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RD Station vs. HubSpot Marketing Starter

RD Station vs. HubSpot

Starting to scale your marketing? Good news - you’ve got plenty of options! With so many options, getting started has never been easier. But getting started right is tougher than ever.

In your process to find the best marketing tool for your business, you might wonder how RD Station compares to HubSpot Marketing Starter. RD Station provides many of the marketing features that a smaller or less advanced company would need at a low cost. HubSpot provides all the features a business needs to start marketing, plus a free CRM system.

RD Station Marketing manages and automates your Digital Marketing activities. Attract qualified visitors to your website, turn visitors into Leads and business opportunities, close deals and track your results.

HubSpot’s Marketing Starter has all the tools you need to start marketing right. Convert, engage and nurture your audience with ads, live chat, email, forms, Facebook messenger, and more. Stay organized in the #1 CRM for SMBs.

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  RD Station Basic HubSpot Marketing Starter
  "The complete platform for your business to build a Growth Machine" "Engage and and nurture leads. Reduce friction, ditch point solutions, and start marketing right with HubSpot."
Lead Capture (forms, pop-ups, etc.)

Dashboard with basic reports

Phone Support

Email marketing with drag & drop editor


Conversations (including live chat)*


Gmail and Outlook Integration


Part of a full front office suite


Facebook/Instagram Lead Ads


Number of users



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What if everything you need to start marketing right lived in one system?
That's HubSpot Marketing Starter.

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    Engage and Nurture Leads with Personalized Email Marketing

    Follow up with leads and nurture them through your funnel with beautifully crafted email marketing campaigns that look great on any device.

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    Store Everything in One Place with the HubSpot CRM

    Track and manage all your contact information and activity in the same place you do your marketing. Use contact data for more relevant, personalized campaigns, and get full context into your leads’ activity over time.

  3. Easily Have Personalized Conversations with Prospects and Customers

    With HubSpot conversations you can engage in contextual, personalized customer service conversations with your customers in real time on your website. You can also use bots to improve live chat efficiencies and scale 1-to-1 communications.

  4. Automatically Manage Lead Ads

    Create targeted lead ads on Facebook or Instagram that automatically capture contact information and sync with your HubSpot account.

Built on top of a free CRM your team will love

  1. Access HubSpot CRM features within Gmail and Outlook

    HubSpot CRM provides a comprehensive two-way sync so you can create a new contact in your CRM, access email templates, and log sales activities without leaving Gmail or Outlook. Pipedrive requires you to upgrade to a higher tier to enable two-way email sync.

    Manage your pipeline with total visibility

    Get an up-to-the-minute view of your entire sales funnel on a clean, visual dashboard.

    See everything about a lead in one place

    Go way beyond names and job titles. Every interaction with a lead is stored in a tidy timeline, including calls, emails, meetings, and notes.

A community that has your back

HubSpot Academy

HubSpot Academy's integrated learning center offers free certification courses to take your sales and marketing teams to the next level. Whether you're developing your digital marketing and sales skills or onboarding new teammates, HubSpot Academy is at your side to help you grow.

HubSpot Community

Our Community is there when you need them. Whether it’s getting set up or figuring out the best way to customize the CRM for your needs, there are over 5,000 community members willing to help.

Knowledge Base

You’re busy. You don’t have time to file a support ticket. You’re also extremely smart and can find answers on your own. Search our comprehensive Knowledge Base to answer any question you might have about our products.

HubSpot is trusted by over 20,000 businesses in more than 90 countries

No matter where you are, you'll be in good company using HubSpot.

Start Using HubSpot Marketing Starter Today

Finally, start marketing right.

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