MailPoet vs Mailchimp

Not all email solutions are the same. MailPoet is the most popular email plugin for WordPress. Mailchimp is the most popular email solution in the world. Let’s compare the pair.

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MailPoet

Feel at Home with WordPress

MailPoet works the moment you activate. Since you already know WordPress, get started sending emails in minutes with our beautiful collection of templates and intuitive drag-and-drop builder. No learning curve here, just a friendly and familiar interface.

MailPoet

Simple Design Tools

We designed our drag-and-drop builder to be intuitive enough for anyone to use, no matter how experienced you are. With fewer and more focused design options, you’ll quickly master MailPoet and get emails into your subscribers’ inboxes faster.

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MailPoet

Save Time. A Lot of it !

Who has time to copy and paste content between browser tabs? When you’ve already uploaded all your images to WordPress, why not stay there? MailPoet helps you win back your time, eliminating all the boring bits that come with getting a newsletter out the door.

MailPoet

Unmatched Deliverability

The MailPoet Sending Service follows industry best practice, delivering 30+ million emails per month for our free and premium users. We monitor each and every one of the emails that passes through our servers, ensuring they always reach their destination. It’s how we maintain our 98.5% rate, matching and often exceeding the world’s top email solutions.

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MailPoet

The Freedom to Choose

MailPoet gives WordPress site owners the choice to also send with their web host. Before making the switch, simply check that your web host supports email and meets MailPoet’s minimum requirements.

Two Freemium Options. One with Limits

Both MailPoet and Mailchimp offer generous plans to free users to help you quickly get started building lists and sending emails. But while both offer similar pricing plans once you upgrade, only MailPoet lets you have unlimited lists and send unlimited emails.

$10 MailPoet
FeaturesMailpoet
Unlimited emailsTrue
Unlimited listsTrue
Time to learnHalf a day
Time to configureLess than an hour
Drag & drop your post in email designerYes
Drag & drop your imagesYes
Welcome emailsFree
Detailed statsPremium
Branding in footerIn free
Free supportYes
$10
FeaturesMailchimp
Unlimited emailsTrue
Unlimited listsFalse
Time to learnHalf a day
Time to configureLess than an hour
Drag & drop your post in email designerCopy and paste
Drag & drop your imagesUpload image again
Welcome emailsFree
Detailed statsFree
Branding in footerIn free
Free supportYes

Two Freemium Options. One with Limits

Both MailPoet and Mailchimp offer generous plans to free users to help you quickly get started building lists and sending emails. But while both offer similar pricing plans once you upgrade, only MailPoet lets you have unlimited lists and send unlimited emails.

$10 MailPoet
$10

Features

MailPoet

Mailchimp

Unlimited emails

True

True

Unlimited lists

True

False

Time to learn

Half a day

Half a day

Time to configure

Less than an hour

Less than an hour

Drag & drop your post in email designer

Yes

Copy and paste

Drag & drop your images

Yes

Upload image again 

Welcome Emails

Free

Free

Detailed stats

Premium

Free

Branding in footer

In free

In free

Free support

Yes

Yes