In the previous post, you learnt about how to migrate Http to Https. Now, it is about E-Mail marketing. Do not think it as a rocket science. If you want to take your blog to the next level, you need to build list. You may ask us what list? Have you heard about the subscribers? They are the returning visitors. That means they will keep coming to your blog for every post published.
When someone subscribes to your blog, they will get notified whenever you publish a new post. They will get notifications via Email. How can someone subscribe to your blog? You need to create a subscription or optin form. Check our subscription form in the sidebar.
Apart from the subscription form, you can send newsletters to your subscribers. Be it an announcement, update or offer, you can let them know by mailing them. This is called email marketing. It is difficult for the new bloggers to afford for the email marketing services. This problem was understood by the some companies and they started offering free plans.
The main purpose of the email marketing is to keep visitors engaging and increasing conversions.
Let us look at the best free Email marketing tools :
1. Mailchimp :
The Mailchimp is one of the best E-Mail marketing company. They are offering free plan with 3 other plans. With the free plan, you can maintain the contacts up to 2000. At the time of writing this post, they are allowing to send 12,000 emails per month. This is insane, isn’t it? With this free plan, you can run 30 types of campaigns. You will be given basic templates. Trust me they are really good. These tools easily attracts people.
Once your list exceeds 2000 contacts, you need to upgrade your plan. Building first 2000 people is not easy. It takes some time. Meanwhile, try to increase your revenue so that you can afford for the premium plans. You will be charged as per the usage. The paid plan starts from $10/monthly.
2. Mailerlite :
Even Mailerlite is allowing up to 1000 subscribers for free. You can send 12,000 emails every month. If you need to send unlimited emails, then the price starts from $10. Their pro plan comes with dedicated support. Look at their prices and compare plans. The tools are similar to that of Mailchimp, but they are allowing only 1000 contacts. However you can try it for the second blog.
3. BenchMark :
The Benchmark is also allowing up to 2000 subscribers like Mailchimp. But, you can send up to 14000 emails monthly. You get all the best tools like analytics, drag & drop editor, signup forms and many. When you need more features or built 2000 contacts, then you can upgrade to a paid plan.
4. Omnisend :
This company mainly handles the ecommerce marketing. They allow 15,000 emails per month for free. You can send 2000 emails per day. It is similar to Mailchimp. They do not count the subscribers. Many popular ecommerce companies use Omnisend. The paid plan starts from $16/monthly.
5. Moosend :
The Moosend is offering best email marketing tools. You can send unlimited emails monthly. But, there is a 1000 limit for the subscribers. It is very useful for the small bloggers. The Moosend is the only company that do not impose branding. We tried their free plan. It is so much fun to use their tools and send mails. Even though you can manage 1000 subscribers, the unlimited mails part is extraordinary. We strongly recommend to try Moosend. The paid plan starts from $10/monthly.
6. SendInBlue :
They allow unlimited contacts but you can send only 300 mails daily. Some have restrictions on the contacts, others have on number of mails. Many bloggers are using Sendinblue because they do not have restrictions on subscribers. The paid plan starts from $25/monthly.
7. Sender :
They allow up to 2500 subscribers and you can send up to 15,000 mails per month. The paid plan starts from 9€/monthly. In the free plan, you can access all the tools that comes with the paid plans. However the Sender branding will come with every mail you send.
What Are The Final Words?
We have come up with these 7 free email marketing tools to help the beginners. Are you a WordPress user? If yes, then you can install the MailOptin plugin for integrating with all the email marketing tools. Mostly it works with all. One must take advantage of all these email marketing tools. Do not wait until the quota of one service is full. If you face any difficulty in setting up any tool, then reach us via contact form or comments.
Note : The prices and plans can change any time.
You can try all these free tools. Out of all, Sendinblue, Moosend and Mailchimp are good. What is your favorite? Do you have any other email marketing tools in your mind? Please do share your thoughts and experiences. Did you love this article? If yes, then share with your friends.