WEB What email service do you use for sending blasts?

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  1. marcom10

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    I have a DB of over 5k users and more signing up daily. I need to port all of these into a good email campaign program..I'm thinking aweber, but maybe there is something out there cheaper :x:
     
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    why can't you just run a php script?
     
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    From what I've heard it can be a pain, use up a lot of b/w and my host (JOSH) doesn't want mail being sent from his server
     
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    lyris and a cluster of dedicated mail servers.
     
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    Aweber is pretty cheap for what it can do. You don't have to worry about deliverability etc, that you would have to if you managed your own servers.
     
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    Yeah I just don't want to pay 50-75 mo..ugh
     
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    If they're not in the aweber system already they're going to have to opt-in in order for you to import them...

    I fucking hate aweber because of that. but i still use them...

    I think getresponse will accept an uploaded db file, and icontact too.
     
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    Well if i still had campaign enterprise i'd hook it up for you :sad2:
     
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    mailchimp.com

    They only charge you by how many you are sending out. Not monthly.
     
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    Lots of people use one of the hourly "cloud" providers to setup a VPS and send out large mail shots. Problem is most of Amazon's IP range is now blacklisted because of this kind of thing. :o
     
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    how often are you trying to send out emails?

    I might be able to hook something up for you
     
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    About to switch from icontact to mailchimp. Their A-B testing feature is pretty cool.
     
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    Deliverability is key to success with email marketing, why save a few bucks by going with a provider without a track record?
     
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    I can make you a script and run off of one of my sites... You'll just have to enter the addresses and body content
     

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