[Inpycon] How to send mail to previous year attendees
me at kracekumar.com
Tue Feb 11 15:03:22 CET 2014
Yes. MailChimp is suitable for promotional emails. Funnel has support for
comments email notification. Use personal email for final confirmation of
On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 7:18 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 6:58 PM, Bibhas Ch Debnath <me at bibhas.in> wrote:
>> Hi Pranjal,
>> You app asks for access to my Google account without even showing me
>> anything. That's not really a good practice. I'm not going to provide a
>> random app access to my data like this.
>> That aside, this year PyCon US had a trouble with their mailing system
>> and a great percentage of mails ended up in spam box. So I'm a bit
>> skeptical about using an untested application for mass mailing and also
>> entrusting with the email addresses of all our participants. Mailchimp has
>> been out there for a while and proven itself useful and trustworthy.
>> If asked to choose between Mailchimp and your app for this particular
>> task, I'd use Mailchimp. Maybe we can use your service for some smaller
>> task later on.
>> And please, update your app to at least tell something about itself
>> before asking for people's data. Give your user a choice.
>> Just my view. Please take as a feedback from a would-be user and not a
>> mailchimp fanboy. :)
> I've used a Python script to send out email related to talk selection. I
> think I used envelops module for that. I can share those scripts if you are
> interested. Since the email is sent out from my gmail account, it was
> considered as legitimate and not spam. One more thing about Mailchimp is
> that, all the mails sent out from that will show up in promotions tabs in
> My suggestion is to use mailchimp to send out email to past participants
> and use scripts for talk selection.
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