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Mail Merge: how to  create and Save or Send Multiple Individual and Personalized Messages from a Draft

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tarifa    0


hello dear Community, 

 

if it comes to mail sending 

 

which solutions to  choose if you need to send mails to your customer:

 

 

in eariler times i used Mail-Merge - in combination with TBird.

 

is this still one of the best solutions:  Mail Merge: how to  create and Save or Send Multiple Individual and Personalized Messages from a Draft

 

the latest version: Version 6.1.0 for Thunderbird 68: Mail Merge is fully compatible with Thunderbird 68. Please make sure to use version 6.1.0. 

Mail Merge is fully compatible with Thunderbird 60. Please make sure to use version 5.6.0.

features: Create and Save or Send Multiple Individual and Personalized Messages from a Draft

 

If you want to send a message to multiple recipients, there are a few common problems:

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1) When you add the recipients in the To field, the recipients will see each other. 

(You can work around this problem by adding the recipients in the Bcc field.)

2) Most email providers limit the number of recipients in the To / Cc / Bcc field. 

(You can work around this problem by creating multiple messages.)

3) You cannot personalize the message. (You cannot work around this problem.)

You can work around some of these problems, but especially the last problem cannot be solved without creating individual messages. 
Of course there are third party services, that help you to send newsletters; but you have to trust them.
Mail Merge solves these problems by creating individual messages for each recipient from a draft message 
- locally on your computer without the need to trust third party services!Click and drag to move
https://addons.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/addon/mail-merge/

 


to compare it with the GMAIL-option: see the options we have there:  

 

How to send mass email with Gmail
Open a new Google Doc and write your email.
Open a Google Sheet (spreadsheet)
Click on Add-ons and then Get add-ons.
Search for Yet Another Mail Merge and download it for free:
Back on the spreadsheet, select Add-ons > Yet Another Mail Merge > Start Mail Merge.


How to send mass email with Gmail

For this method, you will need to use both Gmail and Google Drive.


cf:  https://blog.sendinblue.com/how-to-send-a-mass-email-with-gmail/

 

 

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How to send mass email with Gmail

For this method, you will need to use both Gmail and Google Drive.

a. Open a new Google Doc and write your email
b. Open a Google Sheet (spreadsheet)
c. Click on Add-ons and then Get add-ons
d. Search for Yet Another Mail Merge and download it for free:
e. Back on the spreadsheet, select Add-ons > Yet Another Mail Merge > Start Mail Merge
f. Choose whether to import your contacts directly via Gmail or add email addresses manually
g. Fill out the sender’s name and select your email draft (the first Doc you opened)
h. Click Send X emails (according to the number of emails you have left to send that day)


Why sending mass email with Gmail is a BAD idea

Gmail is great for sending emails to individual contacts but, as you’re about to learn, not so great for sending to a large group of contacts.
If you’re looking to grow your business through email marketing, we suggest you avoid using Gmail for mass email. 
Sure, it might save you a bit of money to begin with, but in the long run your progress will be hindered because of these limitations:

 

question:  How to send personalzed maiils to your customer - which tools do you use!?

 

love to see a fruitful discussion 

 

yours tarifa

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