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Mailgun Partners with Verizon Media as View Time Optimization Provider

Today, we’re proud to announce our partnership with Verizon Media Group as the first View Time Optimization (VTO) campaign provider. 

Mailgun Team
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COVID-19 Email Communications Dos and Don’ts

As COVID-19 expands rapidly across the globe, we are observing more brands try to send email communications to their subscribers about the pandemic and how it is impacting their business. Even though all brands are affected one way or another, certain industries need to send critical updates to their customers, such as travel, hospitality, and the entertainment industry, with regards to cancelations, refund policies, and change fees.

Kate Nowrouzi
4 min read
  • For devs
How To Use Parallel Programming

If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of parallel programming, it probably sounds like something out of Star Trek or a creepy Black Mirror episode (the machines were watching us all along). However, in the real world, parallel programming is something you can use to save time and quickly accomplish business goals. In this post, I’ll be covering the basics of parallel programming and its pros and cons—no creepy machines necessary.

Mary Dolan
3 min read
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Mailgun’s COVID-19 Plan of Action

Here at Mailgun, we're continuously monitoring the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our team is working around the clock to ensure the continued health and safety of our employees, as well as the continuity of our business and the continued support of you, our customers.

Mailgun Team
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  • What's new
Mailgun Partners with Verizon Media as View Time Optimization Provider

Today, we’re proud to announce our partnership with Verizon Media Group as the first View Time Optimization (VTO) campaign provider. 

Mailgun Team
2 min read
  • Best Practices
COVID-19 Email Communications Dos and Don’ts

As COVID-19 expands rapidly across the globe, we are observing more brands try to send email communications to their subscribers about the pandemic and how it is impacting their business. Even though all brands are affected one way or another, certain industries need to send critical updates to their customers, such as travel, hospitality, and the entertainment industry, with regards to cancelations, refund policies, and change fees.

Kate Nowrouzi
4 min read
  • For devs
How To Use Parallel Programming

If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of parallel programming, it probably sounds like something out of Star Trek or a creepy Black Mirror episode (the machines were watching us all along). However, in the real world, parallel programming is something you can use to save time and quickly accomplish business goals. In this post, I’ll be covering the basics of parallel programming and its pros and cons—no creepy machines necessary.

Mary Dolan
3 min read
  • What's new
Mailgun’s COVID-19 Plan of Action

Here at Mailgun, we're continuously monitoring the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our team is working around the clock to ensure the continued health and safety of our employees, as well as the continuity of our business and the continued support of you, our customers.

Mailgun Team
2 min read
  • Security
Password Meters Are Not For Humans

Mailgun takes the security of our users’ accounts very seriously, and when it comes to a compromise of an account - no one is having any fun. With so many things that can contribute to an account compromise, we took a step back to look at the various attack vectors used by bad actors trying to gain access to accounts.

Patrick Tilley
8 min read
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HTTP Crash Course

HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, and it’s a mechanism used to transfer data across the internet between clients (computers, laptops, phones, etc.) and servers.

Mailgun Community
5 min read
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What is Transactional Email? The Basics

Transactional emails are something that anybody with an email address has received at least once in their life. However, not everyone understands what they are, how they are used, and how they should be structured within your email strategy.

Mailgun Team
4 min read
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Inbox Placement - Delivery Made Simple

In case you missed it, we publicly launched Inbox Placement! If you remember our post from a few months ago announcing the launch of the beta, we discussed how it works and how it helps predict deliverability problems and how it can better your email program.

Jorge Miramontes
4 min read
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Send Your Emails at the Perfect Time with Send Time Optimization

STO uses machine learning to determine the best time to deliver a message to each recipient, at the moment when it’s most likely to be seen and read.

Chris Farmer
3 min read
  • Best Practices
Golang’s Superior Cache Solution to Memcached and Redis

To combat this concurrent work, you would need a system to synchronize fetching or rendering of the data. Fortunately, there is a golang library called groupcache which can be used to resolve the thundering herd issue and improve on the remote cache implications mentioned above.

Derrick Wippler
10 min read
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What we've been up to: Mailgun's 2019 Year in Review

2019 has been a landmark year for Mailgun, so we wanted to take a moment and reflect on what the year has brought us and preview some things to look forward to in 2020! This year we launched new products, redesigned our control panel UI, and had a few other exciting changes. Read on for a quick overview of 2019. 

Nick Lafferty
3 min read
  • Best Practices
The Best Time to Send Holiday Emails - Investigated

First off, there is no one size fits all solution to the best time to send holiday emails. A lot of your email sending success is going to hinge on the composition of your email list. Even then, you can't send an email to an entire email list that will land at the top of the inbox for everyone.

Natalie Hays
4 min read

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