Maybe cold outreach is already your #1 source of leads and sales, or maybe you’re looking to ramp up your outreach activity. Either way, it’s vital you select the best outreach solution for your business, and your search has brought you to two of the most popular tools on the market: Mailshake and QuickMail.

Sure, we’re biased, but we truly believe QuickMail is the smart choice for most startups and SMEs — especially:

  • Professional services firms

  • SaaS platforms

  • Lead gen agencies

  • Recruiters

  • Business consultants

Read on and we’ll weigh up the key differentiators in the battle of Mailshake vs QuickMail…

Why Use QuickMail?

QuickMail is an outreach solution that works with Gmail, Outreach, and any other inbox provider. While there’s no shortage of outreach platforms out there, QuickMail stands out from the crowd in three essential areas:

Reliable Results

We’ve been industry leaders for nine years.

In that time, we’ve developed pioneering outreach technology like inbox rotation and free auto-warming, all with the goal of helping our users avoid the disruption and revenue loss caused by constant changes to the email ecosystem.

So we understand what it takes to generate consistent results from cold email, adapting our tools and processes to give your campaigns the greatest chance of reaching your prospects’ main inboxes.

That’s why we’ve got a 4.6-star rating on G2.

Learn how SaaS company Demio used outbound prospecting campaigns through QuickMail to help land 500 new customers in seven days.

Delightful User Experience

We’re confident that if you choose QuickMail, you’ll love our user experience.

We make it easy to manage multiple campaigns, scale your outreach activity by adding new inboxes, and access the clear, actionable analytics you need to improve results.

And if you need a helping hand along the way, you can reach out to our expert support team…

Expert Support

When it comes to customer support, some outreach solutions are all about closing tickets.

At QuickMail, we’re more concerned with actually solving problems.

We don’t bother with one-size-fits-all suggestions and boilerplate replies because we understand no other business has a workflow that’s exactly like yours. Instead, we take the time to dig into the challenge you’re facing and provide tailored guidance.

Whether you’ve got a basic question, a complex workflow, or an unconventional setup, our experts are ready and waiting to help you execute more successful outreach campaigns.

Of course, we don’t expect you to just take our word for it.

Not when our customer reviews do the job for us:

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Best of all, you get the same quality support, whatever QuickMail plan you choose.

Not only that, but we’ve created various free educational resources to help everyone from beginners to seasoned veterans get more from cold outreach:

Cold Email 101 Course

Modern Deliverability for Cold Email

Cold Email Outreach Mastery Class

Mailshake vs QuickMail At a Glance [Comparison Table]

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Automated email sequences
LinkedIn automation
Email warmup✔*
Email personalization
Inbox rotation-
Add more inboxes at no extra cost-
Add unlimited team members at no extra cost-
A/Z testing-
Monthly payment option-
AI sentiment detection-
Searchable activity log-
Free trial-

Try QuickMail for free by signing up for your 14-day trial today.

* Free AutoWarmer with MailFlow included with all QuickMail plans

Why Do Businesses Choose QuickMail Over Mailshake?

Now that we’ve listed the key features of each platform, let’s look at the areas in which QuickMail really impresses vs Mailshake:


What Sets QuickMail Apart:

  • QuickMail literally invented inbox rotation, which allows you to safely scale a campaign’s sending volume by adding new inboxes at the click of a button — and at no extra cost.

  • Each QuickMail plan includes multiple sending inboxes — up to five on our Basic plan, up to 20 with QuickMail Pro, and up to 50 with our Expert plan.

How Mailshake Compares:

  • Mailshake doesn’t do inbox rotation.

  • To safely scale a campaign's volume, you’ll have to duplicate the campaign for each additional email address you want to use, which is frustrating and time-consuming.

  • It’s also expensive, because each email address counts as a separate account.

  • A/B testing is also near-impossible when campaigns have to be duplicated in this way.


What Sets QuickMail Apart:

  • With QuickMail, you can add unlimited team members on any of our plans, at no extra cost.

  • Individual actions are tracked (and are searchable) through the audit log — so if something goes wrong, you can figure out exactly what happened to close training gaps and provide peace of mind.

  • Team members or external contractors don’t need to share login details to make campaign changes or update settings.

How Mailshake Compares:

  • Mailshake makes you pay for each user — so if your team grows from one person to two, you’ll be paying twice as much.

  • Inevitably, this ends up with teams sharing login details to save money, which makes it impossible to collaborate effectively or have accountability for actions taken in the platform.

Flexible Contracts

What Sets QuickMail Apart:

  • We don’t believe in locking customers into a minimum-term contract if they’re not totally satisfied with our product, so you can pay us monthly and cancel whenever you want.

How Mailshake Compares:

  • Mailshake isn’t exactly big on flexibility: you have to pay an entire year in advance.

  • And you don’t even get a free trial to test the platform before you buy.

Never Miss an Opportunity

What Sets QuickMail Apart:

  • QuickMail automatically scans inboxes (even the spam folder) for replies or new outreach from prospects every 10 minutes.

  • Messages from prospects are automatically pulled into Opportunities, even if they responded in a new email thread, CCed, BCCed, or forwarded the thread.

  • Campaign email replies are assigned to the inbox owner and can be re-assigning, previewed, and triaged without removing their bold status.

  • All communication with a prospect shows in one conversation view — whether you reached out to them in email or on LinkedIn.

  • A quick glance at pending time shows how long each reply has been waiting for a response to ensure no active opportunities are missed.

How Mailshake Compares:

  • Mailshake doesn’t organize replies by client or campaign — a major headache for agencies.

  • Replies are only tracked for campaign responses, so if a prospect starts a new email thread or reaches out via a different channel (like LinkedIn), you might miss the opportunity.

  • Replies that go to your spam folder won’t be detected and could cost you a new client

Mailshake vs QuickMail: Price Comparison

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A one-person business consultancy has totally different needs to a SaaS startup or a large lead generation agency.

For that reason, QuickMail and Mailshake offer a range of plans aimed at businesses of different sizes and at different stages of their growth journeys. Let’s dig into each platform’s pricing tiers and what you’ll get for your money.

(All pricing information correct at time of publication.)

Entry Level

QuickMail’s Basic Plan costs $49 per month, with no minimum-term contract. It includes up to 30,000 emails per month, up to five email addresses for sending, up to 10,000 prospects, and unlimited team members.

Customers can access all the essentials they need to run cold outreach campaigns, plus advanced features like A/Z testing and scheduling automation. They also get an account dashboard incorporating campaign-level stats — essential for optimizing performance.

Mailshake’s cheapest plan, Sales Enablement, is more expensive at $58 per month. But that only covers a single email address and team member. And don’t forget, you’re locked into a 12-month contract — and you have to pay the whole lot upfront.


Priced at $89 per month (again with no fixed contract), QuickMail’s mid-tier Pro Plan allows you to send up to 100,000 emails monthly to up to 50,000 active prospects from 20 different email addresses.

It includes all the same stuff as the Basic Plan, but with a bunch of additional functionality, including advanced analytics and native integrations with HubSpot and Pipedrive.

Mailshake doesn’t publish pricing information for its mid-tier Team plan, which includes all the same features as its entry-level plan, but with up to five seats and five connected mail accounts (in other words, the same number you get with our cheapest plan).


At the upper end of the scale, QuickMail’s Expert Plan costs $129 per month with no minimum term. For that money, you can send up to 300,000 emails a month, have 100,000 active prospects, and leverage 50 different email addresses.

While all our plans offer all the essential features you need to run high-performing outreach campaigns, our Expert Plan offers a bunch of advanced extras — including API access and automated follow-up campaigns launched by AI based on the recipient’s response.

Again, Mailshake doesn’t publish pricing information for its custom plan, so you’ll have to get in touch with them to learn more if you need more sending power than their basic plans account for.

It doesn’t include any extra features. Instead, you tell Mailshake how many team members and connected mail accounts you need, and they’ll build you a custom quote. 

(Remember, every QuickMail plan includes unlimited team members and multiple email addresses.)

Mailshake Users: Claim Your Free QuickMail Test Drive

Fed up with Mailshake’s expensive pricing model and lack of scalability?

Don’t worry — there’s no need to wait for your annual renewal date.

Just send us your yearly Mailshake invoice and we’ll credit the remainder of the contract to your new QuickMail account.

And you don’t even have to cancel your Mailshake account; we actually want you to run both together and see which is best for your business.

(Because we’re pretty confident we’ll win.)

To claim your free test-drive, just sign up for a 14-day free trial and email us your Mailshake invoice.

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We test every system we come across, including Mailshake, to make sure our clients are getting the best results possible. None of them have the deliverability of QuickMail.

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Will Wang
Agency Founder and CEO

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