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Add-on Sendy.co integrated within XenForo?

Discussion in 'Resource and Add-on Requests' started by markku, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. markku

    markku Well-Known Member


    I wonder if it would be possible to implement this within xF. Sendy is a very economical way of sending emails.

    Sendy is basically a self-hosted app that uses php and mysql, and the emails are sent through Amazon SES.

    I'd like to somehow get a "Subscribe" form on my forum, with Sendy in the backend.

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  2. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    Nice service! For a big forum, services like Mailchimp and Aweber are simply too expensive...
  3. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    Very interesting this Sendy...cheap and with similar features of Mailchimp, Aweber etc....I support this.

    Because you can't use a service like Aweber or Mailchimp with a big forum (over 50.000 users). Is simply too expensive. These services are built for internet marketers, not big forum owners. I'm very happy to see a service suitable for bigforum admin...

    I will pay surely pay 50$ for an integration of Sendy with Xenforo. :)
  4. intradox

    intradox Well-Known Member

    it gets cheaper if you only email active members within a time range. Of those 50k users i would bet that less than 10k are active in the past 30days.
  5. Coop1979

    Coop1979 Well-Known Member

    Hi markku -

    Sendy actually comes with html subscription forms that you can put into a spot on your forum. They, of course, tie into the Sendy system and help you build a list.
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  6. markku

    markku Well-Known Member

    Thanks Coop. Good to know :)

    *wants an option for the signup form, too, where one could choose whether they want to be part of the email list...* Probably not that hard to implement...
  7. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

    Could you not just modify sendy php to look at XF users table as it's source of email addresses instead? Sounds like a much better and cleaner solution to me. Perhaps even sendy would make that an available function if you asked them?
  8. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    I think the best solution is a addon that permits to use sendy to send newsletter to users...without the integration with the database, you can't send e-mail to all your users.

    I prefer to send my newsletter to all my members...i want to send a regular "reminder" to all the inactive users. "I'm still, alive, ah-ah!"
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  9. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

    Is there a way to auto-add your new users to a Sendy.co list? So they don't have to fill out the form?
    markku likes this.
  10. markku

    markku Well-Known Member

    Would like to know this too.
  11. jgas

    jgas Active Member

    I will send a newsletter a month.
    I need to know if it's easy to download username + email address data from xenforo database easily, so that I can import them into sendy.
    Please help!
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2013
  12. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    This is pretty interesting.
  13. TheBigK

    TheBigK Well-Known Member

    We have been using it and it's awesome. Would love to see it integrated.
  14. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    This looks interesting, I have an upcoming project which will end up sending in excess of 1 million emails a month...
  15. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Some people in this thread might be in luck, eh, @Stuart Wright?
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  16. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Driving to your house, right... about... now....
  17. Mike Edge

    Mike Edge Formerly Da Bookie Mon

    *Watches Slavik shake Chris upside down til Sendy Co bridge falls out of pocket and released for $20.00 shortly after*
    jgas likes this.
  18. fredrikse

    fredrikse Active Member

    Any update on this add-on?
  19. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    I have been using sendy.co for a while now and it's great, cheap and effective. I'd love to be able to integrate it with my user list to send my newsletter to the forum members.
  20. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Just to confirm, @Stuart Wright and I still have this add-on planned.

    It has been delayed due to work on the Gallery.
    markku, Jeffin, touch and 4 others like this.

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