It lets you store your images and videos in the app to easily reuse them in future messages. Then, you can use Vision6 to reach those contacts wherever they are. An insanely simple email newsletter app from the MailChimp team, Tinyletter has no email templates, no integrations with other apps, and almost no features—it's the only app on this list that doesn't include Zapier integrations.
“You grow with it, and features you didn’t know would be useful are ready when you are.”
Those tools work great for sending one-off messages to individuals and groups—and if you abuse the BCC field, you can email individuals without annoying everyone. But for larger groups and scheduled sends, you'll need another option—something that makes it as easy to send an email to everyone as it is to send a message to one person.
That's what email newsletter apps are for. They're the tools that power the bulk emails you receive every day, a great way to share news, announce new promotions, share new product features—or even send out an annual email update to all of your friends and family. We dug into dozens of the most popular email newsletter apps, picked out their best features, listed their base monthly pricing, and put it all together in this roundup.
We ensured every app in this list can organize your contacts into lists, add new contacts easily via a signup form or integrations with other apps, send beautifully formatted messages in a half-dozen clicks, and analyze how your email performed. And, they almost all integrate with app automation platform Zapier to add new subscribers from your store, contact forms, and address book automatically.
If you're looking for a great way to send emails to all your contacts, this is the chapter for you. Emails about the latest happenings at your company can get boring.
To capture your customers' attention, you should write emails that are focused on their interests, not yours. ActiveCampaign makes that easier with its full-featured CRM alongside with its email newsletter tool. You can gather detailed info about each of your customers, then divide them into lists based on interests, locations, and more. It starts with email newsletters, with a full-featured email editor to design email newsletters and send them to your lists.
That's the core focus of the base plan, where you can start building your contact lists around your newsletters. Then as your marketing grows, you can upgrade to a Plus plan with CRM and marketing automation features to store more details about contacts and use that to focus your lists and land more sales.
For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our ActiveCampaign review. An email list is nothing without subscribers. You already have customers and fans, so AWeber focuses on making sure those people will get added to your email lists.
It natively integrates with WordPress, PayPal, and Facebook so you can add fans from places they already interact with your company. You can import subscribers from a spreadsheet, or paste a plain text list of contacts and let AWeber figure out the names and emails. You can then build your lists with advanced subscriber forms that include up to 25 fields—with smart fields that can split first and last names automatically—and build landing pages with the same tools.
It'll help your email newsletters look great, with hundreds of included templates and stock photos. And, it offers three mobile apps: For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Aweber review.
Email needs to look great everywhere. Benchmark Email aims to make this easy with both an internationalized app that's easy to use anywhere, and email templates that look great on mobile and desktop. Benchmark's cleanly designed email editor lets you pick from a variety of layouts for your text and multimedia components, then accents them with color schemes for emails that look beautiful everywhere—not just on a large desktop monitor.
It lets you store your images and videos in the app to easily reuse them in future messages. Then, the entire app's interface is equally at home in English, Chinese, Spanish, and 5 other languages, and its team works with the standard email sending coalitions globally as well as China's ICP to make sure your emails will be delivered everywhere. It's an email app for global teams. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Benchmark Email review.
Check your inbox, and the vast majority of your emails are essentially digital letters. They may have nice templates and even GIFs, but they're focused on text and images. BombBomb breaks the mold with video-powered emails. You can shoot videos in BombBomb's app, upload pre-created videos, or pull in YouTube videos, then send them out as email newsletters with text and other details you want.
Then, your contacts can reply with video messages of their own, recording a new video email online and sending it back to you through BombBomb. It sounds crazy, but might be the way to break up the monotony of text emails and get your contacts' attention. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our BombBomb review. Your emails need to stand out—but you don't have time to customize emails for every campaign.
Campaign Monitor 's email editor includes fewer options than many other email design tools, but that makes it a far faster way to customize your messages. Start with with pre-made templates and drag in new sections you want—and use its examples of variations other teams are using for inspiration.
Or, hand-code your own template using Campaign Monitor's simple email code snippets, and host your CSS and assets on Campaign Monitor's server. That's great for your own emails, but even more helpful if your job is sending emails for others. If you run a marketing or design agency, you can build Campaign Monitor templates, white-label the app, and let your clients send emails through your account with your custom designs.
Combine that with its easy-to-use automation tools, and it's a great way to help all of your clients do better email marketing. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Campaign Monitor review. If you've been hacking together email newsletters by abusing your email app's BCC field, Campayn might be the easiest way to break that habit and start sending proper email updates.
It can import your contacts from a variety of apps—including your Gmail and Yahoo! Mail address books—and will keep up with all of their info just like a real address book, including their social media profiles. It also make sending emails simple, with pre-made templates, a nice editor, and an email sending process that lays everything out in one page so you can add any of your email's details at any time.
It even puts that extra social media info to work for you, using it to segment your lists and ensure everyone gets the news most important to them. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Campayn review. If you run a brick-and-mortar business, you're likely sending emails about events and sales to get people to walk into your store.
Even with a digital business, live webinars and time-limited discounts can help boost traffic. Constant Contact is an email app that's also great at managing all of those other things you do, so you can create events and promotions, send them out to your existing contacts, and gather new contacts—all from one app.
Constant Contact's event campaign tool lets you schedule your upcoming events, create a registration page, and spread the word via email and social networks. Then, its social campaigns tool helps you create coupons or downloadable resources for social networks to gain new follows and keep your existing followers excited about your products.
Tying it all together is Constant Contact's email tools that let you share these events and promotions in your email newsletter and easily add new subscribers to your lists whenever you run an event or promotion. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Constant Contact review. Email newsletters so often restate things you've already written on your blog. Curated instead lets you gather everything you want to write about, then organize them into categories and turn them into emails in minutes.
You'll save links then pull them out of the Collected Items list into your email body, adding a summary along with a category. You can also add text sections with categories as well.
Curated will then group each entry by category, and let you move items up and down to reorganize the email. Then to help fund your email, you can add sponsors with a sponsorship tool to easily include sponsors' logos, link, email and more in your newsletters. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Curated review. You typically don't have to think about how your email newsletters are sent; the app handles that for you.
But with EmailOctopus , it's worth taking a bit of time to set up both an email newsletter app and a transactional email service to send your emails, for a far cheaper way to send your newsletters. Then design your email newsletters in EmailOctopus' rich editor, and add contacts to your lists. It'll send the email, track stats, and help you grow your list just like any other email tool.
Only this time, it's using another service to send the emails and passing the savings on to you. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our EmailOctopus review. Picture a nicely designed email in your mind, and it likely includes—at most—a small header photo at the top, a background color, and formatted text and images below that.
At best, most emails look like nice blog posts—or plain emails. If you want more, FreshMail 's templates can make your emails look like beautiful product demo pages, complete with full-sized images, beautiful Google Fonts-powered text, and detailed layouts that go far beyond your standard email. Creating your own design from FreshMail's templates is easy, with rich content blocks that include text-and-image layouts to add multiple columns and rich details. Then add your content and send it to your contacts with all the standard email sending features you'd expect from any other app.
And if you need to send emails to large lists occasionally, you don't even need a large monthly plan—instead, you can pay for just the emails you need to send. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our FreshMail integrations.
Want to see how your emails will look on a phone without sending a test message to yourself? GetResponse 's email designer lets you preview how your messages look on both computers and phones while you're building your emails. You can add more detail to your emails with GetResponse, as well. It can import images from Flickr, Facebook, and iStock, sell products in emails with PayPal buttons, and even reuse text from previous emails with its snippets feature. Then, you can schedule your emails in advance by dragging them to the correct date on a calendar.
And if you're promoting your products online, GetResponse has you covered with tools to import contacts from Facebook forms and Twitter ads. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our GetResponse review. Mad Mimi almost doesn't look like an email newsletter app at first glance. Instead of prominent buttons for emails or automations, you'll see tabs for Promotions and Audience.
Those Promotions are your emails—only here, they're focused on making emails to share your sales, events, coupons, new products, and other company events and promotions with potential customers. Everything's simpler in Mad Mimi. The email editor helps you search for stock photos, the audience tab shows all your contact details in a tabbed table similar to a spreadsheet, and its social tool lets you add your social profiles to every email automatically.
And if that's not enough, click the Add Things button to add a form builder, RSS-to-email tool, drip campaigns, personalization tools, and more. That lets you make Mad Mimi an email newsletter with just the features you want. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Mad Mimi review. MailChimp may be the first email newsletter app you think of it you spend any time listening to podcasts—or have ever seen any of its monkey-themed shirts and hats.
But beyond the swag, MailChimp is an app that's serious about helping you send better emails. You'll find everything here from a drag-and-drop email editor to rich subscriber profiles that track your contacts' interactions with your emails.
Best are the extra apps and tools that come along with MailChimp. MailChimp's mobile apps let you send emails, and check your stats, and add new contacts to your lists on the go. You'll also come to love its smarts that'll automatically find the best time to send your emails based on its data from everyone else's campaigns or your subscribers' time zones, automations that let you send emails based on your audience segments, a customizable form and landing page builder to gather subscribers, and new Mandrill-powered drip tools to send transactional emails from the same app.
For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our MailChimp review. Want to quickly personalize your email templates? Mailerlite makes that easy, with color-focused themes with content blocks you can move around.
Its pre-made templates aren't rigid, HTML templates, but instead include the same header, signature, background colors, and content blocks as any other them. That makes them easy to make your own. You can then use those same tools to build landing pages and popups to gather subscribers for your lists. Mailerlite emails are built around content, not just text and images. You can add a countdown timer that dynamically shows the time remaining until you launch a product or before a sale is over, and show product details from your store.
Or add a video, pull in your most recent blog posts with a dynamically updating RSS block, and more. You can then reuse those emails in automated workflows to onboard new subscribers. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Mailerlite review. Email's important, but so is social and mobile—if anything, the two together are the new email. After all, your phone's always with you, and while you might ignore your email, you're unlikely to turn off your SMS notifications.
So Mailigen lets you combine them all, so you can target your audience wherever they're most likely to check their messages. On the email side, you'll have all the features you'd expect, with a familiar, Office-style editor that lets you drag and drop message components wherever you want, making it easy for anyone on your team to edit your email campaigns.
Then, you can further your email marketing by sending out SMS messages with your latest announcements and deals, with all the same tools to gather contacts and segment them into lists that you're already using with your emails. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Mailigen review. If you're looking for a service to send emails directly from your app, Mailjet 's a transactional email service that's ready to deliver as many notification, invoice, shipping status, and other routine emails as you need.
It's also great at sending email newsletters, with its Campaigns tool. You can use its built-in email designer to customize your email style and build templates for both your newsletters and your routine transactional emails.
It's a handy way to handle all of your company's emails from one service, letting your developers send messages from your app the way that's easiest for them while also letting designers and writers update emails without having to dive into code. For a deeper look at features and pricing, see our Mailjet review. Email newsletter apps all let you grow your list over time, as long as you upgrade—but will you be able to afford emailing tens-of-thousands of followers?
MailUp makes larger lists easier on your budget as long as you're not in a rush to send your messages. You'll select how many messages you need to send each month, then choose how soon your emails need to be sent—the slower, the cheaper. You can use Publisher to create and send a email newsletters. How you set up your mail delivery depends on your audience and how you want the format to appear. When you want recipients to read the content of your publication in its original format, send your publication as an attachment.
For more information on creating a newsletter, see Create a newsletter using Publisher. The best option is to send it as a PDF. When you send your publication as an email attachment, you don't need to preview its appearance in a browser, because email recipients will open and view the publication in the correct program. When you send a Publisher publication as an email attachment, the recipient must have Publisher installed to view the publication. Publisher includes many attractive, high-impact email newsletter designs that you can send as messages.
In the list of template types in Publisher, select the E-mail category. In the list of designs, scroll down to find the Newsletter category, and select the newsletter template you want to use. Under Customize , you can adjust the color scheme and font scheme and insert your business information before you create the publication.
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