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How to create a segment with more than 10 postal codes

RichS470
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How to create a segment with more than 10 postal codes

I want to segment my 15,000 contacts by by their zip/postal codes.  I would also like people to be automatically added to the correct area segment when they get added (thus why I am using segments vs lists).  What is the best way to create a segment when I have 10+ postal codes (the segment page doesn't allow for more than 10 criteria).

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William_D
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Hey there @RichS470 ,

 

While segments don't automatically update with changes to your overall contacts, they can be manually refreshed without changing criteria.

 

Additionally, could you elaborate a bit on what other criteria you're including in these segments, besides the zip codes?

 

I can get your requests passed on to our engineers, and any further elaborations and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.


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Hi William,

 

Thank you for your quick response!  I talked with a Support Rep at Constant Contact and he has setup a meeting with a specialist for Monday.

 

Basically, I am covering the state of North Carolina.  With our previous provider, we segmented our contacts into one of 11 communities based on their zip code.  If I were to focus on one community there are 42 unique zip codes and 33 unique cities.  It was suggested a make a list for each zip code, buy my entire list of contacts that is close to 600 unique zip codes.

 

On a monthly basis, we receive a database update from our parent org and I was hoping to find a solution where members would automatically be aligned to the correct segment when they are imported into Constant Contact.