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Top 7 Push Notification APIs
Push notifications are a great way to keep users engaged with a product. Used properly, they can significantly increase your click-through rate compared to an email blast. Read our comparison which considers 7 of the top providers against the following set of factors: API documentation/SDK: how easily the service integrates with your code, how accurate the documentation is, and whether the service supports all mobile languages Features: what the main service features are and whether it has common features for notification APIs Price: what the cheapest plan is, what exactly it covers, and how the pricing scales
September 08, 2023
Mastering Android Push Notifications: A Guide Using Courier’s SDK
Learn how about the key features of Android push notifications and how to send a test push notification using the Courier SDK. By the end, you’ll see how Courier makes managing Android push notifications a more manageable task, leaving you with more time to focus on creating a great user experience.
August 31, 2023
In-App Messages vs Push Notifications: The Differences and When to Use Them
There are many types of push notifications and in-app notifications, and both types can be used across Android, iOS, and web apps. So, what are the differences between in-app vs push notifications? And what is the best way to implement them? This article provides insights into the different mechanics and uses of push and in-app notifications with links to developer resources to help you implement both in-app and push notifications — whether you’re an iOS, Android, or web developer.
August 17, 2023
A Developer’s Guide to Notification APIs
A notification API is a combination of backend infrastructure and both server- and client-side SDKs that enable developers to build notifications in web and mobile apps. In this guide, we delve deeper into notification APIs, their role in transactional and marketing notifications, practical use cases, and the indirect benefits they offer.
July 10, 2023
Transactional Emails Demystified: From Selecting Providers to Delivery Best Practices
This article explains transactional email, compares email service providers, and presents best practices for implementing and managing transactional email.
June 29, 2023
The Product Manager's Guide To Building Notification Systems: Optimized Automation Logic
Tailored notifications are essential for a positive user experience. Learn how automation tools make it easy to customize user notifications.
October 27, 2022
The Product Manager's Guide To Building Notification Systems: Omni-channel Analytics
This is part 4 of a 5 part series. In this article, we talk about omni-channel analytics, why analytics are hard for notifications, and what we believe is needed to empower PMs. We’ll also share some specific tips on making the best of analytics data to design a more informed notification experience for your users.
October 13, 2022