Maileon vs SharpSpring

It’s not really about finding the best (email) marketing automation software out there, it’s about finding the one that best suits your company and goals.  

That’s why you’ll find the comparison of Maileon vs. SharpSpring here. Compare features like marketing automation, privacy, integrations, audience management, reviews, price and more. To help you make the right choice, we’ve listed the main differences in privacy, integrations, contact management, marketing automation, reviews, contract options and costs below.

Summary

Maileon offers almost all the SharpSpring features, for a better price.

Maileon has been around for 18 years and is a very complete email marketing automation platform. Maileon offers more features and options than SharpSpring, and has a better price.  

Privacy, security & deliverability

Maileon offers more when it comes to privacy, security & deliverability.  

Maileon is built according to strict German regulations and goes beyond what is necessary to be AVG or GDPR-proof. For example, it is possible to disable user tracking on an individual level. Financials, educational institutions and governments often choose Maileon for this reason. 

Option to disable user tracking at an individual level
Different consent levels
2-factor identification
Roles and rights adjustable at a detailed level
Dedicated deliverability team
Automatic spam trap detection
Data centres in the EU

Integrations & APIs

Maileon and SharpSpring are comparable when it comes to integrations and API.  

With over 100+ standard integrations, Maileon offers the possibility of a complete and custom MarTech stack, without you having to pay more. Thanks to the extensive API and the possibility to (en)enrich and return data via webhooks, our software is often chosen by companies dealing with certain data complexity. For example, publishers and larger e-commerce players. 

E-commerce systems
CDP / DMPs
CRM
Social
SMS
PRINT
App/ Web
REST API and API calls
Webhooks

Contacts and templates

In terms of contacts & templates, Maileon offers slightly more than SharpSpring.  

SharpSpring and Maileon are very comparable in terms of contracts and templates, with Maileon offering slightly more. Because of this, many innovative and technological parties choose Maileon for its software.

A/B Testing
Drip Campaigns
Dynamic Content
Image Library
List Management
Mobile optimised emails
Automatic personalised sending time
Real-time reporting and analytics
Subscriber Management
Template Management
Drag and Drop Email Editor
Responsive design
Template library
HTML editor
AMP for email
QR/Barcode generator
Automatic RSS feeds
Surfing behaviour tracking

Marketing automation   

CanopyDeploy offers a little more in the area of marketing automation.   

In terms of marketing automation, Maileon and SharpSpring are comparable, with SharpSpring offering slightly more extensive lead-scoring options. 

Drag and drop marketing automation campaign editor
Unlimited number of workflows
Triggers and filters
Branching workflows Time-based automations
Behaviour-based automations
Lead scoring
Advanced segmentation
Dynamic landing pages / surveys /forms etc

Capterra 

Maileon and SharpSpring get very similar reviews on Capterra

When it comes to reviews by Capterra, one of the leading software comparison sites, Maileon a 4.6 (out of 5), very comparable with CanopyDeploy with a 4.5 (out of 5).

Contract options

Both Maileon and SharpSpring offer a lot of flexibility in terms of contract options. Apart from contracts for one year or multiple years, you can also choose a contract for shorter periods.  

 

Multi-annual
Annually
Quarterly
Monthly

Annual costs 

Maileon has a significantly more favourable price model 

Based on the calculation example above, Maileon costs significantly less than SharpSpring. 

The annual costs do not include the one-off set-up costs. In this calculation example, we assume 10 users, 250,000 contacts, 10 million emails and 5 million API calls per year. Including a connection to Magento and the use of a landing page builder. 

What people are saying

Partner & client quotes

Offspring Media

We experience the cooperation with Maileon as pleasant. Short lines of communication, swift action, proactive thinking. Their years of experience are noticeable and ensure a good collaboration. We have already recommended Maileon to various clients and relations.

– Mathijs Visser, Co-founder
De Hypotheker

We are happy to recommend Maileon as an ESP because they listen well and think along with you. It is also their goal to achieve our goals. They are true sparring partnerseasy to contact directly, friendly and true experts.

– Marcia Merenciana, Data analyst
Utrecht University

We find the cooperation with Maileon very pleasant. Questions are dealt with quickly and Maileon is open to our wishes. We would certainly recommend Maileon for its user-friendliness, different tracking levels and the extensive rights and roles structure.

– Erik Roelofs, Online Consultant
Vote Company

I would certainly recommend Maileon to ambitious parties with a slightly larger volume: Maileon is user-friendly and customisation is possible.

– Wilfred Romijn, Co-founder
Bikkelhart

We will definitely recommend Maileon to other companies. Firstly, because of the system. It is really nice to work with, you can build good emails in the editor. You always get a quick response when you send an e-mail or give them a call, they always return your call. In addition, they like to think along with you. So we really recommend everyone to work with Maileon.

– Jelle van den Berg, Marketing Automation Specialist
Bjorn van Breeman giving or presenting a demo

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