Archive: October 2013


Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Update

Posted October 21, 2013 by & filed under Fulfillment

Significant regulatory changes took effect under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) on October 16, 2013 due to a revision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s TCPA rule. The amended rule will now require that consent be in writing for autodialed or prerecorded telemarketing calls to cell phones. The amended rule also eliminates the exception for prerecorded telemarketing calls to landlines where there is an established business relationship.

One of the key elements of this new rule is the definition of … Read More


Deliverability’s New Key Player – Engagement

Posted October 16, 2013 by & filed under Email Marketing

With Gmail introducing the Inbox Tabs and Yahoo recycling old Yahoo usernames, many email marketers have been worried about what it means for their email deliverability.

On those two fronts, we haven’t come across any reason to be worried. Subscribers are still getting accustomed to the Gmail tabs, and with the tabs not showing on mobile devices ( and mobile opens nearing 50% ), you’re not going to see your deliverability tank.

However, one new big player in the game of email deliverability is engagement. Major ISPs like Hotmail … Read More


Keeping Demographics Up to Date

Posted October 15, 2013 by & filed under B2B Media, Database, Fulfillment

Data hygiene is important.

As your data partner, we want to ensure your data is up to date so you can provide relevant content to your subscribers, as well as target your campaigns more effectively for events, promotions, or advertisements.  Demographic data is important to maintain not only for the success of these efforts, but also because of BPA regulations.  For a publication, each audited demographic must be at least three years recent for audit purposes.

To see the status … Read More