[Inpycon] How to send mail to previous year attendees

me kracekumar me at kracekumar.com
Tue Feb 11 10:46:00 CET 2014


Baiju

 I will create mailchimp account tonight. Can someone share doattend
credentials offline for importing previous years participant details ?


On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:53 AM, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com> wrote:

> +1 for using MailChimp
>
> I am not familiar with this (I have used sendgrid before), so please
> go ahead and setup
> an account in MailChimp. I will try to spend some time today evening with
> this.
>
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:12 AM, me kracekumar <me at kracekumar.com> wrote:
> > Yes, DoAttend provides a way to download previous year attendees list in
> csv
> > format. We need to extract email addresses. I can help with this.
> >
> > I would suggest using MailChimp to send emails. We can create a list for
> > every year participants and mail them. Reason to use Mailchimp
> > (http://mailchimp.com/pricing/) is protection from spam. We don't want
> our
> > emails to end up in spam directory. We can create other related lists for
> > bulk emailing. One issue we may face is payment for mailchimp, since we
> > don't have credit card (if we cross email cap). It is also possible to
> write
> > to mailchimp and ask for discounts.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> May be hosting is not really required, I will run the scripts locally.
> >> The source code will be here: https://github.com/pythonindia/pyconindia
> >>
> >> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:50 AM, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > Hi Anand,
> >> >
> >> > That's a good idea. Now where do we host it ?  If we have any existing
> >> > server,
> >> > we can use it.  Please provide me access details.
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Anand Chitipothu
> >> > <anandology at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Hi Krace,
> >> >>>
> >> >>> How we do reach out to previous year attendees ?
> >> >>> Is there any feature provided by DoAttend for this ?
> >> >>> Or should we automate it through some scripts.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Anyway I have created a private repo
> >> >>> and shared it with you to manage some scripts
> >> >>> and various email addresses.
> >> >>> I made it private so that we don't need to share
> >> >>> all email address in public repos.
> >> >>> https://bitbucket.org/pythonindia/pyconindia
> >> >>>
> >> >>> (BTW, GitHub has private repos for organizations, but costs
> >> >>> $25 per month.  May be we can think about that later)
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Isn't it better to keep the email addresses in a database and keep
> the
> >> >> code
> >> >> open?
> >> >>
> >> >> Anand
> >> >>
> >> >>
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