Apostle.io vs Mailgun vs Twilio SendGrid

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Apostle.io

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Pros of Apostle.io
Pros of Mailgun
Pros of Twilio SendGrid
  • 1
    Outsources handlebars template interpolation
  • 1
    Integrates with mailgun, sendgrid, mandrill, smtp
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Rails, ruby, python, php, javascript, curl
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    Analytics
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    Awesome
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    Great editor with handlebars
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    Quick email integration
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    Free plan
  • 91
    Easy setup
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    Ridiculously reliable
  • 54
    Extensive apis
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    Great for parsing inbound emails
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    Nice UI
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    Developer-centric
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    Excellent customer support
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    Heroku Add-on
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    Easy to view logs of sent emails
  • 3
    Email mailbox management for developers
  • 2
    Great customer support, love rackspace
  • 2
    Great documentation
  • 1
    Great PHP library
  • 1
    Better than sendgrid not ask too many question
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    Easy setup
  • 136
    Cheap and simple
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    Easy email integration!
  • 86
    Reliable
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    Well-documented
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    Generous free allowance to get you started
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    Trackable
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    Heroku add-on
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    Azure add-on
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    Better support for third party integrations
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    Simple installation
  • 6
    Free plan
  • 4
    Great client libraries
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    Helpful evangelist staff
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    Great support
  • 3
    Better customer support than the competition
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    Great add-ons
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    Scalable
  • 2
    Nice dashboard
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    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 Apostle.io
Cons of Mailgun
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    • 2
      Cost
    • 2
      No HTTPS tracking links supported
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      Emails go to spam due to blacklisted IP's of mailgun
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      Cannot create multiple api keys
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      No Terraform provider
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      Google analytics integration is not campaign-specific
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      Shared IP blacklist removal takes months
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      Shares IP blacklist removal

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    What is Apostle.io?

    Transactional emails are the forgotten step child of internet marketers. Apostle.io empowers marketers to manage transactional emails themselves, as they would their list based campaigns. Preview, Update, Analyse and Test your transactional email all in one place.

    What is Mailgun?

    Mailgun is a set of powerful APIs that allow you to send, receive, track and store email effortlessly.

    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 Apostle.io, Mailgun, and Twilio SendGrid?
    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.
    Mandrill
    Mandrill is a new way for apps to send transactional email. It runs on the delivery infrastructure that powers MailChimp.
    Postmark
    Postmark removes the headaches of delivering and parsing email for webapps with minimal setup time and zero maintenance.
    Mailjet
    Mailjet is a real-time Cloud Emailing platform: scalable, agile and flexible. Our unique algorithm boosts your deliverability and our platform provides in-depth insight so you can optimize more than ever.
    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.
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