Before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in May 2018, we heard dire predictions that the new, stricter laws would shrink email lists, throttle new opt-ins, and damage marketers’ use of email to achieve their business goals.
Now, four months into the new post-GDPR reality, we have evidence that a clear majority of email marketers have not suffered the major list damage the doomsayers predicted.
On the heels of GDPR, Denmark’s Data Protection Agency announced that it will set even tighter rules for emails containing sensitive personal data. The agency has recommended the use of email encryption since 2008, but starting January 1, 2019, encryption will be a requirement for all emails that contain sensitive personal information.
It’s the first time a country has made email encryption mandatory—and another indicator that the protection of subscriber data and privacy can no longer be a second thought for email marketers.
Following on the heels of GDPR and in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will significantly strengthen privacy in the U.S. when it goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The law affects all large companies that market to Californians or have data about consumers in California.
The email landscape is constantly changing, making it harder than ever to create high-performing email programs. New email clients, devices, unsubscribe functionality, and privacy laws will have an impact on your 2018 marketing programs.
In this webinar, the Litmus marketing team talked about what you need to succeed in a volatile industry, including our five key insights from the State of Email 2018 Report.
With the GDPR deadline approaching, gaining consent through re-permission campaigns is crucial to keeping subscribers on your active mailing list. But how do you run a successful re-permission campaign to bring your email list up to GDPR standards? Here are six tips, with plenty of examples from brands to draw inspiration from.
The 2018 edition of the Litmus State of Email Report analyzes the biggest developments in email client news, market share insights, and key industry updates. Plus, we dive into what those changes mean for your email team and provide hands-on advice to help you stay at the forefront of email innovation.
There’s a disconnect in today’s email marketing technology. While some tactics are helping brands get closer to their customers, others are undermining their return on investment by pushing customers away. In this webinar, Litmus Research Director Chad S. White helps you distinguish between the tools and tactics that improve your email program and those that hurt your program because they’re abusive and annoying.
In this webinar, we help you set the direction for your email marketing kickoff for the year with our three-point plan of (1) Assessing your email program, (2) Addressing challenges, and (3) Seizing opportunities. Litmus’ Chad White and Bettina Specht discuss each of those points in detail, backing them up with research and advice that will set your team is set up for email success in 2018.
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s new privacy law, coming into effect on May 25th, 2018, now is the time for email marketers to ensure that their programs are compliant. One of the major areas of change—and the one that’s been causing email marketers the biggest headache—is the question of how to collect and store consent.
Here’s a breakdown of the five most important things you must know about email consent under GDPR—with plenty of examples of how we put them into action here at Litmus.
CAN-SPAM sets a low bar for compliance. Subscribers, inbox providers, and other countries have set much, much higher bars for what’s acceptable. While on the surface, lax regulations look like an advantage for brands marketing to American consumers, it’s really setting them up for failure. Here’s what CAN-SPAM requires and how the law could be doing a much better job of setting U.S. businesses up for email marketing success…