Compliance: The Final Frontier

A Guide to Data Privacy in the Era of GDPR, Part IV

Our three previous blogs have delivered you to the shore of a new world – one where consumers can see and control what happens to their digital presence, and where companies are expected to actively protect, serve, and empower them. You’re on the cusp of compliance: you’ve built the necessary policies and processes, and have cultivated a compliance-positive culture within your organization. Stepping onto that shore is stepping into the future, and the future is where true compliance lies.

Putting it All Together

A Guide to Data Privacy in the Era of GDPR, Part III

In our first two installments of this blog series, we introduced the GDPR and CCPA, and helped you look inward at your organization to understand your company’s data protection practices. The grand plan, of course, is to move you from general awareness to restructuring your organization so it can thrive in the new era of digital data protection. With this blog, you’ll know where to start.

Knowledge is Power

A Guide to Data Privacy in the Era of GDPR, Part II

When last we left you, you were staring into the jungle of data protection laws known as the GDPR and CCPA. The question at hand was where to begin.Charting a path through unknown territory, especially with these laws’ high stakes, seems like a daunting task. By reading this far, you’ve developed a sense of what’s ahead, and understand that making these changes is not going to be a quick weekend effort.

Welcome to the Jungle

A Guide to Data Privacy in the Era of GDPR, Part I

In 2018, the European Union enacted a regulation on the protection of personal data, and the free movement of such data, entitled the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. It stands out as the most comprehensive and optimistic attempt to protect consumer data in the digital age.

Respect the email: The power of email click-through rates and member renewals

Note: this is the third in a series of three blogs exploring member renewals for museums and nonprofits. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 on our Insights Blog. We all know it: our members are our most invested and passionate audiences. They care about our mission, they know our exhibits and they love […]

Museum member renewal rates and visitation: get them in before they expire!

Note: this is the second in a series of three blogs exploring member renewals for museums and nonprofits. The first one explored the relationship between donations and renewals. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for notifications when the last one comes out. Earlier this week, we kicked off a mini-series exploring some key variables […]

Yes, small donations are huge for nonprofit member renewals

Note: this is the first in a series of three blogs exploring member renewals for museums and nonprofits. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for notifications when the other two come out. For the past 8 years, we have had the honor to work with a history museum in the Midwest with great audience […]

NAMA Post-Show

Last week, SIGMA team members Ruth Altpeter, Director of Account Services and Mallory Tabolt, Senior Account Manager attended the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Conference in Kansas City, MO. The NAMA conference is an opportunity for agri-marketing professionals to network and attend learning sessions highlighting new ideas and strategies specific to the agricultural industry. This year’s […]

Commodity Classic Recap

Earlier this month, SIGMA team members Gregg Sullivan, COO and Mallory Tabolt, Senior Account Manager traveled to Orlando, FL for Commodity Classic 2019. Commodity Classic is the largest farm-focused trade show in the U.S. and hosts thousands of visitors seeking new technology, equipment and the opportunity to meet with vendors and partners. Over the three […]

Looking Forward – Q and A with Stefan Willimann

SIGMA Account Manager, Teddy Malone, sat down with Stefan Willimann to hear his reflections on 2018 and hopes for 2019. Let’s talk about 2018. Where did we come from? Where are we going? 2018 was a strategic year, one in which we really started to integrate an important value into our culture — empowerment. Empowerment […]