How does Postscript compare to other SMS platforms?

Let's face it: we may not be the best fit for every brand. We want to help you find the right platform for your goals, even if it's not us.

So... who is Postscript for?

Brands on Shopify or Shopify Plus

Brands who don't want to annoy their customers and ruin SMS

Brands who want to maximize ROI and retention

The Postscript app is intuitive to use and provides powerful segmenting capabilities, a well-done integration with Shopify, and a straightforward way to set up campaigns. We’ve seen immediate results after just a couple of targeted campaigns.

— 310 Nutrition

Feature-by-feature comparisons

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Pricing
  • Less than .01c per message
  • No platform or hidden fees
  • Matches any sms platform price
  • Less than .01c per message
  • Additional short code fees per message
  • Platform fees (sometimes)
  • Usually 50% higher per message pricing than Postscript
  • International pricing available
  • Platform fees (sometimes)
  • Up to 7x the price of Postscript
  • No MMS Messages
  • No International Messages
Integrations
  • Filters exclusive to Shopify brands
  • Self serve integrations
  • Premade automations and self serve automation builder
  • Not Shopify or ecommerce specific, missing customer filters
  • Contact support for integrations
  • Contact support for automations
  • Not Shopify specific, missing customer filters
  • Self serve integrations
  • SMS automation builder with some triggers
  • Filters exclusive to Shopify brands
  • Self serve integrations
  • Add SMS to Klaviyo flows
List Growth
  • Create and share keywords
  • Create and share links on social and email
  • Double opt-in available
  • Subscriber API available (and Zapier)
  • Design your own Postscript pop-up, plus Justuno and Privy integrations
  • Share a link on social media
  • Double opt-in available
  • Attentive designed popup
  • No keywords
  • Design your own pop-up
  • Create and share keywords
  • Design your own pop-up
  • Double opt-in available on popups
Short Codes
  • Operator short codes assures minimal overlap
  • Option to purchase your own
  • Responses in-app or forwarded to email or your helpdesk
  • Share a short code with other brands
  • Option to purchase your own
  • Customer responses in the app
  • Share a short code with other brands
  • Customer responses in the app
  • 10 digit phone numbers (Long Codes - bad deliverability)
  • Option to apply for a short code (3 month process)
  • No customer responses surfaced in the app, no responses to texts
Support
  • Live Chat (with 300+ 5 Star Reviews)
  • Dedicated SMS Strategist
  • SMS Learning Center, Playbooks, and Templates based on success from over 1000 Shopify and over 400 Shopify Plus brands
  • Email Support
  • Account Manager
  • Broad SMS strategy not specific to ecommerce, servicing universities and restaurants with a campaign-heavy approach
  • Live Chat
  • Email Support
  • Blog content
  • Live Chat
  • Email Support
  • Account Manager
  • Blog content
  • Primarily email marketing driven strategy utilizing flows only
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Postscript is an extremely powerful self service tool for brands on Shopify. But that doesn't mean we don't have your back.

You’ll have access to onboarding assistance, a dedicated strategist, live chat support and outstanding documentation - all of which will help you execute a messaging strategy unique to your brand.

We're proven by thousands of brands on Shopify and hundreds on Shopify Plus in every vertical.

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