On Saturday, 23 September 2017 4:56:54 AM AEST Wen Lin via luv-main wrote:https://www.linode.com/pricing
> For VPS hosting service - I had looked at one hostwinds.com (Editor's
> Choice of au.pcmag.com 2017) (~ US$ 14 / mth). Will check out others to
> compare - basically I'm after a reasonably priced and reputable VPS web
> hosting company. I would like to hear any recommendation, or any
> first-hand experience dealing with any particular web hosting company -
> which I'm sure many of LUV members certainly have.
To just send out mail you don't need much from a hosting company. I've found
Linode to be very good and they have services starting at $5 per month that
will do what you want. 1G of RAM should be enough for sending mail.
Scaleway starts at E2.99 per month and has 2G of RAM.
> For domain name (.org.au) - About $48 for 2 years. Any reputable Domain
> Registrar that you would recommend?
There are cheaper domains available, like .click.
> "*What a commercial mailing list operator does, and which you cannot easily
> replicate, is build and maintain a reputation as a responsible and> ... *
> reputable source of bulk email. If you are not going to be getting into
> that, perhaps you could benefit from getting help from a commercial mailer.
Don't send spam and don't use an IP address from a spam-friendly ISP and you
should be OK.
There's no point in that. Either run your own server or use an external
> I also read somewhere which seemed to point to a 3rd option: Still use own
> mail server, but direct the outbound mails to an external Mail Relay
> service. What do you think?