Constant Contact vs. Gammadyne Mailer

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Constant Contact
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
Constant Contact is a full-featured email marketing solution with capabilities such as social media integration, drag-and-drop editing, and real-time reporting. It is a bulk email tool designed for SMB customers. Since 2019, Constant Contact also offers marketing automation features, a website and landing page builder, and other tools to support midsize businesses.
$12
per month
Gammadyne Mailer
Score 9.1 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Gammadyne Mailer is Windows software for automating a business's email marketing. Email services are prohibitively expensive for a large mailing list. With Gammadyne Mailer, users can install it and send as many emails as desired. There is only a recurring fee if a user wishes to track opens and clicks. But the vendor states even that is inexpensive, and that users are not required to track the entire mailing list. By utilizing a website's mail server, or renting a cheap server, they state…
$130
one-time fee 5 activations
Pricing
Constant ContactGammadyne Mailer
Editions & Modules
Lite
Starting at $12.00
per month
Standard
Starting at $35.00
per month
Premium
Starting at $80.00
per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Constant ContactGammadyne Mailer
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$50 per hour
Additional DetailsThe SMS Marketing tool can be added to any Standard or Premium Constant Contact account. SMS is only available in the US for Standard and Premium paid plans. SMS can be added when logged in to an account after purchase. Plans start at $10/month for up to 500 messages.A license entitles the user to five activations. Activations are not restricted to one machine or user. Minor upgrades are free, major upgrades cost one activation.
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Top Pros
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Features
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Email & Online Marketing
Comparison of Email & Online Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Constant Contact
8.1
118 Ratings
0% above category average
Gammadyne Mailer
8.4
2 Ratings
4% above category average
WYSIWYG email editor8.2101 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Dynamic content7.8102 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Ability to test dynamic content8.482 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Landing pages8.076 Ratings00 Ratings
A/B testing7.171 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Mobile optimization8.586 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Email deliverability reporting9.0114 Ratings9.12 Ratings
List management8.4116 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Triggered drip sequences7.260 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Constant Contact
8.0
115 Ratings
4% above category average
Gammadyne Mailer
5.5
1 Ratings
34% below category average
Dashboards8.488 Ratings5.51 Ratings
Standard reports8.3113 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Custom reports7.558 Ratings4.51 Ratings
Pre-Send Testing
Comparison of Pre-Send Testing features of Product A and Product B
Constant Contact
8.1
67 Ratings
2% below category average
Gammadyne Mailer
6.4
1 Ratings
25% below category average
URL Validation8.231 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Link Tracking7.934 Ratings00 Ratings
Image Validation8.832 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Inbox Display8.635 Ratings00 Ratings
Email Accessibility Tools7.928 Ratings00 Ratings
Spelling and Grammar Check8.154 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Spam Testing6.026 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Email Previews9.266 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Constant ContactGammadyne Mailer
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(133 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.8
(23 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(10 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(9 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Online Training
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Constant ContactGammadyne Mailer
Likelihood to Recommend
Constant Contact
Constant Contact is an excellent tool for sending out flyers and newsletters. However, I feel the content's appearance is typically all the same. When I receive an email from Constant Contact, I can immediately identify it - the templates usually all look the same. When sending out communications with images, it is easy to use Constant Contact and link webpages. However, the email layout is always vertical and can get very lengthy. I prefer a more flip-book approach with options to flip the page.
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Gammadyne Corporation
Our email campaigns are simple (we don't require automation) and we don't have a big box CRM. For us, Gammadyne works perfectly. It's simple and cost-effective.
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Pros
Constant Contact
  • Market segmentation is great: my main segmentation is by region because that's how our sales team is divided.
  • Lists: making customized email lists is easy and intuitive; the custom fields allow some flexibility in case our fields don't exactly line up with Constant Contact's.
  • Campaigns: creating campaigns is quick and simple. I especially appreciate the 'resend to non-openers' option. I am constantly using this feature.
  • Subject line generator: I like using the recommended subject lines. I'm able to plug in their recommended ideas, or sometimes, this feature helps me generate my own ideas.
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Gammadyne Corporation
  • Professional
  • Not SAAS software
  • Lifetime License
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Cons
Constant Contact
  • It would be nice if we had more customizable options for emails - like moving around pictures and text boxes, rather than a set spot for everything to go.
  • I would like it if multiple people could work on a document at one time. So if I'm in charge of graphics, I can get those updated while someone else is entering content, etc.
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Gammadyne Corporation
  • It would help if the tracking reports didn't expire.
  • I would like to see customizing options in the tracking reports.
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Likelihood to Renew
Constant Contact
There is no doubt that we are going to renew Constant Contact. We have not just invested a lot of time in learning and creating a great looking product but we have developed a strong database of information that allows us to track how we are doing for each newsletter. This supports our goals of creating products that residents desire and are excited to receive.
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Usability
Constant Contact
There is always room for improvement. I don't know how they test their systems, but they should invite not-so computer savvy people to test it. If I, as an expert have problems, they need to think like the technophobe. Since I've used Constant Contact in the past as part of my former employment, I have not viewed any of the tutorials and just jumped in to work on my client's newsletter. With that said, I found some areas easy and some a bit cumbersome
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Gammadyne Corporation
Should be better for UI/UX of the software but Gammadyne work always as expected (That's the most important thing for us)
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Reliability and Availability
Constant Contact
No major problems in sending out the email campaigns and accessing the analytics
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Performance
Constant Contact
The system seemed quite slow sometimes. Specifically, there was sometimes a delay in sends if it was during a high traffic period. There were time-outs when uploading new code for an email, and a lag in reporting analytics which was sometimes as long as 72 hours
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Support Rating
Constant Contact
I think the overall support for Constant Contact has always been incredible; I have nothing negative to say. Our customer support representative was attentive, easy to understand, and very knowledgeable. I never felt like I wasn't a priority of his and my issues, while very small, were fixed in a very short time frame.
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Gammadyne Corporation
Always fast answers
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Implementation Rating
Constant Contact
Implementation is very easy for someone who wants to send out the “batch and blast” type newsletters. If you want to use their templates with no customizations, the product works fine. However, the more customizations you get into involving link color, etc, that’s where things can get tricky for someone who may not be familiar with coding
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Alternatives Considered
Constant Contact
Constant Contact is much more intuitive for people who are not tech-savvy. Also, while sendgrid offered more options in it's drag and drop interface, it displayed differently across different email clients, which made it very cumbersome to use. It also took much longer to upload contact lists and it was harder to manage existing contacts. Performance in sendgrid was much slower as well, and the Preview feature was quite buggy. Our team initially chose sendgrid because of the integration options that it's API offered, but we ultimately switched to Constant Contact because it was much easier to build campaigns and better suited our requirements.
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Scalability
Constant Contact
Very reliable in sending email campaigns and controlling the recipients so that no contact is sent the same email more than once, even if they are on a resent list
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Gammadyne Corporation
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Return on Investment
Constant Contact
  • I have had nothing but positive impacts from using Constant Contact.
  • The church is large, and there are many subgroups and axillary groups within the church. Setting up specific groups based on responsibility, interest, member goals, and service needs allows me to send information quickly, saving valuable time for other tasks.
  • Constant Contact allows leadership to stay personally engaged with the members I work with, without over-taxing my time. It feels so seamless.
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Gammadyne Corporation
  • The ability to quickly communicate with our clients via email is always a positive.
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ScreenShots

Constant Contact Screenshots

Screenshot of the AI Content Generator that can be used to create content for emails, social posts, or SMS.Screenshot of the advanced automation workflows that make sure marketing is always on.Screenshot of some of the pre-built email templates that are available or a simple drag-and-drop email editor is available to start from scratch.Screenshot of the Social Posting tool is used to plan and post Social media messaging across platforms.Screenshot of SMS Marketing generated with Constant Contact, used reach customers wherever they are.Screenshot of the e-commerce tools that can be integrated with Constant Contact to sell more.

Gammadyne Mailer Screenshots

Screenshot of HeadersScreenshot of ContentScreenshot of Email TemplatesScreenshot of DatabaseScreenshot of SegmentationScreenshot of Scheduler