Announcing SendGrid’s Second Annual Email Matters Event in NYC


We’re getting excited for our second annual Email Matters event in New York at 404, on September 16. Once again, we’re bringing together nearly 200 marketers and developers for an afternoon focused on user engagement, customer data insights, and email strategy best practices.   Speakers and Agenda This year, we’re sharing the stage with our customers including The Ladders’ VP … Read more ›

Learn the Anatomy of a Marketing Email


When you think of what goes into a marketing email, what comes to mind? A subject line? Maybe a call to action (CTA)? What about a pre-header? Or a footer that includes your physical address? A surprising amount of different content pieces come together to create a marketing email. To craft the most effective campaign, you need to know the … Read more ›

How To Web Conf: Hacking Your Way to Product Excellence

Martyn Davies on stage at How To Web 2014

Back in November, I had the pleasure of speaking at How To Web in Bucharest, Romania about a subject very close to my heart – hackathons. More specifically, how product teams can use hackathons, both the environment and the hacker mentality, to drive their products forward in a way that is both engaging and creatively flexible for developers. The main … Read more ›

A Gopher Attends PythonBrasil[10]


A few weeks ago, I found myself arriving in Recife, Brazil for PythonBrasil[10]. I had the time of my life and met extremely bad ass people over there. I also met people whom I now call friends, and I’ll try to highlight some of my favorite things from the experience below. PythonBrasil consists of workshops, talks, sprints, and some really fun … Read more ›

Deliver Email That Matters

email matters event

The relationship between a business and its customer is like any other in life.  Its success relies on effective and clear communication. In today’s online and mobile environments what does effective communication look like? A series of connected interactions between you and your customer that delivers critical information for continued engagement. And what’s the most trusted means of making those … Read more ›

How Will You Grow Your Email Program in 2015?


As you look to planning for the new year, what does your email strategy look like? If it involves increasing the reach of your email program, you’re in the right place! Growing your mailing list can be pretty complicated. There are plenty of “shortcuts” available to businesses that want to send more email to more people including lists for purchase … Read more ›

SendGrid Mentors at TechStars Patriot Boot Camp


As a member of our Developer Relations team, we get the awesome opportunity to work with some really motivated developers and startups. However, every now and then we get the opportunity to do something a little different that has just as big of an impact. Recently, we were able to lend a hand in a really great boot camp. My co-worker, Eddie Zaneski, … Read more ›