Email Autoresponder Comparison

 

Email marketing is one of the most important ways to stay in contact with your community.  Finding an email autoresponder that works with your business and your budget can be tricky!  I’ve used two different platforms and still use one of them, but for other parts of my business I have decided to use yet another one.

Right now I use GetResponse for one section of my business and then for my Health Bloggers Academy I use Constant Contact.  I’m still getting used of Constant Contact and am in the beginning stages.

GetResponse is going through a growth stage and are updating their software and so some days when I send emails it doesn’t go through right away.  I like GetResponse because they give you one month free, plus they are only $15 until you reach 1,000 people on your list.  For the most part they are reliable and before they started the switch I didn’t have very many issues.  Plus the

 

Autoresponder Comparison Chart

NOTE: Comparison chart was created based on available information and features are subject to change.

  GetResponse
getresponse.com
Aweber
aweber.com
Constant Contact
constantcontact.com
iContact
icontact.com
Infusionsoft
Infusionsoft.com
MailChimp
mailchimp.com
Free Trial 30 days $1 for 30 days 60 days 30 days No No trial but free option
Cost $15/pm for up to 1,000 subscribers. $250 for 50,000. Other pricing options available. $19/pm for 500 subs. $149 per month for 25,000. Other pricing options available. $20/pm for up to 500 subs. $90 per month for 5,000 – 10,000.  Other pricing options available. $14/pm for up to 500 subscribers. $117 for15,000. Other pricing options available. $199 to 599 monthly Free for 12,000 emails & 2,000 subscribers ppm $20 – $50 p/m for unlimited emails.
Web-Based Service or Script Web-based service. Web-based service. Web-based service. Web-based service. Web-based service. Web-based service.
Import & Export Subscribers
Add Leads from Offline Sources No No No No
HTML & Text
Message Personalization
Click Tracking & Campaign Statistics
Social Media Integration
HTML Email & Opt-in Templates
Criteria sending (subscription date, location, etc.)
Best for (business size) Small to Medium Small to Medium Medium to Large Small to Medium Large Small to Medium