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    Lightbulb E-mail list script question

    Hey all,

    I run a web comic called Alfredo Afro. I'm in the market for a robust e-mail list script that'll allow me to set up automated e-mails to send out to subscribers that goes out roughly once a week or maybe once every two weeks.

    Thing is, it's gotta select the latest comics and format them in an e-mail.

    Does anyone know of an e-mail list script that has these capabilities? I'm not a Linux or Cron Job guru so I'd prefer something a little more user friendly.

    Thanks a bunch!
    Sing in a band called Psychostick, Alfredo Afro.

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    There are lots of email marketing software packages out there, do a google search on the term.

    Heres one for starters

    http://www.sendblaster.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kayn View Post
    it's gotta select the latest comics and format them in an e-mail.
    That sounds pretty ambitious. HTML email is pretty flaky even when hand coded with care, so getting something to automate a complex layout reliably sounds unlikely. Presumably you'd have some kind of regular template the content could feed into?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ralph.m View Post
    That sounds pretty ambitious. HTML email is pretty flaky even when hand coded with care, so getting something to automate a complex layout reliably sounds unlikely. Presumably you'd have some kind of regular template the content could feed into?
    I won't be putting HTML in the e-mail - just plain text with a some links and other info. Very, very simple.
    Sing in a band called Psychostick, Alfredo Afro.


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