Amazon SES Competitors and Alternatives

The top Amazon SES competitors are
  • MailChimp
  • Mailgun
  • SendGrid
Read reviews of Amazon SES competitors and alternatives
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Mailgun Technologies
Kabue Charles
Real User
Software Developer at a media company with 1-10 employees
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to send an email via HTTP.

How has it helped my organization?

* Saved time to integrate * Can handle many emails at once

What needs improvement?

Preview of email as sent - currently, the preview is an image.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I haven't been required to pay yet because they give me 10k free emails per month, so for medium emails, it's the best... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I started with SendGrid - they require a lot of details to start testing. Mailgun provides you with a sandbox testing... more»

What other advice do I have?

Start with Mailgun, then consider other options if it doesn't solve your particular problem.
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MailChimp
Michael Horwitz
Real User
Digital Marketing Specialist at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

There are several features in MailChimp that make it an invaluable tool for email communications. For me, the ability... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We rely heavily on email to communicate with our audience. The downside of sending many emails is that the unsubscribe... more»

What needs improvement?

MailChimp’s reports on audience engagement are not the most robust. We have the ability to see statistics on any given... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

MailChimp has a discount for non-profits. It’s also important to note they charge by subscriber, so it’s best to... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Lyris before we switched to MailChimp. In Lyris, each email needed to be designed using HTML and CSS, which... more»

What other advice do I have?

We gradually migrated to MailChimp in stages during our implementation. First, we designed some of our emails in... more»
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SendGrid
Juan Ignacio Michelotti
Real User
Developer at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

Portability to whatever programming language you are using. RESTful API that can be invoked really easy. We use... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Basically, we have replaced our SMTP server with this solution. (We had three SMTP servers, for development, testing,... more»

What needs improvement?

* Development * Design * Marketing

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Sorry, but I don't know how much it costs, or the licensing matter. I asked for it and it was approved and also paid... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, but as I said, it was a bunch of things that were replaced by SendGrid. HTMLs, SMTP Server, and a lot of repeated... more»

What other advice do I have?

Go ahead! It is pretty simple to use. It is not that it does much, but what it does, it does well.

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