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  • Security
The Bug Hunt Is On — Mailgun Goes Public With Bugcrowd

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 phishers get your personal information; we want people to help us shore up our backend, too. That’s why today we’re happy to announce our public bounty offerings with Bugcrowd.

David Dobbins
1 min read
  • Email DIY
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 measurements of success, and it should be. If you’re sending emails and nobody is opening them, chances are something in your strategy is mucking up your open rate.

Natalie Hays
4 min read
  • Best Practices
Epic Rep Battle – Marketing Versus Transactional Emails

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 the world about reputation. I bet you would feel like all that email will help warm your IP, right? Get yourself a good reputation with ISPs?

Natalie Hays
6 min read
  • What's new
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 amounts of coffee consumed. So, who are they? Are our TAMs that mysterious?

Natalie Hays
4 min read
  • Security
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 spam?” The short answer is, it’s lucrative.

Nick Schafer
9 min read
  • Security
Caught In A Phishing Line – What We Do And How You Can Protect Yourself

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 you. We can go on and on about how to protect yourself from phishing (and don’t worry, we will by the end of this post), but we stopped and thought – have we ever talked about how phishing happens from our perspective?

Natalie Hays
5 min read
  • Email DIY
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 comfortable in, we’ve got libraries for that. We’re all about adapting and providing a better service, and that means flexing our more front-end capabilities too. That’s why we’ve made sure that you can use Mailgun in Postman.

Michael Kane
3 min read
  • What's new
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, free food, free trials – it’s hard to say no to free. We agree that free is awesome, which is why we have two free options for you to choose from: the Free plan and the Concept plan.

Natalie Hays
3 min read
  • Security
Pseudonymization And You – Optimizing Data Protection

Everyone hated the privacy policy email armageddon, businesses included. Not because some of their emails were going straight to spam, but because a lot of businesses had to take a second look at their security measures. Revamping security measures can suck – but losing a ton of personal information is the absolute worst. What can we do?

Natalie Hays
4 min read
  • Best Practices
Cutting Through The Noise When Choosing An ESP

Picking an Email Service Provider is a mental tug of war: you’ll be working with that ESP a long time, and you want to make sure that the service is going to meet your needs perfectly. But there’s no avoiding the pressure from the business to figure it out ASAP. That app you’ve been working on is missing email capabilities and needed to deploy yesterday…or maybe that email server you’ve been using just can’t keep up with all the emails that need to go out every day.

Nick Schafer
6 min read
  • What's new
We Have A New Region In Europe, Y’all!

This was originally posted on July 26, 2018. Today, we’re excited to share that Mailgun has a new regional footprint in the European Union (EU). You’re probably wondering: what’s so groundbreaking about having a region available in Europe? Will it change the face of humanity?

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • What's new
Mailgun Authentication Service – Post Mortem July 2018

The stuff of urban legends? An uncanny coincidence? Perhaps. What we do know is that this past Friday the 13th was not a great day for us.

Josh Odom
3 min read

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