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  • Best Practices

Why Email Validation Is Vital For Your Inbox

In life, there are always going to be moments when you want (and need) verification. When it comes to your email program, there is one verification tool that stands out as a necessity: email validation. Email validation can make or break your email program… and we’ll give you the rundown on what it is and how it can be used to your advantage.

Mary Dolan
6 min read
  • What's new

We Did It: Risk-Free Email Validation From Mailgun

As deliverability experts, we know how important a healthy email list is. It’s crucial to get emails into your recipients’ inboxes and to ensure you’re building a successful email program. That’s why we’re excited to announce a new bulk preview feature addition to our email validation service.

Jorge Miramontes
3 min read
  • What's new

What we've been up to: Mailgun's 2019 Year in Review

2019 has been a landmark year for Mailgun, so we wanted to take a moment and reflect on what the year has brought us and preview some things to look forward to in 2020! This year we launched new products, redesigned our control panel UI, and had a few other exciting changes. Read on for a quick overview of 2019. 

Nick Lafferty
3 min read
  • Customer Success

Building the Best Email Experience for Creators - Flipsnack’s Story

When it came to their transactional emails, Flipsnack’s old email sending solution just wasn’t cutting it anymore for themselves or for their customers. Flipsnack provides creators around the world with the ability to create stunning visuals from their constantly expanding library of designs for magazines, brochures, and other flip worthy materials.

Mailgun Team
3 min read
  • Best Practices

Using Segmentation and Validations for Email List Cleaning

Segmentation is a common best practice in the email industry. In theory, when you break a larger list down into smaller lists based on different qualifiers and adjust the email contents to appeal to those smaller audiences, your open and click rates are bound to rise. But what happens with you pair segmentation with validations?

Cameron Henry
5 min read
  • Quick tips

Email List Building From The Ground Up

Oh, email lists, one of our most visited topics ever. Without your list of recipients, your entire email campaigns would be all for naught. Regardless of whether you’re sending an automated onboarding campaign or your latest email marketing push, without a good mailing list, none of that matters.

Natalie Hays
4 min read
  • Quick tips

Email Hard Bounces: The Brick Walls Of Failure

We’ve talked a lot about email bounces and email bounce rates as a whole in the past before, but we’ve really only ever dipped our toes into the different types of bounces — hard bounces and soft bounces. Why is that? Well, they’re the smaller components that makeup more complex deliverability issues. A cog in the wheel, a fruit in the basket, a piece of the pie, or whatever other metaphor floats your boat.

Mailgun Team
2 min read
  • What's new

Better Validations For Better Sending

Once upon a time, and by “a time” we mean a few years ago, companies sent emails to their contacts and customers somewhat blindly. To a large extent, they didn’t know if the addresses they had in their databases or forms were correct in syntax or one-time-use email addresses or distribution lists that go to 20 different people. All of which could adversely impact their sending domain’s reputation — essentially, it was chaos.

Michael Kane
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
  • Best Practices

How To Build An Email List The Right Way

I’ve seen a lot of lists – good lists, bad lists, and everything in between – so I can usually tell when a company’s email list is going to cause deliverability problems. When someone says, “yeah, I’ve got about ten million people on my list. I bought it off the internet a few years ago from a guy named Joe, and…” that raises some red flags.

Nick Schafer
6 min read
  • Best Practices

Get Your Email In Check For The Holidays

As the holidays approach, we see the volume of sending increase for some of our customers. Whether for order confirmation emails or marketing emails, it could be detrimental to a business if recipients do not receive their emails – and it does happen. In fact, 17% of email marketing campaigns fail to reach consumers.

Mailgun Team
3 min read
  • What's new

Weekly Product Update: Control Panel Improvements, And 135x Faster Spell Checker For Email Validation

This week we focused on improving the Mailgun control panel and the spelling corrector for the email validation API.

Mailgun Team
5 min read

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