Mailchimp vs. Constant Contact vs. MailerLite: What's the Difference?

Choosing a marketing platform for your business is no easy task, so we’ve compiled a few resources to help you pick one that best suits your needs.

All-in-one marketing solutions

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HubSpot vs. Mailchimp

Looking for an all-in-one marketing solution for your small business? While HubSpot can be a great option for some folks, Mailchimp offers many of the same powerful features as HubSpot sometimes at a third of the price.¹

GoDaddy vs. Mailchimp

Mailchimp and GoDaddy both provide website building and hosting, but Mailchimp gives you more sophisticated marketing tools² to target your customers, track your results, and get better each step of the way.

Email marketing solutions

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Constant Contact vs. Mailchimp

Mailchimp and Constant Contact are two of the most popular email marketing platforms for small businesses, but there are a few key differences. With Mailchimp, you get access to more automation options, more ways to reach your customers, and more reporting features—all at a comparable price.³

Sendinblue vs. Mailchimp

If you do business internationally, you might be debating between Mailchimp and Sendinblue for your email marketing, automation, or transactional emails. Before making your decision, consider this: Sendinblue doesn’t offer as many audience management or reporting tools as Mailchimp.⁴

Klaviyo vs. Mailchimp

Need an email marketing solution that will help you drive sales and ROI for your business? You may be surprised to learn that while Klaviyo costs more than Mailchimp for 10,000+ contacts, they offer fewer marketing features, fewer marketing channels, and fewer integrations, too.⁵

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¹Hubspot’s Marketing Hub Starter plan starts at $45/mo for 1,000 contacts compared to Mailchimp’s Standard plan, which starts at $20/mo for 500 contacts. For up to 25,000 contacts, you’d pay $270/mo on Mailchimp’s Standard plan versus $936/mo with Hubspot’s Marketing Hub Starter plan. Hubspot offers a 10% discount (not included in the prices in this footnote) when paying annually rather than monthly, but the cost is generally still higher than Mailchimp’s Standard Plan.

²Comparison is based on GoDaddy’s Website + Marketing plan features for CRM, automation, and reporting capabilities as compared to features offered in Mailchimp’s Standard plan. For example, Mailchimp’s Standard plan includes several audience management & segmentation tools, behavioral and predictive insights, and multi-channel marketing campaign performance reports. GoDaddy’s Website + Marketing plan currently does not offer those features.

³With Mailchimp’s Standard plan compared to Constant Contact’s Email plan, you get access to more automation options such as behavior-based automations, product retargeting & product recommendations compared to the ability to personalize some auto responder emails. While both Mailchimp and Constant Contact both offer email marketing, websites, digital ad services, social ads and posting at these plan levels, with Mailchimp you also get custom branding at the Standard plan level, the ability to publish websites through a Mailchimp domain name for no additional fees, purchase custom domains, create unlimited landing pages with a Mailchimp domain, and access to transactional emails (additional charges apply). Mailchimp also offers multi-channel marketing campaign performance, Click map, and ROI reporting across marketing channels (for users with a connect store); whereas Constant Contact provides interaction tracking, interaction reporting, and subscriber update reporting. Lastly Mailchimp’s Standard plan costs $20 per month for up to 500 contacts compared to Constant Contact’s Email plan price of $45 per month for 500 contacts.

⁴Sendinblue’s Business plan includes the ability to store contact information, segment lists, and setup automations based on segments; whereas with Mailchimp’s Standard plan, users get marketing CRM capabilities that include segmentation and tags in addition to getting access to an at-a-glance audience dashboard, and interaction analytics (such as behavioral insights and predictive demographics). While Sendinblue’s Premium plan does include email campaign performance tracking & reporting, send time optimization, email heatmap, and real-time stats reports, with Mailchimp’s Standard plan, users also get access to audience growth & engagement, multi-channel marketing campaign performance tracking and reporting, email benchmarking comparison reports, website reports, ROI and detailed revenue reports (for customers with a connected store), and smart recommendations.

⁵Klaviyo costs more than Mailchimp when comparing Mailchimp’s Standard Plan to Klaviyo’s Email plan for 10,000 or more contacts. Klaviyo offers 200+ integrations compared to Mailchimp Standard Plan, which offers 300+ integrations. Mailchimp and Klaviyo both offer Email marketing. However, of the two only Mailchimp offers social media posts, social media ads, google remarketing ads, postcards, and websites.

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