Three Years of Sendwithus: Building a Global Platform

When Brad and I started Sendwithus in 2013, we had no idea how much could be accomplished in three short years. We set out with a simple premise that the way companies incorporated email into their product experience was broken, and that we could fix it.

Important News for Mandrill Customers

This week MailChimp grabbed headlines in the email world by announcing that Mandrill, their transactional email service – (upon which a number of Sendwithus customers depend) – will be folded into their MailChimp offering as a paid add-on. They have provided an FAQ to answer detailed questions. MailChimp has given current Mandrill customers until April 27th, 2016

Your New Email Super Power: Device Testing With Litmus

We’ve been working on a killer new upgrade to Sendwithus that will improve your experience creating, updating, and testing your emails. It will also help you better understand your customers’ experience. Last year, we rolled out the side-by-side code editor/preview, along with click-to-scroll functionality that finds the line of code responsible for any element you

Happy Holidays From Sendwithus

As everyone here is taking time to be with their families and pets, our in-app live chat support will be unavailable from December 18th to January 3rd. API and Dashboard functionality will be unaffected. If you run into any issues, you can reach us at support@sendwithus.com, which we‘ll be keeping an eye on everything, as always. If

Using DynamoDB in Production

A few weeks ago, we wrote about migrating our larger data stores from PostgreSQL to DynamoDB. We were hitting our first major growth spike and needed to scale very quickly; DynamoDB was exactly what we needed. Overall the migration was very successful and our data pipeline is now much faster and easier to scale. We ran into a

Getting Started with, and Subsequently Breaking, Schema for Gmail

If you’re a Gmail user, you may have noticed an increase over the last year or so of emails including advanced actions directly from your inbox. If you’re a Gmail and a GitHub user, you have definitely noticed. But these exciting new buttons aren’t just for the nerds at GitHub. You can make use of

Taking Our Own Advice

Here at Sendwithus, we like to practice what we preach, and one thing we spend a lot of time talking about is how to remove developers from what are essentially marketing workflows. In fact, most of what we’ve built has been specifically to address that. Complex web applications are dangerous places for content creators and