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Alternatives to Twilio SendGrid

Mailgun, Mandrill, SparkPost, Mailchimp, and Amazon SES are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Twilio SendGrid.
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What is Twilio SendGrid and what are its top alternatives?

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.
Twilio SendGrid is a tool in the Transactional Email category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Twilio SendGrid

  • Mailgun
    Mailgun

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

  • Mandrill
    Mandrill

    Mandrill is a new way for apps to send transactional email. It runs on the delivery infrastructure that powers MailChimp. ...

  • SparkPost
    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. ...

  • Mailchimp
    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 SES
    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. ...

  • Constant Contact
    Constant Contact

    As an industry leader in permission based online marketing, Constant Contact partners with the leading providers of online marketing and social media marketing solutions. ...

  • Postmark
    Postmark

    Postmark removes the headaches of delivering and parsing email for webapps with minimal setup time and zero maintenance. ...

  • SendinBlue
    SendinBlue

    It is a digital marketing toolbox that's built to scale and adapt with you as you grow. You can save time and boost performance by automating your segmentation and marketing messages. ...

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Mailgun logo

Mailgun

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The Email Service for Developers.
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PROS OF MAILGUN
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    Quick email integration
  • 147
    Free plan
  • 91
    Easy setup
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    Ridiculously reliable
  • 54
    Extensive apis
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    Great for parsing inbound emails
  • 25
    Nice UI
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    Developer-centric
  • 15
    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
CONS OF MAILGUN
  • 2
    Cost
  • 2
    No HTTPS tracking links supported
  • 1
    Emails go to spam due to blacklisted IP's of mailgun
  • 1
    Cannot create multiple api keys

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Todd Gardner
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We've moved our transactional email away from Mandrill to Mailgun. We had continued using Mandrill after Mailchimp deprecated the service awhile back, because the amount of credits we were offered essentially made it free.

However, following a couple weeks of frequent downtime and poor service transparency from Mandrill, we decided it was time to make the switch. It appears they no longer had any engineers with the ability to identify the core problems.

Mailgun has been more reliable, yet not as reliable as we expected. We still see issues a few times per week with the API failing when we attempt to make a call. The Reporting UI is way better.

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Mandrill logo

Mandrill

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Send transactional, triggered, and personalized email, then track results.
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PROS OF MANDRILL
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    Simple installation
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    Great api
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    Generous free allowance to get you started
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    Cheap and simple
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    Trackable
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    Well-documented
  • 54
    Doesn't go to spam
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    Great for mailchimp users
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    Webhooks
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    Client libraries
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    Heroku Add-on
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    Easy to use
  • 5
    Meaningful Metrics
  • 5
    Free
  • 3
    Advanced Tagging and Reports
  • 3
    Mobile Access
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    Status Update
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    Very chimp-like
  • 2
    Great Documentation
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    love this service
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    Free Plan
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    Webhooks for bounce mail
CONS OF MANDRILL
  • 1
    Really hard to pull analytics out via api

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Todd Gardner
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MandrillMandrillMailgunMailgun
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We've moved our transactional email away from Mandrill to Mailgun. We had continued using Mandrill after Mailchimp deprecated the service awhile back, because the amount of credits we were offered essentially made it free.

However, following a couple weeks of frequent downtime and poor service transparency from Mandrill, we decided it was time to make the switch. It appears they no longer had any engineers with the ability to identify the core problems.

Mailgun has been more reliable, yet not as reliable as we expected. We still see issues a few times per week with the API failing when we attempt to make a call. The Reporting UI is way better.

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Hi, I've noticed my Mandrill emails are being received fine but my Mailchimp emails, about 75% are going into junk mail. I was wondering is it possible I have missed some sort of integration or can I send my Mailchimp marketing emails via mandrill?

Need help to somehow reduce the number of my emails going into junk mail, can someone help?

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SparkPost

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Email Delivery and Analytics for Developers and Enterprises
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PROS OF SPARKPOST
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    I could start sending real emails in less than 5 mins
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    Email don't end up in spam after DNS verification
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    Flexible, robust API
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    Very easy to integrate with Laravel
CONS OF SPARKPOST
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    Suspended paid acount without warning or reason
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    Spam trap reports are suspicious b/c all users opted in
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    Support won't answer mail (9h so far)
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    Only free for 100 emails/day
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    New dedicated ip blacklisted by some clients

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Mailchimp

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Easy email newsletters
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PROS OF MAILCHIMP
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    Smooth setup & ui
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    Mailing list
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    Robust e-mail creation
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    Integrates with a lot of external services
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    Custom templates
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    Free tier
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    Great api
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    Great UI
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    A/B Testing Subject Lines
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    Broad feature set
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    Subscriber Analytics
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    Great interface. The standard for email marketing
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    Great documentation
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    Mandrill integration
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    Segmentation
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    Best deliverability; helps you be the good guy
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    Facebook Integration
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    Autoresponders
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    RSS-to-email
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    Co-branding
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    Customization
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    Embedded signup forms
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    Automation
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    Great logo
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    Groups
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    Landing pages
CONS OF MAILCHIMP
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    Super expensive
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    Poor API
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    Charged based on subscribers as opposed to emails sent

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Hi, I've noticed my Mandrill emails are being received fine but my Mailchimp emails, about 75% are going into junk mail. I was wondering is it possible I have missed some sort of integration or can I send my Mailchimp marketing emails via mandrill?

Need help to somehow reduce the number of my emails going into junk mail, can someone help?

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Does anyone else hate Twilio SendGrid's UI for creating emails? I love MailerSend but I can't recreate the same email styles in both and I want to keep them in sync. Thinking about Mailchimp..

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Amazon SES

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Bulk and transactional email-sending service.
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PROS OF AMAZON SES
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    Reliable
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    Cheap
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    Integrates with other aws services
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    Easy setup
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    Trackable
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    Easy rails setup
CONS OF AMAZON SES
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    Cyril Duchon-Doris

    We decided to use AWS Lambda for several serverless tasks such as

    • Managing AWS backups
    • Processing emails received on Amazon SES and stored to Amazon S3 and notified via Amazon SNS, so as to push a message on our Redis so our Sidekiq Rails workers can process inbound emails
    • Pushing some relevant Amazon CloudWatch metrics and alarms to Slack
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    I would like to know how I can implement a transactional email, or if it is possible to do so, like Mailchimp, using Amazon SES. I want to have the flexibility of creating emails like MailChimp, with a bulk email sending capability. Is it as simple with AWS SES as it is with MailChimp? If so, then how can I implement that for my own product? Thanks!

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    Constant Contact logo

    Constant Contact

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    Grow with Email Marketing. Guaranteed.
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    PROS OF CONSTANT CONTACT
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        Postmark

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        Email delivery for web apps - done right.
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        PROS OF POSTMARK
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          Simple
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          Great analytics
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          Email, done right
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          Easy setup
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          Heroku Add-on
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          Can review sent messages
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          Very inexpensive
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          Exceptional support
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          Pay per message
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          Great support
        CONS OF POSTMARK
        • 1
          No 24x7 support

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        SendinBlue

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        Marketing campaigns, transactional messaging and marketing automation
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        PROS OF SENDINBLUE
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          Cheap & Simple
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          Free Unlimited Contact Storage
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          French product
        CONS OF SENDINBLUE
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