Tag: email marketing

The decision on Article 50 & Email Marketing

Brexit keeps on giving. The decision of the Appeal Court regarding triggering Article 50 and starting the process of leaving the EU should not have come as a surprise. Most commentators suggested it was a given. If Prime Minister May does appeal, and this appears probable, the decision of the Supreme Court is less predictable … READ MORE »

Testing aspects of email marketing

Software to allow you to test individual aspects of the whole process is what gives us the edge over other forms of marketing. We know; others guess.  Nothing is certain. There are accepted best practices that most agree on, but they are suggestions. You know best, but bear the following in mind when testing. 1/ … READ MORE »

Take notice of the ASA’s notices

It was fun. The sign gave everyone who saw it a bit of a laugh and provided a talking point. On top of that, it demonstrated the type of premises, in this case an arty café run by youngsters for, it was suggested, the young at heart. It intrigued me and in the two minutes … READ MORE »

The more Penguin changes . . .

The internet has been a bit lukewarm on the recent update to Google’s Penguin algorithm, some suggesting it is more of the same but quicker, while others are of the opinion that it is the best thing to happen for those sites that follow ‘white hat’ SEO. In this context white hat means complying with … READ MORE »

The Penguin 4.0 update

Whilst not specific to email marketing, the latest update to the Google website ranking algorithm, Penguin 4.0, which went live on 23 September, will have a significant effect on website rankings if it delivers on its promise. It came before its published date, the press release was intended by Google to explain everything they wanted … READ MORE »

Yahoo!’s security breach & email marketing

500 million is just a number. It is so big that it is impossible to take in. It could be described as one person for every mile to the Moon but it would not explain the sheer quantity of victims. We might just as well say it’s a really big number. The news was widely … READ MORE »

The Yahoo! hacking & email marketing

From late December 2013 to early January 2014 advertisements on the yahoo.com website contained malware, or to use the company’s explanation, did not meet editorial guidelines. Malware can collect passwords, credit card numbers and other personal details. In effect, it spies on your computer activity. I remember the occasion with some degree of clarity as … READ MORE »

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