Posts by Steve Shaw

dotdigital Group unlocks customer messaging potential

Last November dotdigital Group acquired Comapi as a strategic move to bring omnichannel messaging to the dotmailer platform. In the past 100 days since the acquisition, you will have seen the start of this omnichannel innvoation with…

dotdigital completes the acquisition of COMAPI

I am delighted to announce that the dotdigital group, the parent company behind dotmailer, has successfully completed the acquisition of COMAPI, the omnichannel messaging platform. The acquisition is further proof of the continued investment we’re making in…

We’re Black Friday ready. Are you?

With retailers expecting to deliver 30% of their annual sales and 40% of their profits in the fourth quarter, we know how important your emails are in generating that demand.  We wanted to give you an insight…

Australian retailers double the number of emails sent on Click Frenzy day

In fact, we saw the same amount of emails sent on Click Frenzy day as we did during 2015’s Cyber Monday! If you’re new to Click Frenzy, it’s a 24-hour online shopping mega-sale that captures national attention…

Is email going to get a 3D makeover?

What excited me the most was not the new beautiful Microsoft Surface Studio, nor the ability to easily live stream your gaming; it was the update to one of its oldest family members: Microsoft Paint. Would you…

dotmailer becomes EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certified

On 12 August we were accepted for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s voluntary privacy certification program. The news is a great milestone for dotmailer, because it recognizes the years of work we’ve put into protecting our customers’…

Potential Labour leader Owen Smith drops by

Owen Smith has been the Labour MP for Pontypridd, Wales, since 2010 and is currently running up against Jeremy Corbyn to win Labour leadership. As part of Mr Smith’s tour around Britain to share his vision for…

Getting Black Friday & Cyber Monday ready

This welcome early Christmas present was flown over, by special delivery, from the US to the UK last year for the very first time and for my team at dotmailer it presented some very interesting engineering challenges!…

10 tips to engage with IT – part 2

I hope to distill the myth that CIOs and their IT staff are the ‘blockers’ to change but are the folk who are advocates and can enable it to happen! I’m now working as a CTO but…

10 tips to engage with IT – part 1

Having worked at dotmailer almost a year, I thought it was about time I posted my first blog. In this two part blog I hope to distill the myth that CIOs and their IT staff are the ‘blockers’…