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Architecture diagram of the solution: new templates in Amazon SES are created by a Lambda function accessed through API Gateway. THe Lambda function reads and writes HTML from S3 and reads and writes metadata from DynamoDB.

How quirion created nested email templates using Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

This is part two of the two-part guest series on extending Simple Email Services with advanced functionality. Find part one here. quirion, founded in 2013, is an award-winning German robo-advisor with more than 1 billion Euro under management. At quirion, we send out five thousand emails a day to more than 60,000 customers. Managing many […]

How quirion sends attachments using email templates with Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

This is part one of the two-part guest series on extending Simple Email Services with advanced functionality. Find part two here. Update: The TestRenderEmailTemplate API used to send emails with attachments has a limit of 1 operation per second. If your expected peak traffic is higher than this, the solution demonstrated in this case study may […]

How to investigate what happened to the email that was sent via SES but was never received in recipient inbox

How to investigate what happened to the email that was sent via SES but was never received in recipient inbox Amazon Simple Email Service (SES) is an email platform that provides an easy, cost-effective way for you to send and receive email using your own email addresses and domains. You can use SES for two […]

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Improving email deliverability with new virtual deliverability manager features

Background: Email deliverability is a critical aspect of email as it directly impacts the success of campaigns by ensuring that messages reach the intended recipients’ inboxes. It encompasses factors like avoiding spam filters, maximizing open rates, and minimizing bounces. Companies often encounter deliverability problems due to various reasons, such as poor sender reputation, inadequate list […]

New capabilities make sending emails with dedicated IPs even easier

SES’ New Dedicated IP (managed) Capabilities In the world of email, sending emails over dedicated IPs can provide a number of benefits, including greater control over reputation and the ability to manage email deliverability. However, the heavy lifting involved in setting up and managing a dedicated IP can be intimidating, especially for those who are […]

Customize marketing messages and promotions for personalized outreach

Introduction Amazon Pinpoint is widely used by many customers for their various user engagement use cases like marketing campaigns, scheduled communications (newsletters, reminders, etc.), and transactional messaging. By using the message template feature in Amazon Pinpoint, customers can design messages personalized to the specific end users, by using variable attributes. While Amazon Pinpoint enables customers […]

Advanced Amazon Pinpoint Templates using Message Template Helpers

Personalization of customer messages is a proven way to increase engagement of promotional and transactional communications. In order to make these communications repeatable and scalable, building personalization through templates is often required. Using the Advanced Template Capabilities feature of Amazon Pinpoint, it’s now possible to create highly customized templates used for email, SMS, and Push […]

New Regions, New Features, and a New Web Site

It’s a busy time here on the Digital User Engagement Team at AWS! Last week, we made Amazon Pinpoint available in the Asia Pacific (Mumbai) and Asia Pacific (Sydney) AWS Regions. This is great news for new Pinpoint customers in these areas of the globe who were previously concerned with issues related to latency and […]

Exciting New Email Features Available Now in Amazon Pinpoint

Yesterday, we launched several exciting new email-related features in Amazon Pinpoint. The biggest of these features is the ability to send transactional emails. Transactional emails are a great way to send one-to-one emails to your customers without creating segments or campaigns first. For example, when a customer makes a purchase in your app, or requests […]

On Buying Lists

Simon Says Don’t Buy a List* As you email market to your customers, there can be tremendous pressures from business owners or even self-inflicted pressure to increase the size of the channel for your email.  Building up your email list through traditional marketing routes such as:  banner ads, word-of-mouth, and search hits can feel slow […]