SendGrid's Email Deliverability Blog

From email deliverability best practices, to hackathon highlights, API tutorials, and everything in between, the SendGrid blog is your destination for all things email. Browse our most recent posts in the main feed or filter by category. Be sure to subscribe to the blog to get a daily digest of posts and reach out to us in the comments to let us know how we're doing.


Understanding Email Metrics

Product, Technical

As we all know, email delivery is challenging in and of itself. However, once an email leaves your application, server, or mail client, you quickly encounter another obstacle: understanding what actually happens to that message. There are several different metrics that the average company should consider tracking in order to gain useful insight and produce educated business decisions.
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A word from your friends at SendGrid

Company

We’ve heard the news, read the blogs and monitored the tweets. And as the thoughts, reactions, and sentiments roll in, we’re plugging away at what we do on a daily basis: delivering on the future of email. Since our launch more than a year ago, our premium service has helped thousands of companies solve some very difficult email problems and saved those companies countless hours and dollars along the way.

We’re very proud of our approach to email delivery and the premium service we provide to businesses in need of email help. If you’re not totally familiar with what SendGrid does, consider this a quick refresher. Or, if you’re interested in understanding more about the future of email, please read on.
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Email Activity Search Now Live!

Product, Technical

We are excited to announce that you can get specific data regarding each email you send through the SendGrid service by using our new Email Activity search feature. The short video below provides a demonstration of the feature in action and instructions on how you can start using it today. We love your feedback, so […]


Release Notes – Features and Bug Fixes – December 2, 2010

Product

Welcome back! We have been working hard to deliver new innovations and enhancements – all backed by a solid foundation. In the past month we have added more developers and QA staff to help us provide you with the best possible product, service and support. In this post we’ll discuss newly released features, recently squashed bugs and the status on upcoming features.

Reminder: if you wish to specifically follow these updates, you can subscribe using this RSS feed. For real time updates and system status, you can follow our Twitter feed. We also have a centralized status page [RSS].

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Giving Thanks

Company

It’s that time of year – time to recognize and say thanks to those who deserve it. Typically, we all think about this on a personal, individual level. However, we believe it is just as important from an organizational standpoint – after all, though SendGrid is a “company”, it is also (like all companies) a group of people who have come together to reach a common goal.
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So, you have an email list…now what?

Best Practices

We recently received a request for guidance from a friend of the company. In hindsight, it was clear that the specific situation related to this request and the resulting conversation would be valuable content for others, so we’ve decided to share the discussion here on our blog. The following is taken directly from the email thread between SendGrid and the marketer who desperately wanted to abide by CAN-SPAM laws while also maximizing their potential return on investment.

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Release Notes – Features and Bug Fixes – November 12, 2010

Product

As you can see by one of our recent posts, we’ve been busy here at SendGrid. In this post we’ll share what has been going on in the development side of the house, such as some recently added features, bug fixes and then we’ll take out our crystal ball to give you a sneak peek at what’s coming around the corner. As always, we greatly appreciate your feedback, so if you wish to share your thoughts with us, we’ve put together a list of ways you can collaborate with us at the end of the post. Read More ›


Conferences, Trade Shows, Hackdays, Oh My!

Company, Events

At SendGrid, we’ve been busy hitting the proverbial pavement and spreading the word about who we are and how we help companies grow and succeed. We thought it was worth taking a moment to reflect on the cool events we’ve been a part of in the past month or so, as well as those that are approaching in the coming months.

And don’t worry – we’re keeping some developers in the office to continue improving the product and some support staff on hand to answer your questions.
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