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Oblong

The best data
At a good price.
With discounts for bulk purchases.

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TIPS FOR CHOOSING A DATA SUPPLIER

Don't buy from a marketing email where the sender used an @hotmail.com or similar email address, this will likely be poor quality data, possibly not legally licensed for resale.

We don’t do email marketing for data sales.

A complete business universe for £200 will be poor quality.

To purchase our complete business marketing database would cost tens of thousands of pounds.

Request counts that fit your requirements and get a free sample. Compare counts to other sellers and test the sample.

We give free samples and counts.

Ask about research cycles of the data, how often is it updated? A good database should be updated in its entirety in less than a year.

Our premium business data is updated on a cycle of fewer than 10 months.

Make sure you know what usage limits and attributes come with the data, you may have to pay extra for emails etc.

Our data comes with 1 year usage and all attributes available at one price. There are no hidden costs.

If purchasing data for a telemarketing campaign make sure you know about the TPS/CTPS registers. Your supplier should be able to suppress or flag records with TPS/CTPS numbers.

Our data comes TPS & CTPS flagged and we’ll exclude these records if you need.

Be aware of pushy sales people. Some companies will call you once a month or more asking if you want more data. If they seem too keen from the outset you might want to walk away.

Our policy is not to chase, we are here when you need us.

You should be able to buy data by industry sector, company size & geographic location (at the very minimum).

We offer industry, size & geographic selections and much more.

Check that the data falls within DMA (Direct Marketing Association) guidelines. If your supplier isn't registered with the DMA ask them why not.

We are not DMA registered as we broker data, but we make sure our suppliers are.

Find out what the supplier’s policy is on email bounces/bad records. Will they refund you for bad data, or give you a credit?

We make sure the data is the reason for the bounces and in this unlikely scenario we offer a refund or a credit.

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