Hesitating between GetResponse and Sendinblue?

Choose Sendinblue for an all-in-one platform that stays affordable — even as you scale.

Compare Sendinblue vs. GetResponse email marketing pricing

While both email marketing platforms have attractive starting prices, GetResponse quickly becomes more expensive. This is because its pricing increases as you gain more contacts.

Meanwhile, Sendinblue offers free unlimited contacts on all plans. Rather than charging you for your subscriber list size, Sendinblue pricing is based on the number of emails you want to send. On the cheapest plan you won’t pay more until you pass 20,000 email sends per month — plenty to get you started.

If you’re looking to send email marketing campaigns on a budget, both Sendinblue and GetResponse offer forever free plans. But if you have more than 500 contacts, GetResponse will make you upgrade.

Email Campaign Needs Sendinblue GetResponse
1 email / month to 300 contacts Free Free
1 email / month to 1,000 contacts $25 $19
1 email / month to 2,500 contacts $25 $29
1 email / month to 5,000 contacts $25 $54
1 email / month to 10,000 contacts $25 $79
1 email / month to 25,000 contacts $32 $174
1 email / month to 50,000 contacts $45 $299
1 email / month to 100,000 contacts $65 $539

Based on getresponse.com/pricing on 10/10/22.

GetResponse vs. Sendinblue: Free plans

When choosing an email marketing tool, test out a few options before buying a paid plan. That’s where free plans come in handy! Both the GetResponse and Sendinblue Free plans allow you to get started sending email campaigns. You have access to a drag-and-drop editor, pre-made email templates, and signup forms

Beyond this, however, GetResponse’s free plan is limited. With a free Sendinblue account, you’re able to set up automation workflows and autoresponders, use segmentation to target subscribers, and send transactional emails. 

For email marketing beginners and small businesses especially, trying out your email marketing service’s full capabilities is an important part of planning for growth and getting the most value for money in the long run.

Free Plan Features Sendinblue GetResponse
Email list size Unlimited 500
Drag-and-drop editor
Email templates
Signup forms
Advanced segmentation
Email personalization
Real-time reporting
Customer support (email)

Get advanced marketing automation on all pricing plans with Sendinblue

Both Sendinblue and GetResponse offer advanced automation functionality to send the right message at the right time based on subscriber data and behavior.

While GetResponse offers a range of prebuilt workflows, the choice is more limited on cheaper plans. For example, to send abandoned cart emails you’ll need the Ecommerce Marketing plan. You’ll also need to upgrade to the Marketing Automation plan to be able to create custom workflows. And even then you’re still limited — custom ecommerce workflows are only possible with the Ecommerce Marketing plan starting at $119 per month.

Meanwhile, Sendinblue lets you use the full suite of marketing automation features for free with up to 2,000 contacts.

Available Features Sendinblue Plan GetResponse Plan
Prebuilt workflows Free Free
Welcome emails Free Email Marketing
Abandoned cart emails Free Ecommerce Marketing
Email click and open follow-ups Free Free
Website activity tracking Free Marketing Automation
SMS automation Free MAX

Try Sendinblue today

We'll help you export your contacts from GetResponse, or another system, to start using Sendinblue straight away.

Get started free

Sendinblue: key features and functionality on every plan

In terms of email marketing features, Sendinblue and GetResponse offer all you need to design and send targeted campaigns. Beyond email, though, both solutions offer an all-in-one toolbox to support your overall digital marketing strategies with features like social media ads, drip campaigns, and landing pages.

However, many of GetResponse’s key features are only available on their higher-level pricing plans. And if you need to send transactional emails like password resets or order updates, you’ll need a paid add-on. SMS marketing is also missing from its core plans. Though, its free plan does include access to the landing page builder.

In contrast, both transactional functionality and SMS marketing are included on all Sendinblue plans.

Functionality Sendinblue Plan GetResponse Plan
SMS marketing campaigns Free MAX
Transactional email & SMS Free Ecommerce Marketing
Marketing automation workflows Free, 2,000 contacts/month Marketing Automation
Live chat Free, 1 user Email Marketing
Sales funnels/CRM Free Marketing Automation
Push notifications Free, 500 notifications/month Marketing Automation

Create your free account today

Use Sendinblue's full suite of advanced sales and marketing tools free. Only pay for what you send!

Get started free

They explain it best

An attractive pricing system

"The responsive editor is really nice, and gets better every year. The team really listens to suggestions, and several useful features have been added since I started using Sendinblue (almost four years ago now). I used to send newsletters to a database of over 50,000 customers using the paid version of Sendinblue, and it cost far less that the other solutions available. Now I use it for a much smaller database and the free version easily meets my needs."

Administrator

A perfect beginning!

"My first campaign was a success! Customer service was available to guide me through validating my account and using all the services. The formatting assistant is practical and allowed me to create new emails using the same model. Thanks to the USA-based team, I even got responses late in the evening to help me optimize my first campaign and import my contacts. The communication statistics are clear. A big thank you to the whole team, keep it up!"

Patrick

A great tool + a responsive team = a winning combination

"After trying other email services, I found that Sendinblue was easier to use even for the most demanding projects: A/B testing is ridiculously easy to set up; resending emails only to those contacts who haven't opened the first email is just as easy; contact management and importing lists. There's also the team behind the tool. They're always available and quick to respond."

Sébastien R.

Ready to try it out?

See for yourself! Get started with Sendinblue free and send up to 300 emails a day with unlimited contacts.

Sign up free