Custom Welcome Email

Whenever someone joins a Gaggle Mail group there’s an option to send a welcome email which describes how the group works and some features of it.  We have just added the ability to customise this welcome email for you group. Since our standard welcome email is in English this is especially useful for members to…More

Announcement Only Email Lists

You can now configure your Gaggle Mail group email list to only allow administrators to send messages to it.  This is especially useful if you’ve using your email list to make announcements to a large set of members but don’t necessarily want member to be able to send messages to everyone. To enable this just…More

How Does Group Email Work?

Group email has been around for about 30 years. The idea of sending an email to a single address and it being forwarded to all members of a predefined list is very powerful. Indeed email discussion lists were the forerunner to web based forums as a method of group discussion. At the heart of any group…More

Gaggle Mail Updates

I just wanted to keep you updated on some of the improvements we’ve been making to Gaggle Mail over the last few weeks. Many of these changes have come directly from user feedback so if there is something you’d like to change or add then please do let us know.  Prevent duplicate email addresses being added…More

Sports Clubs Using Group Email

Running a sports club can be a thankless task, nobody wants to take on the endless administration tasks; arranging fixtures, collecting results, organizing tours, travel arrangements, league AGM’s and finding someone to wash the kit! Keeping club members up to date with what’s going on can be a real pain too especially when you have…More

7 Popular Uses for Group Email

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…More

An Alternative To Listserv

Listserv has been the gold standard in group email for over 30 years.  It’s an industry grade solution that gives you complete flexibility and when running on the right hardware, lots of capacity. Listserv does however require a lot of technical knowledge to setup and maintain. There are hosted versions of Listserv which remove some…More

Bigger Lists and New Pricing

At Gaggle Mail our top focus has always been to deliver the simplest, most easy to use group email system.  This simplicity can be seen in our pricing when we first launched; just one pricing level of $2/month or $10/year for up to 100 members. One size fits all pricing is great for simplicity however…More

Keep Your Family Up To Date with Group Email

There’s no shortage of ways for people to stay in touch these days; you can text, chat, video chat or snap-chat with anyone from anywhere at any time without giving it a second thought. The interesting thing about all these ways to communicate is that many of them are generational, older people prefer to call…More

Beginners Guide To Group Email

Group email had been around for a long time, it even predates the Web by a few years.  The first group email software which became LISTSERV was written in 1986 for IBM mainframes!  So this is not a new technology and people have been finding group email lists useful for over 30 years. At its simplest a…More