CallHub vs. Hustle

Want to engage supporters in meaningful 1:1 text conversations? CallHub’s peer-to-peer texting solution makes it quick and easy. Connect with 100s of contacts simultaneously, have real conversations, collect data, and drive action; at a fraction of the price.

Do more than just texting

You can use everything you see on CallHub. No expensive subscriptions that limit your access based on the plan you choose. Just sign up and start using what you need.

Get help anywhere, anytime

CallHub’s support team works round the clock to provide you with support at any time of the day. If you can’t find your answer in one of our support guides, you can reach out to us over chat, email, or even call.

Campaign from anywhere with a phone

CallHub’s mobile app is the first of its kind for campaigning. Now your agents can join campaigns and start texting right from their mobile phones. No more device costs.

Comparing CallHub vs. Hustle

Send texts at half the price

CallHub Hustle
Set up fee $0 $0
Per outbound text cost (longcode) 10¢
Per outbound text cost (shortcode) Unavailable
Per text MMS cost 12¢
Text to join cost (unlimited keywords) $25/month Unavailable
Pay as you go pricing Yes No
Bulk text discounts Yes Yes
Refundable credits Yes No
Use your own number Yes (Free) No
Phone number rental $5/month Undisclosed
Adaptive Texting Block (for faster outreach)* Yes Unavailable

* Adaptive texting block helps you increase outreach rate by increasing the number of messages you can send per hour. This is done by renting a block of numbers with the same area code. You can add as many numbers as you want in the block.

Reach people with no legal worries

CallHub Hustle
Send all Initial Texts  Yes No
10DLC Registered Numbers Yes Yes
Scrub TCPA Case filers from list Yes No
Timezone scheduling* Yes No
Account level DNC list Yes Yes
Contact Data Hidden** Yes No
Automatic Opt-outs Yes (Anyone who responds with negative keywords) No 

* Timezone scheduling lets you schedule the campaigns for the timezone your contacts are in. This helps ensure compliance in different states wherein the TCPA mandated hours for texting are different. 

** Admin have complete control over what contact data is shown to agents to ensure data security. 

Onboard and manage agents with no hassle 

CallHub Hustle
Join campaigns from browser Yes No
Mobile App to join campaigns Yes No
Unlimited agent seats at no cost Yes No
Agent self registration* Yes Yes
Add agents from dashboard  Yes No
Add agents using API Yes No
Agent notifications Yes No
Agent Teams** Yes No
Admin directly remove trolls Yes No

* Agents just need to fill out a web form and get added to the campaign. They can start calling in minutes. 

** Agent teams allows you to divide a large set of agents into teams and each team is responsible for their own campaigns.

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Why are people choosing CallHub over others?

Expand your network with relational organizing

CallHub’s Friends and Family messaging solution helps you leverage your volunteers’ network via their preferred communication channel (texting, calling, email, etc.). This feature is available on CallHub for free (no hidden charges).

Easy to migrate from any solution

Already using another software? That’s no problem. CallHub has helped organizations of all sizes switch from Hustle and other platforms. We make it easy & effortless by doing all the heavy lifting for you.

Get started in minutes

Unlike other platforms, setting up an account with CallHub is instant and automatic. You don’t need anyone’s help or wait for hours before you can start texting. You can start setting up campaigns in under 5 minutes.

Incredibly scalable and reliable

CallHub is battle-tested and capable of sending over 25 million texts per day. With a 99% uptime; you can rest assured that your campaigns are never going to stop; no matter how big.

Trusted and loved by customers worldwide


“CallHub surpasses the other guys! Very easy to use. I compared it to several other services and am very happy that we have chosen to do business with them. The team is so friendly, easy to work with and assists wherever they can. It is a joy to work with them!”

 Leslie Stubblefield, Insurance Media Services

“CallHub has become my go-to platform for affordable phone canvassing campaigns, voice broadcasts and text message blasts. I used the Voice Broadcast feature in various ways, from inviting people to events to, in one case, contacting almost every household in a small province to generate leads for people wanting more information about a plebiscite that was taking place.”

Jordan Bober, Director of Development and Election Readiness, Green Party of Prince Edward Island

“I really love your team. You are just super responsive and super friendly and nothing’s too difficult! It’s been a really good experience.”

Shaun Murray, Senior Organizer, GetUp

“CallHub made my marketing program easy and also affordable. I love the dialer, the SMS marketing program and the voice broadcasts. The CallHub team is doing a wonderful job!”

 Wendy Mathis, Global Quest Services

“I love this product. It’s so easy to use with a very clean user interface. The price is the most economical I’ve seen in the industry and last but not least is the wonderful customer support. They answer all questions very quick.”

 Ronald Hart, Marketer, The Cloud Marketers

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Hustle FAQs

1. What is Hustle’s pricing?

Hustle’s pricing varies as per usage and is primarily based on the number of contacts you upload. The prices range between 10 to 15 cents per text. There’s no data available for subscription plans or volume discounts.

2. Is there any setup required to use Hustle?

Yes. Agents and managers will need to download the Hustle app on their computers to start texting. There’s no option to login from your browser.

3. Does Hustle provide 10DLC registered numbers? Are there any alternatives for 10DLC available?

Yes. You can contact your account managers and ask them for 10DLC numbers. You may need to fill out a form providing all relevant details.

As for alternatives, you can use short codes or toll free numbers for texting. However, Hustle does not provide these.

CallHub FAQs

1. What is CallHub’s pricing?

CallHub follows a pay as you go pricing model. So you’re only charged for the texts you send at 4¢. We also offer subscriptions. So if your texting volumes are higher, the price is even lower.

2. Is there any setup required for CallHub?

Absolutely not. Just login to your account from your browser and get started. We even have a mobile app for campaigning so agents can send and receive texts from their phones; anytime, anywhere.

3. Does CallHub integrate with NGP Van, NationBuilder, and other major CRMs?

Yes, CallHub has direct connections with all major CRMs including NationBuilder, NGP Van, Blackbaud, Action Network, Salesforce, L2 Political, CiviCRM, and Blue State Digital. It also connects with 300+ data apps via Zapier. All integrations are two-way and sync data in real time.