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Musings and writings from the Mailgun team

Responsive Email Templates you can get creative with

We’ve been rolling out a ton of new features these past few weeks, and the rollout keeps coming with our new email tem...

  • 5 min read
  • May 17, 2019

Recent Articles

Email Bounces: What to do about them

Email Bounces: What to do about them

Email bounces — an annoying occurrence in email sending. As common as they may be, senders go nuts over email bounces. While we’ve spoke...

  • 4 min read
  • May 7, 2019
Bulk Validations — Accurate and Fast AF

Bulk Validations — Accurate and Fast AF

Cleaning an old email list is one of those must needed chores that nobody really wants to do. You have to do it, but you push it back becaus...

  • 5 min read
  • May 3, 2019
Mailchimp + Shopify Split – What do you do now?

Mailchimp + Shopify Split – What do you d...

We’re sure that just about everyone was shocked to hear that Mailchimp and Shopify were separating in late March — ourselves included. T...

  • 4 min read
  • April 30, 2019
Email Authentication: Your ID Card for Sending

Email Authentication: Your ID Card for Sending

As a Technical Account Manager at Mailgun, I’m constantly talking to my customers about various deliverability and good sender best practi...

  • 6 min read
  • April 16, 2019
Opening the envelope on Mailgun’s new UI

Opening the envelope on Mailgun’s new UI

You’re always looking for ways to do your work more efficiently, whether that means faster troubleshooting or simple tools that help you a...

  • 5 min read
  • April 9, 2019
Announcing Strategic Growth Investment from Thoma Bravo

Announcing Strategic Growth Investment from Tho...

Today, we are excited to announce that Thoma Bravo has acquired a majority stake in Mailgun, with Turn/River retaining a minority position. ...

  • 2 min read
  • April 1, 2019
Better Validations for Better Sending

Better Validations for Better Sending

Once upon a time, and by “a time” we mean a few years ago, companies sent emails to their contacts and customers somewhat blindly. To a ...

  • 3 min read
  • March 29, 2019
Spam Traps: What You Should Know

Spam Traps: What You Should Know

Adam Rollins graduated from Texas State University’s Honors College with a Bachelor’s in Creative Writing. He has worked, since ...

  • 5 min read
  • March 22, 2019
Emoji in Email Subject Lines— Should You Use It?

Emoji in Email Subject Lines— Should You Use It?

Emojis are showing up everywhere; seriously, they’ve got their own holiday to show for it (World emoji day; yes, it’s a thing.) They’r...

  • 5 min read
  • March 13, 2019
Email Bounce Rates: Shifting Focus Away From Failure

Email Bounce Rates: Shifting Focus Away From Fa...

Oh, the elusive email bounce rate, the bane of email marketers everywhere. Everyone is eager to crack the code of email bounces and say what...

  • 3 min read
  • March 8, 2019

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