Vocus.io vs. ReplyUp
Find out why Vocus.io is the best alternative to ReplyUp.
Like ReplyUp, Vocus.io is a Chrome extension for Gmail that works great for mass emails and automated follow-ups. Both apps are useful for sales outreach, fundraising, recruitment, media outreach, and more.
More users trust Vocus.io. With over double the users on the Chrome Web Store, Vocus.io is evidently the more popular option. While the pricing is comparable, you get far more features from Vocus.io.
Do you use Salesforce or Pipedrive? You definitely have to go with Vocus.io as ReplyUp does not integrate with them.
Vocus.io differs from ReplyUp in three ways: price, features, and experience. Learn more below.
ReplyUp’s plans are $0/$8/$12 per month, billed annually, while their monthly rates are $0/$12/$18.
Vocus.io does not lock you in with annual payments. It comes in three packages: $5, $10, and $20. Each one is reasonably priced, offering higher bang for buck compared to the competition.
The following comparison is between Vocus.io Professional and ReplyUp Unlimited as they are the most comparable in terms of multi-stage mail merge.
|Email and link tracking|
|Snippets & templates|
|Snooze and scheduling|
|One-on-one auto followups|
|Single- and multi-stage mail merge|
|Email verification and prospecting|
|Auto BCC and Salesforce integration|
|Teams and centralized billing|
|Zapier & API integration|
As you can see, Vocus.io offers far more than ReplyUp’s top tier.
Even when it comes to mail merge and follow-ups, ReplyUp’s key features, Vocus.io shines with personalized attachments and per-recipient tracking (i.e. you know who among multiple email recipients opened the email).
Finally, if you use a CRM like Salesforce or Pipedrive, you definitely want to take advantage of Vocus.io’s integrations.
ReplyUp operates in a way that can feel too heavy and complicated. On the other hand, Vocus.io is simple and lightweight. You can access all its features right within Gmail, as if they were built-in tools.
Despite its simplicity, Vocus.io also outperforms ReplyUp. You experience more powerful options with a monthly plan that offers competitive pricing.
This summary was written in September 2017. For a more accurate comparison that might include recent updates, we encourage you to skim through ReplyUp’s website and ours, especially under the pricing pages.