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Scary Sending – Mailgun Halloween 2018

Scary Sending – Mailgun Halloween 2018

Halloween marks the start of the holidays for us here in the US, and a lot of marketing campaigns are ramping up right about now. Everyone c...

  • 2 min read
  • October 31, 2018
What Toasters and Distributed Systems Might Have in Common

What Toasters and Distributed Systems Might Hav...

A few months ago we released automatic IP Warm Up, but we never got to talk about how it’s implemented. Today, we’re going to peek under...

  • 10 min read
  • October 22, 2018
The Bug Hunt is On — Mailgun Goes Public with Bugcrowd

The Bug Hunt is On — Mailgun Goes Public with B...

We talk a lot about security around here at Mailgun, but what exactly do we do about it? Besides features like 2FA and teaching users how ph...

  • 1 min read
  • October 18, 2018
Email Open Rates: Decoded

Email Open Rates: Decoded

Sending email is one thing; having someone open the email is another.  Your open rate with any given list is one of the first measureme...

  • 3 min read
  • October 12, 2018
Epic Rep Battle – Marketing Versus Transactional Emails

Epic Rep Battle – Marketing Versus Transa...

Imagine this scenario — you’re a sender that is sending massive amounts of email left and right from the same domain without a care in t...

  • 4 min read
  • October 5, 2018
Interview with a TAM

Interview with a TAM

Tall tales spread about our Technical Account Managers around the office. Some say they never sleep nor eat, and others whisper of ungodly a...

  • 3 min read
  • September 28, 2018
Internet Security – Defending Against Spam

Internet Security – Defending Against Spam

Did you know that an overwhelming majority of the email going around the interwebs each day is spam? You may ask yourself, “Why do people ...

  • 6 min read
  • September 21, 2018
Caught in a Phishing Line – What We Do and How You Can Protect Yourself

Caught in a Phishing Line – What We Do an...

We’re not going to beat around the bush – phishing sucks. It sucks to fall for a phishing attempt, and it sucks to have phishers pose as...

  • 3 min read
  • September 15, 2018
Together at Last: Postman Meets Mailgun

Together at Last: Postman Meets Mailgun

Mailgun has, and always will be, an email service for developers. No matter the development environment or programming language you’re com...

  • 2 min read
  • September 7, 2018
Here’s a Concept – Free Plan Versus Concept Plan

Here’s a Concept – Free Plan Versus Concept Plan

Some say the best things in life are free, and it’s hard to disagree with that notion sometimes. Free things are great! Free t-shirts, fre...

  • 2 min read
  • August 31, 2018

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