Top 3 Free Newsletter Creation Tools

Thu, Mar 1, 2007

Internet Marketing

When you want to start your own newsletter, you might wonder if you can find a good free newsletter creation software to help you create a professional newsletter without having to spend a lot of money on paid solutions out there.

The good news is, yes, There are some high quality, easy to use software programs available that you can download for free and start creating your newsletter today.

Here are top 3 tools for each different newsletter format…

>> HTML Newsletter Software: Nvu

Nvu (pronounced “n-view”) is a popular free HTML design software that is very good for creating web pages and also HTML newsletters. You can add graphics, colors, create tables, and do many more cool things with your newsletter design.

A great thing about Nvu is that it’s a WYSIWYG editor (i.e. “What You See Is What You Get”), which means you don’t need to know even a single code of HTML because you can easily create your pages using the visual features in this program.

You can download Nvu for free from their website and try it for yourself.

>> Text Newsletter Software: NotePad

NotePad is a very easy to use program that is available on any version Microsoft Windows. You can easily find it in your Start Menu. NotePad is perfect for creating your plain text newsletter.

Now some people write their newsletter in MS Word or WordPad, then copy and paste it into their email program, and send out to their list of subscribers.

But there’s a big problem here. You see, when you create your newsletter in MS Word, there are some automatic characters placed in your text that are not compatible with “plain text” emails.

So you will end up sending a newsletter to your subscribers that is full of strange invalid characters, which will hurt your credibility and professional image.

So make sure you use a “plain text” editing software (e.g. NotePad) when creating your newsletter.

>> PDF Newsletter Software: PrimoPDF

To create a PDF newsletter, first you need to prepare your document in MS Word and then convert it to PDF with a PDF newsletter creation software.

Until recently, you had to pay almost $300 for a PDF creation software, but there is a powerful and professional tool that you can use to create your newsletter absolutely for free.

You can even put a password on your newsletter to avoid people from making changes to it without your permission.

This PDF creation tool is called PrimoPDF. You can download PrimoPDF for free at their website and try it for yourself.

Final Thoughts

There you have it! You just discovered 3 powerful free newsletter creation software that you can use to create your own newsletter – no matter which format your want your newsletter to be.

You can read this article to find out which format is the best for YOUR newsletter.

To your newsletter creation success,

Ladan Lashkari

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  1. Ken Lagrsen Says:


    There is a suite of applications known as Open Office that will nicely combine all three of these functions in one editor. A great piece of free open source editing software. It includes it’s own Export to PDF function, works much like MSN office, supports plug-ins, extensions, and with a bit of a learning curve provides for creating your own templates

    Anyway, it is well worth a look @:

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