Acumbamail vs. Twilio SendGrid

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acumbamail
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
Acumbamail is an Email, SMS marketing, subscription forms management and landing page editor for marketing, boasting a team of English-speaking, dedicated technical support ready to help with campaign creation. The tool integrates with Analytics, Wordpress, Prestashop, and Facebook.
$22.29
per month
Twilio SendGrid
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
Twilio SendGrid Marketing Campaigns provides users with segmentation, campaign editing, and deliverability. According to the vendor, Twilio SendGrid Marketing Campaigns is trusted by over 80,000 customers globally, including Airbnb, Spotify and Uber. Twilio SendGrid Marketing Campaigns aims to help users by providing: MORE EFFICIENT EMAIL BUILDING The campaign building process is free from frustrating, rigid step-by-step wizards that slow users down. The vendor says…
$15
per month
Pricing
AcumbamailTwilio SendGrid
Editions & Modules
Mailings - Basic
22€
per month up to 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Basic
34€
per month 2,500 subscribers
Mailings - Pro
61€
per month 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Pro
73€
per month 2,500 subscribers
Mailings - Enterprise (advanced optimization tools)
191€
per month 20,000 emails
Subscribers - Enterprise (advanced optimization tools)
203€
per month 2,500 subscribers
Basic
$15
per month
Advanced
$60
per month
Free
Free
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AcumbamailTwilio SendGrid
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details20% discount for annual pricing.
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
AcumbamailTwilio SendGrid
Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
8.2
1 Ratings
0% above category average
Twilio SendGrid
7.7
46 Ratings
6% below category average
WYSIWYG email editor10.01 Ratings7.733 Ratings
Dynamic content10.01 Ratings7.936 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content9.01 Ratings8.034 Ratings
Landing pages10.01 Ratings7.522 Ratings
A/B testing5.01 Ratings8.526 Ratings
Mobile optimization5.01 Ratings9.034 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting5.01 Ratings7.646 Ratings
List management10.01 Ratings5.940 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences10.01 Ratings7.520 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
8.3
1 Ratings
5% above category average
Twilio SendGrid
8.0
46 Ratings
2% above category average
Dashboards9.01 Ratings8.544 Ratings
Standard reports9.01 Ratings8.544 Ratings
Custom reports7.01 Ratings7.028 Ratings
Pre-Send Testing
Comparison of Pre-Send Testing features of Product A and Product B
Acumbamail
9.0
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Twilio SendGrid
9.1
8 Ratings
7% above category average
Email Accessibility Tools8.01 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Spelling and Grammar Check9.01 Ratings8.66 Ratings
Email Previews10.01 Ratings9.08 Ratings
URL Validation00 Ratings9.38 Ratings
Link Tracking00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Image Validation00 Ratings9.07 Ratings
Inbox Display00 Ratings9.38 Ratings
Spam Testing00 Ratings9.38 Ratings
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User Ratings
AcumbamailTwilio SendGrid
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
5.6
(57 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(9 ratings)
User Testimonials
AcumbamailTwilio SendGrid
Likelihood to Recommend
Acumbamail
Acumbamail is a newer email marketing tool that has plenty of room to grow, but they are off to a fantastic start. Setting up my first email list was super easy and intuitive. Creating broadcasts is straightforward, as are landing pages. And the automation flows that are built in are incredible. The biggest downside is some of the documentation being in Spanish. It's easy enough to translate but still slows you down. That said, I'm really looking forward to growing with Acumbamail!
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Twilio
I think Sendgrid is a great tool for sending out emails of all types. I've primarily used it for transactional emails as we've had other solutions for marketing emails, but I'm sure it would do just a good job - there is a "Marketing" section within the app you can use. Sendgrid integrates really easily with the development frameworks I've used, such as Laravel and Lumen; I've also integrated it with Moodle with ease.
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Pros
Acumbamail
  • Creating Landing Pages.
  • Built in Automations.
  • Email List Maintenance.
  • The email editor is simple to use and very intuitive.
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Twilio
  • Managing email lists / audiences is easy with features like groups and segments.
  • They provide pre-built email templates that are very easy to modify. It is also super easy to create new email templates with their drag-and-drop email builder.
  • Provides clear / easy-to-read analytics of email campaigns.
  • I can easily import large email contact lists all at once or add a user manually one-at-a-time, when needed.
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Cons
Acumbamail
  • The online support is excellent, but the written support is sometimes in Spanish.
  • Setting up your account for better email deliverability takes some time.
  • It's a newer program, so there is definitely some room for improvement in the user interface.
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Twilio
  • Not necessarily their Email API but their email in general - they are currently in beta for automated email sequences but are still bare bones. Much more work is needed before it can be used mainstream and be able to convert everything to SendGrid.
  • Helping with warming up our dedicated IP for the best-sending score.
  • We seem to hit the promotions folder a decent amount (maybe the IP problem above) and even a lot of their emails hit my spam or promotions folder (whether they be transactional or marketing) which isn't a great sign when trusting an ESP.
  • Transactional email sequences would be a huge plus.
  • Now that Twilio owns SenGrid, having an integrated platform where you could see all our transactional emails together.
  • Better reporting and split reporting between transactional and marketing emails.
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Usability
Acumbamail
No answers on this topic
Twilio
It has the potential to be really cool. However, it feels as if it was created by developers for developers (and I work with developers, yet even for me the instrument was somewhat not easy to use - just read SendGrid's help manuals...) However, if you are into data and your way of thinking is more mathematical rather than lyrical, you'll enjoy this instrument
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Support Rating
Acumbamail
No answers on this topic
Twilio
Twilio SendGrid Email API is everything we want it to be, and we have no reason to look for any other solution. Features and pricing match exactly what we need. As developers for SaaS products, Twilio SendGrid Email API provides a great service. I hope that they stay this way and don't inflate the service with too many marketing oriented features, because there are other tools for that and Twilio SendGrid Email API is a API for sending email first and foremost.
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Alternatives Considered
Acumbamail
Acumbamail is still in its infancy, so it's not fair to compare it to ConvertKit, which has been around for a while, but Acumbamail is very similar in its setup. In some ways, its automation look to be a lot more straightforward. I'm really hoping they'll be able to grow Acumbamail into a killer product!
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Twilio
If given a choice between the two, I would pick Mandrill over SendGrid. Mandrill is slightly more expensive but the data & reports that you receive from it make the service worth it. Mandrill lets you export reports over a period of time, view the actual content of emails that you've dispatched and the customer support is way better. If you can bear the slightly higher cost, Mandrill would be a better choice.
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Return on Investment
Acumbamail
  • Still too early to tell, but down the road, the impact of having a good mailing list will be enormous!
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Twilio
  • Our clients experience significant ROI from their web forms - without receipt of forms, many of them would not still be in business.
  • As a solution for clients' sites, we find SendGrid is a fast installation and a 1 stop problem solver, saving us man-hours.
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