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Emails are messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network. Use this with questions relating to email. Often used with [communication] tag.

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A good interface for parents in an elementary school: email, web, mobile, or something else?

I'd like to build an online community for my son's elementary school. It's hard for parents to communicate right now. I'd like to have an easy-to-use online place where a parent can post a question: &...
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Ways to notify interested autistic contacts of next meetings

I manage a mensual meeting on a very specific subject (HIQ and autistic spectrum), in a western megapole of 10 million people. Approximatively 40 people have come to one of my 20 activities organized ...
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What to do in relation to temporary emails

I believe this is a common issue when we talk about some type of community. I have some users that use temporary emails from sites like and similar. I am not sure if I should block this ...
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Why use mailing lists instead of forums?

Why are mailing lists used when there are forums? I have had to follow and interact with two mailing lists more closely. Both are technical and people with specialized skills are found on these lists....
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cloud platform for managing and emailing lists of members

What suggestions are there for a reliable and easy to use hosted cloud based platform that will hold members (~50) email addresses and allow forming lists of members that can be emailed, from a ...
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How can we plug a leak of confidential information?

I belong to a large, geographically-distributed social organization. Everything the group does is the result of dedicated volunteers. Within this organization we have an award that is akin to a "...
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Does a big mailing list produce posts of lower quality than a few small ones?

I recently posted a question inviting people into a discussion on a rather big mailing list. I got a few responses, but stopped getting those a few hours later. At the same time, other topics ...
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How to say "We miss you, please come back!" properly?

According to my forum statistics, I have a large number of users. In actuality, I have a fraction of those users that are active. I'd like to send a "We miss you, please come back" type message to ...
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How does a mailing list compare with a web forum in terms of user engagement and retention?

A discussion-oriented mailing list I am (was?)1 on has had a recurring discussion about moving to a web-based forum. Those who favor the move argue that content is easier to manage, presentation is ...
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