I cannot send mass emails from this database? This is a function I MUST HAVE in order to use QuickBase. Please advise?

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Can you explain your business need?  How "mass" are these emails.
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I am the executive director of an alumni association of a school that is over 85 years old.
I send out emails varying from around 40 to hundreds at a time, sometimes 1,000’s.
It depends on the message and the class who might be planning a reunion or I might need to send out obit notices.

It is imperative that I am able to send my messages to my NAFA members. It is one of the only “perks” to being a member of our organization.
I am a part-time volunteer so I am not looking at your response every day.

Please advise.

Thanks,

Dana Tucker Jefferson
NAFA Executive Director
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What is stopping you from exporting your userlist/user table (containing emails) and sending the mass email through... outlook, or gmail?
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Well, really QuickBase is not really designed to be a mass mailing engine.  Those volumes should be sent by something like Contact Contact or Mail Chimp.  What QuickBase is excellent at, though is being the database to maintain membership lists and contact info and then to easily select / filter and export in formats like like CSV format that these generic mass mail programs can use.
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I just saw Scott's post above.  if there are 1,000's of email addresses, then that will exceed gmail's limit. https://support.google.com/a/answer/166852?hl=en
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I have a QB partner that has created a way to send custom emails from QB. QB sends these emails out every day at 6 pm based on several criteria. I assume it is very custom work and you would need a QuickBase Partner to handle it.
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Hi Dana,

  we offer an add-on to QuickBase called Courier for QuickBase that may work for you.  

http://www.quickbasetools.com/#!qb-courier/c1t45


Keith