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Threadloom Newsletter
by threadloom
06 Sep 2017 23:25

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Description

Threadloom Newsletter lets you easily send your communities best content direct to subscribers' inboxes.

It uses machine learning to select your best content. This produces newsletters with higher click rates, and saves you time. You can send newsletters automatically, or create a review panel to curate them with Curation Assistant.

You can get started in minutes with automated curation. Send up to 25,000 emails per month for free, which includes everything you need for a successful newsletter: SendGrid email delivery, Kickbox email address verification, Curation Assistant, XenForo list synchronization, Acid-tested templates, and reporting. After your first 25,000 emails per month, pricing for additional emails is $0.20 per 1,000 emails.

Threadloom Newsletter also now offers custom scheduling to find the perfect fit for your community's needs. FordRaptorForum.com grew daily traffic by more than 10% with this feature (you can read the case study here).

When you pair Threadloom Newsletter with List Builder (included with Newsletter), you create an opportunity to capture drive-by traffic.Be sure to check out Threadloom’s List Builder here.


Features
SendGrid mail delivery
Threadloom also allocates dedicated IP addresses for its customer pool.

Kickbox email address verification
Automatically verifies every contact before emailing. A $70-100 value.

List synchronization
Automatically updates contact lists with new members and member state changes.

Machine learning-based content selection

Curation Assistant

Reviewer panels
Designate reviewers to curate and review newsletters.

Acid-tested templates

Recipient and author blacklisting
Exclude recipients or content based on user id, user group, or email address.

Reporting dashboard

Google Analytics UTM tags

Installation

(If you've already installed the Threadloom search plug-in, you can skip the 1st 3 steps below. Threadloom Newsletter uses the same plug-in as Threadloom Search, but you do not need to use Threadloom Search in order to use Threadloom Newsletter.)
  • Register on the Threadloom website to get an access key.
  • Download and install the plug-in.
  • Wait for your forum to be indexed (~500K posts/hr).
  • Update your DNS records.
  • Upload your logo.


Questions and answers
Q: How effective is email?​
A: Email is the most cost-effective user acquisition channel, next to organic search. On average, our customers realize CPCs of ~$0.0025. For many top communities, email is the second biggest driver of traffic to the site behind organic search.​

Q: How is Threadloom Newsletter different from other email newsletter options?​
A: Threadloom uses machine learning to select the best content for your email newsletters. This produces higher click rates and more traffic to your forum. Threadloom is also fully integrated with XenForo, and automatically keeps your lists in sync. Finally, it includes everything you need to effectively send email newsletters, regardless of how big or small your forum is.​

Q: Do I have to enter a credit card to get started?​
A: No. However, if you have a large forum, we recommend entering a credit card to avoid interruptions in reaching your community. *New as of April 2019*

Q: Is there a limit on how many contacts / how large of a forum Threadloom Newsletter supports?​
A: No. Threadloom Newsletter has individual forums sending over 250,000 a day, and sends out millions of emails every week.

Q: Do I have to use Threadloom Search to participate in Threadloom Newsletter?​
A: No. But good news! Threadloom Search customers who also use Threadloom Newsletter will get the option of personalized email newsletters for their members.​

Q: Do you sell or share my data?​
A: No. We will never sell or share your data.​


nw-fotografie 09 Sep 2017 23:56

Can you choose which of the members will receive the newsletter?

threadloom 11 Sep 2017 22:19

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Originally Posted by nw-fotografie (Post 2589823)
Can you choose which of the members will receive the newsletter?

Hi @nw-fotografie - yes, you definitely can. You can restrict which members receive your Newsletter based on activity level, user group, domain name, and individual email address.

TheLastSuperman 11 Sep 2017 23:12

This is the "free" version we're seeing here on the org, for that it must be "free" so my primary question is, upon signing up for the service on your site does the free version grant the ability to send a certain number of mails for free? 100% Free?

Or is it still a required payment of $10 per month for upwards of 10k emails to be processed?

I need to know the answer to this in order to ensure the rules are being followed more so #16(c) on said page for this modification release. If there is no option to send certain set # for free we'll need to remove the modification OR you can append its settings and/or the type of account created to allow a low # of free mails to be sent and then this would be allowed.

Simply post back here or pm me for clarification on this, I'll edit this post and any others accordingly once I have a reply ;).

Edit: I've unapproved this post to hide it, the answer I sought was in the description, oversight on my part:
Quote:

Weekly newsletters are free up to 500 contacts

threadloom 09 Apr 2019 14:58

I'm please to announce we no longer require a credit card signup - and offer 25k free monthly newsletters to be credited to your account.


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