Group Email For Large Groups

Just a quick note to say we’ve increased the maximum group size in Gaggle Mail from 2000 members to 5000 members. Over the summer we’ve been busy preparing for this change, previously opening a group with 2000 member could take up to 10 seconds but now groups of this size and much larger open in…More

Design Refresh and New Logo!

Today I’m very excited to announce the redesign of the group and member management pages within Gaggle Mail.  We’ve been working on this for a while and we’re really proud of how it’s turned out.  As ever we’ve kept simplicity at the centre of what we do and this is reflected heavily in our changes.…More

How to Send Email to Groups Without Showing Addresses

When you’re sending an email to a group of people sometimes they all know each other and sometimes they don’t. When you want to send a message to a group without everyone seeing each other’s email address then you can use the BCC: field to keep recipient addresses hidden.  Blind carbon copy works great but what…More

How To Send A Group Email In Gmail

If there’s a group of people you regularly email from Gmail it’s really useful to create a group contact you can use as an alias instead of entering their names each time.  It’s straight forward to do – here’s how:   1. Go to Google Contacts (contacts.google.com). 2. Check the box next to everyone you…More

Adding Attachments While Composing a Group Email

You’ve been able to compose new group email messages from Gaggle Mail for a while now but we’ve just made this feature even more useful. You can now add attachments directly to the messages you compose. Previously if you want to send an attachment you’d have to send the message from your regular email client…More

Going Passwordless

TL;DR; How we used passwordless authentication to give users a low friction way of accessing private data. A popular feature on Gaggle Mail is the searchable message archive, this has always been available to group administrators but we wanted to make it available to group members. Group administrators already have an account with us which…More

How To Run a Successful Group Email List

Group email lists are used for everything from small family groups to keep everyone up to date with what’s happening to thousands of members spanning multiple time zones and countries.  At Gaggle Mail we see all of them and there’s a few things the successful ones all have in common. Here’s our guide to what…More

Group Email Moderation

Gaggle Mail has supported message moderation for a while but we’ve just made some enchantments to make it more flexible and powerful.  The first thing you will notice is that we’ve moved all moderation options into their own tab.     In the new Moderation tab the first option is to switch moderation on or…More

The History Of Group Email

Email got its start in the late 1970’s but it wasn’t until the mid-1980’s and the personal computer revolution that things really took off.  Software to manage email lists first appeared in 1986 when Eric Thomas created LISTSERV the first group email software.  At this time it ran on wardrobe size mainframe computers.  Eric developed…More

New Simpler Pricing

We’ve just rolled out a new pricing structure which we think is simpler and fairer than what we had before.  Instead of fixed tiers for certain amounts of members we now have one price based solely on the number of members in your groups.  It seemed unfair that previously if you went from 500 members…More