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There was a note on another thread (started in 2007) of the same topic that you planned to have this released by 2012. To say that your developers have started to work on it is a bit laughable. Is this really being worked on and do you think it will be completed before it hits the decade mark?
Ladies and gentleman, we have a solution. First, you can accomplish this using tags, but that feature is only available if you have less than 10,000 contacts. For those who have more than that, here are test steps to send to List A, but exclude those people who also appear on List B:
I just called about this because I didn't like hte messiness of the solution above. This one is much easier. Here are the steps:
1. Copy the main list
2. Go to the second list and select all the contacts
3. Click "Add Emails to List"
4. Deselect your copy of the main list
5. Hit Apply and you're done!
I tried the method you suggested, which looked promisong - especially the "Voila!" Part, but got bogged down at step 3 ("Go back into the Contacts > click on Remove list"), and could go no further.
I don't understand that step ... So no Voila! for me yet.
Could you please expand, or even add a screen-shot.
Hello @Jamazio ,
I would be happy to help you further with this issue. It looks as if you were replying to someone that had sent you instructions; however I cannot see the previous correspondence. Can you tell me what you are trying to do? Are you trying to remove contacts from a specific list, all lists or from the account? This FAQ might be helpful to you. If this does not answer your questions, please respond with some more information or possibly the steps you were given previously so we can better assist you.
It sounds like the best option we have for you is to use our Tagging feature. With the tagging feature, you don't need to create a copy of your original list and then remove contacts from it. It's much easier than the remove feature we used to have in this case.
Please note: You can add tags to your contacts individually within your account or you can do this upon Import.
This way you can have your full list - Tag A, Tag B, Tag C.
Upon scheduling your email, you can select General List - narrow it down to Tag A, then for Tag B and then do the same for Tag C. See instructions here. This will only send to Tag A, and so forth.
Then if you want to remove those Tagged contacts from a specific list you can do this:
Please let me know if that makes sense and if there's anything else we can help you with!
This isn't a bad way to specifically target tagged lists within lists, but Constant Contact REALLY needs to be able to EXCLUDE certain tagged lists as well.
CC has been saying the developers are working on this since 2007. C'mon. It should not take a decade to implelemt a simple rudementary exclusion feature.
1) Select list(s)
2) Deselect (exclude) anyone from #1 manually or by tag. (for this one email).