Inventory Alarm blog

About Lightspeed eCom, history and future of Inventory Alarm

Here you can read blog posts about Lightspeed eCom-related things that cross our path during the further development of the Inventory Alarm app. You will also learn more about the origins and future plans of Inventory Alarm.

Enjoy reading,
Jeroen (@jeroenbai)

How we got a perfect 10/10 score

21 december 2020

Recently, a number of improvements have been made to the back-in-stock e-mails, as well as how they are sent to visitors of your Lightspeed eCom webshop. This makes the e-mails as they are set by default in Inventory Alarm, a good basis for delivery so they won’t end up in the spam folder. These tips can also be used for your other marketing e-mails. Read more...

Why we're moving from SendGrid to Rapidmail

11 december 2020 - last updated 14 februari 2022

For the past 3 years, Inventory Alarm has been sending emails via SendGrid, mostly with good results. Since the beginning of October Inventory Alarm has started to switch to Rapidmail for sending transactional e-mail. The reason for this is the desire to process personal data in the EU and not in the US. And as it turns out, Rapidmail has a better delivery rate as well! Read more...

Inventory Alarm and the Privacy Shield

11 december 2020 - last updated 14 februari 2022

On July 16, 2020, the EU-US privacy shield was declared invalid. Since then I have been working on this for Inventory Alarm. In this article, you can read which steps have already been taken, what the status is at the moment and which follow-up steps you can expect. Read more...