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GetResponse vs AWeber – A Detailed Comparison

Email marketing is one of the best ways for expanding your business. It is an easy and handy way to convert the visitors of your website into prospective clients.


Email marketing service is a great way of developing and enhancing long term relation with your subscribers and generating good sales. Although, email listing is one of the most important aspect for email marketing but sitting right in front of your computer and replying to all the mails you get is nearly impossible.

As a result, you might end up losing your potential clients. This is where Autoresponders comes to your rescue. Autoresponders can nearly perform all the functions required for email marketing. Email marketing service providers generally have Autoresponders which are a handy toll for internet marketing.

GetResponse and AWeber are two such popular email marketing service providers that come with many handy features. Here is a detailed comparison between these top email marketing service providers.


AWeber templates are undoubtedly more in number and good in looks when compared with Getresponse. AWeber offers four different types of templates designs namely light box, pop up, inline and pop over. This comes is very handy while creating and editing templates.

AWeber email templates
AWeber email templates

AWeber’s templates have got an appealing and professional look that can be used easily in different marketing tactics. However, GetResponse recently came up with an incredible feature in which templates can be automatically edited as per the device used. With the addition of this new feature GetResponse surpassed AWeber.

GetResponse email templates
GetResponse email templates

Landing Page

Creating a landing page is an important aspect as it helps you to collect data and then create your prospective client list. GetResponse is an ultimate tool when we talk about creating a landing page. GetResponse is a flawless landing page creator tool that offers over 100 templates, which enables the user to create an impressive and attractive landing page.

The drag and drop editor makes things pretty simpler and easier for the users. Although, you can perform similar functions using AWeber too, but the process of creating a landing page with AWeber is complex in comparison to AWeber.


Using AWeber, one can create newsletter for his mailing list within no time. All you have to do is select a template from the list and then enter content into it.

aweber message builder

AWeber comes with a spam score version that is capable of analyzing your newsletters on the basis of words and links used, number of images etc and enables you to know whether your mail will land in the spam folder or inbox of the receiver. This is a great feature of AWeber. The users can even schedule emails for sending them to their clients. Your email will be sent on the date and time you set.

getresponse newsletter builder

However, GetResponse is one step ahead AWeber when it comes to creating a newsletter. The users have an option to either use readymade templates, alter them or they can even create their own templates by making use of the drag and drop option.

This option will enable the users to add a personalized touch to their newsletter. GetResponse also offers a handy feature of testing and preview. This feature enables the users to see how their newsletter will appear on different operating devices and browsers.


Pricing is another important aspect when it comes to choosing an email marketing service provider and GetResponse is the unrivaled winner in this aspect. GetResponse will only cost you $15 if you will use a mailing list of 1000 email addresses whereas with AWeber you will have to pay $29.

The users can even opt for the yearly package that will earn you some discounts. With GetResponse, you will get a discount of 18% whereas AWeber will offer a discount of only 15%.


Although both the email marketing service providers are quite handy for the users but keeping in mind all the aspects mentioned above GetResponse definitely comes out as a clear winner. AWeber had it’s glory days in the past, but with the new features from GetResponse such as advanced list segmentation and list builder, you just get more for less.

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar is a professional blogger from Pune, India. He is Software Engineer, Web Addicted. At Shake the Tech, he writes on Technology, Gadgets & so on. Follow me @vishal

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