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ddenby
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Are there any free autoresponders that are good?

I am currently using Constant Contact, who offers a 3-month trail. The trail is almost over and I now want to find out if there are any free autoresponder out there before signing up.
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extreme1
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Hi
I haven't tried them yet but MailChimp are free for up to 500 subscribers and 3000 emails per month.
All the Best Dee
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garry1
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Hi ddenby,
You may want to take a look at this free autoresponder, http://www.directresponders.com i'm not sure what the limits are,if any.

I don't think i'll need to worry about limits.

Garry
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garry1
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Hi again,
Just remembered another one that is free, and i'm pretty sure that there is a limit to it though. http://ulnoth.com/marketing-tools.php

But it's worth a look.

Garry
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ddenby
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Thanks Dee and Gary, I will research each one and get back with you on which I feel is the best.
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velightful
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Thunderbird is a good autoresponder that you can set up on your desktop. It runs with your server (from your hosting, where ever that may be), and is completely free. It has many options, with filters you can set up for all kinds of things.

http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/
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faradina
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For a free DirectResponders account, there are limitations as follows:

Number of subscribers allowed: 500
Number of Autoresponders allowed: 2
Number of messages per autoresponder allowed: 21
Maximum broadcast per day: 3
Maximum link tracker allowed: 1

You also cannot import or export subscribers.
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farotto
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I'm using Response2.0.
The free version has some limitations :
- Your first 250 subscribers are FREE - NO importing of leads.
- There will be a footer message on your emails saying where you got your auto responder from and a link to it.
- You will be able to create 5 different auto responder series, with up to 25 follow up letters in each one.
- Double optin feature only (no single optin)
- Only text messages (no html)

Or, you can subscribe to a partner program and get all the limitations removed, without paying any montly fee.
This way, I'm using the upgraded version without spending a penny on it.
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faradina
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I am about to test phplist to see if it's any good. Well, actually, I have been meaning to test it for several months now but I never seem to be able to get around to it!
Is there anybody here who has used it?
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clarafaie
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phplist is an open source newsletter script, which includes multiple mailing lists and attachments. Other supported features include: RSS, click-tracking, scheduling, etc. phplist is free to install and very easy to integrate with any website.
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covenantguy
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So Clarafaie,
If I'm using Wordpress as my platform, in very simple terms (because I'm very simple) how would I install this a)in one of my Affilorama-hosted websites b) in a non-Affilorama-hosted website?

Also is it easy to transfer any subscribers from this on to Aweber, if I decide to do Aweber later?
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rudolf55
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So.. which one is the best?
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speedyreader
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I am using MailChimp, 500 subscribers and 3,000 free emails per month free. If you go over, you can buy credits instead of committing to the monthly payment plans. As long as you stay under 500/3000, you can stay on the free plan forever.

It's step by step and easy for experienced marketers. Newbies might need invest a few hours to learn how to build their first campaign. They have video tutorials and a webinar so you won't get lost.
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covenantguy
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Thanks speedy reader
Can I do EVERYTHING that MArk shows us to do in the Affiloblueprint coutrse-including putting video emails on our site-with Mailchimp, or will we need something on top of Mailchimp to do this?
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speedyreader
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Hi Covenantguy

I have not seen the Affiloblueprint course but Mailchimp does not really promote using video within their emails on their website.

However there are many services (some with trial periods) that will allow you to add video to most autoresponder programs including Mailchimp. A quick Google search brought up Eyejot.com, Sendyourfiles.com, instantvmail.com but I can't recommend one service over the other as I have not tried them yet.

Also keep in mind that with dozens of incompatible file formats, many spam blockers or email protocols will prevent videos from playing, which is why some receivers will get plain text emails as a default (no graphics, fonts, pictures or video). Many of the "get rich" gurus send plain emails with compelling headlines and then if you click their link, it takes you to a page with video.

Best to do some research with these video services and then if you implement video you will be ahead of the vast majority of IM's who use email.
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covenantguy
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Cheers mate

Sounds good
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ray14125
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i have found one but its dutch. but you can use it anyway. http://www.enormail.nl/
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paulie69
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faradina wrote:I am about to test phplist to see if it's any good. Well, actually, I have been meaning to test it for several months now but I never seem to be able to get around to it!
Is there anybody here who has used it?



Hi Faradina,

Did you end up getting around to testing PHPList as you planned? Just wondering your thoughts and impressions for those of us who want to save money? Is it any good?

Thanks!
Paul.
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louisemann63
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I have been told that some of the free autoresponders don't like affiliate marketing and are unreliable.
That is just what I heard. Do not know whether it is true or not.

I guess someone's account was deleted for affiliate marketing or something.

If you use a free one make sure that you have some sort of backup so, you do not lose your files.
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jocelynpantaleon02
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Hi! Just found this great free autoresponder that has unlimited followups, unlimited broadcasts and unlimited prospects. You won't have to pay a single cent to the autoresponder's website for the rest of your life! Try it here: Listwire
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mlogan132003
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I would say mailchimp. I konw your said you wanted free autoresponder but I would greatly suggest AWebber as well :)
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http://InternetMarketerHost.com includes a great autoresponder service for free with every hosting account.
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jay30mcr
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The best free one I've found so far is http://bit.ly/1jlcn80
Has everything an AR should have and its free to use. Generate easy form code and recycle subscribers.
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