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Mailgun Validations Now Supports Alias and Long-term Disposable Address Identification

Have you ever found your signups filled with email addresses like username+junkmail@gmail.com?  If so, congratulations – you’ve found an email alias. This has become a fairly common practice with Google and Microsoft email addresses... but we have a solution.

Peter Trinder
3 min read
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Women In Tech: Amy, Jessica, And Lola

The tech industry is sometimes seen as a stereotypically male environment, but more and more women are shattering preconceived notions and redefining what it truly means to be in tech. Every day, women are using technology to fulfill dreams, create jobs, and pursue any and every what if?

Mailgun Team
5 min read
  • Best Practices

Email Bounces: What To Do About Them

Email bounces (which make up part of your total delivery) occur when an email cannot be delivered to a recipient’s inbox. You will usually receive an auto-reply to your message that gives you a reason for the delivery failure. There are two types of bounces you can run into when sending email — hard bounces and soft bounces.

Mailgun Team
7 min read
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Preparing Your Email Infrastructure Correctly

With the number of global email users set to grow to a huge 4.48 billion users in 2024, email certainly is the right marketing channel for establishing seamless communication with your customer base. In fact, the number of emails sent and received every day across the world is projected to increase to over 347 billion daily emails by 2023. Therefore, if you leverage email marketing the right way, you can boost both your sales and ROI.

Kevin George
8 min read
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4 Tips To Improve Your Email Deliverability In 2021

Done well, an email program is one of the most valuable tools at an organization’s disposal. It can help you achieve a high delivery rate, which is the rate at which your email is successfully delivered to a target audience. However, if done poorly, your program may result in low delivery rates, fewer customers, and delayed orders or services. Take a look below at four common delivery issues and how you can avoid them.

Mary Dolan
7 min read
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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
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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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
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My Email Isn’t Authentic Enough - Misfit Email Series

Recently, I was asked a question; “What if my mail isn’t authentic enough?” Today, I’ll walk through potential problems and solutions of improper email authentication, so pull up a chair and get comfy.

Levi Trejo
8 min read
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Spooky Sending - Halloween 2019

Halloween is here again to fright and delight everyone from the marketer to the developer.

Natalie Hays
2 min read

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