How to Choose Virtual Private Server Hosting for Email

Virtual Private Server Providers for Email

In the previous installment of this series we discussed the components that are needed to run a self-hosted email marketing platform. In this article we will go over some of the criteria to consider when researching a provider to self-host an email marketing automation software and explore some possible providers. Types of Hosting The providers’ … Read more

Security Bulletin. Vulnerability found in Email Marketer v6.0.0 through v6.5.0

Security Bulletin

Interspire Email Marketer version 6.0.0 to 6.5.0 that have the Surveys addon enabled allows arbitrary file upload via surveys_submit.php “create survey and submit survey” operation, which can cause a .php file to be accessible under a /admin/temp/surveys/ URI. We recommend that all users of Email Marketer immediately take one of the following corrective actions. If … Read more

What are the Components Needed to Self-Host an Email Marketing Automation Platform

Components needed to self-host email marketing platform

If you have determined that a self-hosted solution might be a good fit for your needs, what are the components needed to successfully run a self-hosted marketing automation platform? The four main components are: the software, a server, an SMTP provider, and a mailbox to collect the bounces.  Self-hosting is not complicated. Let’s go over … Read more

Pricing update – September 2022

Pricing Update

We are reintroducing the per-user license pricing on September 1, 2022 for all new clients or clients whose support contract has lapsed and who wish to upgrade to the current version. New or upgraded Interspire E-mail Marketer purchases will include five (5) users. Additional user licenses can be purchased separately. Existing clients can continue to … Read more

How to Import Email Templates into Interspire

How to Import Email Templates into Interspire

Interspire Email Marketer has a collection of built-in email templates that can be used for your email campaigns. However, Interspire Email Marketer is a flexible enough system that if you already have email templates or use email editors such as DragIt or Bee, it is easy to integrate those templates into your campaigns. Here is … Read more

Email List Management Best Practices

Email Management Best Practices

Email list management is one of the most important aspects for successful email marketing. Learn what list management is, why it is important, its benefits, and the best practices to maintain a healthy email list. What is Email List Management Email list management is the process of maintaining your contact list healthy, clean, and accurate. … Read more

What Are Drip Campaigns and How Do You Use Them?

Drip Campaigns

Drip campaigns are essential if you want to stay ahead of the competition. Drip emails are one of the better ways to connect with your audience and provide them value over time. What are they and how can you use them to better engage with your audience and customers? What is a Drip Campaign A … Read more

New Release Announcement – 6.5.0

Product Announcement

We are pleased to announce the release of Interspire Email Marketer 6.5.0. On the heels of 6.4.3 which was mostly a bug fix release, this release is about exporting statistics. As a self-hosted platform, all of the data is stored in your own database. You always had the option of plugging in your Business Intelligence … Read more

How to Install Interspire with cPanel

cPanel Installation

cPanel is a popular Graphical User Interface (GUI) provided by many hosting companies to help their customers manage their servers and websites. This guide walks you through installing Interspire Email Marketer (IEM) using cPanel. The focus is on installing Interspire and does not cover the creation of email boxes for example. Please review the Interspire … Read more

How to Install Interspire on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Install

This step-by-step guide will walk you through installing Interspire Email Marketer (IEM) on Ubuntu using a VULTR One-Click App Virtual Private Server (VPS). Interspire needs a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) or LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP) stack to run. Please review Interspire’s Server Requirements for more details. We will be using VULTR’s … Read more