Bulk Email

justin justin at justinhileman.info
Wed Sep 12 01:26:16 MDT 2012


On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Lane Brooks <lane at brooks.nu> wrote:
> I am using Google Apps Engine (GAE) for a small project. I need to send
> a bulk announcement email (1000 users) to everyone that has registered
> on the site. The announcement has certain customizations for each user.
> I have found that the mailer built into GAE doesn't make it through most
> spam filters. Anyone have any suggestions on how I might be able to get
> around this issue?
>
> Since GAE cannot open sockets except to fetch web pages on port 80 and
> 443, I started using postmarkapp.com to send confirmation emails.
> However, they have restrictions against bulk email and only allow
> transactional email. I tried sending a bulk email, but they detected it
> pretty quickly and shut it down.



Sendgrid for transactional, SailThru for bulk.

--j


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