Posts Tagged: listserv

Snipping signatures and bottom quoting from posts

OnlineGroups.net changes the posts that people make to your groups to make them more suitable for the medium of group email. Some changes are subtle, like the modified email headers; others are more obvious, like HTML email. Another way that the message is altered is by post snipping: when parts of the message are automatically… Read more »

Email headers (listserv basics part 2)

Email messages are divided into two parts. The body is the main part of the message, and is what most people think of as the message. It is what we discussed earlier when we talked about HTML formatting, for example. The other part contains all the email headers, which are used to describe the message…. Read more »

Daily digest of topics

The daily digest of topics allows members of your groups on OnlineGroups.net to follow the activity in the group without being overwhelmed with email. To put it another way, it allows people to keep track of conversations, rather than follow the discussion closely.

Multiple email addresses

People are more than just an email address. At OnlineGroups.net we understand this, and give everyone the power to add multiple email addresses to their profiles, and customise what addresses are used with each group. This is in stark contrast with a traditional listserv, which only allows members to have a single address each.

HTML email from your groups

OnlineGroups.net is about to introduce email messages formatted using HTML. This will make the messages easier to read, make the online archive easier to find, and improve the identity of your site and groups.

Export messages and export membership

OnlineGroups.net gives you the ability to export the group membership and export the messages. This allows you to keep your own backup of the membership and posts. (We keep backups, but you may want your own.) You may also export the information and leave OnlineGroups.net and use another service. While we would be sad to… Read more »

Six ways a listserv provider can improve email delivery

At OnlineGroups.net, we help people to collaborate using email. That makes it pretty important that people actually receive email that is sent by their groups. Unfortunately, a lot of spam and phishing email is sent to those same people. Their email providers have to sort out the helpful collaborative email from the unhelpful email. Sometimes… Read more »