Category Archives: Partnerships

Email Statistics Added to SendGrid Plugin on WordPress

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We recently announced our integration with WordPress to create a SendGrid plugin that uses SMTP or API integration to send outgoing emails from your WordPress installation. This integration replaces the wp_mail function included with WordPress. The SendGrid plugin is free and routes all of your WordPress emails through SendGrid, providing greater email deliverability. Now we’ve enhanced our plugin on WordPress to include real-time statistics on important transactional email performance factors including deliverability, compliance, and engagement. With access to SendGrid statistics, you’ll now have powerful insight into the performance of your transactional email to track requests, drops, deliveries, spam reports, bounces,

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Partnership With Google Cloud Platform Expanded to Include Google Compute Engine

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We recently announced our participation in the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as the first non-native email solution available to Google App Engine customers. Now in response to feedback from the community, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve expanded our Google Cloud Platform partnership to include sending email from Google Compute Engine VMs using SendGrid. To provide this additional Compute Engine offering, Google has created a simple step-by-step tutorial including links to Google Cloud Platform partner pricing and our documentation. This partnership expansion to include Google Compute Engine will allow developers to set up email instances to send mail through

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Extract and Analyze SendGrid Event Data With Keen.IO

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Keen.IO allows companies to collect and extract data by using formats and mechanisms that make sense for their business. This means you can throw pretty much any data at Keen and request it back in any way. That’s awesome in-and-of itself, however Keen has a special integration with SendGrid’s Event Webhook that makes it super awesome. Although SendGrid offers several advanced statistics through our website, and our API, sometimes you want more flexibility or deeper analysis; Keen.IO gives this to you. Keen’s documentation explains how to integrate SendGrid with Keen. Once you’ve integrated, you’ll want to get your data out.

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SendGrid featured in Hacker Monthly’s Growth in Cloud Marketing Hacker Bundle

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The following is an announcement from Cassie Thill from SendGrid’s Business Development team. We’re happy to announce that effective yesterday, September 10, 2013, SendGrid will be included in Hacker Monthly’s Growth in Cloud Marketing Hacker Bundle. The bundle will provide a diverse toolset for developers looking to easily expand their marketing efforts. Hacker Bundle aims to provide better deals for great software. It curates the best apps in each area (like growth hacking) so that users don’t have to figure it out for themselves. SendGrid’s Offer At SendGrid, we are big fans of Hacker Bundle’s innovative efforts to help developers

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Create an iOS App with Parse Platform and SendGrid

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I recently got the opportunity to play around with the awesome Parse Platform. Parse offers a cloud backend service for mobile apps. This lets developers focus on on creating an awesome app and user experience without having to worry about managing server maintenance or infrastructure. In this post I am going to highlight some key points with Parse and iOS that will let you create a grocery list app that emails you the list. We will take advantage of the Parse platform’s SendGrid Module as well as its PFQueryTableViewController which has a ton of cool features baked in. This tutorial

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Increase Email Deliverability With SendGrid’s Plugin on WordPress

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with WordPress to create a SendGrid plugin that uses SMTP or API integration to send outgoing emails from your WordPress installation. With over 60 million people harnessing the power of WordPress to build their web and blog sites as well as full featured e-commerce sites, building a SendGrid plugin to power the transactional email of these websites was a natural fit. Our integration replaces the wp_mail function included with WordPress. The SendGrid plugin is free and routes all of your WordPress emails through SendGrid, providing greater email deliverability. The SendGrid plugin for WordPress

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5 Best Practices for Using SendGrid With Google App Engine

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Now that SendGrid joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, it’s extremely simple to integrate email into your Google App Engine apps. In addition to helping get your email delivered, we offer statistics and advanced APIs to send, receive and analyze email. Below you’ll learn five key lessons for using SendGrid with Google App Engine. 1. Get Started The first thing you need to know is that Google App Engine developers can send a lot of emails through SendGrid for free. Before you dive into any of the examples below, be sure to register your account to claim your free

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