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Webinar: Q&A with Ken and Carly

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A couple of weeks ago, SendGrid’s email experts Carly Brantz and Ken Apple answered your toughest email infrastructure questions. The conversation sparked many more questions, and they were not able to get to all of them during the webinar. Carly and Ken took some time to respond to the questions they didn’t have time to address here. If you missed the webinar, you can access a recording here. Related PostsThe Benefits of Sending Email in the Cloud Webinar: Q&A With Elmer and Carly SendGrid Joins Forces With Engine Yard Three Misconceptions About Deliverability That Simply Aren’t True Customer Success Story: Online

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Introducing the SendGrid Guide to Email Infrastructure

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Here at SendGrid we’re obsessed with making sure businesses know that email delivery is a huge problem and what to do if your company faces a deliverability crisis. As part of this effort, we published our ultimate Guide to Email Deliverability but we felt there were more questions to be answered in the area of email infrastructure. As we discussed here and here, having a properly configured email infrastructure is the basis of a good sending reputation and your deliverability.  In fact, an infrastructure that is not setup correctly can get you blocked and blacklisted. Our newest guide covers all

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Back to Basics. If You Can’t Send an Email, What Can You Do?

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Sending email is easy, just “hit” send – and you’re done. Right? Wrong. Sending email is easy only if you don’t care about your message actually arriving in the inbox. You know those messages that just never show up or the ones that end up in the Junk or Bulk folder? For an individual it’s a minor annoyance but for a business it’s a potential crisis – especially if email is the primary (or only way) you communicate with your customers. What if tomorrow 20% of your customer emails failed to arrive as planned? What if they were triggered, transactional

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[Webinar] Your Toughest Email Infrastructure Questions Answered

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Of all the major headaches in the world of email, maintaining your own email infrastructure may be the biggest. One wrong step could get your IPs blacklisted or leave your infrastructure vulnerable to phishing attacks. Join email experts Ken Apple and Carly Brantz on July 31st at 1:00pm EDT as they answer your toughest email infrastructure questions to help you keep your emails flowing to the inbox. This webinar will cover: Related PostsWebinar: Q&A With Carly and Paul How to Authenticate Your Email in 5 Steps What is Domain Reputation and Why Should I Care? Why Are My Transactional Emails

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How to Calculate the Cost of Maintaining Your Email Infrastructure

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Today there are more options available to companies that need to simplify the way they send email. Many companies start out building their own servers and managing email in house, but find that this decision has serious implications as the company grows and expands its reach. Related PostsCustomer Success Story: Free Logo Services’ CEO Selects SendGrid as their Solution of Choice 4 Ways Relevant Email Can Increase Site Traffic and Drive Engagement SendGrid Now Available for HP Cloud Services How to Keep Your Password Reset Emails Out of the Spam Folder Three Questions to Ask your SMTP Service Provider Before

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Whitelists: The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

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Whitelists are the silver bullet and white elephant of email delivery. It sounds so easy, just get on that list and then you’re set. No more concerns about spam filters, blocking, bulking, junk folders and all the rest. The challenge for most email senders is two-fold: 1. It’s really, really hard to qualify for a whitelist and some of the most prominent and effective senders never make it 2. Once you’re on the list, you’ve got to be incredibly vigilant to keep your IPs in good standing Related Posts2012 Threat Report Puts Transactional Email on High Alert Make Email Delivery

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