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  • Best Practices

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: 5 Tips To Stand Out In A Crowded Inbox During The Holidays

Stores are busting out wreaths and giant bows. Santas are sitting in shopping malls. There’s a faint chill in the air (or at least that’s what we’re told; we’re based in Texas).

Nicole Jacobson
8 min read
  • What's new

How Quickly Can Mailgun Process My Messages? Introducing The Rapid Fire Delivery SLA

This was originally published on November 2, 2017. For big senders, getting a lot of messages out the door in a very short period of time can be especially challenging. Once your message is set up, you want it to reach inboxes in seconds, not hours, and we want to make sure that happens.

Josh Odom
6 min read
  • For devs

How And Why We Adopted Service Mesh With Vulcand And Nginx

Over the past year, service mesh has officially become a thing, thanks to the launch of Istio (a joint collaboration between IBM, Google, and Lyft) and the adoption of linkerd by big companies like PayPal and Ticketmaster. So what is a service mesh, why have we adopted it at Mailgun, and how are we using it to deliver our software?

Derrick Wippler
6 min read
  • Email DIY

Getting Started With Mailgun: An Introduction To The Platform

When you first get started with any new software, it can take some time to fully understand the feature set and master the platform-specific tools available. This can be really frustrating.

Chris Hammer
4 min read
  • Email DIY

A Practical Guide To Using Mailgun’s Webhooks

This guest post comes from Opeyemi Obembe, a Mailgun customer based in Nigeria. When we saw Opeyemi’s tutorial on how to set up webhooks, we knew we needed to share it with you. Not only is Opeyemi’s methodology rock solid, but he’s the type of developer we love supporting.

Mailgun Team
8 min read
  • Email DIY

Tags Explained: Gaining Useful Insights From Email Segmentation

Companies often use the same sending domains or IP addresses to send various types of messages. While this is a really convenient way to send messages, it can be hard to figure out how each discrete message type is performing. This is where the idea of tagging or categorizing your emails comes into play.

Josh Odom
5 min read
  • Best Practices

Can You Guarantee Better Email Deliverability?

Everyone wants better deliverability. It’s a worthy goal. When messages don’t reach inboxes, you’re missing out on an opportunity to connect with customers, plus you’re having to pay to send emails to people who will never see those emails. The thought of your messages bouncing or landing in spam…

Nick Schafer
6 min read
  • What's new

Announcing New Analytics Features To Maximize Your Email Performance

We often emphasize the importance of sending more engaging emails. It helps your emails get delivered, keeps you out of spam folders, boosts open rates and clicks, and makes for happy customers. But without the right reporting tools, it can be pretty hard to tell how engaging your emails really are.

Josh Odom
5 min read
  • Email DIY

Hit Your Target Inbox With Ongage And Mailgun: Ongage Announces New Integration With Mailgun’s V3 API

Today, we are excited to announce that our partnership with Ongage is moving to the next level.

Mailgun Team
1 min read
  • For devs

How Fast Spammers Send

There are several traditional ways to fight SPAM: content checking links checking block lists gibberish e.g. generated signup emails etc

Sergey Obukhov
5 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Announces Improvements To Logs Feature To Increase Visibility Into Deliverability Problems

Since the launch of Mailgun, our logs feature has become one of the most popular aspects of our platform according to customers because of how valuable it is for troubleshooting delivery issues. Unlike other email service providers that expect you to develop your own retention and search system, we’ve gone to great lengths to engineer a scalable service that allows near real-time visibility into the entire delivery pipeline.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Rolls Out Changes To Email Validation API Including New Features And Pricing Model

This was originally announced on June 27, 2017. For current pricing and email validation features, please check our pricing and email validations pages.

Josh Odom
4 min read

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