The Email Power Hour and the Value of A/B Testing

In 2016, Sendwithus hosted a recurring event at our San Francisco HQ – The Email Power Hour. We invited local email aficionados and nerds alike to join us for some snacks and drinks while geeking out on email. One of these events focused on the topic of A/B testing.

The Clash of the Snakes

BattleSnake 2016 was last week, and there is still excitement throughout Victoria about what an amazing event it was! With one hundred more people than expected showing up, BattleSnake turned out to be a 350 person event. That’s three times the number of participants as last year! We took over the entire Engineering and Computer

Startup Slam II: The Reslammening

This past weekend, we held the second annual Startup Slam on the campus of the University of Victoria and it was a blast. First things first: holy smokes, there were a lot of people there. For those that showed up and participated, we’d like to sincerely thank you for being a part of the growing tech community on

#TEDC15 Was Delightful and Diverse and I Can’t Wait to Go Back

The Email Design Conference, or Litmus ConpHerence, as it would have been called if I were in charge (yes, we’re all thankful I wasn’t) was the first conference I’ve been to in my professional career that was legitimately fun without forcing said fun upon you. There were times specifically dedicated to “networking” as it were,

Snaking 2: Electric Boogaloo

It’s been about 48 hours and we’re still de-hyping from BattleSnake 2015, so there’s a lot to cover here. First off, I want to take another opportunity to give a huuuuge thanks to all of our sponsors. The BattleSnake game server was powered by Heroku (a platform we use and love in production), as were all of the team

The Top 3 Trends from the Litmus Email Design Conference

When Sendwithus asked me to represent the team at the first Email Design Conference in London, I jumped at the opportunity. I thought I would maybe learn a thing or two, and at least get a trip out of it. Was I ever wrong. The conference was a whirlwind of talented presenter after talented presenter.

#hackwithus July — Great Success!

Aiming for a number of prizes, honour, and glory, thirty competitors entered July’s #hackwithus last weekend. They were grouped into small teams and tasked with a mysterious objective. Teams were initially aware that they were to code a victorious artificial intelligence program for a multiplayer game, but the logistics and setting were entirely unbeknownst to