From PostgreSQL to DynamoDB

When PostgreSQL Did Everything In the early stages of Sendwithus, we used one Heroku Postgres instance for everything. It was very fast to set up, easy to maintain, and reasonably priced. We could backup, migrate, and upgrade our entire database within minutes. We could run ad-hoc SQL queries and expect near real-time performance. We could also quickly

Zap to the Future

We officially rolled out our Zapier integration last month, and we’ve seen a bunch of really cool uses for it, both internally and from our users. You can check out the big list over at our entry in the Zapbook, but I want to highlight a couple of our favorites.

Now Available: Template Folders!

This week, we rolled out a feature that we’ve been really excited about for a while because we know it’s something a lot of our users want: template folders! We’ve been fiddling with the exact functionality based on all of your wonderful feedback, so here’s what it looks like right now.

Our Favorite Tools for Powering Happiness and Transparency

Last week, there was a thread on GrowthHackers about the ways in which different growth teams use Slack. I answered in the comments but thought it might be useful to run through a couple of points in more depth. Plus it’s a great opportunity to talk about two tools I absolutely love: Slack and Zapier.

How to Start a Startup Video

Sendwithus has a ton of great features and we recently realized that we didn’t have a simple way to show the true awesomeness of our product, so we decided to make a product video.The process of making the video was interesting so we wanted to share with you what we learned along the way.

SparkPost + Sendwithus

Today we’re excited to announce our newest ESP integration: SparkPost, the slightly less enterprise-y version of Message Systems’ Momentum platform. When I say slightly less, you should know that the Momentum platform powers email for companies like Twitter and Facebook, so some of the highest volume transactional senders in the world.

What We Do For Fun(zies)

We have a tradition at Sendwithus sort-of referred to as “Funzies Friday” – yeah, it’s a bit of a working title – but the idea is that every once in a while, we take a day and focus entirely on fun stuff we would like to see integrated into Sendwithus. Recently we took two days,