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ActiveCampaign vs. Campaign Monitor

Get best-in-class email marketing and automation—and still pay less than Campaign Monitor

Don’t just send emails at the perfect time. Personalize experiences for each individual—in every channel, at every touchpoint.


Plan Type:






Setup Cost:


  • Marketing Automation
  • Email Marketing
  • Sales CRM
  • Site Messages
per month - paid yearly

Campaign Monitor

Plan Type:






Setup Cost:


  • Marketing Automation
  • Email Marketing
per month - paid yearly

Way better marketing automation for way less

  • Create beautiful emails in just a few clicks
  • Personalize email content and timing for each individual
  • Flexible, easy to use automation that can do almost anything
  • Pre-built automations to help get you started fast
  • Free onboarding, training, and migration

Campaign Monitor is an expensive email marketing tool

ActiveCampaign gives you powerful email marketing, marketing automation, and a CRM—for less. Personalize your newsletters for each audience member. Find your most engaged contacts, and start building those relationships. Create dynamic funnels that target each reader based on their interests, preferences, and behavior. Get automation that’s flexible enough to take care of the details—so you can focus on the stuff you love.

A better platform for email marketers

Powerful features, minus the headaches.


ActiveCampaign's Professional Plan

Campaign Monitor's Premier Plan

Email Marketing

Split Testing

A/B test campaigns to learn what works best.

Conditional Content

Put different messages in front of different people based on specific rules.

Email Segmentation

Subscription Forms

Predictive Content

Create different variants of content, and automatically send each customer the content they want to see.

Marketing Automation

Event Tracking

Split Action

Predictive Sending

Automatically send emails at a unique time for each contact, when they’re most likely to engage.

Site Tracking



SMS Marketing

Subscribe your contacts by SMS when they send a keyword to a phone number.

Conversations Inbox & Live Chat

*Can be purchased as an add-on to any ActiveCampaign plan.

Conversations Mobile App

Facebook Custom Audiences

Sales Automation & CRM

Lead Segmentation

Lead Scoring

CRM Syncing

Make it a hassle-free switch

Try ActiveCampaign for free

Instant set-up. No credit card required.

Tools as powerful as they are easy to use

Every business should have access to the best tools for the job. That's why ActiveCampaign is designed so you can get started in just a few clicks.

A better platform for agencies

White label ActiveCampaign so you can offer more value to your clients. You'll have happier customers who make more referrals.

A platform that grows with you

We’re always iterating on our product and adding new features and integrations—based on what you tell us you need. Get a powerful, easy-to-use platform that grows with your business.

The features you need, with higher ROI

You can get Campaign Monitor's features on ActiveCampaign – often for less than you were paying before. Add in the features you can't get anywhere else, and that's ROI you can't beat.

Dependable and built to last

For 17 years and counting, ActiveCampaign has been a founder-led company dedicated to building a long-lasting platform our customers can depend on. With more than 95,000+ customers across the globe, ActiveCampaign is here to stay.

We’ll move you from Campaign Monitor for free

You never need to worry about getting started. We’ll get you up and running fast.

When you get  free migration , we import:

  • Your lists, contacts, custom fields, and tags
  • Your automation workflows
  • Your opt-in forms
  • Your email templates

Make it a hassle-free switch

Try ActiveCampaign for free

Instant set-up. No credit card required.