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Amazon SES

We use Amazon Simple Email Service to auto-respond to users that submit messages through a contact form. We are using Amazon Simple Email Service with our self hosted python application to send our marketing emails, get feedback for our services, and Hackathons.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

Great for marketing teams looking to quickly deploy emails without the need for HTML coding.
Tory Reiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Email & Online Marketing

Amazon SES
MailUp
9.5
WYSIWYG email editor
Amazon SES
MailUp
10.0
Dynamic content
Amazon SES
MailUp
10.0
Ability to test dynamic content
Amazon SES
MailUp
8.0
Mobile optimization
Amazon SES
MailUp
10.0

Pros

Amazon SES

  • Amazon Simple Email Service is a much lower cost than most other solutions and truly makes cost a non-factor in most situations where we consider implementing it.
  • The API is so well documented that implementing Amazon Simple Email Service in nearly any application or codebase is achievable with basic coding knowledge.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

  • Email marketing creation
  • Email design
  • HTML template creation
Tory Reiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon SES

  • Even if you do not want to spam, you cant send an email to the unverified users.
  • Integration with other services is a bit tricky. To watch the trail, handle bounced emails, save emails on S3 are not straightforward to implement.
  • When you want to send a lot of emails (in bulk), it takes a significant amount of time.
Apurv Doshi | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

  • Alt tag styling within the editor
Tory Reiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon SES

Amazon SES 8.5
Based on 11 answers
We did not have the need of contacting Amazon for support. The documentation they provide is of great quality. Examples are easy to follow. One thing to have into consideration is we didn't have the premium support for AWS, so I can't provide details on how good or bad this service is, but in general, the basic support I had was great.
Diego Turcios Lara | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Amazon SES

We have used a dozen services. They are almost all more expensive. Some force you to wait one week to approve/deny your account if they suspect that the email database is not legal. I have very important clients with legal databases that were rejected by other companies and could send emails from Amazon SES without problems.
Francisco Mosse | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

Mailup has hands down the best editor for creating responsive emails, I've tried almost everything out there and this is the best, I recommend this to colleagues all the time!
Tory Reiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon SES

  • SES is still more cost effective than other email services like Mailgun.
  • Unless we have a high-traffic month, staying within the free tier is very nice for our bottom line.
  • Not having to spend time worrying about SES reliability saves us frustration and money.
Joe Hakooz | TrustRadius Reviewer

MailUp

  • Faster email development
  • More team members able to contribute to the email development process
  • Better templates
Tory Reiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Amazon SES

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon SES Editions & Modules

Edition
Sending Emails from an Application Hosted in Amazon EC2Free1
Sending Emails from an Application Hosted in Amazon EC2$0.10 ($0.12)2
Sending Emails from Another Email Client or Software Package$0.10 ($0.12)3
Receiving EmailFree4
Receiving Email$0.105
  1. for first 62,000 emails
  2. for every 1,000 emails after 62,000 (for each GB of storage)
  3. for every 1,000 emails (for each GB of storage)
  4. for the first 1,000 emails
  5. for emails after the first 1,000
Additional Pricing Details

MailUp

General

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

MailUp Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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