We’re continually surprised at the wide range of uses people find for group email. Here’s a list of the 7 most popular sorts of groups we encounter on Gaggle Mail.
Residents associations. Appartment blocks, assisted living, service personnel or new developments, when people live together they want to communicate together and using a shared email list seems to be a very popular choice.
Sports clubs. I think we’ve seen just about every sport imaginable popup at one time or another on Gaggle Mail. Sharing news, sending out results or asking for volunteers the ubiquity of email means everyone it always on the ball.
Religious groups. Just like sport I think we’ve got most religions covered and some non-religions – Jediism anyone? It doesn’t matter what your technical level is, particiapting with a group email list is incredabilly easy for anyone.
Gaming groups. Video gaming, D&D or just cards they’re all here. Some of the geekier groups will run a custom Listserv setup on a home brew Linix distro from their basement but for the rest of us, who just need something that works with a few clicks there’s Gaggle Mail.
Families. We already blogged about this a few weeks ago but young or old, rich or poor families find group email to be a very easy way to keep each other up to date.
Non Profits. Whether it’s the board of directors or someone looking for a volunteer to cover Saturday night at the soup kitchen loads of non-profits and charities use group email to keep everyone up to date with what’s going on.
Book clubs. They’re as popular as ever and as well as meeting up to talk about books they’ve read, book clubs love to use group email to write about what they’ve reading. A shared email address is very handy when planning that next meeting or checking up that everyone has done their homework!
There it is, our list of seven. There’s plenty more we could of mentioned but with the versitility of email it’s no wonder that thousands of people find a group shared email address as the simplest and easiest way to stay in touch.