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4 Reviews
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  • 3 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 1 / 5
    Customer Service

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Fundraising technology for the left. Our mission is to democratize power and help small-dollar donors make their voices heard.


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Act Blue profiled me as an easy mark

Jan 18, 2018
1/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Extremely simple for the recipient to process a contribution to a politician or a donation to a cause.

Cons: Once the software captures your identification and some contribution history, it plies the 'mark' with email upon email, ostensibly from candidates, soliciting money to be dispensed to Act Blue's account for further distribution. My attempts to be removed from their email lists have been fruitless. Thank goodness for spam blocking services.

I am a loyal Democrat. The use of this type of software has soured me on the Democratic Party because it is so transparently manipulative. I will never contribute to a candidate or a cause that has Act Blue's fingerprints on it.

Overall: Initially I thought it eased my ability to contribute thoughtfully. Then, it became apparent that I was being targeted for support of specific campaigns that were outside my comfort zone. At that point, its drawbacks exceeded its utility.

I used ActBlue to donate money to a political cause. It turned out to be a nightmare.

Jul 30, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: When things are working, they are a great idea to collecively service small donors so that they can have a collective voice in political and social causes.

Cons: They are known to turn your one time donation into a recurring donation without asking your permission. I had to cancel my credit card because there was no way for me to turn off the donation at their end. I tried to cancel my account with them and they refused to do it. There is really something wrong going on. Why politicans and social groups use ActBlue to manage their donation solicitations is beyond me. you cannot go online and stop or change your credit card that is being used for the last donation. Criminal behavior. Check out all the complaints online.

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ActBlue Scams Another Loyal Dem

Aug 29, 2018
1/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It's the most faulty software I've ever encountered. Comparable to "phone but more insidious because they make unauthorized deductions from your bank account.

Cons: Its inability to accept entries to its own questions or, it accepts entry but goes directly to an unrelated page.

Overall: DISGUSTING, SCAMMER

HORRIBLE ! Because I only donated once ! But they are trying to automatically withdraw MONTHLY !

Jul 29, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: They make it hard to cancel but easy to use. Billing me NOT according to what I initially agreed to donate.

Cons: I feel scammed! It has made me not want to donate. I am being charged monthly and it was only supposed to be a ONE TIME CHARGE!