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Compare Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and SMTP.com

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side-by-side comparison of Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) vs. SMTP.com
based on preference data from user reviews. Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) rates 4.2/5 stars with 117 reviews. By contrast, SMTP.com rates 3.7/5 stars with 13 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)
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
(13)
3.7 out of 5
SMTP.com
Star Rating
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Market Segments
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Small-Business (41.4% of reviews)
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Small-Business (76.9% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
$0.10 per 1,000 email
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
$25/month

Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) vs SMTP.com

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) meets the needs of their business better than SMTP.com.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that SMTP.com is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) over SMTP.com.
Categories
Shared Categories
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and SMTP.com are categorized as Transactional Email
Unique Categories
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is categorized as Email Marketing
SMTP.com
SMTP.com is categorized as Email Deliverability
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
SMTP.com
SMTP.com Pricing
Essential
$25/month
Starter
$80/month
Growth
$300/month
Enterprise
$500 /month
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.7
Responses: 106
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.1
Responses: 13
Ease of Use
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.4
Responses: 107
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.1
Responses: 13
Ease of Setup
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.8
Responses: 55
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.0
Responses: 10
Ease of Admin
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.6
Responses: 55
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.0
Responses: 10
Quality of Support
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.7
Responses: 95
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.1
Responses: 13
Ease of Doing Business With
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.8
Responses: 54
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
6.8
Responses: 10
Product Direction (% positive)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.1
Responses: 106
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.1
Responses: 12
Features
Administration
Template Creation
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
6.6
Responses: 53
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Preset Template Availability
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
6.0
Responses: 51
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Custom Unsubscribe
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.2
Responses: 56
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Not enough data available
Email Segmentation
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.5
Responses: 54
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Detailed Server Logs
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.1
Responses: 66
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Notifications
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.0
Responses: 73
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Integrations
Webhooks
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.1
Responses: 49
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Event Tracking API
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.2
Responses: 50
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Mail Send API
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
9.1
Responses: 74
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Spam Filter Testing
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.7
Responses: 52
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
Feature Not Available
Platform
Custom Tracking Domain
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.6
Responses: 50
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.6
Responses: 6
Multiple Domains
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.4
Responses: 55
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
9.2
Responses: 6
Dedicated IP
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.9
Responses: 43
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
9.3
Responses: 5
Documentation
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.0
Responses: 72
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.7
Responses: 8
Sender Reputation Management
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.5
Responses: 56
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.1
Responses: 8
Tracking & Reporting
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
7.1
Responses: 67
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.9
Responses: 8
Enterprise Scalability
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
8.8
Responses: 70
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
8.3
Responses: 7
Performance and Reliability
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
9.1
Responses: 76
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.6
Responses: 9
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) and SMTP.com 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%
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
76.9%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
36.0%
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
15.4%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
22.5%
SMTP.com
SMTP.com
7.7%
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%
SMTP.com
SMTP.com Industry
Marketing and Advertising
30.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
7.7%
Media Production
7.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Hospitality
7.7%
Other
38.5%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
G
Administrator in Tobacco

Its very simple setting up the service, and the sopport guys are really kind with any doubts that you can have.

SMTP.com
Leslie S.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Service is fast, friendly and helpful. They're always willing to work with us to resolve any issues or improve our results.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES)
Daniel C.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Because Amazon SES is so cheap and easy to setup it is sometimes abused by spammers. This means that it can have poor deliverability rates with major email providers. They keep a record of which IPs send spam, and penalise those IPs. They also prioritise...

SMTP.com
Greg N.
Consultant in Non-Profit Organization Management

Emails seemed to go to spam a lot. We used several different services including Amazon SES and Send Grid and smtp.com seems to generate the worst delivery results of the bunch. When we tried to cancel, they took it upon themselves to keep an extra payment -...

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