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  • Recommendation for (email) marketers: take a close look at your opt-ins/opt-outs for B2B and B2C

    We often see organisations struggle with the question of whether they need to use an opt-in/opt-out for their customers and which content you can send to whom. Good news! Nothing will change in that regard when the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) enters into force on 25 May, as long as you make sure that your consent requests meet the requirements of the GDPR. Furthermore, you must be able to prove that you received a customer’s consent. In this article, we explain the ins and outs of opt-ins/opt-outs in situations where a customer relationship does (not) exist. We also clarify the finer points of emailing B2B contacts.

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  • Profiling: what is it, and what is allowed/not allowed in accordance with the GDPR?

    Most organisations that utilise e-mail marketing (automation), use profiling to a degree, whether it be large-scale or not. After all: it is important to address your customer in a personalised and relevant manner. The more personalised the communication along the customer’s journey, the higher the ROI. The new privacy legislation coming into force raises many questions. What does the new legislation still allow and what is no longer permitted?

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  • Notable (interim) results of the GDPR health check

    Last November, we launched our practical GDPR health check: the Road to the GDPR. By answering twenty questions, (email) marketers can test their knowledge and practical skills pertaining to the GDPR. Although the test will be available until at least 25 May 2018, the initial results are already in.

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  • Road to the GDPR: processing data and the burden of proof

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  • Road to the GDPR: the registration text

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  • Road to the GDPR: the registration process

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  • Twelve tips: how to write the perfect subject line and pre header?

    You can use conditional subject lines for the emails you send via the Webpower platform. That means that you can show the right subject line for different segments (or target audiences/customer profiles), all in the same email. How do you write the perfect subject line for your email? In this article, we will give you twelve useful tips. We will also explain how to write a good pre-header (also known as a subheader/snipper/preview text).

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  • Five ways to make clever use of the Olympic Winter Games as an (email) marketer

    The Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are about to begin. Even if you do not work for a sports label or sports-related service, you can easily use the euphoria and successes – or losses – of the Games to your advantage as a marketer.

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  • How email marketing increases sales on Black Friday

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark the official start of the buying season for Christmas (and Sinterklaas). Online purchases continue to rise year after year. This year, the expected income from online sales will be USD 1.3 billion (up 15% compared to 2016).

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  • Local and multi-sending domains: exploring the technical aspects

    Local and multi-sending domains offer many advantages for email marketing that you might not be aware of. Are you curious about the technology that ensures your emails are delivered to the recipient’s inbox faster when you use local and multi-sending domains? We will explain that over here.

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Webpower’s platform is very flexible and enables our digital marketers to dynamically compose emails themselves. Moreover, it increases the ease and our capability to personalize emails.

Luc Wong Digital Innovation Lead