At the suggestion of several posts on these forums, I've been looking at AWeber as a possible replacement for YMLP for my newsletter base -- not that I have big problems with YMLP, but it looks like AWeber is far more feature-rich (and with things I actually would use and that might help grow my business). The deal-breaker problem, though, is that AWeber insists on sending an email to all of my subscribers requiring them to take affirmative action to opt-in to my list (again, since they already did that at YMLP over the years). I understand their reasons, but, well, I ain't going to do that.
The real purpose of this post, though, is not to debate the merits of AWeber's policy. As I say, I understand their reasons, and they can run their business as they wish. I don't think that debate would be productive. Rather, I'm wondering whether anyone has made such a move, and could report on what the attrition rate was?