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Tips to Prevent Burnout and Recharge Email Inspiration

Jan. 12, 2022 / By Matthew Parsloe

Typically, over the course of a year, we all face challenges, pressures and setbacks in both personal and professional spheres. We can end up feeling emotionally drained, physically tired, and even negative towards those closest to us. This results in a noticeable detrimental impact in workplace productivity. This decline also seeps into our social lives,

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6 Email Design Best Practices We Swear By

Dec. 14, 2021 / By Lauren Stein

Email design is so much more than what you see in an email. It’s also the strategy that goes behind creating your emails before you build them, and the brand personality that resonates with your subscriber at each touchpoint. It’s also ensuring your reader gets a great experience, regardless of device preferences, accessibility needs, or

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An Email Geek Gift Guide

Dec. 7, 2021 / By Elsbeth Russell

Shopping for the email geek in your life, or just want to support a fellow email geek this holiday season? Check out our Email Geek Gift Guide! Editor’s note: None of these links are affiliate links. The idea of this guide is to support email geeks who are makers and spread some holiday joy! For

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Why we’re thankful to be #emailgeeks

Nov. 23, 2021 / By Elsbeth Russell

The Thanksgiving holiday – and the end of the year in general – is often a time to reflect, and we’re no different at SparkPost. In thinking about what we’re thankful for, it’s not hard to list the positive attributes of the email community and email as a communication channel in general. Here’s a look

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A Look Back at 50 Years of Email

Oct. 29, 2021 / By Elsbeth Russell

Today, October 29, 2021, we’re celebrating 50 years of email. It’s hard to remember a time when email wasn’t a huge part of our collective consciousness but even just 30 years ago, email was still a strange concept for most. “What, do you write to it? Like mail?!” – Bryant Gumbel 50 years of Email

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How SparkPost Builds Our Remote-First Culture with Slack

Oct. 21, 2021 / By Elsbeth Russell

“We only allow work-related Slack channels.” 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩 How would you feel if you joined a new company and discovered that the use of Slack was limited to work-related conversation? When I joined SparkPost in August, it was quickly apparent that wouldn’t be the case. I was immediately welcomed to the team and directed to the

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The Art of Juggling Home Life vs Work Life

Oct. 13, 2021 / By Lauren Stein

Throughout the last year, the balance between working and finding personal time has completely shifted. Being in an office setting, then coming back home to relax and possibly spend time with your children/spouse has all changed in the blink of an eye. As a college student, taking a full class load, interning, and still having

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The SparkPost Interns: Ready to Tackle the World of Tech

Aug. 30, 2021 / By Lauren Stein

Intern: A student or trainee who works – sometimes without pay – at a trade or occupation in order to gain work experience. SparkPost Intern: A student who bestows the best opportunity to build their resumé, work and learn from incredible colleagues, make a difference within a company, collaborate across the company, and have a

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