accessed Reports
Automation Analytics
Landing Page Analytics
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Pricing

For a professional plan, SharpSpring charges you $499 for 2500 contacts, including all features. VBOUT, however, allows you to manage unlimited contacts but charges you for the number of emails and the lowest package starts with $100, including all features, and you can also build your plan using only the features you need. Check out our pricing plans for more details.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Basic Plan $499/mo - 2500 contacts
- Including all features
$100/mo - 5000 emails -
Including all features
Intermediate Plan $899/mo - 10K contacts
- Including all features
$200/mo - 10K emails -
Including all features
Advanced Plan $1299/mo - 20K contacts
- Including all features
$600/mo - 100K emails -
Including all features

Onboarding

SharpSpring has a one-time onboarding fee of $2399. The team provides intensive support during the first 60 days to help you succeed.  VBOUT's onboarding is optional and costs $3500; you get personalized training provided by one of our experts to help set up your account with no expiry. You will also get different sessions on how to use each of the marketing functionalities on the platform. You can find out more details about VBOUT's onboarding here.
SharpSpring VBOUT
Onboarding Fee $2399 $3500
N.B: We made every effort to provide the most accurate figures, however, we advise verifying details with SharpSpring as pricing and packages can change.

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With VBOUT's marketing software, you will be able to:

  • Build automated marketing campaigns
  • Attract more qualified prospects to your business
  • Convert more visitors to qualified leads
  • Turn leads into customers predictably and with less effort
  • Clearly report on the impact of your marketing efforts