Guest Post

How SendGrid Enables Our Unified Mobile Communications Platform


This guest post comes from Jim Barnes of Moblico, a mobile platform for loyalty management. Mobile apps have naturally become the answer to interacting with the ever-connected consumer. We all know that it doesn’t stop at making an app. There are a number of ways you can communicate with your customer. Chiefly among them are email, SMS, and push notifications. … Read more ›

How We Dogfood in SendGrid Engineering


This post comes from Sr. Software Engineer Sam Nguyen. At SendGrid, we send hundreds of millions of emails every day and the traffic keeps on growing. Recently, we worked with one of our major high-volume customers who were starting to push our mail sending API service to its limits. We had to figure out how help them send more email, … Read more ›

Make Email Vocal with Free APIs


The following is a guest post from Chris Ismael, Developer Evangelist from Mashape If you’re like me, you read a lot of email. I thought I might change that up and have email read to me. In this tutorial, we will use SendGrid’s awesome Inbound Parse Webhook to get the subject of an incoming email, which will then be read … Read more ›

Dead-End Email Showdown


The following is the third installment in Matt Harris’ Dead-End Emails guest post series. Read his first (Just Say “NO” to Dead-End Emails) and second (Turn Dead-End Emails into Great Experiences) posts and learn more about sendwithus at the bottom of this post. Last time, I wrote about how one company identified a dead-end email that was really hurting their … Read more ›

How to Automate Email Delivery Best Practices with SendGrid and Embarke


The following is a guest blog post by Al Bsharah, CEO and Co-founder of Embarke. Embarke provides next-generation analytics, segmentation, and automated delivery for email messaging. We perform behavior analysis on each user, delivering messages individually at the time each person is most likely to engage. With this, we’re able to increase opens and clicks by 5%-20%, and it takes … Read more ›

SendGrid Allows Us To Give Better Support


The following is a guest post from Allan Branch, co-founder at Learn more about Allan at the bottom of this post.  To tell you how awesome SendGrid is, I’ll give you the background on our web app and the problems that SendGrid eliminated for us. In early 2007, we launched, an accounting app for small, awesome businesses. One … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Intern Edition

Monica (front in gray tee) and the SendGrid crew.

What It’s Like to Be a Summer Engineering Intern at SendGrid SendGrid’s Intern Program is relatively new… scratch that, very new. This summer was the inaugural season for the 16 interns we proudly introduced into our SendGrid ecosystem. An eclectic bunch (regarding experience) overall—some were just beginning college, while others were right in the middle or recent grads, and others … Read more ›