The Future of Email Marketing (An Informal Survey)

Len Shneyder Email Marketing, Events
With the coming of each new year, pundits and marketing insiders take to the airwaves (or the tweeters) to predict which new shiny objects we’ll obsess over. This happens at events and in many trade publications both online and off. Email is no different; making predictions about the future of a venerable marketing channel is part and parcel for every digital marketer with a vested stake in the success of email as both a category and a tool in their customer engagement quiver. Earlier this year, we met many of our international senders, as well as gathered their input on trends in the email space. Read More ›

Send Your Email With Confidence (And With a Little Help From Your Friends)

Jillian Wohlfarth Best Practices, Events
The Send With Confidence tour kicks off this January and our email experts are visiting London, Amsterdam, New York, LA, and San Francisco to meet with senders who’ve experienced all the highs and lows of email management. Whether email is part of your every day, or one of the hundreds of items on your to-do list, let us help you with some that work for you on this roadshow. Read More ›

SendGrid Partners with FullContact and the Denver Broncos to Tackle STEM

Brandon West Community, Company, Events
SendGrid is excited to be partnering will FullContact and the world champion Denver Broncos to host the Tackle STEM Colorado All-Stars Hackathon this fall. The Colorado All-Stars Hackathon offers participants an opportunity to interact with professionals from the industry and gain insightful knowledge about their chosen stream of study. The goal is to challenge aspiring students and technology enthusiasts to explore feasible ideas, develop their team skills and strengthen their network. Read More ›

Announcing SendGrid’s Second Annual Email Matters Event in NYC


We’re getting excited for our second annual Email Matters event in New York at 404, on September 16. Once again, we’re bringing together nearly 200 marketers and developers for an afternoon focused on user engagement, customer data insights, and email strategy best practices.   Speakers and Agenda This year, we’re sharing the stage with our […]

Learn the Anatomy of a Marketing Email


When you think of what goes into a marketing email, what comes to mind? A subject line? Maybe a call to action (CTA)? What about a pre-header? Or a footer that includes your physical address? A surprising amount of different content pieces come together to create a marketing email. To craft the most effective campaign, […]

How To Web Conf: Hacking Your Way to Product Excellence

Community, Events
Martyn Davies on stage at How To Web 2014

Back in November, I had the pleasure of speaking at How To Web in Bucharest, Romania about a subject very close to my heart – hackathons. More specifically, how product teams can use hackathons, both the environment and the hacker mentality, to drive their products forward in a way that is both engaging and creatively […]

A Gopher Attends PythonBrasil[10]

Community, Events

A few weeks ago, I found myself arriving in Recife, Brazil for PythonBrasil[10]. I had the time of my life and met extremely bad ass people over there. I also met people whom I now call friends, and I’ll try to highlight some of my favorite things from the experience below. PythonBrasil consists of workshops, talks, […]

Deliver Email That Matters

email matters event

The relationship between a business and its customer is like any other in life.  Its success relies on effective and clear communication. In today’s online and mobile environments what does effective communication look like? A series of connected interactions between you and your customer that delivers critical information for continued engagement. And what’s the most […]

How Will You Grow Your Email Program in 2015?


As you look to planning for the new year, what does your email strategy look like? If it involves increasing the reach of your email program, you’re in the right place! Growing your mailing list can be pretty complicated. There are plenty of “shortcuts” available to businesses that want to send more email to more […]

SendGrid Mentors at TechStars Patriot Boot Camp

Community, Events

As a member of our Developer Relations team, we get the awesome opportunity to work with some really motivated developers and startups. However, every now and then we get the opportunity to do something a little different that has just as big of an impact. Recently, we were able to lend a hand in a really great boot […]