Posted on April 2nd, 2017 at 07:08 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge
A friend of mine sent me this note:
I send out my travel newsletter on a regular basis. I have about 50 names on a group in my Gmail account. For years it has worked without a hitch, until two days ago when Gmail sent me the following message below on what appears to be most of my addresses in that group.
There was a temporary problem while delivering your message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Gmail will retry for 47 more hours. You’ll be notified if the delivery fails permanently. LEARN MORE The response from the remote server was:
Message temporarily rejected. See https://support.google.com/
mail/answer/69585 for more information.
I re-sent yesterday and it happened again to-day. So now nobody is getting the newsletter and I am dojng it for nothing. BTW, it does come through to me!
I tried to research the problem and got the idea they are trying to force me to upgrade to the business gmail for which there is a fee. Can you throw any light in this, more specifically if there is a fix?
I don’t send out mass emails. Back in the not-so-good-old days, with earlier newsletters, I used commercial services – which are an entirely different kind of pain. So I took a look around the Gmail support forums and found this:
regular sending of messages to multiple recipients will result in blocking of the messages to one or more of the recipients if one or more recipients have previously reported a message from you as Spam.
The author, KeithR, goes on to recommend several solutions. Foremost among them is a Chrome browser add-on called GMass. I’ve never heard of GMass, but it seems to fit the bill quite nicely.
I know many of you send out newsletters of various types. Have you hit the problem before – and used GMass as a solution?