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Round up of articles on email best practice.

There are several articles in our blog giving good advice on the best and most efficient use of email. Three of them are linked below.

It’s only email, or is it? Your email reputation.
https://cleartextsystems.com/posts/4717

Taking the load off business email platforms and improving delivery rates
https://cleartextsystems.com/posts/5225

Best practice for formatting and sending business (not email marketing) emails.
https://cleartextsystems.com/posts/5222

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Published: February 12th 2018 at 8:40am

Does location matter?

Following our recent survey on the importance of location to a business I have to report that whilst there was some merit in moving to a London address it wasn't at all clear cut with most saying location didn't matter.

See the results here, thanks to all those that participated.

As a technology business, selling software based solutions, that's not a big surprise as email, VoIP and web based collaboration systems mean we can be anywhere.   

So we've compromised, moving our registered office eight miles nearer to London, close to the M25/M40 junction giving easy access to clients across the country. Our new address is;

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Published: December 8th 2017 at 12:10pm

Secure Email Addressing Services

As GDPR gets closer to reality organisations that fall within its grasp, and that's most of us, are looking for solutions to help reduce the likelhood of data loss.

One of the problems we've all fallen foul of is emailing something [sensitive] to the wrong person. There have been solutions to this available for many years but only now is artificial intelligence being used to focus attention on this issue.

Whilst companies like janusNET have had list based solutions as a secondary offer startups like CheckRecipient&nbs... continue reading

Published: November 20th 2017 at 4:37pm

AI & Machine Learning moves into Email Security

CheckRecipient

We've partnered with CheckRecipient to deliver the world's leading AI & machine learning email security platform. CheckRecipient enables you to prevent sensitive information being sent to the wrong people. If you're looking for a distribution partner that understands the nuts and bolts of email then we're the partner to choose with my background in  messaging solutions.
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Published: October 5th 2017 at 3:32pm

Ingenuity Systems - A vertically integrated Systems Integrator

Over the years Cleartext Systems has delivered software develpment projects along side the core vendor programmes encompasing virtual vendor services and managing distribution and reseller channels. This is part of the value add in VAD (value added distributor). We use these sevices to help integrate products we sell. 

This part of the business has grown significantly so has now been moved under a new brand, Ingenuity Systems, which we recently launched and wi... continue reading

Published: August 24th 2017 at 2:17pm

Cyber Exchange membership

We’re now listed on the UK Cyber Exchange directory.

As part of the Cyber Growth Partnership, the Cyber Exchange provides a focal point for UK organisations connected with, or with an interest in, cyber security to connect, engage and collaborate.

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Published: April 4th 2017 at 12:44pm

2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

We’re pleased with our 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey results even if there was a low response rate. Our Net Promoter® Score (NPS) is over double the SurveyMonkey average!

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Published: April 3rd 2017 at 12:04pm

Bromyard Speed Festival 2017

A great day out at today at Bromyard Speed Festival 2017 on Sunday with large crowds gathering in the twon centre to see a good mix of vintage, classic and modern vehicles. Cleartext supplies the entrant and spectator parking registration and management platform.

If you're looking for festival ticketing, registration, merchandising and management solutions then take a look at FERS (Festival Event Management System) and MERS (Motoring Event Registration System) on this landing page.  

Photo's below show a nive V8 MGB with one of our Zone specific (rather than for an individual vehicle) parking passes and the start line.<... continue reading

Published: April 3rd 2017 at 9:47am

Nominal Objects is GDPR Ready

There's a lot of talk about the new General Data Protection Regulations GDPR at the moment with the IT industry flat out helping their customers put systems in place to comply with the new reglations. Here in the UK you could look at them as a beefed up Data Protection Act with hefty fines for non compliance.

During the design phase of Nominal Objects it was clear that as a vendor of secure communication and collaboration solutions we should of course include data classfication, secure document and file sharing and secure email integration as part of the specification.  This is in fact one of the things the GDPR talks about, data pr... continue reading

Published: March 17th 2017 at 2:18pm

SaaS Seat Count Sales / Month in an Uncertain Economy

Whilst doing some business planning for 2017 I ran a report on seat count sales revenue for our software as a service (SaaS) sales since we started with the new accounting system in 2012. A five year period.  The numbers are interesting, showing good growth initially followed by a tailing off a couple of years ago and growth since then. In the abscence of significant sales and marketing activity, we go for natural growth, do these numbers reflect small business buying confidence in the UK?  

 

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Published: March 4th 2017 at 11:10am

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