Amazon SES vs SparkPost vs Twilio SendGrid

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Amazon SES

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Pros of Amazon SES
Pros of SparkPost
Pros of Twilio SendGrid
  • 102
    Reliable
  • 96
    Cheap
  • 57
    Integrates with other aws services
  • 52
    Easy setup
  • 18
    Trackable
  • 2
    Easy rails setup
  • 10
    I could start sending real emails in less than 5 mins
  • 2
    Email don't end up in spam after DNS verification
  • 1
    Flexible, robust API
  • 1
    Very easy to integrate with Laravel
  • 189
    Easy setup
  • 137
    Cheap and simple
  • 107
    Easy email integration!
  • 86
    Reliable
  • 58
    Well-documented
  • 28
    Generous free allowance to get you started
  • 25
    Trackable
  • 21
    Heroku add-on
  • 15
    Azure add-on
  • 13
    Better support for third party integrations
  • 6
    Simple installation
  • 6
    Free plan
  • 4
    Great client libraries
  • 4
    Helpful evangelist staff
  • 3
    Great support
  • 3
    Better customer support than the competition
  • 3
    Great add-ons
  • 2
    Scalable
  • 2
    Nice dashboard
  • 1
    Web editor for templates
  • 1
    Cool setup
  • 1
    Free
  • 1
    Within integration
  • 1
    Easy set up
  • 1
    Great customer support
  • 1
    Google cloud messaging

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Cons of Amazon SES
Cons of SparkPost
Cons of Twilio SendGrid
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    • 1
      Suspended paid acount without warning or reason
    • 1
      Spam trap reports are suspicious b/c all users opted in
    • 1
      Support won't answer mail (9h so far)
    • 1
      Only free for 100 emails/day
    • 1
      New dedicated ip blacklisted by some clients
    • 2
      No Terraform provider
    • 2
      Google analytics integration is not campaign-specific
    • 1
      Shared IP blacklist removal takes months
    • 0
      Shares IP blacklist removal

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    What is Amazon SES?

    Amazon SES eliminates the complexity and expense of building an in-house email solution or licensing, installing, and operating a third-party email service. The service integrates with other AWS services, making it easy to send emails from applications being hosted on services such as Amazon EC2.

    What is SparkPost?

    SparkPost is the world’s #1 email delivery provider. We empower companies with actionable, real-time data to send relevant email to their customers which increases engagement and both top and bottom line revenue.

    What is Twilio SendGrid?

    Twilio SendGrid's cloud-based email infrastructure relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems. Twilio SendGrid provides reliable delivery, scalability & real-time analytics along with flexible API's.

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    What are some alternatives to Amazon SES, SparkPost, and Twilio SendGrid?
    Mailgun
    Mailgun is a set of powerful APIs that allow you to send, receive, track and store email effortlessly.
    Mailchimp
    MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. It's like your own personal publishing platform.
    Amazon SNS
    Amazon Simple Notification Service makes it simple and cost-effective to push to mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and internet connected smart devices, as well as pushing to other distributed services. Besides pushing cloud notifications directly to mobile devices, SNS can also deliver notifications by SMS text message or email, to Simple Queue Service (SQS) queues, or to any HTTP endpoint.
    Mandrill
    Mandrill is a new way for apps to send transactional email. It runs on the delivery infrastructure that powers MailChimp.
    AWeber
    It is an email marketing service provider with over 100,000 small business clients world wide. It helps people keep in touch with the subscribers who have requested to be on their mailing list.
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