Comparison Table of Sending Methods

MailPoet Your host Third party Host's SMTP
Pricing   Per subscriber.

Starts at $10 / month.

Free plan for up to 2000 subscribers.
Free Per email sent Free
Premium features included? Yes
(Detailed stats & welcome emails)
No No No
Deliverability
(reaching the inbox and not spam box)
Good!
Usually the poorest Good! Depends
Signatures
(SPF or DKIM)
No setup required Update your DNS yourself Depends
Update your DNS yourself
List cleaning
(removal of invalid or bounced addresses)
Automatic, no configuration Manual or with  add-on With third party or  add-on Manual or  add-on
Speed
(emails / hour)
50,000 / hour 300 / hour
2,000 / hour 300 / hour
Daily email limits None Most of the time
None Most of the time
Enforced signup confirmation  Yes No Depends No
Support by MailPoet's team Yes No No No
Do we recommend? Of course No because of poor deliverability If you send irregularly No because of poor deliverability