When it comes to building and using a mailing list, there are certain tools that can help and certain tools that are an absolute must.
Key among that second category are autoresponders. Autoresponders are tools that you use to manage your list and that allow your members to sign up and unsubscribe while giving you a convenient place to store your email addresses, to send out e-mails, to create autoresponder sequences and to build your opt-in forms.
The question is: which autoresponder do you spring for?
There are two big options here: Aweber and GetResponse. Read on and we’ll look at how they differ and which is ultimately the best for your goals. And yes, there are other autoresponder services out there, including self hosted autoresponder system, but the two big names in autoresponder services are Aweber and GetResponse
For instance I have two self hosted autoresponder systems on two separate domains. The self hosted autoresponder system I use is Maian Responder.
What I do like about the self hosted autoresponders systems is the control I have Continue reading