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MailChimp vs Mailtrain: What are the differences?

What is MailChimp? Easy email newsletters. 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.

What is Mailtrain? Self-hosted open-source Mailchimp clone. Mailtrain is a self hosted newsletter application built on Node.js (v5+) and MySQL (v5.5+ or MariaDB).

MailChimp and Mailtrain can be primarily classified as "Email Marketing" tools.

Mailtrain is an open source tool with 3.98K GitHub stars and 430 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Mailtrain's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is 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.

What is Mailtrain?

Mailtrain is a self hosted newsletter application built on Node.js (v5+) and MySQL (v5.5+ or MariaDB).
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    What are some alternatives to Mailchimp and Mailtrain?
    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.
    ActiveCampaign
    Recognized as the leader in the marketing and sales automation for small businesses, ActiveCampaign helps over 70k growing businesses meaningfully connect and engage with their customers with personalized, intelligence-driven messages.
    Drip
    It is the first ECRM–an Ecommerce CRM designed for building personal and profitable relationships with your customers at scale. It uses customer insight, data, and smarter email marketing automation at scale. With the best customer experience, your brand will never blend in.
    Campaign Monitor
    Campaign Monitor makes it easy to attract new subscribers, send them beautiful email newsletters and see stunning reports on the results.
    Mandrill
    Mandrill is a new way for apps to send transactional email. It runs on the delivery infrastructure that powers MailChimp.
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    Reviews of Mailchimp and Mailtrain
    Avatar of amrelgarhy
    CTO and Co Founder
    Review ofMailchimpMailchimp

    I have been using MailChimp and I found it the best choice for Newsletter and building email templates.

    The only annoying part as a developer is when I started using their API through mandrill, The API itself work perfect, but the issue is in the templates.

    I start by creating a template in Mailchimp then submit it to mandrill (this gives me the impression that API is a second citizen in mailchimp, but not a big deal, it works) then I update the template code through Mandrill and here start the problem because you loose the Sync between MailChimp and Mandrill. Mandrill has a very poor template editor and you can't Sync it back to MailChimp to use their greate template editor.

    Everything else is great.

    How developers use Mailchimp and Mailtrain
    Avatar of Volkan Özçelik
    Volkan Özçelik uses MailchimpMailchimp

    At zerotoherojs.com there are two kinds of mailing that I send.

    1. Important system emails.
    2. News and updates.

    I send the important emails using Mailgun, and news and updates using MailChimp.

    For managing your mailing list, and sending occasional newsletters, MailChimp is the best.

    Avatar of HyVive
    HyVive uses MailchimpMailchimp

    MailChimp is used to provision our newsletters to our customers. To outsource the Email traffic its a good choice for the quality and services they provide.

    Avatar of Lyndon Wong
    Lyndon Wong uses MailchimpMailchimp

    Top-of-funnel email campaigns. Email communication with people who exist outside of our core automated systems (aka outside of our digital journey).

    Avatar of Giftstarter
    Giftstarter uses MailchimpMailchimp

    We use MailChimp for collecting signups on landing pages, our main app, for drip campaigns, and to send updates to users.

    Avatar of Promethean TV
    Promethean TV uses MailchimpMailchimp

    MailChimp is used by our business development team for email marketing and customer communications.

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