I need a way to automatically send an e-mail to a list of subscribers
- either whenever a new article is published, with a link to that article
- or periodically, with a list of new articles
I did a research and found some extension that partly serve this purpose (J!MailAlerts, Minitek Content Notification), but I am not quite satisfied with them (difficult to subscribe to more than one category, impossible to import mail list. Though they offer notifications for guests, they seem to be more oriented towards registered members).
Also it the big newsletter components AcyMailing and JNews seem to offer an Auto-newsletter or Smart Newsletter feature, but only in their more expensive variants. And I don't want to pay some $80, when I don't really need a full-blown professional newsletter, only a simple notification on new content.
So do you know about any better alternatives?