Today a colleague asked me to write a script to send out a email to a large group of people but have the phrase “Dear <person’s name”>” in the beginning of email body.
I quickly wrote this script. Here are the steps you need to take before executing it:
- Zip and place the Mass-Mailer folder somewhere on your computer. There are 3 files in the folder:
- in Mass-Mailer.ps1 file, modify the highlighted section ( and remove the “<” and “>“brackets):
- Open recipientsList.txt and enter recipients name and emails, one recipient per line with format Name;Email (i.e. John Smith;John.Smith@xxx.com)
- Write the email in EmailBody.txt
- Execute Mass-Mailer.PS1
The email is sent to each recipient individually. it looks like: