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Compare Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and Benchmark Email

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side-by-side comparison of Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) vs. Benchmark Email
based on preference data from user reviews. Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) rates 4.2/5 stars with 117 reviews. By contrast, Benchmark Email rates 4.1/5 stars with 50 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
(117)
4.2 out of 5
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
(50)
4.1 out of 5
Benchmark Email
Star Rating
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Market Segments
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Small-Business (41.4% of reviews)
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Small-Business (71.4% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
$0.10 per 1,000 email
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
No pricing information available

Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) vs Benchmark Email

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found them equally easy to use and administer. However, Benchmark Email is easier to set up, while Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is easier to do business with overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) meets the needs of their business better than Benchmark Email.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Benchmark Email is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Benchmark Email over Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES).
Categories
Shared Categories
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and Benchmark Email are categorized as Email Marketing
Unique Categories
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is categorized as Transactional Email
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email has no unique categories
Pricing
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) Pricing
Email Messages
$0.10per 1,000 email
Data Transfer
$0.00
Attachments
$0.12per GB of attachments sent.
Mail Chunks
$0.09per 1,000 mail chunks
Free Trial
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email Pricing
Free Plan
Contact Us
Medium Plan
Contact Us
Large Sender
Contact Us
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.7
Responses: 106
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.6
Responses: 47
Ease of Use
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.4
Responses: 107
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.4
Responses: 47
Ease of Setup
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.8
Responses: 55
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.3
Responses: 14
Ease of Admin
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.6
Responses: 55
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.6
Responses: 14
Quality of Support
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.7
Responses: 95
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.4
Responses: 43
Ease of Doing Business With
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.8
Responses: 54
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.6
Responses: 14
Product Direction (% positive)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.1
Responses: 106
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.4
Responses: 45
Features
Email Marketing
Email and Mobile Preview
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Not enough data available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
9.0
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
Manage Email Lists
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Not enough data available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.0
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
High-Volume Sending
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.9
Responses: 34
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.5
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Building and Personalizing Emails
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.0
Responses: 30
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.8
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
Sending Outbound Emails
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.5
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.8
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
Manage Email Deliverability
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.2
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.5
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
Automated Email Responses
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
6.9
Responses: 30
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
9.0
Responses: 28
Verified Feature
Multi-user Account
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.1
Responses: 16
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Surveys
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Feature Not Available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.3
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Reporting & Analytics
A/B Testing
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
6.3
Responses: 22
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.2
Responses: 31
Verified Feature
Basic Reporting
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.6
Responses: 30
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.9
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Platform
User, Role, and Access Management
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.2
Responses: 14
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.9
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Internationalization
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Feature Not Available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Not enough data available
Performance and Reliability
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
9.3
Responses: 17
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
7.6
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Integration
Data Import & Export Tools
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.1
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.0
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Integration APIs
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
9.3
Responses: 15
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
6.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Breadth of Partner Applications
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.3
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
8.0
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
CRM Integration
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Not enough data available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Not enough data available
Social Media Integration
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Not enough data available
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Not enough data available
E-Commerce Integration
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.8
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and Benchmark Email were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
41.4%
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
71.4%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
36.0%
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
16.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
22.5%
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email
12.2%
Reviewers' Industry
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) Industry
Information Technology and Services
24.3%
Computer Software
13.5%
Marketing and Advertising
11.7%
Internet
9.0%
Higher Education
6.3%
Other
35.1%
Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email Industry
Marketing and Advertising
10.0%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
Hospitality
6.0%
Retail
4.0%
Public Relations and Communications
4.0%
Other
66.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
G
Industry Analyst / Tech Writer in Financial Services

The ease of marketing which is provided by utilizing Amazon. SES.

Benchmark Email
Johnnie Marie U.
User in Professional Training & Coaching

Easy to use. Uncomplicated. Great customer support. Great value. When I had a problem with testing emails customer service happily fixed the issues and I was back

Most Helpful Critical Review
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Padam J.
User in Information Technology and Services

The customer support is not at all good. Advanced analytics is missing and only track you can keep is number of delivered and bounced back emails. The API is tricky to integrate with and requires a decent coding experience.

Benchmark Email
Joe H.
Administrator in Internet

Send times are incredibly inconsistent. Sometimes it will take up to two hours to send an email. So for example, if you're sending a time sensitive email, be sure to schedule it a couple hours earlier than you originally want. I talked with support, and...

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