Bulk Email

Grant Shipley gshipley at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 06:22:55 MDT 2012

And openshift instead of gae. :)


On Sep 12, 2012, at 3:26 AM, justin <justin at justinhileman.info> wrote:

> 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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