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

Unlimited Lists and Emails

No need to worry about exceeding restrictions placed on the number of lists you can have, or the number of emails you can send. With MailPoet these are unlimited! Our plans are based on the number of subscribers you have – not on the amount of emails you send, or how many lists you’ve got.

The best email marketing plugin on the market

I was a user of Mailchimp for many years but quite frankly the prices are getting ridiculous! Then I found MailPoet and I can’t believe how amazing it is, it communicates with your WordPress site more than any other email campaign manager and it’s being worked on constantly so I can only see this getting better and better. Keep up the amazing work! – @jimmypbai

MailPoet

Inbuilt WooCommerce Features

Run a WooCommerce store? Email marketing is a great way of building customer loyalty and encouraging sales. MailPoet has all the tools you need to run an effective e-commerce email marketing strategy, built in. No additional software required.

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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 40+ 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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We’re offering exclusively to Mailchimp users a 40% discount on all plans for their first year, billed monthly or annual.


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 statsFree in the free plan
Sends core WordPress and WooCommerce emailsTrue
Branding in footerNo branding with the free plan
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
Sends core WordPress and WooCommerce emailsFalse
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

Free in the free plan

Free

Sends core WordPress and WooCommerce emails

True

False

Branding in footer

No branding with the free plan

In free

Free support

Yes

Yes

We’re offering exclusively to Mailchimp users a 40% discount on all plans for their first year, billed monthly or annual.