AWS Messaging & Targeting Blog

Shift management using Amazon Pinpoint’s 2-way-SMS

Businesses with physical presence such as retail, restaurants and airlines need reliable solutions for shift management when demand fluctuates, employees call in sick, or other unforeseen circumstances arise. Their linear dependence on staff forces them to create overtime shifts as a way to cope with demand. The overtime shift communication between the business and employees […]

Optimize your sending reputation and deliverability with SES dedicated IPs

Optimize your sending reputation and deliverability with SES dedicated IPs Email remains the best medium for communicating with customers, with a ROI of 4200%, higher than social media or blogs. Organizations that fail to adequately manage their email sending and reputation risk having their emails marked as spam, not reaching their customers’ inboxes, reducing trust […]

Increase email sending success rates with Amazon Simple Email Services (SES) new Virtual Deliverability Manager

Email is a ubiquitous channel for businesses to communicate with their customers. Businesses rely on email to market products and services, communicate transactional information, and keep customers in-the-know about product changes and events. To realize the full value of this rich and established communication channel, businesses need tools to monitor and optimize their email delivery […]

AWS Simple Email Service deliverability insights dashboard

Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) helps improve inbox deliverability with new features

Email remains the core of any company’s communication stack, but emails cannot deliver maximum ROI unless they land in recipients’ inboxes. Email deliverability, or ensuring emails land in the inbox instead of spam, challenges senders because deliverability can be impacted by a number of variables, like sending identity, campaign setup, or email configuration. Today, email […]

Your guide to Amazon Communication Developer Services (CDS) at re:Invent 2022

Your guide to AWS Communication Developer Services (CDS) at re:Invent 2022 AWS Communication Developer Services  has an exciting lineup at re:Invent this year, with 12 sessions spanning communication solutions through Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon Simple Email Service, and Amazon Chime SDK. With breakouts, workshops, and an in-person customer reception, there will be something for everyone. Here […]

How to Automatically Prevent Email Throttling when Reaching Concurrency Limit

Introduction Many users of Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) send large email campaigns that target tens of thousands of recipients. Regulating the flow of Amazon SES requests can prevent throttling due to exceeding the AWS service limit on the account. Amazon SES service quotas include a soft limit on the number of emails sent […]

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AWS Communication Developer Services (CDS) recognized in the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for CPaaS

2022 Gartner Market Guide for CPaaS recognizes AWS Communication Developer Services (CDS) Every business needs to communicate with customers through channels like email, SMS, notifications, voice, and even video. CPaaS, or Communications Platform as a Service, provers combine those capabilities into a single offering. Communication developers exploring new CPaaS solutions can read the 2022 Gartner […]

Retry delivering failed SMS using Amazon Pinpoint

Organizations in many sectors and verticals have user bases to whom they send transactional SMS messages such as OTPs (one-time passwords), Notices, or transaction/purchase confirmations, among other things. Amazon Pinpoint enables customers to send transactional SMS messages to a global audience through a single API endpoint, and the messages are routed to recipients by the […]

Tracking email engagement with AWS Analytics services

Email at scale is one of the most valuable forms of reaching and engaging with customers, but creating the most engaging email content means frequent tracking, monitoring, and analyzing bounces, complaints, opens, and clicks. Managing your reputation as a sender and understanding user engagement have never been more important and play a crucial role in […]

Target your customers with ML based on their interest in a product or product attribute.

Customer segmentation allows marketers to better tailor their efforts to specific subgroups of their audience. Businesses who employ customer segmentation can create and communicate targeted marketing messages that resonate with specific customer groups. Segmentation increases the likelihood that customers will engage with the brand, and reduces the potential for communications fatigue—that is, the disengagement of […]