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Magento & Campaign Monitor

Fontis produced and now support a Magento module which integrates the standard Magento newsletter features with Campaign Monitor. I like it, it's a lot more lightweight than the ebizmarts MailChimp integration, and easier to implement. My reasoning for this is that you don't have to install and configure separate newsletter templates and tweak with a million settings. Whilst I am sure there are some users who take advantage of all the config options in the MailChimp module, for the vast majority a simple 'Add an API key and it just goes onto the mailing list' is the way forward. Fontis have also produced some good documentation for the module. I always refer ... Read more