Word Mail Merge

Is it possible to use Word mail merge with your system? I have a bunch of contact's in excel form and would like to merge them on to a letter (putting different info in different places on the letter) then send it out to prospective clients. Is that possible or do I have to do one at a time?

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Word Mail Merge is an easy

Word Mail Merge is an easy and efficient way to use PostalMethods.

EDIT: the PostalMethods Word 2007 Mail Merge Add-in provides an integrated quick and efficient way to send postal letters using mail merge.

Simply set up the mail merge to send e-mail messages. You will need to set up your contacts to have the following email address in any one of their fields: send@letter.postalmethods.com.

Finish the process by merging to "Send E-mail Messages...", select the field where the send@letter.postalmethods.com address was placed as the "To:" line, set the "Mail Format" to attachment and click "OK".

Each e-mail message will be sent to PostalMethods and will result in a postal letter. You may find helpful information in our Send a letter via email guide.

EDIT: the PostalMethods Word

EDIT: the PostalMethods Word 2007 Mail Merge Add-in provides an integrated quick and efficient way to send postal letters using mail merge.

When using Outlook 2002-2007, the following security warning is being displayed with each e-mail sent: "A program is trying to access e-mail address information being stored in Outlook...". Read more here.

This behavior is by design and was developed by Microsoft to stop unauthorized usage of Outlook. It does, however, causes mail merge to e-mail to become inefficient when it comes to large mailing lists.

Although it is possible to use task bar applications that automatically click these security warnings, we do not recommend them as a solution and are working on a solution to overcome this difficulty. Please let us know in case you would like to be notified when our solution is ready.

When using Outlook Express

When using Outlook Express to send merged e-mail messages, the following security warning is being displayed with each e-mail sent: "A program is attempting to send the following email on your behalf...".

This behavior is by design and was developed by Microsoft to stop unauthorized usage of Outlook Express. It does, however, causes mail merge to e-mail to become inefficient when it comes to large mailing lists.

Workaround: It is possible to disable these security warnings:

  1. Close all instances of Microsoft Word running on your computer.
  2. Set Outlook Express as your default email client: Start -> Control Panel -> Internet Options -> Programs tab: select Outlook Express in the "E-mail:" selection.
  3. Set Outlook Express to ignore the security issue: Open Outlook Express, go to: Tools -> Options… -> Security tab: un-check "Warn me when other applications try to send mail as me".
  4. Open Word and complete the mail merge process. Merge to email messages, select the field containing the PostalMethods delivery address (send@letter.postalmethods.com), set the messages to contain your content as attachments and send.
  5. The email messages will be sent via Outlook Express.