Growth April 7, 2020

Top recommendations on newsletter automation?

Hafsa Qadeer @HQ12

Recommend the best platform you have used to automate newsletter subscription flow (one that is super easy and doesn't break the bank) Anything other than mailchimp?

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    Give MailerLite and Sendinblue a try :) @HQ12

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    I just found sendpulse and use it for awhile, you can check.

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    ConvertKit is well liked with creators. and has a free tier.
    Substack for newsletters is cheap: Free.

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      Will check them out! Thank you :)

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    How come you don't want to use Mailchimp?

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      I'm looking for a Mailchimp replacement too, so I hope people chime in with recommendations.

      For me, I think Mailchimp is overpriced once you get past the free tier, and I find their UI to be unintuitive and awkward. I've been using it for years and I still get lost finding my way around the site from time to time. In general, I don't enjoy the day-to-day user experience.

      I want to give SendGrid a try, but I haven't had a chance yet.

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        @stevenkkim I have the same EXACT issues. For all of us who like getting things done quick and with cleaner UIs, no matter how much I try, I can't get to like what mailchimp is offering in terms of the overall experience. I truly wish they do something to optimize user behavior with the site with time. No doubt the product is great but pricy too for something that takes time to get a good hang of. I will check-out convertkit and sendgrid!