Cyber-Duck is a leading UK based digital agency with a world-class reputation working with global brands. As part of their service offering, they produce custom Web Portals with SaaS capabilities and also develop bespoke web applications which send out tens of thousands of emails per month via cloud hosting services. However, they were experiencing deliverability challenges with the default email capabilities of the cloud servers and needed more robust tracking of email usage so they could bill clients accordingly. After looking at a couple popular solutions, they decided to give SendGrid a try through our partnership with Rackspace. After just one hour, they were up and running and gained access to the real-time analytics they needed to better service their
Despite the prevalence of HTML email, plain text emails are still viable tools for soliciting a response from your subscribers. Plain text emails appear in place of HTML emails in certain email clients and are often used in transactional email and on mobile devices.
But just because it is plain text doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be designed. In fact, the lack of the design options with a format that is inherently hard to read will challenge you to be more creative with your copy and delivery. Here are few tips on how to design and thereby maximize the effectiveness of your plain text messages. Read More ›
We think 2012 is going to be a good year for SendGrid and for you. This week, as we begin the new year, we want to remind you how we can help by reviewing our “top ten” reasons you should use SendGrid for the success of your email program. Email delivery doesn’t have to be complex, we strive to make email simple for developers.
Reason #1: Developers Serve as Our Foundation.
We started the SendGrid Developer Community to serve as a central resource for the true believers and die-hard fans of our service – developers. By working closely with the developer community we will create better and more effective information, tools and services that will make email delivery and web development even easier. In turn, developers can focus on building innovative applications that need email in order to work. Read More ›