Well isn't this nice! Like a lot of people who have to deal with newsletters for companies (two in my case), I wrote a lot of words about GDPR recently. Thankless though that task largely was - simply adding to the crushing stress of regular scheduling - I did get one bit of nice feedback.
"You guys might've sent my favorite GDPR email yet so far (and I myself am working on this topic specifically!) I loved your subject line, the content, the clarity.
I just wanted to say that because I know how everyone is slogging through these changes, so I just wanted to give you some positive feedback. :)
And happy it was.
Here's the full text I wrote, in case anyone cares:
Subject: The last you'll hear about GDPR (from us, at least)
It's GDPR-ageddon, which means that new EU regulations about data collection and privacy come into force on Friday 25 May, which has been fun for everybody today.
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