From: Melanie Malay [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 04 June 2010 18:30
To: Vinod Shyam Prasad
Subject: CRM Request
Hello Microsoft Team,
I am writing to you in hopes that you will consider adding a feature to the Microsoft CRM. Currently, I can send a mass email out immediately, but I cannot schedule emails to go out at specific times. In sales, we have marketing campaigns where we schedule when specific emails will go out to certain groups of people (i.e.- Group A will get an email 3 days after we return from a conference where we met them).
The reason for scheduling an email is pretty simple. When I create a campaign, I know when I will be sending email correspondence to a large group of people so I just want to set it and forget it. Also, when I am out of town and know I won’t be in front of a computer to hit “send” exactly when I wanted my mass email to go out, I want to be able to pre-schedule the delivery date/time.
This is an EXTREMELY common feature that is found in 100% of the email marketing products out there (i.e. - Constant Contact email marketing, iContact, MailChimp, Benchmark Email, ExactTarget, Vertical Response, etc etc etc etc…….) Which is why I am so surprised (and frustrated) that Microsoft CRM, of all companies, lacks this feature in their mass email capabilities.
Can you add this feature into CRM so I don’t have to use two email marketing campaigns?
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