MailChimp is a very nicely done service, where they tell you things like %clicked, and Google Analytics of recent email campaigns. They are similar to other sites like ConstantContact and CampaignMonitor, and many many others.
Is there anything similar to MailChimp which is open-source or free?
Or is there anything that could be easily modified to resemble mailchimp for use in-house?
It is simply too expensive once you have a couple thousand email addresses.
Any ideas would be helpful.
I prefer any languages, but ideally HTML/PHP/MySQL…
* double opt-in subscription mechanism * scheduling * RSS * list segmentation * click-tracking * attachments * bounce management
At the Free Software Foundation, we use CiviCRM to send emails out to 50k+ mailing list, http://civicrm.org/.
Mailman is free software for managing
electronic mail discussion and
e-newsletter lists. Mailman is
integrated with the web, making it
easy for users to manage their
accounts and for list owners to
administer their lists. Mailman
supports built-in archiving, automatic
bounce processing, content filtering,
digest delivery, spam filters, and
OpenEMM is a feature-rich enterprise
software for professional e-mail
newsletters and e-mail marketing. It
offers sophisticated bounce
management, link tracking, lots of
statistics and a script feature to set
up transaction mails (data, event and
time triggered). OpenEMM is the
first open source application for
e-mail marketing. Its code base has
been developed since 1999 and is used
(as part of the commercial ASP product
E-Marketing Manager) by companies like
IBM, Siemens and Deutsche Telekom.
OpenEMM offers already more than 95%
of the functionality of most
commercial products and some features
commercial products do not offer right
now (i.e. MySQL support).