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Category: Technical How-to

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Incident notification mechanism using Amazon Pinpoint two-way SMS

Unexpected situations that require immediate attention can occur in any industry. Part of resolving these incidents is the notifications’ delivery. For example, utility companies that have installed gas sensors need to notify immediately the available engineer if a leak occurs. The goal of an incident management process is to restore a normal service operation as […]

Replace traditional email mailbox polling with real-time reads using Amazon SES and Lambda

Integrating emails into an automated workflow for automated processing can be challenging. Traditionally, applications have had to use the POP protocol to connect to mail servers and poll for emails to arrive in a mailbox and then process the messages inline and perform actions on the message. This can be an inefficient mechanism and prone […]

How to use domain with Amazon SES in multiple accounts or regions

Sometimes customers want to use their email domain with Amazon Simples Email Service (Amazon SES) across multiple accounts, or the same account but across multiple regions. For example, AnyCompany is an insurance company with marketing and operations business units. The operations department sends transactional emails every time customers perform insurance simulations. The marketing department sends […]

Amazon SES configuration for an external SMTP provider with Auth0

Many organizations are using an external identity provider to manage user identities. With an identity provider (IdP), customers can manage their user identities outside of AWS and give these external user identities permissions to use AWS resources in customer AWS accounts. The most common requirement when setting up an external identity provider is sending outgoing […]

Orchestrating and Monitoring Multichannel Messaging with Amazon Pinpoint

The union of marketing and technology (MarTech) has contributed to making communications and customers interactions more dynamic and personalized. In a multichannel environment with increasingly connected customers, it is essential for a MarTech system to orchestrate a digital marketing strategy using customers’ preferred channels in addition to monitoring their effectiveness during these engagements. Companies in […]

How to Log Amazon SES details using Amazon CloudWatch

One of the use cases Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) users try to implement is to centralize various SES notifications from different domains or email addresses to get insights about how many of those emails were delivered, bounced or complaint. If you have these details, they can be valuable to help you take appropriate […]