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Privacy by Design, the new essential

If you retain email marketing lists the General Data Protection Regulations will have a substantial impact on the way you do business. Whilst the two years until implementation is comforting, what must be accepted is that planning needs to start now. One of the key tools in this process is Privacy by Design. I’m unable … READ MORE »

Pricing in email marketing

I subscribe to the email marketing list of one company not because I want to buy products from them but that they show a willingness to try new ideas. I have included a number of them on these pages and here comes another. They mess about with their pricing. None of their strategies are unique … READ MORE »

The 12 vital steps for email marketing

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a 12-point checklist in order to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Whilst the earliest the GDPR will become law is 2018, the ICO points out that you need to consider what changes you will need to make now. The steps are: 1/ Awareness, 2/ … READ MORE »

Email marketing’s compliance with the GDPR

Two months ago we mentioned that you should start preparing for the effects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) soon. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has gone one step further and suggested you should begin now. For all of us in email marketing and data retention their 12-step advice document is a must read. … READ MORE »

Autoresponse dangers in email marketing

There is an insurance company in Germany that has embraced email marketing completely, to the extent of having auto replies to emails. This is behaviour that is encouraged by all commentators. However, there is the occasional banana skin to be wary of, one that they were unaware of. One of their customers cancelled insurance via … READ MORE »

The impossible dream for email marketing?

Many suggested that a replacement for the defunct Safe Harbour would require major changes in the ethos of the USA security services and so was unlikely to come to fruition. The short deadline given to the committee tasked with producing its replacement merely exacerbated the problems. But to defy the nay-sayers, we have the proposed … READ MORE »

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