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[nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL based solution for sending bulk email?

Nicholas Noor nnconcerts at msn.com
Wed Mar 19 10:07:42 EST 2003


Hi Ophir

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Nicholas







>From: "Ophir Prusak" <ophir at prusak.com>
>Reply-To: talk at nyphp.org
>To: NYPHP Talk <talk at nyphp.org>
>Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL based solution for sending bulk email?
>Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 15:48:50 -0500
>
>Hey Steve,
>
>With your list of required features and the need for something that is 
>truly
>automated (200k addresses) I'd go with something commercial. Obviously 
>there
>must be a budget for this since you're currently outsourcing it. There are
>still a lot of variables like how many emails per month sent, avg size of
>email, how people subscribe / unsubscribe, more detail about the features
>you need, etc.
>
>You can find a pretty good list of software at:
>http://directory.google.com/Top/Computers/Software/Internet/Servers/Mail/Lis
>t_Management/
>
>I've used Lyris myself and only have good things to say about it. Not 
>cheap,
>but you get what you pay for.
>
>As mentioned before, you might want to consider getting a managed server
>(like a rackshack $100 a month machine).
>
>I'd be more than happy to continue discussing this off list.
>
>ophir ophir at prusak.com
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Steve Soler" <steve at soler.com>
>To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at nyphp.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 3:21 PM
>Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL based solution for sending bulk email?
>
>
> > I guess it does not have to be PHP/MySQL, but it's just that I'm most
>confident
> > with this technologies stability.  Also, if it's PHP I think it may be
>easier to
> > add features in the future if need be.
> >
> > - Steve
> >
> > On Tue, 18 Mar 2003 12:21:10 -0800 (PST), "Ophir Prusak" wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Hi Steve,
> > >
> > > I'm also currently outsourcing my humble 8,000 member list (and am
>looking
> > > at other solutions).
> > > Before going any further, may I ask why it has to be a PHP/MySQL
>solution ?
> > >
> > > There are plenty of excellent free / commercial mailing list managers,
>but
> > > not necessarily in PHP / MySQL.
> > >
> > > Ophir
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Steve Soler" <steve at soler.com>
> > > To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at nyphp.org>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 8:54 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] PHP/MySQL based solution for sending bulk
>email?
> > >
> > >
> > > > Thanks for the advice, but we are already outsourcing.  We want to
> > > > handle this in house.  Can you let me know of any commercial 
>products
> > > > you may know of that are currently available.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Steve
> > > >
> > > > On Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at 08:42 AM, Hans Zaunere wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > If you want to do this in a professional manner, you may be better
>off
> > > > > outsourcing to a company that does just this.  It's inexpensive 
>and
> > > > > would
> > > > > probably work the best.  Google for php bulking emailing or some
> > > > > variation
> > > > > and look at the ads google comes up with on the right.
> > > > >
> > > > > There are also some commercial products, but for 200,000 mails
>you'll
> > > > > need a
> > > > > pretty fat bit pipe.
> > > > >
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