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Sending Multiple Emails

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by ethelfred1, Dec 6, 2001.

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  1. ethelfred1

    ethelfred1 Thread Starter

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    Hello! I am currently building large folders with multiple names to go out for my business. The problem is that when I send an email to these folks, they see all the other people on the list as well. Is there a way to send an email with multiple names without the whole list of names being listed? Help!
     
  2. SavvyLady

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    Yes ... put all the addresses in BCC... (blind carbon copy)

    the addresses don't show to everyone that way.

    (When you have the e-mail ready to send click on to: & open the address book ... pick from the left column the names & addresses & move them to BCC at the bottom right... then click OK & send )



    Savvy :)
    ps tell LucyRicky hello for me..lol
     
  3. jbcalg

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    what i don't like about the bcc approach - which does work - is that the email received says:

    to: Undisclosed-Recipient:mad:mx4-tx.mail.isp.com; <Undisclosed-Recipient:mad:mx4-tx.mail.isp.com;>

    which to me is not a business like approach to emailing clients - real and potential

    as an alternative, take a look at some mass/group mail programs
    - i use group mail which allows you to import address books from .txt or other programs, and send each person an indivual email
    - the same email, but it shows up with their name on it only, not a long list of everyone else

    watch out for spyware versions, this one is clean
    it's an option

    btw - it's also free, tho you can upgrade to a verson with more features for a few $$


    ps: how's LittleRicky doing too? :)
     
  4. SavvyLady

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    You can set the groups up right in the address book of Outlook Express & name them business assoc. or friends or whatever you like. All in the addressbook & then apply the group title to BCC as well.



    Savvy :)
     
  5. hewee

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    jbcalg ,

    "what i don't like about the bcc approach - which does work - is that the email received says:

    to: Undisclosed-Recipient:mad:mx4-tx.mail.isp.com; "

    If you put your own address on the TO: and BCC: the rest of the address then you will not see that.
     
  6. DoyceJ

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    Actually, you can put anything you like in the "To" column. Even if it isnt an email address. You will just get a message that it couldnt be sent to that person but the rest will go and could show up as To: Business Friends.
     
  7. SavvyLady

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    However, its not nescessary to put anything in TO:

    If you name the group it will show to the recipient what the group mail name was ... even in BCC... but it will not say undisclosed recipient.


    Savvy :)
     
  8. jbcalg

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    yes,
    all good points and variations on using bcc

    and works fine for to: family, to: friends, etc

    for business related communications (and in my case also a large service organization email newsletter)
    i still prefer a free and easy software program that sends a multiple recipient email to an individual
    - not a group name, not a blank, etc, etc

    but that's just my approach
     
  9. ethelfred1

    ethelfred1 Thread Starter

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    Wow!! Thanks guys for all your help. However, you all mentioned a free software that is for more business related. What is the name and where do I get it?
     
  10. jbcalg

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    the underlined link above is the one i mentioned, there's others if you look at zdnet or cnet etc

    as for 'business related' - well that's my perspective, everybody/business has their own style, as long as it works for them
     
  11. SavvyLady

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    Looks like a great little program



    Savvy :)
     
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