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Good mailing list tool?

I have a mailing list of about 11K users, to which I send announcements from time to time (new version notifications, etc).

As of now I have been handling unsubscribes manually, which is a huge pain in the ***. :-(

I would like to have an automated tool to send all the e-mails, and, most importantly, to automatically handle unsubscribes.

Is there such a tool available?

Thank you!

Drake
Monday, September 08, 2003

I have heard that  http://www.boogietools.com/ is very good.

Damian
Monday, September 08, 2003

I have been using mailman ( http://www.list.org/ ). I found it rather cluncky and slow, but it sort of got the job done.
I had no buget and needed something free.

Just me (Sir to you)
Monday, September 08, 2003

I am not sure if Boogie is producing mailing list tools yet. But there are several nice services that will do most of what you need as a service provider. But if you insist on running most of it off your network/cohost you might try Lyris. Lyris has branched off into list management for small business and big business so I don't really know what their lower cost options are.

Li-fan Chen
Monday, September 08, 2003

Boogie tools basically handles bounces only (using an API you can use to filter incoming mail in the SMTP for Windows 2000 mail receiving stage or as an check-the-bounce-mail-box pop3 processing stage). That's only one phase of list management (very important phase I grant you that).

Li-fan Chen
Monday, September 08, 2003

I've used http://www.getactive.com and except for a slightly weird interface, it's done great.

We got a great deal because we're a non-profit, so I don't know what their regular rates are.

Lee
Monday, September 08, 2003

Mojo:
http://mojo.skazat.com/

jan Derk
Monday, September 08, 2003

I believe Joel uses WhatCounts.com. If you have a large list consider not using your own SMTP server. Even if you have "good" confirmed subscription policies, you may get people who don't remember signing up, and who then report you to SpamCop.

Nate Silva
Monday, September 08, 2003

Any language. Have the unsubscriber update a database or edit the mailing list file.

Tom Vu
Monday, September 08, 2003

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