Kartra Vs ClickFunnels: Comparing These Top Sales Funnel Builders

The battle of Kartra vs ClickFunnels is certainly an epic one.

So I want to make sure that you have enough info to help you pick the best tool.

Let’s get started right away.

ClickFunnels Vs Kartra: Video Comparison Introduction

clickfunnels vs kartra

Quick ClickFunnels vs Kartra summary. Both tools focus on landing pages, sales funnels, and many other tools to help you build and grow your online business.

I wanted to make sure that you really got the most information out of this comparison topic.

That’s why I created a video for you when it comes to Kartra vs ClickFunnels.

You can consider it the quicker cliff notes version that will help you choose the best software.

Click on the play button down below to hear what I have to say:

As I talked about in the video, the best internet marketing software here depends on your needs.

However, if I personally only had to recommend only one software to use?

So that’s the quick introduction when it comes to the Kartra ClickFunnels battle.

I recommend that you keep reading on to get even more information about these funnel tools.

I’ll also talk about how you can some bonuses as well.

And that’s certainly something that you don’t want to miss out on when you’re getting started.

So let’s start with Kartra first.

Kartra Superpowers: What This Software Offers And Its Overall Cost

kartra and clickfunnels

Kartra is going to be the younger software in the matchup against ClickFunnels.

So as you can see from the screenshot of the Kartra website, their tagline is:

Your online business made easy.

Kartra definitely hit the nail on the head when it comes to that claim.

Aside from making your online business easier, this software also allows you to:

  • Create, market, and launch online.
  • Without hiring copywriters, web developers, designers, or system integrators.

All of these claims are true as well, as you also don’t need to be a coder to use Kartra.

Before I talk about some of their best features, there’s one thing I’d like to let you know.

Kartra comes with a 14-day trial that happens to cost one simple little dollar.

However, I’m giving you the ability to double your trial duration.

So if you want to test out Kartra, you’ll be able to get a 30-day trial duration instead.

I’ll leave a related post down below that walks you through the simple process.

Highly Helpful: Kartra 30 day trial tutorial.

So what exactly can you expect to see in terms of tools and features with Kartra?

Let’s talk about that right now.

Kartra Landing Pages, Sales Funnels, And Done For You Campaigns

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Landing pages and funnels… oh my!

This is where there’s going to be a lot of overlap when being compared to ClickFunnels.

In fact, almost everything that Kartra offers can be rightfully compared to ClickFunnels.

Either way, creating a landing page is a similar process for both of the landing page tools.

I would have to say that ClickFunnels overall has a better process.

More about that when we get to ClickFunnels though.

With Kartra, you kickstart the process by picking a template for your specific landing page.

Down below are examples of a few templates that you can pick for your pages:

funnel templates

Kartra has templates to help you create a wide variety of different marketing pages.

In case the image is harder to see, here are a few examples of pages that you can create:

  • Checkout pages.
  • Long sales pages.
  • Lead generation pages.
  • Thank you and download pages.
  • Product launch and review pages.

You can also create webinar registration pages, but there’s something I want to mention.

Important: Kartra doesn’t come along with the ability to create webinars (ClickFunnels does).

This is because their company, Genesis Digital, already has two software tools to do that:

  • WebinarJam.
  • EverWebinar.

Back to talking about creating the pages for your funnels with Kartra.

As I described in my review of Kartra, there’s a lot of flexibility that comes with their editor.

Down below is a screenshot of the Kartra drag and drop editor in action:

kartra page builder example

I’m not going to go into too much detail when it comes to creating your marketing pages.

The fact of the matter is that Kartra still has a smooth process for getting the job done.

Kartra also allows you to:

  • Use popups.
  • Utilize helpful analytics.
  • Utilize the split-testing feature.
  • Automatically have them mobile optimized.

As you might expect, these are perks that ClickFunnels also features in their platform.

Helpful Note: Split-testing is a feature that you want to see from any page builder.

However, there is something that ClickFunnels doesn’t offer.

It’s a little known bonus that I feel more people need to know about (shown below):

kartra marketing campaigns

This extra perk or bonus is referred to as the Kartra done for you campaigns.

These are full-blown campaigns that were created by marketing legends such as:

  • Frank Kern.
  • Andy Jenkins.

Sad Note: Andy Jenkins, one of the owners of Kartra, passed away not too long ago.

What makes these campaigns so legendary is that they had generated millions of dollars.

So it’s not something that was just randomly added in.

This is beneficial because it’s one of the fastest ways to get started with your sales funnels.

Either that or you can utilize the share funnel feature (which ClickFunnels also has).

So that’s a little bit of information when it comes to the Kartra pages and funnels.

If Kartra sounds like it would be a great fit for you so far?

I’ll leave a link down below where you can get started with them (extended trial link):

So let’s take a look at a few reasons why Kartra just might have the edge over ClickFunnels.

In fact, this was one of my first favorite Kartra features.

Kartra Membership Areas

membership site funnel

Spoiler Alert: Kartra is much better for creating membership sites.

So both Kartra and ClickFunnels allow you to create membership sites with their platforms.

However, Kartra is going to be the best option when it comes to this specific feature.

And while ClickFunnels doesn’t have many weaknesses?

Their membership feature would certainly have to be their biggest weakness.

So Kartra comes with many more great membership templates than ClickFunnels.

You can have a look at a few examples of templates that I added down below:

membership site differences

Kartra memberships are also much more flexible in terms of what you need to edit.

In fact, Kartra claims that their memberships can replace other options such as:

  • Thinkific membership platform.
  • Teachable membership platform.

However, this is another feature that I don’t want to go into too a ton of detail.

This is simply for the fact that I want to get the main point across about this feature:

Kartra is better for creating membership sites.

So given the fact that Kartra came out many years after ClickFunnels first launched?

It allowed them some time to be able to one-up their biggest competitor.

By doing this, they added many features that ClickFunnels still doesn’t have to this day.

Here’s a look at a few of them.

Kartra Video Hosting, Calendars, And Helpdesks For Customer Support

kartra video hosting

ClickFunnels is considered to be an all-in-one platform, and Kartra too.

However, Kartra certainly has a few more tools and features compared to ClickFunnels.

As you can see above, the ability to host videos is going to be one of them.

Kartra will host all of your videos so that you don’t need another third-party tool like:

  • Wisita.
  • Vimeo.
  • Spotlightr.
  • Sproutvideo.

Aside from video hosting, Kartra also comes along with helpdesks and calendars.

Having a help desk is great for providing customer support to your customers.

There’s not a lot to compare here, given the fact that ClickFunnels doesn’t offer these.

If you’d like to learn more about these features (and many more of Kartra’s tools)?

You can read the in-depth review of Kartra that I added down below for you.

Highly Related: In-depth Kartra review.

Please keep in mind that Kartra does have a ton more features to offer as well.

I just don’t want this comparison post to drag on to 10,000 words total.

You can also visit the official Kartra website to see a long menu list of their features:

So how much is Kartra going to cost at the end of the day?

And is the price going to be comparable to using ClickFunnels?

Let’s talk about that right now.

What’s The Cost Of Using Kartra?

business platform prices

Compared to ClickFunnels, Kartra has two more pricing plans to choose from.

Here is a quick list of the plans and prices:

  • Kartra Starter is $99 per month.
  • Kartra Silver is $199 per month (best value).
  • Kartra Gold is $299 per month.
  • Kartra Platinum is $299 per month.

Both Starter plans for each sales funnel builder are just about the same price.

Helpful Note: Kartra is $99/mo and ClickFunnels is $97/mo.

You can also see many of the perks that Kartra gives you in the screenshot above.

I’m going to really compare the pricing plans when I get to the ClickFunnels pricing section.

Until then, you can learn more about the Kartra pricing through the link below.

Related: Learn more about the Kartra pricing plans.

So Kartra is certainly a sales funnel software that you’d be more than happy to use.

It’s a software where you have any interest in it?

Then it’s recommended that you give it a try as you’ll most likely love what it offers:

But is ClickFunnels going to be the superior sales funnel option for your online business?

Let’s flip the Kartra vs ClickFunnels script now and start talking about ClickFunnels.

ClickFunnels Superpowers: What This Software Offers And Its Overall Cost

clickfunnels and kartra

ClickFunnels is the older and more popular sales funnel builder of the two platforms.

Created by Russel Brunson, this software tool will help you:

  • Quickly create sales funnels that convert your visitors into leads and then customers.
  • All without having to hire or rely on a tech team.

I would have to agree with that claim as well, as ClickFunnels is great for creating sales funnels.

Similar to Kartra, ClickFunnels also comes with a 14-day trial for testing them out.

However, their free trial is going to be free as opposed to paying $1 with Kartra.

I’ll leave a helpful tutorial down below that shows you how to quickly get started.

Helpful Tutorial: How to unlock your ClickFunnels free trial.

So what powerful features can you expect to see from this sales funnel builder?

Let’s take a look at some of their most powerful features.

ClickFunnels Landing Pages, Sales Funnels, And Much More

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What I like the most about ClickFunnels is its simplicity.

Creating and setting up your high-converting sales funnels is quite a walk in the park.

Similar to Kartra, you can create any type of landing page or sales funnel on your mind.

ClickFunnels makes it an even smoother process thanks to:

  • Hundreds upon hundreds of landing page templates.
  • An extremely smooth drag and drop landing page builder.
  • An easy to use sales funnel builder for ordering your sales funnel steps.

Helpful Note: The screenshot above showcases some sales funnel steps and templates.

This is one of the biggest reasons why ClickFunnels is one of the best sales funnel builders.

It’s because ClickFunnels has really simplified the process of creating your sales funnels.

Related: A look at the best sales funnel builders.

While ClickFunnels is at the top, Kartra is pretty much neck and neck with ClickFunnels.

As I’ve stated previously, these are certainly the two best options for creating sales funnels.

Now ClickFunnels allows you to create many different types of pages and funnels.

Down below are a few examples for you:

  • Membership sites.
  • Lead generation pages.
  • High ticket webinar funnels.
  • Sales letters and video sales letters to sell your products.

Similar to Kartra, you can also create checkout pages for selling products, offers, and services.

Down below is an example of a checkout page inside the ClickFunnels editor:

business owner shopping carts

Both tools also come along with a feature that’s referred to as an order bump.

It’s shown in the screenshot, and it allows you to make an extra offer on your checkout page.

Regardless of the software that you end up using?

Promise me that you’ll make use of the profitable order bump feature.

It’s one of the easiest ways to make even more sales for your online business.

So I’ve talked about how Kartra overall has many tools compared to ClickFunnels.

However, there is going to be one massive feature that Kartra doesn’t offer.

Let’s take a look at that ClickFunnels feature now.

ClickFunnels Webinar (Automated And Live)

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This is going to be one of those big differences when it comes to ClickFunnels vs Kartra.

That’s why I decided to create a quick section about it.

  • ClickFunnels allows you to create and run webinars.
  • Kartra does NOT allow you to create and run webinars.

As I stated previously, it’s because their company already has software for doing that.

If you’re looking to sell high-ticket offers?

Then webinars are going to be one of the best ways to make those high-ticket sales.

Plus with ClickFunnels, you can run both:

  • Live webinars.
  • Automated webinars (also known as evergreen webinars).

The image that I added above showcases a few steps for an automated webinar.

ClickFunnels also comes with quite a few templates for your webinar pages as well:

get more leads and customers

So with ClickFunnels, you won’t need to get a separate webinar software tool.

With Kartra, you will need to get a separate webinar software tool.

That’s something to keep in mind.

This is certainly a big advantage when it comes to picking ClickFunnels over Kartra.

Similar to Kartra, ClickFunnels has a ton more features that come along with their platform.

You can also read my review down below if you’d like to learn more about ClickFunnels.

Highly Related: In-depth ClickFunnels review.

Or you can always visit the official ClickFunnels website for more information.

I’ll leave that link for you down below in case you want to do even more browsing:

So we’ve taken a look at the features of both ClickFunnels and Kartra.

We’ve also taken a look at the prices that come with Kartra.

Now let’s talk about the ClickFunnels pricing so that we can compare it to Kartra.

What’s The Cost Of Using ClickFunnels?

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ClickFunnels only has 2 pricing plans, compared to Kartra and their 4 options.

Here is a quick look at what you can expect from ClickFunnels:

  • ClickFunnels is $97/month.
  • ClickFunnels Platinum plan is $297/month.

There are also going to be some big differences when it comes to each plan.

Here’s an example for you:

  • The $97 plan gives you 20 sales funnels and 100 pages.
  • The $297 plan gives you an unlimited amount of sales funnels and landing pages.

Another big difference is that the Platinum plan gives you access to Follow-up Funnels.

Follow-up Funnels is the ClickFunnels version of an email marketing tool.

It has a wide variety of uses like being able to send:

  • Broadcasts.
  • Text messages.
  • Desktop notifications.
  • Social media messages.

So here is what I’ve come up with when it comes to the pricing plans of each platform:

  • ClickFunnels is going to be best for the $97/mo plan.
  • Kartra is going to be the best for the $197/mo plan.

This is simply for the fact that the Kartra Silver plan comes with a TON of value.

And on the other hand, the ClickFunnels basic plan is also a great value for the price.

It’s also suitable for a wide variety of online business owners.

You would just need to attach a third-party email marketing tool which isn’t expensive.

In fact, most popular email marketing companies come with free accounts.

Either way, you can learn more about the ClickFunnels pricing in the article below.

It covers all of the minute details in terms of prices, perks, features, and tools.

Related: Learn more about the ClickFunnels pricing packages.

So you now have a good amount of information when it comes to ClickFunnels vs Kartra.

You’ve made it to the grand finale when it comes to choosing the best software tool.

So after all of this information gathered, who is going to be the best option for you?

Be sure to keep reading on to find out.

Kartra Vs ClickFunnels Summary Conclusion

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Kartra vs ClickFunnels. In terms of sales funnel builders, Kartra offers more tools, but ClickFunnels offers a combination of simplicity and a possible better-priced option.

So each both of these sales funnel platforms have a ton of value to offer you.

However, the tool that you pick is going to be dependent on a few conditions.

Or in other words, what you’re looking to accomplish when building your online business.

So without any further ado?

Here are some of the biggest reasons for using each of these sales funnel tools.

Use Kartra For

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  • Creating membership sites.
  • Having (almost) everything you need under one roof.
  • Having more available features like video hosting, help desk, and calendars.
  • Getting started with the Silver plan it offers many unlimited features and perks.

So let’s talk about each of these bullet points that I mentioned above.

First and foremost, Kartra is much better when it comes to creating membership sites.

They are better than ClickFunnels when it comes to that specific feature.

Heck, they might even be better than specific membership plugins and themes.

Next, you get (almost) everything under one roof.

I say almost because you won’t be able to create and run webinars with Kartra.

However, you will be getting a few more tools and perks than compared to ClickFunnels.

Lastly, I feel that you should use Kartra if you’re going to pick the Silver plan.

After all, this plan comes with more value than both of the ClickFunnels plans.

So if Kartra sounds like it’s going to be the best pick for you?

I would highly recommend giving their Silver plan a test drive using the link below:

Don’t Forget: The link above also allows you to extend your Kartra trial to 30 days.

Consider it a “thank you” for taking the time to read about this sales funnel builder.

So those are the reasons why you should use Kartra over ClickFunnels.

Here are some of the main reasons why you’d want to use Click Funnels as your tool.

Use ClickFunnels For

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  • Simplicity.
  • Creating and running live and automated webinars.
  • Having the freedom of choice with an email marketing tool.
  • Ease of use when creating landing pages and sales funnels.
  • Getting started with the basic plan and combining a third-party email tool.

All in all, I’d have to say that ClickFunnels wins when it comes to overall simplicity.

Creating and setting up your landing pages and sales funnels is super simple.

Another big edge over Kartra is that you can create full-blown webinar funnels.

That includes being able to run both live and automated webinars.

Kartra can’t do that.

What I also like about ClickFunnels is that they allow you to use other email tools.

This means that you can combine ClickFunnels with your favorite email marketing tool.

That’s why if you plan on using ClickFunnels as your marketing platform?

I recommend getting the basic plan and attaching a third-party email marketing tool.

So if those bullet-points really hit home for you?

Be sure to take advantage of the free trial that ClickFunnels offers you below:

Plus, I’ll have some bonuses if you get started through the link that I added above.

I’ll leave the details down below where you can learn more about those bonuses.

Related: ClickFunnels bonuses details.

I want to say thank you for taking the time to learn more about these two tools.

You really can’t go wrong with either of these sales funnel builders.

So regardless of which tool you end up picking?

I truly hope that it helps you build and grow your online business.

I also look forward to hearing from you soon, and have a great day!

James Canzanella

A former personal trainer who went from unemployment to online business success. He's been marketing since 2012 and (still) enjoys lifting weights, listening to rock music, and relentlessly quoting movie lines.

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