August 2010

Release Notes – Features and Bug Fixes – August 25, 2010

Product, Technical

Starting with this post, our goal is to provide regular updates with feature releases and bug fixes. If you wish to specifically follow these updates, you can subscribe using this RSS feed. For real time updates and system status, you can follow our Twitter feed.

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SendGrid: One Year Young

Company, Events

Today we take a moment to recognize the completion of our company’s first year in business and, more importantly, show our appreciation to those who made it possible.

Last August, our three co-founders officially “graduated” from the TechStars – Boulder class of 2009.  Last week, a new crop of companies emerged from the stage of the Boulder Theater – ready to take on the world.

As those 11 companies look forward to their first and formative years of operation, we look back – and in doing so, we feel very fortunate that we not only “survived”, but performed very well against our long list of company goals.

Some major milestones:

  • We got funded! – seed round in November & Series A in April
  • Received some really cool press
  • Sent a ton of email
  • Built an amazing team
  • Served many happy customers

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How To Track Your Emails Using Google Analytics

Partnerships, Technical
SendGrid Email Deliverability Statistics

Google Analytics ( GA ) is a great free resource to stay on top of your website’s performance, but did you know that GA is also useful for monitoring your outbound emails? In this post we show you how to use GA to gain statistical insight into your outgoing emails. If you are a SendGrid user, you will also learn how to use our REST API along with our free GA filter to simplify the process.

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