2009/10/18 Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com> > On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 01:41:03AM -0400, Brian Hazelton wrote: > > > I am in charge of an email newsletter list and making sure it gets sent > > out in time. My problem is I have never done broadcast emailing and > > right now we have 400 subscribers but want to build a system that can > > scale well regardless of the number of subscribers. Right now I use > > mysql to store the email and use phpmailer in a loop to send an email to > > each of the emails in the db, it is already slow with just 400(takes > > around 10 min (i think that's slow isnt it?). Has anyone built a > > broadcast email script and willing to help me? > > > > Use PHPList. It's free. > > Paul > > I second that and make sure you add an SPF Key to your domain: http://old.openspf.org/wizard.html You should be able to get the SMTP limits from your host and these can be configured in PHPlist. The bounce handling takes away a lot of admin work once your list starts getting larger and people's email addresses change/stop working.