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HubSpot vs Clio Grow For Law Firms

Categories:  Legal Marketing
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TheeDigital is a partner of both HubSpot and Clio because we’ve found that both tools can benefit our law firm clients. In this article, we’ll share what we’ve learned about the pros and cons of using either tool (or both!) and which would be best for different situations.

HubSpot vs Clio Grow for law firms

Why Should A Law Firm Use HubSpot?

HubSpot is beneficial for law firms because it offers a comprehensive suite of customer relationship management (CRM) tools and advanced email marketing capabilities. With HubSpot, you can track leads through the sales funnel, analyze all of your data to identify market trends and opportunities for improvement, and market to them on a regular basis. Both Hubspot and Clio Grow offer email marketing automation, but HubSpot is more advanced and offers more customization for larger firms.

Pros of HubSpot

  • Integrates with Clio Manage
  • Customizable marketing campaigns based on lifecycle stage, website content interactions, and more
  • Live chat and text messaging
  • A/B testing
  • Analytics and reporting
  • WordPress integration tracks web activity

Cons of HubSpot

  • May not be as seamless of an experience as using Clio Grow and Clio Manage together
  • Can be expensive for smaller firms

Why Should A Law Firm Use Clio Grow?

Clio Grow is helpful for law firms because it is specifically designed for the legal industry and it syncs seamlessly with Clio Manage. Its client intake workflow is particularly impressive. Clio Grow also offers marketing automation, although not as advanced as HubSpot. If you’re already using Clio Manage and you don’t need extensive customization for marketing campaigns, then Clio Grow may be the best option for you.

Pros of Clio Grow

  • Syncs matter and contact information directly to Clio Manage
  • Automated intake process
  • Advanced reporting capabilities to analyze pipeline
  • Form integration for WordPress

Cons of Clio Grow

  • Does not track website interactions for marketing purposes
  • Text messaging is not included in Clio Grow

Why Would A Law Firm Use Both HubSpot And Clio Grow?

Integrating both Clio Grow and HubSpot can give you a more comprehensive approach to managing your firm. HubSpot’s CRM, analytics, and marketing tools are great for helping with lead generation, customer relationship management and tracking campaigns, while Clio Grow provides the tools needed for intake and a seamless sync to Clio Manage. Integrating the two can help you better track leads through the sales funnel, capture more data and insights to inform your marketing strategy and automate case management processes. By combining the two tools, you can become more efficient in running your law firm and tracking the success of your campaigns.


Ultimately, it comes down to choosing which tool best fits the needs of your law firm. HubSpot offers a comprehensive suite of features that can help you market your firm, while Clio Grow is tailored specifically to the legal industry and syncs seamlessly with Clio Manage. Both tools have their benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to consider what works best for your law firm. Integrating both HubSpot and Clio Grow can give larger firms a more comprehensive approach.

TheeDigital Can Help You Decide

If you’re considering using HubSpot and/or Clio Grow for your law firm, contact TheeDigital. Our team of digital marketing experts can help guide you to the right solution that fits your needs and budget. Let us help make running your law firm easier!

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About The Author:
Keri Rosemond

Keri Rosemond is the VP of Operations at TheeDigital. She manages the marketing and production departments and makes sure her team is delivering the best results for our clients. Give Keri a call at 1-919-626-8866 if you would like to discuss how TheeDigital can generate more leads for your business!

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