Category Archives: Product

Maplin Attributes £1,000,000+ in Annual Revenue from Retail Newsletter Delivery

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“With SendGrid, email delivery is flawless. Emails get inboxed within an hour and we can easily track the effectiveness of our campaigns.” –Dave Stott, Transformation & Operations Team Leader (OSI) Maplin is a major electronics retail specialist with over 200 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. Home to over 15,000 products from CCTV kits, to specialty electronics components, Maplin has an extensive online and mail-order business. The Challenge: Email Throttling Maplin relies on e-commerce as a key driver of their revenue, and therefore, depends on email to drive sales both on and offline. To generate awareness, Maplin sent promotional email

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SendGrid’s Template Engine Tutorial

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Last week, we announced the release of a new feature, our email Template Engine. To learn more about how to implement the Template Engine, our support team created a step-by-step tutorial as part of our running VidGrid series. Access the tutorial here, and below with an accompanying transcription. And for a more in-depth look at the feature, please join us on Tuesday, June 17th at 1pm ET, for a live demo with our Product Manager John Vajda. Register here. Transcription Hello, and welcome to the VidGrid tutorial for Template Engine, SendGrid’s new transactional email template application. Template Engine breaks down

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SendGrid and the Future of Email Security

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UPDATED: 5 June 2014, 16:00 MDT to reflect Hotmail’s new TLS support! Here at SendGrid, we get a lot of questions about email security. Recent revelations about widespread nation state dragnet surveillance have raised awareness about email security to new levels. We are excited to announce, that effective today, all email sent via SendGrid will utilize opportunistic encryption using TLS. For a long time now we have supported encryption for submitting messages to SendGrid, either via our HTTPS API, implicit SMTP-SSL, or SMTP with STARTTLS. Now when we deliver your message to its recipient we will attempt to negotiate a

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SendGrid Presents: Code Workshop

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The following announcement comes from SendGrid’s Support team. One of our primary goals at SendGrid is to make integrating with our platform and sending email as easy as possible for our customers. To help you accomplish this, we’ve developed a new tool called Code Workshop. Code Workshop provides customers a place to test their code in multiple code languages. In addition to generating code examples, Code Workshop can be used to construct JSON content for use with SMTP API headers. SendGrid’s Code Workshop has two fields. In the first, you can enter all of your message information, including “to” and

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SendGrid Announces New Template Engine

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Today, we are excited to announce the release of a new feature, SendGrid’s Template Engine. The email Template Engine allows marketers, developers, and designers to collaborate within SendGrid’s UI to seamlessly edit and create transactional email templates—easing the burden on both developers, who frequently receive requests from marketers to make changes to transactional emails, and on marketers who feel the pain of needing to ask for changes to be implemented to their campaigns. Now, marketers are empowered to make these changes themselves—in real-time, and with no additional cost. With marketers having the flexibility to control their content, developers are enabled

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Marketing Platform, Rezora, Builds Its Entire App On Top of SendGrid

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“With SendGrid, we can focus on our core product because we know that once we hand it off to SendGrid, the process will be flawless and our emails will get delivered.” –Paul Reinarz, CEO Rezora is a multichannel digital marketing platform for large sales and marketing organizations based out of Boulder, CO. Rezora enables collaborative marketing across complementary marketing channels, helps expand digital marketing reach, and provides personalized content and data solutions specific to your industry and audience. Specializing in companies that have a large, distributed sales force where marketing wants to communicate and run campaigns with key prospects on

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SendGrid is Providing the Event Webhook to All Customers with Bronze Accounts and Higher

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SendGrid is proud to announce that we’re now providing access to our powerful Event Webhook to all of our customers who have a Bronze-level account or higher! We want to help everyone send great email, and one of the best ways to do that is to learn what happens to messages AFTER you hit send. By seeing if the message is delivered, bounced, opened, or clicked on, you can make changes and improve your email campaign. The Event Webhook addition to Bronze accounts allows you to monitor your email activity in real time. The Event Webhook provides notification of events

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