Posts by Matt Laudato

Putting Big Data to Work: What’s Going on with Gmail Opens?

Every month, the Big Data team here at Constant Contact looks at the previous month’s email open trends in order to learn more about what devices our customers’ subscribers use to view emails and how those devices have changed over time. The graph below shows the relative percentages of email opens among our customers’ email […]

Using the Constant Contact V2 APIs with R

Big Data is moving quickly from buzzword to required discipline for software companies. I recently worked on a project that merged two of my interests, APIs and analytics. This little side project retrieved campaign statistics from the Constant Contact v2 APIs and brought them into the R programming language for analysis. If you’re not familiar with R, […]