Mailgun vs Postmark vs Twilio SendGrid

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What is Mailgun?

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

What is Postmark?

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

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 Mailgun, Postmark, and Twilio SendGrid?
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.
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.
Mandrill
Mandrill is a new way for apps to send transactional email. It runs on the delivery infrastructure that powers MailChimp.
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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Decisions about Mailgun, Postmark, and Twilio SendGrid
Todd Gardner
Todd Gardner
President at TrackJS · | 9 upvotes · 31.6K views
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Mandrill
Mandrill
Mailgun
Mailgun

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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Reviews of Mailgun, Postmark, and Twilio SendGrid
Review ofMailgunMailgun

Very easy to setup, support was helpful, too. The free plan is great for starting out. Used it in conjunction with my cloud hosting on DigitalOcean and had no trouble getting it all setup. Still not doing high volume yet, but so far pleased.

How developers use Mailgun, Postmark, and Twilio SendGrid
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Refractal uses Twilio SendGridTwilio SendGrid

Every app needs email, even the ones we build regularly send some kind, be it signup, reset passwords or general announcements, it's all gotta come from somewhere. SendGrid have been a very reliable platform in the past, and we've had no issues so far.

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Kurzor, s.r.o. uses Twilio SendGridTwilio SendGrid

SendGrid came to our attention as a great way of handling outgoing e-mail communication. Mass capabilities, spam handling and the sheer power of MailChimp as a vendor made our decision here.

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Kalibrr uses Twilio SendGridTwilio SendGrid

All of our external emails are sent using SendGrid. SendGrid's statistics dashboards help us figure out whether our emails are reaching people, and how much attention is paid to them.

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Volkan Özçelik uses MailgunMailgun

Mailgun is the only mailing service that I trust to deliver critical user and system emails of zerotoherojs.com

It works great, and for my current usage volume it’s free.

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osu! Ripple uses MailgunMailgun

Mails from the website frontend are sent through Mailgun, mainly because of the free plan of 10,000 emails which perfectly suits us.

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Coolfront Technologies uses Twilio SendGridTwilio SendGrid

Email service used within Coolfront Mobile to send emails and track emails to contractors and their customers (e.g. home-owners).

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Mike MacCana uses Twilio SendGridTwilio SendGrid

Sending welcome emails, chasing potential customers, providing customers with help, password reset emails, etc.

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Frontify-0 uses PostmarkPostmark

We use Postmark for application-specific transactional emails like notifications and digests for our users.

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atandy uses MailgunMailgun

I forward all e-mails to Mailgun and appreciate being able to access the objects easily as JSON.

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Onezino Gabriel uses MailgunMailgun

Serviço para envio de email de modo transacional garantindo o envio e o monitoramento do uso

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Ismael Arenzana uses MailgunMailgun

My transactional email service of choice, for sure. Simple to use and reliable.

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Val Neekman uses PostmarkPostmark

Postmark is used for user-triggered event emails.

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Brounie SA de CV uses PostmarkPostmark

For automatic emails in the system.

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