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  • Best Practices
Email Safe Fonts & Typography: Improving Accessibility In Emails

Kevin is the Head of Marketing at EmailMonks, one of the largest Email Templates production company which specializes in converting PSD to email templates. He loves gadgets, bikes, jazz, and breathes ‘email marketing’. He is a brand magician who loves to engage and share insights with fellow marketers. Feel free to connect with him on Twitter.

Kevin George
6 min read
  • What's new
2018 Deliverability Year In Review – Mailgun Festivus Miracles

Festivus is fast upon us, in fact, it’s in a few days. We’ve taken the time to air our grievances over Black Friday emails and how Yahoo and AOL slowed down sending this year, but we still haven’t quite found our miracle yet. We aren’t entirely sure we’ll find one, but there is something to be said about a thoughtful reflection on the past year. Some things changed, a lot of things didn’t, but everything that did and didn’t happen have everything to do with your deliverability.

Nick Schafer
5 min read
  • What's new
Taking Flight – Mailgun And Customer.Io Announce Their Partnership

Since we started in 2010, we’ve stayed laser-focused on building products that help businesses get emails straight to the inbox, including email validations and a burst sending SLA.

Natalie Hays
4 min read
  • What's new
Q4 Sending Can’t Be Pinned Down: Mailgun Festivus Feats Of Strength

We’ve been giving some different topics a piece of our mind with the airing of grievances, but the night of Festivus is fast approaching.

Travis Walton
4 min read
  • What's new
Ignored Emails Have A Low Sending Self-Esteem

Email is a wonderful medium for sending and receiving messages, but we don’t give it enough credit. Lack of credit can lead to emails being taken for granted, leaving them unclicked and unloved. Unloved emails become insecure, and that insecurity leads to poor sending habits. Before they reach rock bottom, they need to work on their Sending Self-Esteem.

Thomas Knierien
3 min read
  • Best Practices
Yahoo And AOL Throttling – The Mailgun Festivus Airing Of Grievances Part Two

You might have thought we were done airing our grievances this Festivus season, but we have to inform you that you are wrong.

Ashley Rodriguez
5 min read
  • Email DIY
Email Address Validation With External Services

Shruti Sridharan is a full stack Salesforce Developer with close to 3 years of experience working on almost every facet of the platform. She often blogs about everything that’s new on the Salesforce platform. Apart from that, Shruti speaks at various conferences, webinars and also leads the Women-in-Tech User Group and Student Group in her hometown. You can reach out to her via her website.

Shruti Sridharan
5 min read
  • What's new
Mailgun Festivus — The Airing Of Grievances For Black Friday Marketing Emails

The holidays are right around the corner — whether you like that cliché statement or not. While everyone is out enjoying their various festivities, we decided to celebrate a little differently this year. Mailgun Festivus is upon us! Before you ask, no, we don’t have an unadorned aluminum pole… yet. However, we felt like we should kick things off early and kick things off right. It’s time to start the airing of grievances.

Ashley Rodriguez
5 min read
  • Email DIY
Reverse DNS White Labeling — Hello, My Name Is…

DNS is about as old as the internet itself, and it’s easy to understand why. Domain names are way easier to memorize and remember than IP addresses, so DNS records were bound to catch on as more and more people started using the internet. Could you imagine remembering each IP address of the sites you wish to visit? That’d be a handful.

Michael Kane
3 min read
  • Email DIY
Mailgun + Dyspatch: Building A Bridge Between Developers And Marketers

Everyone knows that Mailgun is the email service built by and for developers who need a powerful email infrastructure. If you’re itching to learn more, take a minute to click around the website. We’ll wait.

Mailgun Team
4 min read
  • What's new
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 can get easily stressed when creating these campaigns and might look towards sketchy practices to help their email campaigns.

Natalie Hays
2 min read
  • For devs
What Toasters And Distributed Systems Might Have In Common

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 the hood and try to understand what makes our IP warm up tick. We’re going to start with some context, and then we’ll dive into the interesting technical details later in the post.

Anton Efimenko
15 min read

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