The Vermont Tech Council has been using Constant Contact since the tail end of December as our mass mailer (or campaign marketing synergy facilatatrix, if I remember my SEO cultist lingo), but there appear to be some issues with the WYSIWYG parser's rather devil-may-care style. Much of it seems to be on the head of a fragile template system that doesn't recover altogether gracefully from removing content containers and will often insert dozens to hundreds of rows of "<p style=3D"MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"> </p>" in what appears to be an attempt to drop an inexplicably lingering div through to the next column.
I'm examining their template manual, and something at least less bloated and opaque shouldn't be troublesome; perhaps even flexible enough to be reusable, even in the real (read, only slightly hyperbolic) world of no less than one brittle HTML subset implemented for each and every mail client. Has anyone had much experience with CC specifically or with similar services in general? Font and color safety are considerations, naturally, but if there are any other points you think bear special mention, your input is appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
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