Woodpecker: better than Yesware, better for your cold emailing

While Yesware only offers features for Outlook and Gmail channels, Woodpecker was built specifically to work with cold emails. This focus has helped us build features that optimize your cold outreach efforts and achieve what Yesware simply can’t.

Woodpecker optimizes your reply rates by sending follow-ups in the same thread. Manual tasks (“text John”, “call Ben”, etc.) in between campaigns can keep your entire outreach more organized.

It’s all about deliverability

Woodpecker automatically maximizes your deliverability from day one, and that means getting your message to recipient inboxes. Our built-in email verification system prevents unnecessary bounces, so you don’t have to worry about your domain’s sender reputation.

And when your reputation remains high, your messages land inboxes while your competitors get directed to “Spam” and “Promotions” folders. 


Warming up emails is a very important process that helps you achieve top deliverability rates. Warm-up helps with this and is available for all Woodpecker users. It’s at least 5x cheaper than other warm-up tools.

Yesware doesn’t offer a warm-up feature.

Deliverability Monitor

Track your deliverability with Woodpecker and spot any issues before they happen so you can prevent them. No other cold email tool on the market allows you to do so.

No. Other. Cold email tool. On the market. 

Bounce Shield

With Woodpecker your deliverability is protected 24/7. Bounce Shield adjusts your sending frequency so you can be sure you won’t get blocked by your email provider for exceeding the sending limits.

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that we are always looking for ways to protect your sender reputation by respecting the limits of email service providers.

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Test & optimize

Woodpecker allows you to automate follow-ups and adjust them to your recipients’ behavior.

Our A/B testing feature and automatically-generated performance reports allow you to optimize your campaigns and be sure that you’re always sending the best possible version of your message.


You can adjust follow-ups to your prospect’s behavior by setting up ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ paths. Based on whether they opened your email, replied to it or clicked on a specific link, they will get a specific, personalized message sequence.

This is the kind of natural conversational flow that turns prospects into leads. 


A/B tests

The built-in A/B testing feature allows you to test up to 5 different versions of your messages (both openers and follow-ups). You can experiment with your emails until you reach the best-performing copy and subject line.


Woodpecker is your central marketing data hub. Integrate it with major CRMs, prospecting tools and other popular business software to bring all your data into one place and analyze it holistically.

Pricing & trial

Test all of Woodpecker’s features including Warm-up & Recovery during a 7-day free trial.

With our flexible pricing, you pay only for prospects stored and contacted within your account. Start from just $25 a month (based on annual rate) and add extra modules on demand as your business grows.

Yesware offers standard pricing with plans starting from $35 for the basic features.

More money for fewer features than Woodpecker? No thanks, Yesware!

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The tool is great! I was using a competitor and got really frustrated with it. Then I found Woodpecker

Brittany Joiner Causely.com

The open rate is significantly higher than it was when I was using another mailing system

Marek Tyniec Marketing Specialist at Xfive

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Woodpecker and Yesware features compared

Woodpecker Yesware
Automated emails
A/B tests
Follow-ups in one thread
Built-in email validation
Timezone detection
Warm-up & Recovery (not available for Google accounts) FREE
Bounce Shield
Deliverability Monitor
CRM integrations
Mailbox integrations
Microsoft 365
Microsoft Exchange
Other integrations
Google Sheets
Teamwork & security
GDPR compliance
Duplicate detection
Empty custom fields detection
Team collaboration
Shared contacts & campaigns
Plugins & API aggregators
Free trial
  • 7 days
  • All features including Warm-up & Recovery
  • 14 days
  • All features
  • From $25/month
  • Extra add-ons available

See Pricing

  • Billed Monthly: $19, $45, and $85
  • Billed Annually: $15, $35, and $65
  • No extra add-ons

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No more spam

With Woodpecker, your emails are always delivered to recipient inboxes - not to spam or other folders. Follow-ups will be sent in the same thread as “Re:” messages to improve your reply rates.


Woodpecker tracks your open rates, click-through rates, reply rates and bounce rates. Once a prospect responds, you may mark the reply according to its know what impact you’re making.

Agency features

Woodpecker supports lead generation agencies. This module shows your team members all their campaigns in a single dashboard where they can switch them on and off any time. Going to a specific client dashboard is intuitive and takes just one click.