GDPR: What you need to know about data protection

A new data protection law (GDPR) comes into force in the UK in May. It will change how companies and individuals collect, store and share data. It's to give people more control over how organisations use personal data. BBC Radio 5 live presenters Sean Farrington and Rachel Burden put listener's questions to Deputy Information ... Read More »

27th Apr 2018
Google to launch new Gmail design in the coming weeks

Google is planning to launch a new design for its Gmail web interface soon. In an email to G Suite administrators, obtained by The Verge, the company says the new design will include “several new features” that will also be made available to regular Gmail accounts. Google promises a “fresh, clean look for Gmail on the ... Read More »

24th Apr 2018
Why Wetherspoon quit social media

JD Wetherspoon has revealed the reason why it is closing down all its social media accounts for its 900 pubs. The pub chain will shut down its Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts with immediate effect after concerns over the misuse of personal data, addictive nature of social media and trolling. continue ... Read More »

16th Apr 2018
10 of the Greatest Email Tactics from 13 of the Greatest Onboarding Emails

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here’s how to make your first impression great. When you visit a new town, it’s nice to be welcomed. When you meet a new friends, it’s nice to get to know them. When you try a new tool? Well, you probably still want the same thing: someone to say hello to you, ... Read More »

2nd Apr 2018
GDPR – A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR DEVELOPERS

You’ve probably heard about GDPR. The new European data protection regulation that applies practically to everyone. Especially if you are working in a big company, it’s most likely that there’s already a process for getting your systems in compliance with the regulation. The regulation is basically a law that must ... Read More »

2nd Apr 2018
GDPR Q&A - Third Party Data

Welcome to the fifth instalment of our GDPR Q&A series, where I'll be discussing the use of purchased or rented data under the GDPR. In previous blogs in this series, I've looked at how to decide whether to use single or double opt in and how to present privacy information on sign-up forms. "Can I ... Read More »

2nd Apr 2018
3 Creative Ways to Improve Images in Your Emails

Despite the unmistakable rise of platforms like Snapchat and YouTube in recent years, email still remains a powerhouse for marketing communication. Email marketing remains the king of the marketing kingdom with a 4400% ROI and $44 for every $1 spent. With people of virtually all ages using email on a daily basis, ensuring your ... Read More »

2nd Apr 2018