[Inpycon] How to send mail to previous year attendees

vijay kumar vnbang2003 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 10:56:38 CET 2014


Will share you offline csv from doattend . Will that work ?


On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 3:16 PM, me kracekumar <me at kracekumar.com> wrote:

> 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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