MailMachinePRO Forums
  #1  
Old 11-23-2009, 02:27 PM
Ted David Ted David is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 7
Default Several pre-purchase questions.

I have been using my desktop/workstation for doing mailings for some time. I am frustrated by throttling my ISP's email system imposes (verizon) - less than 500/hour or get shut down for 24 hours as a "spammer". Having direct control through my email program over who my emails get sent to is a plus. But, with a mailing list of over 3000, it is inefficient and very time consuming. I am interested in MMP, but have several questions.

I would use MMP for the purpose of announcing musical performances to mailing list subscribers. Depending on the type of performance, I would want to send to one or another group of subscribers. I envision using the custom fields as Boolean indicating subscriber interest (i.e., one field for the dance crowd, one for the concert crowd, etc.) I would envision a single MySQL table with ALL subscribers and using the custom fields as list selectors. Can MMP filter a send list according to True/False values in custom fields?

Second question. Can I include an "Unsubscribe Me" link in an email and have MMP handle it appropriately? - either clearing some field in the database or deleting the record. If so, how does MMP handle this - does it delete the record or just flag it? When I use my desktop's email program to do the mailings, any "Unsubscribe" requests come directly back to me, but I'm not sure how this would work with a web-based approach.

Third question. Most of my mailings have a common format with details/content that differs for each event. Does MMP support creating custom templates that can be reused?
  #2  
Old 11-23-2009, 02:59 PM
admin_mike's Avatar
admin_mike admin_mike is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 1,000
Default

Hi Ted,

Welcome to the forums and thank you for your interest in our software!

I received your email and just responded including answers to the questions you posted in this thread.

Best Regards,
Mike
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:13 AM.


MailMachinePRO 1998-2012 All rights reserved
Powered by vBulletin 2000-2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.