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email marketing

Having a lead magnet/ opt-in is a priority for any business as part of their marketing campaign. You need a marketing platform to run your lead magnets and collect your subscriber’s details. A marketing platform will allow you to send emails that you can set up to go automatically each day, week, month etc, to those customers that have signed up to you rather than trying to email hundreds of people separately.

Let’s go ahead and take a look 7 top email marketing platform for 2017.

I personally use Mailerlite, but a review from a lot of other business owners say that Convertkit is the best. They all do great jobs so it’s completely up to you and your budget. All of them have great setup guides and support. Once you decide on the best one to fit your needs then go ahead and join up or trial one.

1. Mailerlite


An easy to use marketing service. With simple, drop and drag features and easy to put together nice-looking emails. Has awesome email automation, easy to use and great designs. Start with their FOREVER FREE plan of up to 1000 subscribers. Prices then start from $10 per month.

2. Aweber

One of the most popular email marketing providers with most customers saying that “If I didn’t have AWeber, I wouldn’t have a business.” Great to use if you don’t have a website and has lovely automation. However can be hard to set up and use. Aweber offers a free 30-day trial and then costs from $19 per month.


3. Convertkit

A marketing tool built for bloggers. A simple easy to use email marketing service. A no fuss no hacking, simple platform to help grow your blog. Very simple email designs however one of the best and most simple to use marketing tools with fantastic automation. Prices starting from $29 per month.

4. Mailchimp

MailChimp is one of the world’s leading email marketing platforms with over 15 million customers from small e-commerce shops to big online retailers. That said have heard many people say things like email automation not always being sent but very basic to use with nice designs.  It’s free to join up to 2000 subscribers and from only $10 per month after this.

5. GetResponse

get response

An all-In-One Online Marketing Platform to Grow Your Business. Grow your lists, increase conversions, and optimise your audience engagement with beautiful emails and autoresponders. OK designs and simple automatons. Priced from $15 per month.


6. Active Campaign

All-in-one marketing platform.Grow your business and save time with a seamless experience. Distributed team spanning three continents. Basic automation and designs but pretty easy to use. Prices starting at $29 per month.

7. Madmini


Mad Mimi is one of the easiest ways to create, send, share and track email newsletters online. With over 40 million email sent each day. Fantastic automation, simple to use with fun designs. Pricing from $10 per month.



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