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- Integrate Sendy with WHMCS Billing for less than a Latte - July 8, 2016
- Can I Really Make Money With Web Hosting? - July 5, 2016
- Can Independent Web Hosts Be Competitive? Here Are 3 Proven Ways - July 1, 2016
If you’ve not heard of Sendy, it’s time you did… especially if you are an independent web host. In short, it’s a self hosted mailing list/newsletter application that leverages the power and price point of Amazon SES to send email blasts cheaply. Well, that is actually huge news for independent web hosts like us because built right into the functionality of Sendy is the ability to bill clients for mailings via PayPal. The installation of Sendy is a snap. I had the software purchased, downloaded, and installed in about 15 minutes, and I was creating test client accounts and mail campaigns immediately.
How Much Can You Make?
Well the math is pretty simple here. The Sendy software package is a one time purchase of $59.
Amazon charges $0.0001 per email sent through SES. What you choose to charge per email is up to you. By comparison, MailChimp charges $0.03 per email. Even if you set your price at a generous $0.01 per email, you stand to profit $99 for every 10,000 emails sent through your system. Not bad, right? [Read more…] about Integrate Sendy with WHMCS Billing for less than a Latte