Keep Your App's Email Out of the SPAM Folder
Sep 24 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Santa Monica, CA
Drawing from his experience at SendGrid, which has delivered over 114 billion emails on behalf of over 130,000 customers, Elmer will teach you the factors that determine whether your email will hit the inbox and the practical steps you can take today to avoid the SPAM folder and ensure that your customers receive the communications they expect.
This class is free courtesy of Coloft & SendGrid.
Instructor: Elmer Thomas
Elmer is formally trained as a Computer & Electrical Engineer with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and a Masters in Electrical Engineering (Focus was on Control Systems, specifically with GPS navigation systems) at the Univeristy of California, Riverside. Afterwards, he added a few mentors, then some sales and marketing skills to his repertoire and co-founded several companies, including AboveTheLimit.com, ThemBid.com and LogoBids.com. He then began at SendGrid as a Web Development Manager (along with the many hats early SendGrid'ers wore), then moved to a Product Development role. Currently, Elmer is SendGrid's Hacker in Residence. His mission is to help SendGrid live up to its slogan: "Email Delivery. Simplified" by improving the lives of developers, both internally and externally. He is known in social media circles as ThinkingSerious.
About Coloft Academy
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