Plunk vs Mailersend
Learn how Plunk compares to Mailersend and why you should switch to Plunk.
Mailersend offers a free plan for up to 12,000 emails per month. After that, you have to pay $25 per month, this includes 50.000 emails and 100 SMS messages. If you want to send more emails, you have to upgrade to the next plan which probably includes emails that you will never send.
Plunk offers a free plan of 300 emails per month. After that, you pay half a cent per email. This price covers all services, including transactional, marketing and broadcast emails. There are no hidden charges or add-ons to worry about.
Complete Email Solution
Mailersend is a transactional email and SMS service. This means that it can only send emails and text messages that are sent directly from an API call. If you want to send marketing emails or broadcast emails, you have to use another tool and maintain two separate email lists.
Plunk is designed for SaaS companies. It offers a complete email solution that includes transactional emails, marketing automations and broadcast emails in one API. A contact in Plunk is the same for all three services and offers a unified view of your customers.
Mailersend offers an easy API but does include some quirks that can be confusing for developers like variable substitution and delays. Mailersend allows you to specify the time when an email should be sent. This means that you have to calculate the time in the future when you want to send the email. This can be confusing for developers.
Plunk offers a simple API that is easy to use. It is designed to be easy to set up. Plunk is designed for SaaS companies. Plunk offers a set of SDKs that are designed to be easy to use. Most developers can get Plunk set up and running in less than 5 minutes from start to finish. Plunk's automations make it easy to create flows that are repeatable and delayable with minimal changes to your code.