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Try an all-in-one platform with marketing and transactional emails under one roof.

What's the difference between Sendinblue and Mailgun?

Mailgun lets businesses send transactional emails over its email delivery service from the business’ own application (be it their CMS or other system). This is configured through APIs or SMTP endpoints. There is no “send” button on the Mailgun platform.

Sendinblue offers this exact functionality but that’s not all it’s also a comprehensive email marketing platform. You can customize and send pre-planned email marketing campaigns, as well as send transactional emails, as part of your monthly plan.

Sending emails via a third-party application is easily done with the Sendinblue API/SMTP server or with one of our many custom-built integrations.  Sendinblue integrates seamlessly with most of the best-known systems such as WordPress, Shopify, Zapier, Salesforce, etc. See the full list here.   

Sendinblue vs. Mailgun: Which is the right one for my business?

Mailgun is an email tool aimed at developers and is purposely built with this audience in mind. If you’re not a developer and don’t know much about coding emails, this probably isn’t the tool for you. 

Sendinblue, on the other hand, is a lot more versatile and caters to a wider audience: complete beginners, advanced marketers, and developers. Like Mailgun, Sendinblue offers all the functionality a developer needs, including:

  • A powerful email API with access to the entire range of Sendinblue features
  • SMTP server to send transactional emails, set up webhooks, websockets, etc.
  • Detailed documentation

Easily customize your email campaigns with Sendinblue

If you like the idea of managing marketing and transactional emails all under the one roof, Sendinblue lets you do exactly that. The same goes if you’re a small team and don’t want to waste resources hiring a developer or writing more code than you need to.

While Mailgun is a good option for plain text transactional emails, the possibilities for customizing your email campaigns are limited. Their only email design feature is the HTML editor, so expect to spend time coding HTML emails from scratch. 

Email Features Sendinblue Mailgun
Email marketing campaigns
Transactional emails
Customizable email templates
Drag and drop editor
Plain text editor
HTML editor
Email automation workflow builder
Send Time Optimization
Email client preview
Device preview
Heat map for email clicks
Advanced segmentation
Email personalization
Customizable email signup forms

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Sendinblue vs Mailgun Pricing: Get better value for money with Sendinblue

Both services base their prices on the number of emails sent rather than number of contacts stored. 

Sendinblue offers a forever free plan that lets you send up to 300 emails a day, store unlimited contacts, and access the essential email marketing features. Mailgun, on the other hand, offers a three-month free trial of their most basic plan for 5,000 emails/month. 

Below is what you can expect to spend with each service, comparing paid plans with similar levels of support. Note that the Sendinblue pricing includes email marketing plus the other features of its all-in-one marketing platform (Marketing Automation, CRM, Facebook ads, Retargeting, etc.). These features aren’t available with Mailgun.

Number of emails sent per month Sendinblue Mailgun
10,000 $25 $35
20,000 $39 $35
50,000 $69 $35
75,000 $99 $80
100,000 $99 $80
150,000 $169 $120
300,000 $289 $240

Based on Mailgun pricing on 11/24/20.

Pricing plans

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  • Up to 300 emails per day
  • Unlimited contacts

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  • Everything in Free, and:
  • Up to 100,000 emails
  • No daily sending limit
  • Email support
  • Lite+ add-on: A/B testing, remove Sendinblue logo, advanced statistics
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  • Everything in Lite+, and:
  • Up to 1,000,000 emails
  • Marketing Automation
  • Facebook & Retargeting ads
  • Landing pages
  • Multi-user access
  • Telephone Support

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  • Everything in Premium, and:
  • Custom volume of emails
  • Priority sending
  • 20+ landing pages
  • Access for 10+ users
  • SSO (SAML)
  • Customer success manager
  • Priority support
  • And more...

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Deliverability: Get your emails to inbox with Sendinblue

Sendinblue actively monitors its email servers to ensure the best possible email deliverability. Here are just some of the ways we protect the sender reputation of our shared IP addresses — so you don’t have to worry about deliverability issues.

  • Strict validation process for new users to keep spammers out 
  • Only accept 100% opt-in contact lists
  • Hard bounce contacts automatically removed from your campaigns

Dedicated IPs are available for Sendinblue’s high-volume senders, as is the case with Mailgun.

Scale new heights with Sendinblue's all-in-one sales and marketing platform

Unlike Mailgun, Sendinblue does a whole lot more than just email. It’s also an all-in-one sales and marketing platform with a range of other features to grow your business. 

By centralizing your marketing activities on one platform, you save time by not having to constantly switch between systems. It’s also a chance to reduce marketing spend by cutting unnecessary reducing the different tools in your Martech stack. 

Here’s what to look forward to when you sign up to Sendinblue.

Multichannel features Sendinblue  Mailgun 
SMS marketing
Sales CRM
Facebook ads
Retargeting
Live chat
Marketing automation
Landing page builder

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They explain it best

Simple and comprehensive

"What I like best about Sendinblue is the simplicity. I've never watched the free tutorials but I still manage to create email campaigns, do marketing automation, etc. And if you have a question, there's a very responsive team ready to help with whatever you need."

Dollivan C.

The best tool to engage prospects

"Sendinblue is the best tool to reach our prospect clients and to engage current customers with regular updates. Their support team is very quick to fix things (if any).

Thank you Sendinblue Team."

Sathish Reddy

If you are legit, this is your service

"They screen new contact lists very carefully so their SMTP reputation is very high. That means more emails in people's inboxes. As long as you have a legit email database and not trying to spam folks, this is a fantastic service. A great option for transactional email too."

Dan Campbell

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