Email List vs Tags

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Email List vs Tags

Hi there,

 

What is the best business practice for setting up contacts.  We have a large number of addresses, and different types of communication that would be distributed using Constant Contact.  For example, we have a group of distributors, but not all of the distributors would need the same communication, as they may not have the device we are updating.  Would it be best to group by email lists or have a master and designate by tags?  What is usually the easiest way to manage a large number of contacts?  Any advise would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Email List vs Tags

Hi @Percussionaire_Corp 

 

In many cases we see users create a master list and further segment them through tags. Tags allow you to schedule and send an email to these subgroup of contacts easier through our filter by tag feature. This feature allows you to send an email to all contacts excluding your selected tag or even send only to contacts who are tagged with it. However accounts with over 10K contacts in it will stick to separating contacts through multiple lists. At this time the option to limit a contact list by tag is not available in these large list accounts.


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Re: Email List vs Tags

Hi @Percussionaire_Corp 

 

In many cases we see users create a master list and further segment them through tags. Tags allow you to schedule and send an email to these subgroup of contacts easier through our filter by tag feature. This feature allows you to send an email to all contacts excluding your selected tag or even send only to contacts who are tagged with it. However accounts with over 10K contacts in it will stick to separating contacts through multiple lists. At this time the option to limit a contact list by tag is not available in these large list accounts.


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You're not alone on your email marketing journey. Connect with a Marketing Advisor to see how they can help you develop the right strategy for your business and get the most out of your Constant Contact experience.

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