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Setting up seller notifications in the Contact State platform

In recent weeks we’ve made lots of noise about the benefits of Perform, our automated feedback API, but there are plenty of other useful features in the Contact State platform that are worth shouting about.  Our notification system is available to both buyers and sellers and is designed to make life easier for everyone involved in the lead generation process. A few simple set-...
Matt Marshall
How to stand out in lead generation
Matt Marshall
After working in lead generation as a lead seller for more than 10 years and generating thousands of leads, it’s clear to me that there are always challenges in this sector, as well as opportuni...
3 issues faced by every lead buyer...and how you solve them
Thomas Brett
Lead generation issues can be broken down into three distinct areas argues Thomas Brett, Contact State’s Head of Mortgage and Lending. This blog addresses lead generation from a buyer’s perspec...
Do networks have a compliance blindspot when it comes to lead generation?
Thomas Brett
Thomas Brett, Head of Mortgage and Lending at Contact State explains how the new financial promotion rules will affect large AR networks.   Here at Contact State we’ve documented the new rules ...

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Launch of the Contact State partner directory
Alain Desmier
Contact State makes it easier, safer and more profitable to work with lead generation firms and we’re proud of the many sales focused businesses we support across several different sectors. Now ...
Contact State expands team and product to make the lead generation industry 'safer and fairer' in 2022
Alain Desmier
Contact State, the lead generation certification platform has announced that Thomas Brett and Matthew Marshall will join its business today. The new hires are timed with a technology release and...
Planning for a winter 'lead gen' slow down
Alain Desmier
Alain Desmier, managing director at Contact State, explains why lead generation buyers need a clear plan of action to mitigate a market slow down as the year ends.The article was first published...
How do you fool the FCA and Google?
Alain Desmier
Regular readers of the Contact State blog will know that brand spam (the process of passing off as a financial brand to trick a consumer) is one of the misleading lead generation practices we ha...
ASA rules against ‘benefit’ lead generation adverts
Alain Desmier
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) releases rulings every Wednesday morning and most rulings are announced and then never seen again; small slaps on wrists for naughty advertisers who pus...
Contact State and Verisk’s Jornaya combine to accelerate trust, transparency and performance in the marketing ecosystem
Alain Desmier
Verisk acquisition enables a combined Contact State and Jornaya to offer customers expanded insights into buyer journeys in the UK and EU LONDON – September 7, 2021 -- Contact State, the lead ge...