http://smarties.thebbs.org</li></li></ul><li>Email Service Provider<br /><ul><li> An email service provider (ESP) offers email marketing or bulk email services.
An ESP will provide a wealth of tracking information showing the status of email sent to each member of an address list. </li></li></ul><li>Funtions Of ESP<br /><ul><li>A send engine, which allows users to distribute their message to the subscribers.
Updating of the subscriber list to suppress those requesting to be unsubscribed.
Statistcal reviews of each email sent to measure the success rate of the campaigns </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Email service provider (vendors)
Enter Group</li></li></ul><li>AT Mail <br /><ul><li>This server-based solution comes in four different flavours, supporting from 10,000 to 1 million+ email mailboxes, depending on the version purchased and the limitations of your hardware.
Pricing for the At Mail software begins at $499. </li></li></ul><li>EMUmail<br />This company offers web-based email server software that can be purchased and downloaded on a local server. <br />. EMUmail can also be outsourced under two pricing schemes <br />
EnterGroup<br />EnterGroup provides a wide variety of hosted email services.<br /> EnterGroup also provides a pass-through solution with user-specifiable pricing <br />
Internet Based free Email<br />Advantages-<br />Can be accessed from any internet connected computer in the world.<br />Unlimited Storage (AOL Mail, Yahoo Mail)<br />Automatic Forwarding.<br />Integrated with IM service.<br />Virus Scanning<br />Import Mail and Contacts (Gmail)<br />SMS Text Messaging (Yahoo Mail)<br />
Internet standard protocols for e-mail retrieval-<br />Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)<br />Post Office Protocol <br />Email Clients-<br />Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook Express <br />