The best Listserv alternative

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Say hello to the best Listserv alternative

Disciples’s fully-branded community platform is the best alternative to Listserv. We put the power back in your hands and provide you with all of the tools and features you need to replace your group email list with a more effective way of communicating with and monetising your audience.

Connect with all of your subscribers in a trusted and secure space, with the highest levels of security and compliance.

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Why Choose Disciple

Group emailing driven by listserv has been a staple of community building for decades now. Academic communities, brand communities, entertainment-related communities and non-profits have all relied on listserv as a way to stay in touch with disparate community members.

But if you could bring all those community members together in one place where they could discuss products, view livestreams, comment on each others’ posts and more – you wouldn’t need listserv anymore, would you? Well, that’s Disciple, the ultimate listserv alternative.

What Makes Disciple the Best Listserv Alternative

By bringing all community members under one digital roof, Disciple eliminates the need for group emailing and redefines group communication. We’re the modern listserv alternative that’s not just different, but better. Disciple’s numerous communication features include:

  • Push Notifications – The truth about mass emails is that a lot of them go to people who have no interest in the subject. Push notifications enable you to target as many or as few community members as you see fit. Notify everyone of a pending livestream, or alert a single user someone has responded to one of their comments.
  • Events – Events are a great way to bring group members together, but you don’t need to email everyone to alert them to an upcoming event. Just embed links at strategic locations within your Disciple community and enable the RSVP feature.
  • Messaging – Disciple group messaging takes member interaction to another level by enabling a group of individuals to carry on a real-time discussion. Private messaging enables community members to split off and carry on a more intimate conversation.

Who needs listserv when all your community members are in one place and you have so many ways to target all, some, or just a few of them? Disciple is more than just a listserv alternative, it’s a step forward in the way that groups communicate.

Keep in mind too, that when you bring everyone together using Disciple community software, we provide myriad ways for you to monetise the community, including in-app purchases, subscription models, sponsorships, advertising opportunities, affiliate links and so much more.

A mailing list software tailored to you:

Use one of the most sophisticated communication tools on the market

Your own-branded Listserv alternative

We provide you with the freedom to easily connect with and monetise your email list. Simply select the features and branding that suits your needs and in a few easy steps you’ll have your own community platform.

The Console

Our easy-to-use Console allows you to store and publish content, manage members and understand what makes your community tick. You control all aspects of your community from the Console.

We take care of the technology, so you can focus on the success of your community


We built our public API, so you can integrate your community with existing tools.


We regularly update the platform with new features and keep an eye on App Store guidelines, so you don’t have to.


We provide a secure, GDPR compliant platform where you own and control your data.

Disciple really understands
how to build engaging
community platforms. My
average revenue per
community member is £38

Disciple really understands how to build engaging community platforms. My average revenue per community member is £38

Madeleine Shaw – Business Owner

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Frequently asked questions

Our community platform gives you the flexibility to design and structure your community space in a way that works for you. You can choose from a list of features and menu items. You can also apply your own branding, logos, and colours for a fully customisable community experience. We make building a Google group replacement, simple.

We have a range of flexible monetisation features for you to choose from. One option is our subscription model; your members will pay a monthly or annual fee to be part of your community. Or, you can set your community up as a paid download from app stores. That means you set the price and your members pay a one-off fee to download and join your community space. Our community software comes with in-app purchases and freemium functionality, meaning you can put a paywall in front of any exclusive content or areas of your community platform. You can also use any combination of these monetisation options to make money in the ways that work for you and your community.

Our community platform works for communities of all shapes and sizes and is currently powering communities of 100 people and communities of 1 million people alike. Every community is unique and we want to make sure you’re not paying for features and hosting capacity that you don’t need. We’ll give you a personalised price based on your community size and feature requirements. After you complete the contact form below, you’ll have a chance to book a call with one of our Community Specialists to get your exact quote.

Migrating your community may sound like a challenge. But here at Disciple, we help communities of all sizes migrate from social media, websites and mailing lists into their own, dedicated and highly interactive community spaces. We’ve got plenty of resources, best practices and guides to help make sure your community moves with you when you’re ready to go.

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