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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

250ok

250ok is a great tool for companies that have recently switched ESPs to monitor inbox placement or for companies that historically have been having email deliverability issues and would like to learn about the root cause and improve. Unlike ReturnPath, 250ok doesn't offer certification, but honestly, you don't need certification if you follow the Gmail/Microsoft/AOL/Yahoo bulk sender guidelines. I haven't seen a company which significantly improved their results with that certification and I've been working for one major ESP for 7 years. 250ok is a good diagnostic/monitoring tool but it is not a panacea for those who continue to violate sender guidelines due to poor list/content management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

Vero tends to play nice with companies that have their websites as the primary source of truth. This allows them to send as many events as they need and develop more complex workflows that introduce conditionality into Vero emails. However, for those that rely more on Salesforce, it might have more limited applications. The product is fairly easy to use, so it's easy for multiple people on the team to pick it up and do what they need for their respective groups. On the other hand, creating email templates will require some knowledge of HTML/CSS, unless those are copied from another source. That would require another product of course that provides more robust layout editing features and templates.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

250ok
8.2
Vero
9.0
A/B testing
250ok
8.0
Vero
10.0
Mobile optimization
250ok
10.0
Vero
8.0
Email deliverability
250ok
8.9
Vero
8.5
List management
250ok
5.9
Vero
9.0
WYSIWYG email editor
250ok
Vero
7.5
Dynamic content
250ok
Vero
9.5
Ability to test dynamic content
250ok
Vero
10.0
Triggered drip sequences
250ok
Vero
9.5

Reporting & Analytics

250ok
7.0
Vero
9.5
Dashboards
250ok
7.6
Vero
9.5
Standard reports
250ok
7.1
Vero
9.0
Custom reports
250ok
6.3
Vero
10.0

Pros

250ok

  • They provide a wide-ranging tool to view your email templates in many different email clients under different circumstances. We used this tool to identify specific issues we couldn't test that a small subset of users had complained about.
  • The Seedlist Optimizer Tool does the legwork for you to identify which ESPs are used the most and gives you a custom seed list for testing.
  • The Campaign Diagnostics report shows immediate feedback after sending on how your email is performing and where you can improve in the future.
Joe Hallissey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • Managing lists/segmentation.
  • Email tracking.
  • Reports and insights.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

250ok

  • Does not specifically identify which email addresses are spam traps
  • This is software as a service, so it's not managed and you need to have team members who can make adjustments to your email program
  • Would be nice if 250ok had a direct relationship with ISPs and could reach out on your behalf
Kevin Scally | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • Naming conventions. Some items, once given a name, could not have the name changed.
  • User-friendliness of interface for non-developers. Vero is certainly built with the developer in mind and a marketer/user cannot do much before a developer configures everything.
  • Absolutely terrible if you are hoping to use Vero as a CRM. To its credit, it does not claim to be a CRM.
James McQuillin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

250ok

It’s cheaper than its competitors and it has dmarc tracking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

We formerly used Mailchimp for newsletter emails and Mandrill for website transactional emails. While working well, Mailchimp restructured its services a while back, making them more cost prohibitive for us. Furthermore, the two services weren't as well integrated. We chose Vero because it had both types of emails integrated into its product, which made it easy for us to manage. Customer.io was also used briefly, but it only handled drip campaigns, so it wasn't as versatile for us. We found we could do most things with Vero, so it just made more sense.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

250ok

  • Easy real-time inbox placement and deliverability monitoring for IPs and domains.
  • Proactive problem resolution to avoid potential issues.
  • Great addition to other deliverability tools to get the full picture on performance.
  • Easy to partner with and to get trained.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Vero

  • It's a solid tool that does its job well and at a competitive price.
  • It's fairly easy to use for both technical and non-technical users.
  • It doesn't take much to get an email campaign designed and scheduled.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

250ok

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

250ok Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Vero

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Vero Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter - unlimited email and push messages$1251
Growth - unlimited email and push messages$1992
Pro - unlimited email and push messages$3993
Scale - unlimited email and push messages$7494
Enterprise - unlimited email and push messages1,049+5
  1. 15,000 subscribers
  2. 50,000 subscribers
  3. 100,000 subscribers
  4. 200,000 subscribers
  5. 200,000+ subscribers
Additional Pricing Details
Save 15% with an annual subscription

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