Ongage is an email marketing platform that helps users find and utilize vendors. The application allows users to connect to multiple email service providers so they can easily manage all campaigns and messages through one centralized dashboard. Users can select the email service provider that performs the best for each region and work through each provider without having to jump from one account to the next. This can potentially improve deliverability and return on investment for the user. Stats and data are also provided so the user can track success and make sure their campaigns stray on the right path. Built in connectivity is available for more than 25 email service providers with more expected soon.Show more screenshots »
Ongage was founded in 2010. The team included email marketers with over seven years of experience that helped mold the features included in the application’s current incarnation. So far the service has grabbed attention from professionals and companies, including mentions on sites like Tech Crunch. Many users have shown their excitement for the application however some are concerned about how spammers could abuse Ongage’s services. The application’s Senior Product and Marketing Manager, Noam A. Rotem, responded personally by saying that they have a strict policy about spammers, who are completely banned when discovered.
Ongage presents an attractive opportunity to anyone who manages large email campaigns. The ability to manage multiple email service providers under one comprehensive account is very convenient. Users are also given valuable data that can help them make better choices about the direction of each campaign. The service is tailored to any company, organization or individual’s needs, with options for smaller campaigns as well as those that reach out to millions of recipients.
The Ongage interface is clean and organized yet doesn’t fall short when it comes to personality. Vibrant shades of orange, yellow, blue and green are thrown in to liven up the experience without distracting the eye from vital data and features. Simple tabs allow the user to navigate easily. A new user should plan to spend a few minutes exploring the interface to make sure they have a good grasp of where everything is and how each function works.
New users can click the green “Free Trial” button found on the Ongage homepage to begin registration. The form on the following page asks for a first and last name, email address, company name and a password. An optional field is also available for a phone number. The next step asks the user to choose from one of the six subscription plans currently offered. The user must provide their mailing address and credit card information. The trial account is free for 14 days.
Ongage offers six subscription options that start with the Entry plan which costs $10 per month. This plan allows up to 20,000 monthly emails, one email service provider (ESP) and a price of 1 cent per additional email sent each month. The Lite plan costs $49 and allows up to 200,000 emails and a cost of .0009 cents per additional email. The mid-range Bronze plan costs $99 per month and includes up to 600,000 monthly emails, two ESPs and a cost of .0008 cents per additional email. The Silver plan costs $199 per month and includes up to two million monthly emails and a rate of .0007 per additional email. The Gold plan costs $399 per month and includes up to five million emails and a rate of .0006 per additional email. A custom VIP plan is also offered for those who need more than five million monthly emails. Users should contact Ongage to request a VIP quote.
Ongage is a valuable tool for anyone who manages email campaigns. The application streamlines the process by giving users access to one centralized headquarters to manage all email service providers. More than 25 providers are currently supported and users can choose from one of six subscription plans. The fees start as low as $10 per month, making Ongage a comfortable choice for small businesses and startups that might not have a lofty budget.