Articles by Jill Petre

As Inbound Marketing Manager at SendGrid, Jill works to ensure we deliver marketing email that educates, inspires, and delights our friends and customers. Her passions include intelligent email design, developing her beer palette, and exploring the great state of Colorado.

SendGrid Delivered Goes International


After presenting in 6 cities across the US (NYC, San Francisco, Denver, Austin, Seattle, and Boston) we are thrilled to be taking our SendGrid Delivered tour across the pond in June. Our travels will bring us to London (June 4) Berlin (June 7) and Paris (June 11). So why should you join us on this leg of the tour? Here … Read more ›

SendGrid Delivered Scores a Touchdown in Austin


SendGrid Delivered’s spring tour started off with a bang in Austin last week. Longhorn fans were in luck—we hosted the event at Texas Memorial Stadium’s Centennial Suite that overlooks the field. A pretty exciting background to inspire our email deliverability chats! We started the day off with a fun networking lunch before introducing our CEO, Jim Franklin, and our Director … Read more ›

Customer Success Story: B2B Crowdsourcing Service, Olapic Achieves 95% Delivery Rate with SendGrid

Company, Product

Olapic is a social photo crowdsourcing service that helps major brands like The New York Daily News, New York Giants and Mashable leverage the power of data from multiple photo-sharing sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Olapic currently sends 60,000 emails per month to fans on behalf of their clients whose photos have been selected for sharing on their corporate websites. Since it creates a sense of excitement for fans to have their photos posted on, for example, the New York Giants website, it’s important for those emails to be delivered to fan inboxes. However, poor deliverability and zero visibility into their email metrics with their previous provider prompted them to make change.   … Read more ›

SendGrid Delivered 2012 Wraps Up in Denver

Company, Events
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SendGrid Denver has now been open for about a month and already, we’ve seen a huge crowd at the Denver Startup Crawl, an intimate lunch and learn with a presentation from our CEO on investing in startups, and an engaged group of entrepreneurs at SendGrid Delivered. With all the involved members of the local tech community, Denver was the perfect … Read more ›