Amazon SES Blog

About the Amazon Trust Services Migration

Amazon Web Services is moving the certificates for our services—including Amazon SES—to use our own certificate authority, Amazon Trust Services. We have carefully planned this change to minimize the impact it will have on your workflow. Most customers will not have to take any action during this migration. About the Certificates The Amazon Trust Services […]

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Protect your Reputation with Email Pausing and Configuration Set Reputation Metrics

In August, we launched the reputation dashboard, which helps you track important metrics that could impact your ability to send emails. By monitoring the metrics in this dashboard, you can protect your sender reputation, which can increase the likelihood that the emails you send will reach your customers’ inboxes. Today, we’re launching two features that […]

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Amazon SES Now Supports DMARC Validation and Reporting for Incoming Email

Amazon SES now adds DMARC verdicts to incoming emails, and publishes aggregate DMARC reports to domain owners. These two new features will help combat email spoofing and phishing, making the email ecosystem a safer and more secure place. What is DMARC? DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance. The DMARC standard was designed […]

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Introducing Email Templates and Bulk Sending

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(Edited October 11, 2017)—Corrected the structure of the template JSON file and the maximum template file size. The Amazon SES team is excited to announce our latest update, which includes two related features that help you send personalized emails to large groups of customers. This post discusses these features, and provides examples that you can […]

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Announcing the Reputation Dashboard

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The Amazon SES team is pleased to announce the addition of a reputation dashboard to the Amazon SES console. This new feature helps you track issues that could impact the sender reputation of your Amazon SES account. What information does the reputation dashboard provide? Amazon SES users must maintain bounce and complaint rates below a […]

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Announcing Dedicated IP Pools

The Amazon SES team is pleased to announce that you can now create groups of dedicated IP addresses, called dedicated IP pools, for your email sending activities. Prior to the availability of this feature, if you leased several dedicated IP addresses to use with Amazon SES, there was no way to specify which dedicated IP address […]

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Open and Click Tracking Have Arrived

We’re pleased to announce the addition of open and click tracking metrics to Amazon SES. These metrics will help you measure the effectiveness of the email campaigns you send using Amazon SES. We’re also adding the ability to publish email sending metrics to Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) using event publishing. This feature gives […]

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Guest post: How EmailOctopus built an email marketing platform using Amazon SES

The following guest post was written by Tom Evans, COO of EmailOctopus. Our product, EmailOctopus, grew from a personal need. We were working on another business venture, and as our email subscriber base grew, the costs of using the larger email service providers became prohibitively expensive for an early-stage startup. At this point we were […]

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Creating a Daily Dashboard to Track Bounces and Complaints

(Edited July 11, 2017)—We added a link to a CloudFormation stack in the “Building a Daily Dashboard” section. You can use the CloudFormation stack to create the daily dashboard in a few simple steps. Bounce and complaint rates can have a negative impact on your sender reputation, and a bad sender reputation makes it less likely […]

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Amazon SES Can Now Automatically Warm Up Your Dedicated IP Addresses

Edited November, 2017: Since this article was published, we have made some changes that impact the dedicated IP address feature. The article suggests that you can send up to 50,000 emails from an IP address per day. This limitation has since been removed. Your actual sending limit is determined by your use case and your […]

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