AWeber

Powerfully-simple email marketing and automation software

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AWeber Overview

What is AWeber?

AWeber is a market leader of small business email marketing software. Founded in 1998, AWeber has over 20 years of proven success helping more than one million customers around the world reliably connect with their prospects and customers through powerfully-simple email marketing software. Along with its award-winning 24/7 US-based customer support, AWeber delivers the ability to quickly build responsive landing pages, load and manage contacts, send amazing emails, and analyze results without having to be a tech whiz. AWeber works with more than 1,000 partner software solutions, allowing customers to seamlessly integrate with the apps and services they rely on to operate and grow. A privately-held company, AWeber is headquartered in Chalfont, PA.

AWeber Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$0,00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

AWeber Free gives you access to all the powerfully-simple key features you'll need to build awesome, long-term relationships with your audience of up to 500 subscribers. It also includes full access to our award-winning, industry-leading Customer Solutions team ⏤ available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ⏤ to help you be more successful, more quickly with your email marketing. With AWeber Pro, you can unlock more advanced features, such as advanced behavioral automations, advanced analytics, split testing, or ecommerce solutions.


AWeber Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico
Supported Languages
English

Media

Dashboard
Drag and Drop Email Builder
Drag and Drop Landing Page Builder
Message Drafts
Automated Email Campaigns
Subscriber Management and Segmentation
Sign Up Form Builder
Email Analytics
AWeber video AWeber screenshot: Dashboard AWeber screenshot: Drag and Drop Email Builder AWeber screenshot: Drag and Drop Landing Page Builder AWeber screenshot: Message Drafts AWeber screenshot: Automated Email Campaigns AWeber screenshot: Subscriber Management and Segmentation AWeber screenshot: Sign Up Form Builder AWeber screenshot: Email Analytics

AWeber Reviews

AWeber Reviews

Overall rating
4,3
/
5
Excellent
76

Very good
50

Average
15

Poor
4

Terrible
2

Value for Money
3,9
Features
4,2
Ease of Use
4,1
Customer Support
4,3
86% recommended this app
Jorge S.

One of the best

I have had a great experience with AWeber and I can say it helped me alot basically when I was at the beginning on the digital marketing industry.


Fabian D.

The Aweber Review

Great autoresponder for digital marketing/ affiliate marketing professionals. Your potential to grow and maintain active lists is entirely up to your competencies.


Jessie L.

Good for getting started

I used AWeber for a few years with my first business and was very happy for the price. I had their most basic paid plan which did everything I needed at the time. I will say after taking a year off and reopening this year, AWeber came in second (in a list of 10 options) when making my decision for what to use for the reopening.


B.a. I.

Good for a small company mail list, but lacks integration

Also, it became too costly an option when trying to integrate my WooCommece store data without purchasing a $49 plugin. The more I wanted to do, the fewer options because available not making this a suitable option for me. Overall, my experience with AWeber was less than stellar and I had to drop it for a better solution.


Suzanne S.

Old faithful

It's been both a positive and negative experience. I'm still not sure I will stay with them longterm.


Jorge S.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: Self Employed

One of the best

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/10/21
Review Source: Capterra

I have had a great experience with AWeber and I can say it helped me alot basically when I was at the beginning on the digital marketing industry.

Pros

Since I work with clients in order to achieve some Digital Marketing results AWeber has been some of the tools I have used the most. I like that it has some pretty form designs and that it has integration with a lot of themes and plugins for optin forms. I also like that AWeber has ease of use.

Cons

I use to regret about AWeber for its lack of automation features, but since this is not a limitation any more, I think AWeber is a great email & automation marketing tool.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

Fabian D.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 2-10 Employees

The Aweber Review

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2019/10/14
Review Source: Capterra

Great autoresponder for digital marketing/ affiliate marketing professionals. Your potential to grow and maintain active lists is entirely up to your competencies.

Pros

Aweber provides great email templates with superb integration with other top tier programs. It even offers email marketing training and split testing functionality.

Cons

The only con I can think of is that the price increases dramatically as your list size increases. However it still remains very competitive with other autorepsonders.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Jessie L.
Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
Company size: Self Employed

Good for getting started

Used Other for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2021/01/09
Review Source: Capterra

I used AWeber for a few years with my first business and was very happy for the price. I had their most basic paid plan which did everything I needed at the time. I will say after taking a year off and reopening this year, AWeber came in second (in a list of 10 options) when making my decision for what to use for the reopening.

Pros

When I started my first solo business and needed a way to send emails to a list, Weber was where I started. I had little knowledge about what I might need and wanted a way to get started with as little friction as possible. AWeber did just that.

Cons

Probably user inexperience on my end, but I couldn't get a handle on how to best use tags and segments to my advantage.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

B.a. I.
Industry: Consumer Services
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Good for a small company mail list, but lacks integration

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2021/01/08
Review Source: Capterra

Also, it became too costly an option when trying to integrate my WooCommece store data without purchasing a $49 plugin. The more I wanted to do, the fewer options because available not making this a suitable option for me. Overall, my experience with AWeber was less than stellar and I had to drop it for a better solution.

Pros

AWeber is good for maintaining a customer list and sending campaigns. It also provides the capability to use a single list among a couple websites with some integration and upgrades. Overall, I would consider it an entry-level list management option.

Cons

AWeber lacks the capability to integrate multiple website data seamlessly without some third-party apps. Not being able to maintain a single list among my three websites was a definite downside to continuing using the software. The form builder and landing pages were difficult and cumbersome to configure, setup and integrate. The RSS options was clunky and the templates were lacking any customization.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 3.0/10

Suzanne S.
Industry: Writing & Editing
Company size: Self Employed

Old faithful

Used Weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/10/07
Review Source: Capterra

It's been both a positive and negative experience. I'm still not sure I will stay with them longterm.

Pros

Aweber has stood the test of time. It is easy to get set up and get going. I like that it is stable, and it is always encouraging to me when I see that very successful people whose emails I let into my inbox are using Aweber.

Their customer service was very helpful to me when I was getting my account set up and had questions on a few things.

Cons

I do not care for their boring confirmation messages, and the fact that if I want something that is different, I have to get approval from them before I can use it.

I also saw a huge flaw when I participated in a promotional event with several others who also use Aweber. Apparently, when somone signs up for several email lists that are all hosted on Aweber, in a short space of time, Aweber sees that behavior as "spammy" and automatically unsubscribes that person from all the lists he/she subscribed to.

Their argument is that it protects Aweber customers and it protects their system overall. The problem is that it is unsubscribing people who actually want to receive these emails and if you are delivering a product by email, or even giiving information by email on how the new subscriber can receive that product, then the subscriber will never get that email.

When I contacted Aweber about this twice, the support staff was very blasé about this. One support staff member was good enough to remove the block and resubscribe the persons who had been removed so they subscriber could get the emails. Another refused to do so, and said that the subscriber would have to contact them to remove the block. How many people are actually going to take this extra step to receive emails???

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

User recommendation
7,9/10
Based on 147 user ratings
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AWeber Pricing

AWeber Pricing

Starting from
US$0,00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

AWeber Free gives you access to all the powerfully-simple key features you'll need to build awesome, long-term relationships with your audience of up to 500 subscribers. It also includes full access to our award-winning, industry-leading Customer Solutions team ⏤ available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ⏤ to help you be more successful, more quickly with your email marketing. With AWeber Pro, you can unlock more advanced features, such as advanced behavioral automations, advanced analytics, split testing, or ecommerce solutions.

AWeber Free gives you access to all the powerfully-simple key features you'll need to build awesome, long-term relationships with your audience of up to 500 subscribers. It also includes full access to our award-winning, industry-leading Customer Solutions team ⏤ available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ⏤ to help you be more successful, more quickly with your email marketing. With AWeber Pro, you can unlock more advanced features, such as advanced behavioral automations, advanced analytics, split testing, or ecommerce solutions.

Value for Money
3,9/5
Based on 147 user ratings
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AWeber Features

AWeber Features

A/B Testing
API
Activity Dashboard
Automatic Notifications
Campaign Analysis
Campaign Management
Campaign Segmentation
Content Management
Customizable Branding
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Engagement Analytics
Monitoring
Multi-Channel Marketing
Real Time Analytics
Reporting & Statistics
Social Media Integration
Template Management
Third Party Integration
Features
4,2/5
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Additional information for AWeber

Additional information for AWeber

Key features of AWeber

  • API
  • Activity tracking
  • Click-through tracking
  • Contact database
  • Customizable branding
  • Design management
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Email automation
  • Email blog articles
  • Email deliverability tracking
  • Email scheduling
  • Email subscriber segmentation
  • Follow-up autoresponder
  • HTML email templates
  • Manage subscribers
  • Opt-in email marketing
  • Subscriber management
  • WYSIWYG editor

Benefits

  • Easy-to-use email marketing and automation tools.

  • Create and send multiple automated email campaigns.

  • Send one-time email broadcasts to engage audiences and sell more products/services.

  • Segment and manage subscribers using tags.

  • Use one of our modern mobile-friendly HTML email templates and over 6,000 free-to-use stock images.

  • AWeber FAQs

    AWeber FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for AWeber.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does AWeber offer?

    AWeber offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$0,00/month

    Pricing model: Free, Subscription

    Free Trial: Not Available

    AWeber Free gives you access to all the powerfully-simple key features you'll need to build awesome, long-term relationships with your audience of up to 500 subscribers. It also includes full access to our award-winning, industry-leading Customer Solutions team ⏤ available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ⏤ to help you be more successful, more quickly with your email marketing. With AWeber Pro, you can unlock more advanced features, such as advanced behavioral automations, advanced analytics, split testing, or ecommerce solutions.

    Q. What are the main features of AWeber?

    AWeber offers the following features:

    • API
    • Activity tracking
    • Click-through tracking
    • Contact database
    • Customizable branding
    • Design management
    • Drag & drop interface
    • Email automation
    • Email blog articles
    • Email deliverability tracking
    • Email scheduling
    • Email subscriber segmentation
    • Follow-up autoresponder
    • HTML email templates
    • Manage subscribers
    • Opt-in email marketing
    • Subscriber management
    • WYSIWYG editor

    Q. Who are the typical users of AWeber?

    AWeber has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Large Enterprises, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

    Q. What languages does AWeber support?

    AWeber supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. Does AWeber support mobile devices?

    AWeber supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone

    Q. What other apps does AWeber integrate with?

    AWeber integrates with the following applications:

    123FormBuilder, Acuity Scheduling, Bitium, Customer Thermometer, GloboMailer, Instapage, LiveAgent, Post Affiliate Pro, Zapier, Zendesk

    Q. What level of support does AWeber offer?

    AWeber offers the following support options:

    Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Online Support, Video Tutorials