Re: emailing invoices to customers

Mitchell B. Wagers ( (no email) )
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 13:26:31 -0800

I've got an application that does both Postal and Email invoices on the
fly, just click the button and walla, the Postal's are printed and the
Emails are sent. If you're interested, contact me personally, it's not free.

At 02:31 PM 1/19/98 -0600, you wrote:
>You mind sharing your source code?
>At 12:27 PM 1/19/98 PST8PDT, you wrote:
>>>We are planning to email invoices to customers,
>>>instead of sending them by snail mail, or courier
>>>I am looking for a software that would read invoices
>>>from a database (FoxPro in my case), and automatically
>>>email them to the appropriate customers.
>>I have my database spit out a file (invoice) for each person into a
>>directory. The file name is their username. I then run a perl script
>>that reads every file and emails it (using the command line interface
>>for Imail) to them. Works's cheap...I can make any kind of
>>changes I want to it. I made it so it CC a copy of each invoice to me
>>so when the customers whine and complain about not getting an invoice I
>>can quickly search the "invoice" email account and find not only the
>>email, but the dates.
>>As an extra bonus, I made the database spit out a reminder invoice 5
>>days before they are due. People who get invoices via email have a
>>tendency to forget about them.

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