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side-by-side comparison of Mailgun vs. SocketLabs
based on preference data from user reviews. Mailgun rates 4.5/5 stars with 240 reviews. By contrast, SocketLabs rates 4.6/5 stars with 36 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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4.5 out of 5
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SocketLabs
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4.6 out of 5
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Star Rating
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Market Segments
Mailgun
Mailgun
Small-Business (82.1% of reviews)
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Small-Business (64.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Mailgun
Mailgun
Pay Per Use 5,000 free emails per month for your first 3 months.
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
$0.00 40,000 emails/first month, 2,000 emails/month after that

Mailgun vs SocketLabs

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found SocketLabs easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with SocketLabs overall.

  • Reviewers felt that SocketLabs meets the needs of their business better than Mailgun.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that SocketLabs is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of SocketLabs over Mailgun.
Categories
Shared Categories
Mailgun
Mailgun
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Mailgun and SocketLabs are categorized as Email Verification and Transactional Email
Unique Categories
Mailgun
Mailgun is categorized as Email Template Builder
Pricing
Mailgun
Mailgun Pricing
Flex Trial
Pay Per Use5,000 free emails per month for your first 3 months.
Foundation
$35/mo50k emails included
Growth
$80/mo100k emails & 1,000 email validations
Scale
$90/mo 100k emails and 5,000 email validations
Enterprise
Customcustom emails & validations
Free Trial
SocketLabs
SocketLabs Pricing
Free
$0.00 40,000 emails/first month, 2,000 emails/month after that
Basic
$39.95 40,000 emails/month
Professional
$79.95 - $225 100,000-400,000 emails/month
Enterprise
Contact SocketLabs 500,000+ emails/month
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 225
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 28
Ease of Use
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.0
Responses: 225
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 28
Ease of Setup
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 152
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.3
Responses: 17
Ease of Admin
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.1
Responses: 154
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 17
Quality of Support
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 175
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.6
Responses: 28
Ease of Doing Business With
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 142
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 17
Product Direction (% positive)
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.0
Responses: 225
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.8
Responses: 29
Features
Administration
Template Creation
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.1
Responses: 50
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.1
Responses: 6
Preset Template Availability
Mailgun
Mailgun
7.6
Responses: 46
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
7.8
Responses: 6
Custom Unsubscribe
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 81
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.3
Responses: 7
Email Segmentation
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 75
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
Detailed Server Logs
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.9
Responses: 171
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.0
Responses: 13
Notifications
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.8
Responses: 133
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.2
Responses: 11
Integrations
Webhooks
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 131
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 8
Event Tracking API
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.2
Responses: 120
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 8
Mail Send API
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.6
Responses: 172
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 11
Spam Filter Testing
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.7
Responses: 83
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
Platform
Custom Tracking Domain
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.4
Responses: 130
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 11
Multiple Domains
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.3
Responses: 135
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.0
Responses: 7
Dedicated IP
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.7
Responses: 62
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.7
Responses: 6
Documentation
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.0
Responses: 175
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.6
Responses: 11
Sender Reputation Management
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.6
Responses: 139
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 14
Tracking & Reporting
Mailgun
Mailgun
8.8
Responses: 174
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 14
Enterprise Scalability
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.1
Responses: 99
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 8
Performance and Reliability
Mailgun
Mailgun
9.3
Responses: 183
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.6
Responses: 14
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Mailgun and SocketLabs were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
82.1%
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
64.7%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
12.8%
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
23.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Mailgun
Mailgun
5.1%
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
11.8%
Reviewers' Industry
Mailgun
Mailgun Industry
Information Technology and Services
20.5%
Computer Software
16.2%
Internet
15.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.1%
Education Management
2.6%
Other
37.6%
SocketLabs
SocketLabs Industry
Marketing and Advertising
11.8%
Financial Services
11.8%
Market Research
8.8%
Internet
8.8%
Telecommunications
5.9%
Other
52.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Mailgun
Olaf L.
Administrator in Internet

Most of all their control panel is very easy to use, just add your domain, add some DNS records and you're ready to go. They offer 10000 free emails every month, that's enough for regular emails. The log file is also very helpful to see where are problems....

SocketLabs
G
Administrator in Accounting

Simple setup with good tools to analyze your emails.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mailgun
Andrew U.
Administrator in Printing

Customer Support is some of the worst I've ever seen. Over 24 hours to respond to a ticket, no real answers, puts the problem on you, the user. We were delivering e-mails perfectly fine for 4 or 5 months with bounce rates of about ~2% daily. All of the...

SocketLabs
Anthony P.
User in Internet

As a Visual Designer I tend to notice design aesthetics that may throw off the viewer. One major thing I noticed is the "Customers Who Trust In SocketLabs" section has very low res images. These easy to miss flaws often detract credibility of the...

Discussions
Mailgun
Mailgun Discussions
Mailgun
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If you want to reduce the bounce rate, you need to verify the accounts in your distribution list. If you want to know about those bounces, use the API.Read more
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