The best Apollo alternative
The best B2B data enrichment Email Finder solution for effective sales prospecting!
The alternative to Apollo for enriching B2B emails
Finding and enriching up-to-date B2B contact emails is a major challenge for sales and marketing teams.
B2B contact data enrichment is essential for prospecting B2B leads via multi-channel campaigns: Cold Emails, LinkedIn messages, Calling...
Up-to-date data provided in real time
Why Dropcontact is the best alternative to Apollo
Without any database, but only with algorithms, Dropcontact finds and enriches the email addresses of B2B contacts in real-time. Contact data is guaranteed to be up to date.
B2B email finder
The obsolescence rate of B2B contact data is over 33% per year. And this figure is increasing.
Have data and emails pro-nominative and verified has therefore become essential.
Dropcontact has developed its algorithms capable of finding and enriching professional emails: 100% GDPR compliant.
This technology does not rely on any database to search and enrich the email of your contacts and prospects to have constantly updated B2B data.
As for Apollo, it displays a contact database of 200 million contacts in 40 million companies. This is not an exhaustive base when you consider that LinkedIn has over 722 million registered members in 2021.
It will allow you to search for verified email addresses in this stored database.
What is the rate of updated and verified email addresses stored in this database?
A 100% GDPR compliant tool
Unlike Apollo, Dropcontact has developed its algorithms and test servers to find, test, and verify all data. This is why Dropcontact is the only 100% GDPR compliant solution on the market.
Apollo stores and uses personal databases. But the data and its use must have been approved by their third parties.
Do you think they agree and are aware of the resale of their data to all Apollo customers? 🧐
B2B emails verification
Dropcontact has developed a system to verify and qualify emails provided by its algorithm.
All email addresses found and enriched by the algorithms are 98% valid (for catch-all domains> 85%).
Apollo, on the other hand, uses a 5-step email verification process, partly based on cross-referencing information between different databases.
Apollo also detects Catch-All domains and verifies the validity of emails in real-time.
Contacts and companies duplicate merging
Dropcontact automatically detects and merges duplicate leads, contacts, and organizations. No need for a shared field to detect and merge these duplicates. 😉
On the other hand, Apollo doesn't have a feature that detects and merges duplicates in a database, it simply updates the information already present, or adds it.
In addition to enriching all leads, prospects, contacts, and companies, it identifies and removes duplicates.
Adding or modifying a record in your CRM allows Dropcontact to automatically update all data including verified personal email, LinkedIn profile, and company legal information.
Apollo offers a connector in Hubspot, Salesforce, Outreach, SalesLoft.
It allows you to complete your contact and company records directly from its database.
Apollo vs Dropcontact pricing
- From $19/month (unlimited email credits, but the number of data downloads is limited to 25/month).
- Without commitment
- Only one user for this plan
- Free trial: 14-days trial
- Free plan: 150 credits/month, but the number of data records is limited to 25/month. 😕
- From 24€/month (1 000 credits)
- Without commitment
- No user limit
- Free trial: the first 100 credits are free 🎁
- Free plan: 25 credits/month
Only one Dropcontact credit is enough to enrich a contact line with all contact and company data: qualified and verified name-based pro email address, LinkedIn profile, civility, company website, LinkedIn page, and all legal information*. Who says better? 🔥
Apollo vs Dropcontact features
Email Finder and B2B data enrichment
Thanks to its algorithm, Dropcontact finds and enriches email addresses from the name + first name + and website. It can also find professional emails through the URL of a LinkedIn profile.
Apollo can search for emails and contact info in a database of 200 million people in 10 million companies.
B2B email qualification
Dropcontact algorithm qualifies emails into 4 categories: @pro, @perso, nominative@, generic@.
The emails provided by Apollo are not qualified.
B2B email checking, verification and correction
Dropcontact checks, tests, and validates each email address, without using any database but only with its algorithm.
Dropcontact detects potential errors in email addresses and corrects them automatically.
Apollo uses a 5-step email verification process.
Only integrated with a CRM, Apollo updates the information present in it, including the email address.
Add the civility
The civility of the contacts is detected by Dropcontact which allows it to personalize its communication.
Apollo does not allow to find the civility of a contact.
First name + last name correction and normalization
Dropcontact corrects first names: corrects accents, or adds capital letters.
Apollo does not detect if the first and last names are not correct. Apollo adds the first and last name in its database.
Duplicate contacts detection and merging
Duplicate contacts are detected and merged by Dropcontact.
Apollo does not detect and merge duplicate contacts.
Add the contact's LinkedIn profile
Dropcontact allows you to get the LinkedIn profile of your contacts, for a multi-channel prospecting.
Apollo allows you to search and add the contact's LinkedIn profile.
Add the contact's nominative phone number
Following the GDPR law, only business information is provided by Dropcontact.
No personal contacts are sought.
Apollo can find the contact's cell phone number if it is in its database, but it is a direct, often private number.
Add the contact's company and its website
Dropcontact enriches the contact name of your customers and adds all their administrative data (address, SIREN / SIRET / NAF code, last published annual accounts, number of employees...).
Dropcontact adds the company website, either from the company name or from the contact's professional email address.
Apollo provides the prospect's company information: Address, the activity field, turnover, employees number, etc...).
Apollo provides the website of the company to which the contact belongs.
Add the company LinkedIn page
The LinkedIn pages of companies are provided by Dropcontact.
The company page of the searched contact is added by Apollo.
🗂 Database file
Email enrichment via a contact list
Thanks to a file of contacts deposited on Dropcontact each line is enriched: email, phone, company data, LinkedIn profile, website, etc.
Apollo does not offer mass enrichment by drag and drop: it is not possible to drop a contact file to enrich it.
🔌 API and integration
API and Zapier integration available
Thanks to the Dropcontact API it is possible to connect all your services and integrate them into your prospecting process. Dropcontact is integrated with Zapier to automate all its growth marketing workflows.
Apollo API allows you to create queries, but this feature is still under development.
Apollo Zapier integration allows you to create and update an account or a contact.
CRM integration to enrich, update
and merge B2B contacts
Dropcontact's integration with Pipedrive, Salesforce, Hubspot (soon), and soon Zoho CRM allows you to systematically enrich, verify and merge your leads and companies.
It is possible to integrate Apollo into a CRM: Hubspot, Salesforce, Outreach, Salesloft. This allows you to export or enrich contacts directly into the CRM.
⚖️ Fresh data
Real-time Email Finder tool and GDPR compliant
Dropcontact works only with algorithms and has no personal database. All your contacts are enriched in real-time with fresh data.
Apollo solution is based on databases of 200 million contacts with an obsolescence risk.
To use this data, the contacts must be informed and agree to it.
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They prefer Dropcontact
"The contact database is a business's Achilles heel, especially when the business can't afford to spend enormous amounts of money. I was expecting something good, but not as impressive as this."
Great tool to optimize your contact list and get verified emails
There's nothing I dislike about Dropcontact. It has been a great tool to optimize our sales process and get to the inbox of qualified leads. I recommend Dropcontact highly.
Can't find a more reliable and consistent tool since 2019
Data Enrichment is perfectly solved by Dropcontact with a lot of data returned and by time more and more data available. Data cleaning is also really helpful for using those infos into variables within my emails. All of that is easily accessible
Definitely a tool that must be part of a CMO stack
I first used Dropcontact as CMO and I found the tool very easy to use with a good value for money and excellent customer care. Later, as a Marketing consultant, I recommended it to many of my clients and I always had very positive feedback.
Apollo vs Dropcontact benefits
The Apollo benefits
Apollo has a database of over 200 million contacts. The tool offers several functions, it is possible to search for a contact by filtering by company, type of position, activity field, or location.
Apollo also allows you to send emails directly from the tool while targeting your contacts. 🎯
The Dropcontact benefits
Dropcontact is the only 100% GDPR compliant solution on the market. Its algorithm allows to enrich, find and correct email addresses, and other contact information, without any database.
Dropcontact can be used in multiple ways: drag-and-drop, single search, via API, or directly in your CRM (fully automated).
The integration of Dropcontact in different CRM's makes prospecting management easier.