StrongMail Alternatives / Transactional Email
GreenArrow GreenArrow is the best email delivery solution on the market. We challenge any business to try a free online demonstration so they will easily understand why we are superior when compared to other providers of email delivery software like StrongMail or Port25.
High speed (1 million messages per hour from a single server). http://www.drh.net/alternative-to-strongmail/ » Alternative to StrongMail - GreenArrow by DRH Internet GreenArrow competes to other expensive solutions like StrongMail, Port25, and Smtp.com http://www.drh.net/press-release/email-delivery-software-providers-greenarrow-announces-the-coming-of-their-innovative-dynamic-delivery-system/ » Email Delivery Software Providers, GreenArrow, Announces the Coming of Their Innovative Dynamic Delivery System And they really want StrongMail customers: http://www.drh.net/press-release/email-delivery-software-provider-greenarrow-takes-the-email-deliverability-industry-to-another-level/ » Email Delivery Software Provider, GreenArrow, Takes the Email Deliverability Industry to Another Level
Maxmail http://www.maxmailhq.com/email-marketing/high-volume.php#HIGH-VOLUME-BULK-MARKETING » Designed for Performance Driven Bulk Marketers.
Message Systems / Since 1996, helping senders such as Facebook, Salesforce and Match.com http://mikehillyer.com/email/how-to-send-one-billion-email-marketing-messages-per-month/ » Mike Hillyer’s Personal Webspace - How To Send One Billion Email Marketing Messages Per Month http://messagesystems.com/ http://mikehillyer.com/about-me/ » Mike Hillyer’s Personal Webspace - About Me
Large Volume Email Service Providers (ESP)
Direct Competitors: http://www.whatcounts.com/products/client-hosted-broadcaster/ » Large Volume Email Campaign Solution: Client Hosted Broadcaster http://www.strongmail.com/resources/best-email-service-provider » Who Is The Best Email Marketing Services Provider? | StrongMail
ExactTarget (for example, Groupon is their client) http://www.exacttarget.com/products/email-marketing.aspx » Email Marketing Overview - ExactTarget http://www.exacttarget.com/resources/whitepapers-and-research/case-studies/groupon.aspx » Free Email Marketing Resources: Email and More | ExactTarget
Yesmail http://www.yesmail.com/resources/email-marketing-lounge » Email Marketing Lounge | Yesmail
CheetahMail (Experian) http://www.experian.com/cheetahmail/index.html » Email Marketing from Experian CheetahMail
http://www.theemailguide.com/email-marketing-services/all-suppliers-listed-1/ » Suppliers by Category | Email Marketing Software Providers: ACTITO, GoldMail, Knotice, MIKARE NET, Rezora, StrongMail
http://www.experian.com/assets/cheetahmail/white-papers/forrester-wave-report-2012.pdf http://www.gleanster.com/topic_area/email-marketing/solutions » www.gleanster.com/topic_area/email-marketing/solutions
http://econsultancy.com/rs/reports/email-marketing-buyers-guide » Email Marketing Platforms Buyer’s Guide 2012 | Econsultancy The report contains profiles of the following vendors: Adestra, Alterian, Communicator Corp, dotMailer, eCircle, e-Dialog, Emailcenter, Emailvision, emarsys, ExactTarget, Experian Cheetahmail, Lateral Group, MailPerformance UK, Neolane, Newsweaver, Pure360, RedEye, Responsys, Silverpop, Strongmail
http://www.lyris.com/us-en/products/listmanager » Lyris LM | Industry’s best SaaS email list manager solution
http://www.responsys.com/blogs/nsm/2012/08/our-outlook-on-outlookcom.html » Our Outlook on Outlook.com - Responsys New School Marketing Blog The service is expected to eventually replace Hotmail, which ComScore estimates has users than any of its rivals with approximately 324 million users. So, it’s likely the service will enjoy significant market share.
Outlook Postmaster https://blu002.mail.live.com/mail/troubleshooting.aspx » Troubleshooting
And more changes (Yahoo): http://www.responsys.com/blogs/nsm/2012/08/yahoo-implements-big-filtering-change.html » Yahoo! Implements Big Filtering Change - Responsys New School Marketing Blog http://blog.mailermailer.com/2012/08/yahoo-inbox-delivery-just-got-harder/ » Yahoo Inbox Delivery Just Got Harder | MailerMailer Blog | In The Box
Articles: http://www.theemailguide.com/category/email-marketing/deliverability-and-spam/ » Deliverability And Spam | Email Marketing http://www.responsys.com/blogs/nsm/2012/08/spam-traps-and-honey-pots-explained.html?cid=Argyle%2BSocial-2012-08 » Spam Traps and Honey Pots Explained - Responsys New School Marketing Blog http://www.responsys.com/blogs/nsm/deliverability/ » Responsys New School Marketing Blog: Deliverability Archives http://www.exacttarget.com/subscribers-fans-followers/index.aspx » Subscribers, Fans, & Followers: Groundbreaking Social Media Research
ReturnPath’s SenderScore: http://actito.posterous.com/explained-senderscore-for-dummies » Explained: SenderScore for dummies - Actito’s blog
Added in 2016
Mandrill is no more (jan 2016). Alternatives are: Mailgun, Postmark, SendGrid, SparkPost, Mailjet, JangoSMTP and Amazon SES
- SparkPost is the best right now (100000 free emails/month). For those unfamiliar with SparkPost, its parent company Message Systems is the backbone that powers 25 percent of the world’s legitimate email.
SMTP relay services / SMTP Smart Host
Now, in 2020, most of the services killed their free plans, but there still some left…
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