GetResponse and MailChimp are two leading email marketing tools and there is no doubt in this fact that both have their own unique features and working. It is very difficult to select the winner between GetResponse and MailChimp. But when you have a closer look to the features of both, you will see that GetResponse is a way much better than MailChimp. Hereby I also want to mention the fact, that MailChimp is the excellent email marketing tool for the beginners. Let’s have closer look on the features of GetResponse and MailChimp and decide who the winner is..
|Well designed Templates||YES||YES|
|Drag and Drop option||YES||YES|
|Landing page creation||YES||NO|
|Action based Autoresponder||YES||YES|
The above table says it all. You can clearly see the features and tools offered by both email marketing tools. There is no doubt that both of them offer multiple numbers of features. MailChimp offers regular features enough for the beginners, whereas with GetResponse, you will find extra features in low price.
Winner: GetResponse is a winner here.
The above chart clearly shows you the features of both MailChimp and GetResponse. In addition to that there are some more important features of both, Let’s compare them briefly.
Alright! First starting with the free trials. The difference in the pricing plans of both email marketing tools is very easy to see. GetResponse offers a free trial for 30 days without demanding advance credit card details. Yes! free here means absolutely free. In comparison to that MailChimp uses a list based limit that includes 2000 contacts and roundabout 12,000 emails sent. Moreover, large numbers of features at MailChimp is only available for paid users. So if you are planning to extend your online campaign go for GetResponse.
What do both services cost? That is no doubt an important question asked by most of the beginners. Well, MailChimp is the best choice for the one who wanted to build up everything in advance and they do not want to pay monthly subscription fee. And also MailChimp is a good choice for the people who are not interested in the extra features/tools. But if you want to expand your business and you are concerned about more features then surely GetResponse is the answer to your problem.
The following table shows the plan of both, GetResponse and MailChimp.
In addition to that, GetResponse also gives its users a choice. They can either pay on monthly basis or yearly basis. GetResponse also offers the discount of 18% to the customers who paid on annual basis
The amazing thing about GetResponse pricing plan is that it does not limit its users, I mean to say there are no restrictions on the number of emails sent. You can send unlimited emails to specified subscribers according to pricing package you are using. See that’s Amazing.
Winner: GetReponse, Also depends on your needs.
Both GetResponse and MailChimp offer you a big number of templates. GetResponse offers you more than 500 templates. In addition to this GetResponse also provides you the freedom to edit these templates by using their simple drag and drop option. GetResponse offers more responsive templates that look clean and perfect on all mobile devices. In comparison to that MailChimp offers 400+ templates and enables you to edit the images and templates color too.
Here is a quick look of some templates from GetResponse and MailChimp respectively:
Both GetResponse and MailChimp offers single and double opt-in forms, list segmentations, web forms, custom fields and contacts imports. GetResponse enables you to import your contacts in 16 different ways. Moreover, the service integration of GetResponse is a way better than MailChimp and it offers sign up forms for social websites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
The Email delivery rate of both GetResponse and MailChimp is quite high. MailChimp delivery rate range is 96% as compared to this GetResponse offers you the 99% delivery rate. Both email marketing tools enable email testing and scheduling but MailChimp lack and important feature i.e. Spam checker. MailChimp does not enable its users to check the risk of you email falling into spam folder. In comparison to that Spam Checker feature of GetResponse enables you to protect risk of spam emails and makes sure that every email hits the inbox of your subscriber.
The above table makes it very much clear that GetResponse is a winner. MailChimp seems to be the best option especially for the beginners. But on the other hand, GetResponse features are more advanced and up to date. I am pretty sure GetResponse will definitely help you in making your campaign more successful. As it offers more in fewer prices.
I will recommend you to must give a try to GetResponse. Its features will meet all your requirements without disappointing you.