2020 was a strange year for the MailPoet team, just like for the rest of the world. We realize how lucky we are to be a distributed team within an industry that saw growth. Many people in our immediate circles have had difficult times, bringing in sharp focus the tough realities and growing inequalities around […]
Author: Kim Gjerstad
I'm one of the co-founders of MailPoet, where I focus on product. And yes, you've guessed it, I'm not a girl and I'm not Asian. Kim is a guy's name in Norway. Read more about me, and the rest of the team.
We’re Joining WooCommerce!
Nine years ago, 4 guys set out to prove that sending newsletters from inside WordPress could be a delightful experience. Since then, hundreds of thousands of sites have used MailPoet to get their message across to their audience. It’s been a thrilling ride for our truly talented team of 11 to have such an impact […]
How We Reached 10,000 Monthly Active Senders
Over 10,000 WordPress websites are now relying on MailPoet to send their emails. They either have small lists of a few hundred subscribers or they are larger senders with lists of 100,000 or more. This milestone was reached thanks to a 50% increase in our user base in the last 12 months. Fun fact: forty […]
WP Mail Logging Is Now Maintained by MailPoet
We’re happy to announce that MailPoet has taken ownership of WP Mail Logging and will maintain it from now on. This no-frills and free plugin allows website owners to log emails that their WordPress sends. It’s a practical tool to diagnose sending issues or if you just want to make sure at any time that […]
We’re Adopting Gutenberg. Here’s Why
Our future form editor is going to be in Gutenberg, also known as the Block Editor. In fact, we’ve already started working with it (screenshot below) and we hope to release a first version by the end of 2019. In the near future, our email designer will also go down that route. More on that […]
Free WordPress Autoresponder? Yes, please!
MailPoet, our newsletter plugin, offers a simple and free WordPress autoresponder solution. Here’s a quick video of how it works: I set out to write a full comparison of autoresponder plugins. I searched, I tried, and I got discouraged. Instead, this post will cover our own solution for this email marketing must. No more, no less. One […]