Guest Post

SendGrid helps GRM app Guestfolio provide ROI tracking off of newsletters

Jillian Wohlfarth Best Practices, Guest Post, Product

The following is a guest post from Mark Edmondson of Guestfolio. Guestfolio is based in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The company provides a seamless suite of Guest Relationship Management (GRM) tools-from customizable confirmation emails to post-stay surveys and newsletters to a dynamic Mobile Concierge trip planner. By engaging guests at key touch-points before, during, and after their stay and providing valuable … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Jose Lopez

Company, Guest Post

As part of our SendGrid Spotlight Series, we’re happy to hear from SendGrid’s co-founder and web architect, Jose Lopez. It’s been an exciting past few months for the team here at SendGrid. We started off the year by setting big goals for 2013 at our annual kickoff in Mexico and followed that by sending our 100 billionth email. Isaac, Tim, … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Silvia Botros

Company, Guest Post

As part of our SendGrid Spotlight Series, we’re happy to hear from Silvia Botros, SendGrid’s MySQL Database Administrator on the Operations Team. I’ve been a member of the SendGrid family for a year and a half. In that time, the company has doubled in size and has more than tripled its email volume. Needless to say, it’s been quite a … Read more ›

SendGrid Spotlight: Denise Hulce

Company, Guest Post

In our second installment of our “SendGrid Spotlights” series, we are excited to feature Denise Hulce, SendGrid’s VP of Sales and Business Development. The following is a guest post from Denise. The Startup Sprint No cab. No subway. Certainly no bus. Sprinting. That was the only way we were going to make it to a crucial meeting in downtown San … Read more ›

New Colors in our Stats Reporting

Guest Post, Product

The following is a guest post from our UI Designer, Josh Tilton.  We recently released our new and improved Statistics section to give you better insight into what is happening with your emails. However, this ended up being a bit of a challenge to make sure that it was easy to clearly view all the multiple data points you have … Read more ›

A Little Webhook Can Go a Long Way

Guest Post

The following is a guest post from Larry Silverman, CTO, EVP, and Co-founder of TrackAbout. TrackAbout wrote an open source service using SendGrid’s event webhook to relay email delivery failure events to a HipChat chat room. Learn more about Larry and TrackAbout at the bottom of this post. How TrackAbout Uses Email and Why We Chose SendGrid Our web applications, like most, send … Read more ›

How to Move 71 Billion Emails

Company, Guest Post, Product
Cloud Server

A guest post by SendGrid’s VP of Operations Jon Prall In October, SendGrid sent over 6 billion emails on behalf of over 60,000 different customers. It should come as no surprise that moving that much mail requires an extremely robust and reliable infrastructure. My role at SendGrid is to ensure that our email infrastructure can keep up with the rapidly … Read more ›