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Free Email Marketing Account Launched by GraphicMail
August 17, 2011
Author: Wikus Engelbrecht
A lot of small businesses don’t have the budget for email communications and consequently there is a steep learning curve for marketing starters wanting to wade into the industry. GraphicMail is now offering a free account to serve as a gateway into email marketing.
Email and mobile marketing service provider GraphicMail has today gone live with its new free account offering which enables small businesses, start-up enterprises and those who want to become acquainted with email marketing to use their full range of email newsletter features at no expense.
With GraphicMail’s launch of a free email marketing and communications account for the United States, clients can list up to 500 subscribers in their free account and send up to 5000 free email newsletters per month. During the first 60 days of sign-up, users are given full access to GraphicMail’s advanced features and customer support desk.
After the initial 60 days have expired, free account users have the choice to sign up to a monthly plan or alternatively remain on the free account, which will retain access to core GraphicMail email and mobile marketing features and support via email.
Users who upgrade to a monthly account sign-up package will have their profile enhanced with access to GraphicMail’s full range of email and mobile marketing tools, including permanent contact availability of the company’s support team via email, live chat and phone.
The GraphicMail Free Account Includes:
* A user-friendly editor to create, send and measure email campaigns
* A choice of over 100 templates
* Email support
* 1 MB image storage space
* Up to 5 mailing lists with cleaning tools that remove hard bounces and unsubscribes
* Drill-down reports and analytics
Paid Account Options Include:
Monthly Plans - A range of tailor-made monthly subscription plans that offer unlimited send and contact based email marketing subscriptions, starting from $9.95 per month.
Pay-as-you-go Plans - Various email programs for those users who do not send every month and wish to maintain a liquid relationship with their ESP, starting from 2,000 send credits for $49.95.
Bulk email sending Plans- GraphicMail has a powerful and economically-friendly email marketing solution for clients who have more than 100,000 contacts, or those businesses that send millions of emails per month.
Getting email promotions and communications delivered is paramount, especially for users who send in bulk. GraphicMail’s sending infrastructure is capable of managing high through-put needs, and its established ISP white-list relationships and industry-leading delivery rates can meet the most stringent requirements. GraphicMail can also provide 3rd party tools which can in some cases can guarantee that email newsletters will reach the subscribers’ Inbox.
Advanced Features Included in the Paid Accounts:
* Sophisticated subscriber segmentation by activity and demographics
* Social network sharing
* Inbox previews
* RSS newsfeeds to keep subscribers updated
* Free file and image storage
* A customizable email subscription form
* A/B testing, Auto-responders and Triggered Emails
* Dedicated IP addresses
* Certification services (ReturnPath)
* Full-feature API
* Ability to connect with external databases and data sources for merging customized dynamic content
Quattro Internet Solutions (Ltd) t/a GraphicMail’s hosted email marketing solution is used by customers such as Cosmopolitan, SA Airlink, Europcar and the American Medical Association since 2002. It is available in eight languages and is represented by over 16 offices globally. Follow GraphicMail on Twitter, Facebook and their email marketing blog. Contact: Barbara Ulmi, GraphicMail Marketing Manager, email@example.com