When we were designing our SendGrid platform, we tried to solve most of the existing email problems and make an extensible platform where other companies could add functionality and solve future problems. One of the current problems is taking incoming replies from emails. We noticed many companies sending automated or transactional emails to their users […]
One of the many things SendGrid does on the backend to determine if a user is having deliverability problems is scan the content through multiple enterprise spam filters multiple times per day for every user. Some of the filters include Postini, CloudMark, Brightmail, IronPort, Barracuda, Mail Foundry, and SpamAssassin. These filters are additional filters from our delivery monitory to ISPs such as Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, and AOL. In the last couple of days we noticed that a lot of legitimate emails were triggering the SpamAssassin filter. The following shows how our graph looks like: Read More ›
We are very happy to have Joe Scharf join our team. Joe has tremendous technical experience as well as business development experience having degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineer, and an MBA. Joe will wear many hats in the team so don’t be surprised if you see him all over the place. Joe will help […]
Different types of emails vary in interest to users. Emails such as shipping alerts, forum notifications, and account confirmations are well received by users and hardly generate any complaints since users already expect these emails. On the other hand, unexpected emails such as certain newsletters, or email invitations from contact imports on sites such as […]
With this being our first blog post, we would like to thank TechStars for being such a wonderful help during the summer. They helped us get to where we are today. We cant forget the companies that shared the jouney with us! =) Stay tuned for updates from our blog from time to time!