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Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

The Campaign Monitor alternative to drive more revenue and conversions from email

Campaign Monitor’s limited features and analytics can only take your email marketing so far.
If you want to send campaigns that nurture relationships and drive higher revenue – choose Ongage.

14-days free

“You don’t get to this size unless you can track and measure metrics effectively, while constantly improving the content you’re emailing. Ongage plays a pivotal role in our ability to do so.”

Joshua Blumenfeld

CEO and Founder @MyJobHelper


Revenue Increase


Email list growth


Revenue Increase


Email list growth

Companies trust Ongage to drive higher revenue with email

Campaign Monitor might work for basic email campaigns but

If you want to grow your email list and nurture relationships with email, it can feel limiting to:

Users say Campaign Monitor is missing key features

“If you are looking for a simple email marketing solution, this is your jam. If you are looking for a robust marketing automation tool, look elsewhere.”

Verified review on G2

“You can’t build a dynamic template that includes conditional statements. For any big company that leverages a lot of automated emails, having the ability to include conditional statements is a very important tool.”

Verified review on G2

“Contact management is too simple, moreover on managing people who received or clicked past campaigns that forces you to create lists by hand.”

Verified review on G2

“It can be a bit too simple and difficult to customize to the way you want it.”

Verified review on G2

“The way that campaign stats are presented is not quite there as well. Would like some deeper dive ability to zoom in and out on a campaign.”

Verified review on G2

“Campaign Monitor is missing a lot of features other ESPs offer. Know what you need.”

Verified review on G2

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

With Ongage, you get the tools to grow and convert your email list

Ongage is the Campaign Monitor alternative for businesses looking to create campaigns that convert, build meaningful relationships, and make your subscribers feel every email is personally talking to them.

Email campaigns that drive conversions

Send campaigns based on user behavior. Get a deep knowledge of your audience and turn insights into revenue.

Personalization at scale

Use 150 different data points to segment contacts based on their preferences. Target the right people with the right message.

Go beyond surface-level analytics

Dive into campaign results per list, ISP, location and more. Get a play-by-play activity of individual contacts.

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

Choose Ongage to drive higher revenue from your list

An email platform
that scales with your list

Campaign Monitor is a decent fit if you’re sending a small number of emails a month. But if you’re growing your subscriber list, you’ll outgrow this number soon. Ongage helps manage your ever-growing email list as you scale.
“So customizable that I’ve been with Ongage for four years now and haven’t even explored half of it. In addition, it’s really nice to get customer support promptly and from knowledgeable staff.”

Harold Gross

Owner @CreateYourCruise


Send emails that feel personal to each subscribers

Create email blocks that can be customized with hyper-personalized content for each reader. Add content to your emails via HTML, JSON, RSS, or XML feeds.
“Features like list segmentation, email marketing dashboard, email creative UI, campaign management tools, and on-boarding functionality, allow us to improve our performance even today.”

Neil Rice

VP of Technology @TN Marketing


Target the right people with the right message

Create micro-segments with up to 150 data points. Set up different groups of contacts in a few clicks and send them emails that fit their place in the customer journey.
“We regularly send out large scale email campaigns and naturally want to target our members at the right time with relevant offers. Ongage has been valuable as we push towards having an even more personalized and dynamic offering.”

Alec Dobbie

CEO & Co-Founder @FanFinders


Land in the inbox and
keep your reputation clean

Unverified emails, high bounce rates, and spam complaints hurt your reputation. Send worry-free campaigns without sender-score issues using Ongage’s built-in email validation.
“With the help of Ongage we were able to stabilize our performance in the long term, and increase deliverability, open rates and click rates.”

Oula Lehtinen

COO & Co-Founder @Draivi Media


Increase in open rates


Increase in click-to-open rate


Increase in open rates


Increase in click-to-open rate


Warm up deliverability and stay clear from the spam box

Ongage automatically warms up your IP for you. Increase the number of emails you can send at the same time and enjoy a higher ROI from bigger campaigns.
“We use Ongage on a daily basis to send out 400-500k emails (mix of manual and automated campaigns) and have been able to heavily customize contact fields to suit the needs of our business.”

Jonathan Galos

Product Growth Manager @DISQO


Protect your sender score with custom throttling

Throttle your email campaigns to avoid spam triggers and increase deliverability.
“Our email reputation was suffering tremendously and through Ongage, their very robust analytics, and the ability to deploy emails through several ESPs, we were able to repair our email reputation and increase deliverability.”

Ashley G

Marketing Project Manager @Sam’s Club


Send transactional and promotional emails separately

Improve deliverability by using independent mailstreams. Send transactional and promotional emails using different IPs and subaccounts.
“We are able to manage several lists under one roof, which means if an IP or ESP needs to be changed, it does not impact our list management. This is a huge benefit.”

Greg Weitzman

President @Financial Media Marketing

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

More advanced email features, more deliverability, more revenue

14-days free

“Ongage was the easy and right choice. We used other platforms in the past, and I’ll be honest, Ongage has blown them out of the water.”

Scott Colson

VP Marketing and Principal owner @322 Media


Revenue growth


Increase in circulation


Revenue growth


increase in circulation

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

Ongage is a small business that cares

Campaign Monitor is an amazing company. With 200+ employees and millions in fundings, nobody can deny this.

While we may not be able to compete with their human-hours, they certainly can’t beat us in human-effort.

We know what it’s like to start small and scale. At Ongage, each new client is an opportunity to help a fellow small business flourish.

Fast support

Free onboarding

99.95% uptime

Account manager

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

Grow with a partner that
understands advanced email marketing

All the features you need to scale your email marketing operation, plus help from a team that cares.

Ongage vs Campaign Monitor feature comparison

Ongage helps you send email
campaigns that land in your subscribers’ inbox

Campaign Monitor

Free trial

Free to send a campaign to five subscribers

14-day free trial with unlimited sending volume

Automated IP warming

Increase deliverability and sending limits

Email validation

Needs an external tool

Clean your list with built-in email validation

Email throttling

Optimize campaign delivery by pacing your sending

Multi Subaccount support

Separate Transactional and Marketing emails to protect your reputation

SMTP relay

Only for transactional emails
Send via CampaignMonitor, Mailgun, Mailjet, Mandrill, Postmark and Sendgrid

Send via +15 SMTP relays and MTAs, including Amazon SES, SparkPost, and SendGrid.

Drip campaigns

50-100 automated drip campaigns


Up to
50 data points

Up to
150 data points

Account safety

2FA and user roles

2FA, user roles, and automatic email list monitoring

Are you a Campaign Monitor user?

Switch from Campaign Monitor in a flash

Outgrowing your Campaign Monitor plan?

Instantly connect your current SMTP relay to Ongage to continue sending, with zero downtime. Or use Ongage’s built-in SMTP for an end-to-end sending solution.
“More than the software platform itself, I’ve received remarkable support. Their Head of Customer Success has gone above and beyond to ensure my team is satisfied with and making the most out of Ongage, going so far as to provide tailored training sessions and to seek out solutions for our unique sending pattern.”

Courtney Sylvester

Research Associate @Hanover Research

Take your email marketing to new heights with Ongage

Build meaningful relationships with your subscribers and grow your business now.

14-days free

Campaign Monitor vs Ongage

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Ongage supports a wide range of verticals and clients. Please contact us for more details.

Yes, we provide flexible plans, allowing users to upgrade and downgrade their accounts according to their needs.

Depending on your email operation requirements, migrating to your own Ongage and relaunching your operation can take a few days to a few weeks.

Ongage provides several tools and capabilities that will help you to reach more inboxes, including automatic warm-up, segmentation according to engagement level, bounce reason identification, and much more!

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