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Here at TextGoto, we want to keep you informed of interesting ideas, ways to use our product, facts about SMS Marketing that you might not know. Our blogs will present news about the company, marketing tips, coding and implementation ideas... basically whatever we think of. If it's to do with SMS Marketing, it'll be in here.

GDPR Planning – It’s not all about the documents!
14-Feb-2018
by Adam Brogden
GDPR is more about changing the way companies operate than filing out 50+ documents.

GDPR 10 STEP IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
07-Feb-2018
by Adam Brogden
This document is provided to help you understand what you need to do to be GDPR compliant.

GDPR Needs To Be Easier To Understand
06-Feb-2018
by Adam Brogden
Over the last few weeks I’ve had countless calls from small companies with a wide range of questions

GDPR Legitimate Interest Assessment
31-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
The GDPR regulations are vague. Want to know whether you can use legitimate interest as the basis of processing?

GDPR Strategy Options for SMEs
29-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
GDPR represents a huge opportunity but at what cost? Is there a low cost way to implement GDPR?

GDPR Text Marketing Impact
24-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
GDPR is more stringent than the DPA but could just represent a great new opportunity for text marketing companies.

Is GDPR Virtual DPO possible?
23-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
SMEs and Micro companies are unlikely to have a dedicated DPO. Is virtual DPO the answer?

GDPR For Small Businesses
16-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
I think there is a huge untapped market that really isn’t served by current activity. How will GDPR affect small businesses?

SMS Text Marketing and GDPR
10-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
How will legitimate companies be able to continue to use SMS?

GDPR Data Issues
09-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
I have started to see evidence of GDPR migration. The key is that organisations need to start this activity now!

GDPR Contracts
08-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
I have over 1000 customers. How am I going to manage 1000 contracts?

When will GDPR enforcement actually start?
05-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
There is a huge amount of information around about GDPR but still lots of contradiction, interpretation and debate.

GDPR Compliant Data Or Just A Pile Of Numbers
04-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
If you have a list of 100 million phone numbers is this actually data or just a pile of numbers?

GDPR Advice on Consent and Transparency
03-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
Key documents on Consent and Transparency are currently out for review with comments closing on 23rd of January.

GDPR Consent Advice
02-Jan-2018
by Adam Brogden
Consent is one of the corner stones of GDPR. Ensuring you have a valid opt-in is going to be difficult for many companies.

GDPR Services are just one big opportunity!
21-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
Most SMEs and micro-companies remain unaware and unprepared for GDPR day. How can small companies prepare?

GDPR Help! I think I’m getting paranoid!
19-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
It's good to see so much GDPR activity at last but I fear that noone can ever be 100% compliant.

GDPR Data Migration Challenge
15-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
Many companies will use GDPR as an opportunity to re-optin their data. The question is how to do this?

GDPR For Charitities
14-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
How will GDPR impact charities?

Make Your Customers Happy With SMS Marketing!
13-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
Want to make your customers happy? SMS Text Marketing might just be the answer.

GDPR Certified Opt-in Stamp?
11-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR will mean virtually every company will need to re-optin their customer database. This is not easy and time is running out!

GDPR Problems For Data Buyers And Sellers
05-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
The lead generation business could face huge problems under GDPR regulations. If you buy or sell leads you might want to read more.

Where To Get Answers To GDPR Questions
04-Dec-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR documentation is incomplete, confusing, and still subject to change. Want to know where to get free GDPR advice and updates?

GDPR Help Is Available
29-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
The full set of GDPR documentation is not yet available making it tricky for companies to prepare. However help is available.

Use Bulk SMS Text Marketing And Maximise Your ROI
28-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
SMS is a vital part of your marketing strategy. Want to learn how to double your response rate? Want to maximise your ROI?

Free GDPR Privacy Statements
27-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR requires that you clearly state the legal basis by which you are collecting data, and also includes the need to provide a full privacy statement.

GDPR How To Avoid A Huge Fine
24-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
UBER might just have had a lucky escape. You might not think so but under GDPR companies breaking the rules could face massive fines.

Why Pay More For SMS?
23-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
SMS services are pretty much all the same. They all provide the same sort of functionality. So why does the price vary so much?

GDPR Data Migration Advice!
22-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
Just about 6 months left until GDPR day. The countdown is really on. Even big blue chip companies will struggle to be ready on time.

FREE GDPR TRAINING
21-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
You might have spotted a whole raft of ‘certified’ GDPR training courses, although these sounds useful you need to tread carefully.

How To Save Your Data From GDPR
20-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
New privacy rules mean that your data is likely to be illegal when GDPR becomes law. Want to know how to save your data?

Are Your Suppliers GDPR ready?
17-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
Did you realise that you could be liable for breaches by your supplier? Want to know how to avoid getting fined for their mistakes?

How To Spot GDPR fraudsters!
16-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
Under GDPR regulations you will need to verify that your customers are genuine. You may be liable for their misdemeanour!

GDPR Banning Buying And Selling Data?
15-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
The latest release of GDPR documents sets out the guidelines for imposing GDPR fines. Want to know how to avoid this?

Is 1p SMS Really A Good Option?
14-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
1p Cheap SMS is possible – but is it really the best option for you?

Free GDPR Advice
13-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
At last the GDPR message seems to be getting through. There is lots of free info around. Want inside info on the best sources?

Profit From GDPR
10-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
Here at Textgoto we are starting to see GDPR as a huge opportunity. Want to find out how?

Is 1p SMS Worth It?
08-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
It is still possible to find SMS services for 1p per SMS, but do they actually deliver the results you need?

Be Afraid Of GDPR
08-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
There's a lot to be worried about with GDPR incoming. There are many concerns!

Save Your Data From GDPR
06-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
Most people realise that GDPR could wipe out their customer databases. You need to act now to save your data.

GDPR will wipe out your data
03-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR day could be disastrous for many companies. All their vital, valuable, irreplaceable data could become worthless overnight.

Is GDPR The Next PPI?
02-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR is approaching, but many companies remain unaware. These companies are sleepwalking into a potential disaster.

ICO Launch GDPR Helpline
01-Nov-2017
by Adam Brogden
The ICO have launched a phone helpline for SMEs requesting advice on GDPR.

GDPR – Low cost Data Verification
31-Oct-2017
by Adam Brogden
Under GDPR you need to have taken all reasonable precautions to maintain your data. Want to find out how good your data is?

GDPR proof your data
30-Oct-2017
by Adam Brogden
ICO have explicitly stated that the data you collected under DPA will NOT be legal under GDPR. Want to know what you can do about it?

GDPR – Is Your Data Actually Legal ?
27-Oct-2017
by Adam Brogden
With GDPR fast approaching you need to be taking action and getting ready for next May. One thing you definitely need to look at is your data.

GDPR- Free Help
26-Oct-2017
by Adam Brogden
GDPR will be here before you know it. There is lots of free advice around and free tools to get you through this.

GDPR – All very late – want free help and advice?
24-Oct-2017
by Adam Brogden
With only a few months to go we are still waiting for ICO guidance on key regulations and procedures.