Can you please help me find a mailing list that is free to use?

I am having trouble finding a mailing list that is completely free.
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WorkmagicCommented:
What is the size of your mailing list?
Ray PaseurCommented:
If you're doing anything of value, you don't need to worry about the "free" part, because you will be able to make money from your work, and this will enable you to pay for the services you need.  If you're not making money from your work, then the "free" part matters.  In that case you might want to approach the popular mailing list companies (SurveyMonkey, MailChimp, ConstantContact, etc) and ask them to donate their services in exchange for a share of your future revenues.  If they see value in your enterprise they may want to become a part of it.  Best of luck!
rapidpetAuthor Commented:
I have a Facebook page of nearly 100K followers.     I am guessing I will have 1-5K subscribers on my mailing list.
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Ray PaseurCommented:
Why not just post to your social media accounts?  They are mostly, if not completely, free.  Email is kind of 20th century.
rapidpetAuthor Commented:
Because the bulk of our members are old fashioned and prefer email.   Its something where we just want to have the option to do it, and would like to do a newsletter piece as well.
skijCommented:
You will be hard pressed to find a reliable third-party hosted mailing list service that is totally free.

If you do not want to pay for the service, why not run your own mailling list service from your own Windows desktop computer?

BlowPipeEmail is a high-performance bulk mailing list server for targeted bulk email marketing campaigns and email lists that runs from your Windows desktop.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/blowpipeemail/

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Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
I used Cooler Email which is very neat and simple. It is not free but worth spending little money to use larger way.
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