Top 10 email marketing tools with free trials

Last Update: February 18, 2019

There is a good deal of email marketing tools online nowadays that choosing one, especially for a newbie can be a daunting task. One way to figure out which is best for you is to try it for a while. This will be expensive if you have to pay upfront every time you try one. So it is good news to know that there are some great email marketing tools that let you try it for free before upgrading. Below is a list of some top 10 email marketing tools with free trials.


  1. AWeber has been around for a long time (18 years and counting)
  2. This is a top-notch Email marketing tool with features like, Autoresponders, a drag and drop email builder, a wide selection of pre-designed templates, and a variety of integrations.
  3. You will get data on open rates and bounce rates
  4. You can carry out A/B testing with this email marketing tool
  5. You can create automated email sequences that are based on specific triggers
  6. You can also create email follow up sequences
  7. It is easy to create email sign up forms which you can easily embed to your website
  8. They offer a 30 days free trial that grants you access to every feature they offer

Constant Contact

  1. Their email automation tool comes with 60-day free trial
  2. It offers users multiple customization and integration options
  3. The user interface is simple and user-friendly
  4. This is one of the largest email marketing services in the world
  5. Features include an event management tool, and a social media tool that lets you create coupons and downloads to share on social media
  6. It allows hundreds of different integration, so you can integrate any other apps and services you currently use
  7. You get niche specific templates too
  8. They have one big draw back which is; there are no automation tools
  9. With the free trial, you can test out the tool for up to 100 contacts
  10. They also offer a 30-day money back guarantee


  1. GetResponse has a user base of over 350,000 and acts as an all-in-one marketing platform
  2. It features an intuitive drag and drop builder
  3. You can create landing pages and webinars with his tool
  4. Additional Features include list segmentation, A/B testing, autoresponders, and software integration
  5. A special tool called Perfect time, helps predict the perfect time of day to send out emails to increase the open rate
  6. They offer a 30-day free trail where you will have access to all the paid features
  7. They do not have money back policy as this is a pay as you go tool


  1. This is an email marketing solutions for those on a low budget since it comes with a free plan
  2. The free plan is limited as expected but it is still generous
  3. This is a relative new email marketing platform
  4. Pricing is based only on email volume and not contact list size.
  5. You can send up to 300 emails per day with the limited free plan, with a monthly limit of 9000 emails
  6. There is no money back guarantee as you have enough information about the tool with the free plan.


  1. MailChimp is one of the leading email marketing providers, with over 1 billion emails sent a day using their tool
  2. They offer social media integration
  3. They have a wide range of template selection in decent sizes and you can customize them easily.
  4. Their top features include; contact segmentation, autoresponders, service and app integration, time-zone based sending, A/B testing and much more.
  5. They have a free plan that is generous as you can send up to 12,000 emails per month
  6. You can also grow your list to 2,000 subscribers with the free plan
  7. They do not offer money back guarantee as their free plan gives users the opportunity to test their email tool thoroughly.


  1. This is a new email tool which is beginner friendly
  2. Their intelligent marketing automation tools brings them to the lime light
  3. This is a great tool for someone who owns one or multiple e-Commerce sites
  4. This tool lets you segment your email in several useful ways
  5. They offer integration for WordPress, Facebook, WooCommerce and more.
  6. They offer a free plan that lets you add up to 100 subscribers and lets you send unlimited emails.
  7. In addition to the free plan, they offer a two-week free trial for the Basic and Pro membership levels
  8. They have a 30-day money back policy


  1. ConvertKit is aimed towards Creators
  2. It is very easy to create email automation workflows with this email marketing tool
  3. It features a build in landing page editor that is very handy as it lets you start email marketing without a website.
  4. Additional features include, in-depth subscriber management, tagging, and advanced email segmentation
  5. They offer a 14-day free trial that opens you to all the features available.
  6. They have a 30 money back policy.


  1. This free email marketing software lets you build, send, and monitor your email marketing campaigns at scale
  2. The tool is intuitive (drag-and-drop editor) and collaborative
  3. Features include responsive email newsletter templates, email marketing personalization, collaborative tool, A/B testing, email builder, app integration, list organization and contact segmentaion, automated workflows, transactional email solutions and more.
  4. The collaborative tool lets you and others work together as a team with a single Mailjet account
  5. You are privy to advance statistic data on open rate, click rate, bounce rate and spam rate
  6. There are additional resources provided to help you navigate this tool with easy
  7. With the free forever plan, you are allowed up to 200 emails a day and 6000 a month.


  1. This is another new comer to the email marketing playing field
  2. They offer a generous free plan
  3. They feature a convenient drag and drop email editor
  4. Another great feature is the Automation 360 that enable you to set up email send-out, web push notifications, and SMS flows depending on variables, events, and the actions your users take
  5. With this email marketing tool you can analyze the activity of your subscribers, segment your mailing list, and use a personal approach in working with them.
  6. You have access to a variety of analytics data especially as you can easily integrate with google analytics
  7. With their free plan, you can have up to 2500 subscribers and send up to 15000 emails a month.


  1. Features include Drag & Drop Email Builder, Email Automation, Landing Pages, pop-ups and integration
  2. You can integrate to WooCommerce, Shopify, send owl, coupon carrier and easy store (just to name a few).
  3. You are allowed up to 1000 subscribers with the free plan and 12000 emails a month
  4. In addition to the, add and drop editor is, a rich TextEditor, HTLM editor, free news letter templates and eCommerce campaigns.
  5. Additional features include, A/B testing, Auto email resend, RSS campaigns and more.

This is my short list. Please feel free to add to the list.

Cheers Denise

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        AlejandraB Premium
        Thanks for sharing
        BorisRoman Premium
        Great information - very useful!

        Thanks so much for sharing!

        Wish you smashing success!

        tatihden Premium
        Thanks Bob . Best wishes to you too
        bigrog44 Premium
        Thanks for sharing, Denise.
        Lazyblogger Premium Plus
        Great info on autoresponders. I use Aweber and Traffic Wave and loving that my list is building consistently. Thank you for sharing.
        tatihden Premium
        I will check out Traffic Wave. Thanks
        suzzziq Premium
        Thank you so much for the info., Denise:)