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based on preference data from user reviews. SocketLabs rates 4.6/5 stars with 36 reviews. By contrast, SparkPost rates 4.0/5 stars with 56 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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4.6 out of 5
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4.0 out of 5
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SocketLabs
SocketLabs
SparkPost
SparkPost
Market Segments
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Small-Business (64.7% of reviews)
SparkPost
SparkPost
Small-Business (46.3% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
$0.00 40,000 emails/first month, 2,000 emails/month after that
SparkPost
SparkPost
$20 per month

SocketLabs vs SparkPost

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 SparkPost.
  • 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 SparkPost.
Categories
Shared Categories
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
SparkPost
SparkPost
SocketLabs and SparkPost are categorized as Email Tracking, Transactional Email, and Email Deliverability
Unique Categories
SocketLabs
SocketLabs is categorized as SAP App Center, Email Marketing, and Email Verification
SparkPost
SparkPost has no unique categories
Pricing
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
SparkPost
SparkPost Pricing
STARTER
$20per month
PREMIER 100K MESSAGES
$75per month
PREMIER 250K MESSAGES
$170per month
PREMIER 1M MESSAGES
$525per month
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 28
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.2
Responses: 51
Ease of Use
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 28
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.7
Responses: 50
Ease of Setup
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.3
Responses: 17
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.4
Responses: 33
Ease of Admin
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 17
SparkPost
SparkPost
7.9
Responses: 34
Quality of Support
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.6
Responses: 28
SparkPost
SparkPost
7.9
Responses: 49
Ease of Doing Business With
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 17
SparkPost
SparkPost
7.7
Responses: 33
Product Direction (% positive)
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.8
Responses: 29
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.1
Responses: 50
Features
Administration
Template Creation
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.1
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
7.3
Responses: 17
Preset Template Availability
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
7.8
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
6.1
Responses: 12
Custom Unsubscribe
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.3
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.0
Responses: 15
Email Segmentation
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
7.2
Responses: 13
Detailed Server Logs
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.0
Responses: 13
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.1
Responses: 23
Notifications
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.2
Responses: 11
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.1
Responses: 24
Diagnosis
IP Address
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
10.0
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Domains
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Content
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.6
Responses: 9
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Policy Compliance
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 8
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Integrations
Webhooks
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 8
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 22
Event Tracking API
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 8
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.0
Responses: 21
Mail Send API
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 11
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.2
Responses: 24
Spam Filter Testing
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.0
Responses: 17
Analytics
Open Rates
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
10.0
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.6
Responses: 11
Link Activity
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
10.0
Responses: 5
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 11
Attachment Activity
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.9
Responses: 6
Tracking
Processing Time
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 11
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Placement
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.5
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Open Rate
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.3
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Time to Open
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Alerts
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Platform
Custom Tracking Domain
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 11
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.2
Responses: 22
Multiple Domains
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.0
Responses: 7
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 20
Dedicated IP
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.7
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.1
Responses: 21
Documentation
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
8.6
Responses: 11
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.5
Responses: 25
Sender Reputation Management
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 14
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 24
Tracking & Reporting
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 14
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.3
Responses: 25
Enterprise Scalability
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.2
Responses: 8
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.6
Responses: 21
Performance and Reliability
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.6
Responses: 14
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.7
Responses: 26
Customizations
Email Platform Integration
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.3
Responses: 9
Email Scheduling
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 7
Notifications
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.6
Responses: 7
Email Categorization
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
8.8
Responses: 7
Templates
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
Not enough data available
SparkPost
SparkPost
9.0
Responses: 5
Reporting
Campaign Performance
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.4
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Domain Reputation
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.8
Responses: 8
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Brand Reputation
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.7
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Blacklist and Whitelist
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
9.7
Responses: 6
SparkPost
SparkPost
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both SocketLabs and SparkPost were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
64.7%
SparkPost
SparkPost
46.3%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
23.5%
SparkPost
SparkPost
24.1%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
SocketLabs
SocketLabs
11.8%
SparkPost
SparkPost
29.6%
Reviewers' Industry
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%
SparkPost
SparkPost Industry
Internet
25.9%
Information Technology and Services
13.0%
Computer Software
11.1%
Financial Services
9.3%
Real Estate
3.7%
Other
37.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
SocketLabs
Cesar F.
Administrator in Banking

All those years of partnership can say by itself. SocketLabs does the job. Definitely the differential is the account management and the all the support. On the feature aspect, highlights to the possibility to scale by adding new servers, each with a...

SparkPost
GI
Executive Sponsor in Internet

Once set up there is little to do. Pricing. API fairly easy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

SparkPost
GI
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

When not using the API unable to differentiate the messages.

Discussions
SocketLabs
SocketLabs Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
SocketLabs has no discussions with answers
SparkPost
SparkPost Discussions
How much does SparkPost cost?
1 comment
Offical Response from SparkPost
SparkPost offers a free test account and a variety of plans to fit sending needs based on volume, starting at $20 / month.Read more
How can I stay aware of outages?
1 comment
Offical Response from SparkPost
We’re proud of SparkPost’s uptime and reliability. We’ve built a fully cloud-based system that scales instantly—and with full elasticity and redundancy. That...Read more
How do I find out what happened to my messages?
1 comment
Offical Response from SparkPost
Detailed information on message delivery and engagement is available through real-time webhooks. In addition, information is available on a pull-basis...Read more
Screenshots
SocketLabs
SocketLabs Screenshots
SparkPost
SparkPost Screenshots
Videos
SocketLabs
SocketLabs Videos
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SparkPost
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SparkPost
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