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Q: What is the top five emailing list softwares ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: What is the top five emailing list softwares
Category: Computers > Internet
Asked by: curious1233-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 11 Aug 2004 11:33 PDT
Expires: 10 Sep 2004 11:33 PDT
Question ID: 386561
Hello, I was wondering if you can assist me in finding some good
emailing list softwares. We need something where people can join our
mailing list from our website (just like other sites) and have some
software where we can make an HTML or something nice as a newsletter
and email it to all the subscribers.

Thanks alot, you guys are great!

Request for Question Clarification by ephraim-ga on 11 Aug 2004 11:45 PDT
How much technical expertise do you have? Much of what I know about
requires at least some familiarity with how e-mail works on the
internet. Are you looking for a Windows- or Unix-based solution?

For $3, I will not walk you through a solution, though I would be more
than happy to point you at a number of products which will manage
mailing lists. An HTML-front end should not be that hard for somebody
with basic scripting skills to write and plug into the mailing list
manager software.


Clarification of Question by curious1233-ga on 11 Aug 2004 12:08 PDT
i am pretty techy (am a System Admin) but not really into programming or web dev.

if you could tell me some good softwares at good prices that would be great
Subject: Re: What is the top five emailing list softwares
Answered By: ephraim-ga on 11 Aug 2004 12:25 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
A decent mailing list manager is GNU Mailman, which is free. You can
get more information at [ ].

To see an implementation of this, look at [ ]. Use your "view page as
source" option in your web browser to see how this is implemented
inside of the web page. From what I saw, it looks pretty simple to set
up. Also, be aware that Politech is a VERY high traffic list with many
subscribers, so this solution should probably scale well.

Another free mailing list software page can be found at [ ]. Majordomo was once the
standard by which I personally managed a number of lists, though it
looks like Mailman may be better at this point in time.

Some other software would be:

LISTSERV -- this was once the gold standard. This is not freeware, but
for small mailing lists, you can use the product for free.
[ ]

[ ]

Finally, here's a list of many types of mailing list software
products, not all of them free.
[ ]

Search Strategy:

"mailing list software" + "open source"
[ ://

I hope this helps!

curious1233-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Great, so fast and got the info i needed with good explaination

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