Does anyone know script like Aweber?

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Hey, just been looking over at Aweber.com and was looking at some of the pricing once you go over 500 sunscribers, shocked.

I was wpondering if anyone knew of any script out there I could install on my own servers to run my mailing list? I would need it with the main features of Aweber (Auto Responders, stats etc.). If anyone has any suggestions, that would be great.

Thanks in advance guys.
#internet marketing #aweber #script
  • Profile picture of the author askloz
  • Profile picture of the author knmrwarrior
    I've used ListMailPro. It's a solid tool, has been around for a few years. I use Aweber now, by the way, but if you want a self-hosted solution, LMP is a good option
  • Profile picture of the author JayXtreme
    phplist?

    Peace

    Jay
    • Profile picture of the author Paul Myers
      Jay,
      phplist?
      Have they finally integrated the follow-up system?


      Paul
    • Profile picture of the author askloz
      stay away from that one mate... they had a malworm exploit the other day and some guy hacked phpbb3.com they were down for a week, yup, i know they had an old version of phplist, but even still, scary.

      Originally Posted by JayXtreme View Post

      phplist?

      Peace

      Jay
  • Profile picture of the author madison_avenue
  • Profile picture of the author mmacken
    Thanks for the replies guys. askloz, I should have mentioned in my first post I had googled it (always my first port of call), just wanted to see what scripts guys on WF used, if any. Think im going to go with getresponse, messing around with crontabs is abit beyond me.
  • Profile picture of the author JamesMcDowell
    Get a copy of interspire internet marketer and run it off your server/vps after asking your host to enable reverse DNS and install SPF records and DKIM.

    This will be cheaper once your list crosses 10k when the aweber pricing kills you.

    -James
    • Profile picture of the author radhika
      Big list owners have high price to pay if they go with third party autoresponder services. It seems server maintenance and maintaining services like Habeas by these third party services making them more pricey.

      Though an email can be sent without a penny cost to you, software that sends it cost email merketer an arm and leg

      .
    • Profile picture of the author Mickey Wong
      Originally Posted by JamesMcDowell View Post

      Get a copy of interspire internet marketer and run it off your server/vps after asking your host to enable reverse DNS and install SPF records and DKIM.

      This will be cheaper once your list crosses 10k when the aweber pricing kills you.

      -James
      If you've got a list of over 10,000, surely you know what you're doing list building wise, right? I would assume you would also know something about monetizing that list and would have been doing so as you reach that level.

      Then surely $149 is no big deal since you can quite easily make that back and more each month from your list. You can make a pretty good income even with a list of 500-1,000.

      And if you figure in the fact that AWeber and others are constantly on top of deliverability issues, which requires time, money and effort, doesn't it make more sense to focus on other business building issues and leave that stuff to the experts?

      I'm all for saving money where I can but there are just some areas where it's best not to do-it-yourself, to leave it to those who know how to and can do it better. Unless you have the knowledge, skills and resources to get the job done yourself initially AND keep on top of it.

      If I had a list of 10,000 then I know what I'd be doing - find out how I can better serve them and give them what they want. The $149 or however much would be a non issue.

      I also believe it's a mindset issue. If you have an off-line business and it cost you $149 to send direct mail to 10,001-25,000 people, you wouldn't think twice.

      Mickey

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