AWeber 10th Anniversary

This month marks the 10th anniversary of AWeber since our first customer back in August 1998.

You might think that after 10 years things around here would be business as usual.

It’s anything but with constant new feature releases, hardware upgrades, new team members joining, and the thousands of small businesses like yourself that we work with every day.

What better way to celebrate the past and look forward to the future than to look at some of the many stages of change we’ve had over the years?

Website

1998, 2002, 2006, 2008:

1998 Website2002 Website2007 Website2008 Website

Screen shots above taken from captured site content on the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Click through to take a look at some of the other designs we’ve had over the years.

Computer Servers

Single Cabinet Facility

Single Cabinet Colo

Dual Cabinet Expansion

2 Cabinet Colo

Cage Buildout

Cage Buildout

Buildout Complete

A few of our huge storage servers making up over 30 terabytes of storage.

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Thank You

At the end of the day though AWeber’s success is due to people.

Customers like yourself who use AWeber to grow their small businesses and team members here in the office who keep things humming day after day.

To all of you, I thank you!

It’s been a marvelous first 10 years and I’m looking forward to the next 10.

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25 Comments

  1. JB

    Lovin how you guys used the long copy style since the beginning – good job on all your success and keep doing it – I recommend you to all my clients as the first tool to create long term business on the internet. Aweber is a must have service.

    8/26/2008 4:32 pm
  2. Well done on a great ten years. Your success is well deserved and you are the leader in your field by miles.

    8/26/2008 5:45 pm
  3. Andrew

    Great 10 years, and many more to come I’m sure!

    8/26/2008 9:21 pm
  4. Nice cages, Tom! Congrats on a decade of growth. And thanks for a site that looks different from the way it did in ’98. :)

    8/27/2008 12:13 am
  5. Wow, 10 years and going stronger year by year.

    Congratulations, keep up the good work and I love AWeber to bits!
    IMHO it is THE Permission Marketing Tool – and any business not using AWeber is definitely left behind!

    8/27/2008 4:39 am
  6. Congratulations! I love the Kaizen like improvements that your company makes and helps its subscribers also that way!

    8/27/2008 8:57 am
  7. Congrats! Where would our lists be without you guys.

    8/27/2008 8:59 am
  8. Congratulations Tom!

    Actually you people deserve this success as with the addition of many advanced features from time to time it makes our life much easier with Aweber.

    A very Happy Anniversary!

    8/27/2008 9:38 am
  9. wow. good for you.. happy birthday AWEBER! :)

    I wish the entire TEAM a healthy, prosperous and happy life and hope you will amaze us AGAIN with your great service.. lol

    We help each other succeed..

    8/27/2008 11:14 am
  10. Congratulations to the team at Aweber on their 10th Anniversary!

    I am a very, very happy customer! My investment in you guys has paid back every single time i send out a newsletter.

    Thank you!

    8/27/2008 4:17 pm
  11. Here’s to you and a VERY Happy 10th Birthday.

    We’ve been most appreciative of your insights and your services.

    In our opinion, you are one of the very finest pioneers in the e-mail marketing industry. From Robin Nobles and myself and all of our students, we wish to extend great wishes for a very Happy 10th Year in business. Kudos to the team!

    Keep up the great trend setting work!

    8/27/2008 7:23 pm
  12. Tom,

    although I can’t say I was with you all the way, I was "within the first batch" (looked through my history of emails, it was in 2000 that I decided to give your service a fair chance, 8 years, wow…).

    There were the occasional hickups and arguments, well I guess that’s life, you also implemented some of the stuff I always asked about over time, which is fantastic (and some you didn’t, yet…)

    As a summary, the business relationship with you guys is one of the very long lasting – which again, shows you’re doing things right.

    Thanks for all

    PS: –I just recognised, with my affiliate id from 2000 being well in the low xxx range, one can call that a quite slow start for aweber, wasn’t it? Well NOW look what you’ve been grown into Tom, congrats again – "keep on going"!

    8/27/2008 7:56 pm
  13. I don’t have any doubt that my business would be less profitable without Aweber all these years. You guys are at the top of the hill by a long shot. Congratulations on reaching this milestone and I wish you many more years of growth.

    8/27/2008 8:46 pm
  14. Hi Tom,

    I’ve had the pleasure of meeting you a few times at Yanik’s events and your success with Aweber couldn’t happen to a better guy.

    Congrats on 10 years. You’ve done an outstanding job and offer a top notch service I couldn’t surTHRIVE without. :-)

    Here’s to another 10 great years!

    8/28/2008 12:36 am
  15. Congratulations on your 10th Anniversary

    Those pictures of the equipment rooms bring back fond memories of my telecom/data systems career…..

    I know how rewarding the 24 x 7 business you have succeeded in can be…

    All the best for the next 10 too!!

    8/28/2008 9:57 am
  16. Great service, great facility, great support.

    Congrats on 10 years. You’ve done a great job.

    8/28/2008 10:08 am
  17. It’s a short list of tools that have been in my virtual toolbox since the beginning. Aweber is my trusty swiss army knife.

    Other tools and fads come and go…but I keep on growing my lists and my loyal customers keep on reading my emails.

    If you want to take all my websites you can – leave me my aweber and my mailing lists and I’ll be just fine.

    Happy 10th Birthday.

    P.S. as you approach your teenage years please don’t get all moody and irrational.

    8/28/2008 11:42 am
  18. Congratulations for their 10 years

    Me one to you in the their 10 year-old celebration. That in this celebration there is a lot of happiness, the satisfaction of having fulfilled a professional work as you they know how to carry out it and my sincere desire is that they don’t turn ten years, but rather those years are full with many of victories

    8/28/2008 6:18 pm
  19. Love this pics…we are still working on our second server!
    Of all the services we use for our company Aweber is *by far* the best..most
    professional. You guys set the bar.
    Congrats on 10 years and we look forward to celebrating with you at 20!

    8/28/2008 7:01 pm
  20. Well, a little bit in advance, but… "Happy Birthday AWeber!"

    You’re GREAT…

    8/29/2008 7:42 am
  21. Congratulations on this milestone. Ten years as an Internet-based business is, like, 100 brick-and-mortar years!

    Recently I wrote a short flattering review of your service http://www.yourezinecoach.com/2008/aweber-top-rated-email-service-provider-and-autoresponder-service.html

    Keep up the good work!

    8/29/2008 7:46 am
  22. Happy Birthday Aweber!! I’ve been a long term member, have used other services over the past 11 years, in fact six of them and you have the most reliable service on the web today. Thanks.

    8/30/2008 9:43 am
  23. I have first chance to comment the situacion with you and I congratolated you for making good job for all in athmosphere at new our home …

    9/2/2008 8:26 am
  24. Congratulations with your 10 year old good product!

    9/2/2008 10:03 am
  25. Happy Birthday Aweber!!

    9/7/2010 2:06 pm

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