Lists

From Net-Results Support

Some quick facts about Net-Results Lists:

  • You may create an unlimited number of Lists
  • Each List may have an unlimited number of Contacts associated with it
  • Each Contact may be a member of an unlimited number of Lists
  • The number of Lists you create has no impact on your subscription fee
  • You can easily use Lists to perform A/B Split Testing.

Important: The Lists screen has modified to load faster than ever before, using periodically summarized numbers. If you've done a recent import, or believe the count of records or mailable records might be incorrect, click the refresh icon for that list to update the counts.

Useful Tip

Net-Results Lists can be used in the same way that "tags" are used on blogs and other Web 2.0 applications (learn more about tagging). Because Net-Results Segments allow you to filter Contacts based on List membership, you can do some very powerful things with Lists and Segments.

Creating, Modifying and Deleting a New List

There are 3 ways to create a new List in Net-Results.

  • From the Contacts & Accounts menu item, select Lists and then Create New
  • Select Create New List from the Create New drop down list available in the left navigation throughout Net-Results
  • When Uploading Contacts (via CSV Import), you may create a new List "on the fly"

The Net-Results API offers methods for automating list management. API access is included with your Net-Results subscription at no additional charge.

  • Editing the name of a List will not affect any Campaigns or Segments that make use of the List. The newly edited name will immediately be displayed wherever that List is used.
  • Deleting a List does not delete the Contacts that are members of that List.

Here are some more details for your options on the My Lists area:

  • Name: The title of your list. Clicking on the name will take you to the Contacts page filtered to show only members of the given List.
  • Size: The total number of Contacts associated with the List.
  • Mailable Size: Mailable Size reflects the total number of Contacts on the list to whom you may send emails. Net-Results will not send any email to Contacts who are flagged as Bounced or Unsubscribed. The Mailable Size = all contacts with an email address - (total Bounced + total Unsubscribed).
  • Refresh: The counts on My Lists only update on an hourly basis. If you have just made changes to a List's members, or believe the counts to be incorrect, clicking the Refresh icon will poll for the most current Size and Mailable Size immediately.
  • Date Created: Displays the date and time the list was created.
  • View: The View Members link will take you to the Contacts page filtered to show only members of the given List.
  • Folder: Select which folder or subfolder you'd like your List to be stored in.
  • Edit: Edit the List Name, Role and Folder for the selected list.
  • Delete: Any List can be deleted unless it has been used in a Campaign. In those cases, an Archive User would be the best way to hide your unwanted List(s) from view using Roles. Contact Support if you would like assistance with this option.

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Useful Tip: Scrolling through lots of Lists to find the one you're looking for slows you down! In every part of Net-Results where you would normally scroll through your Lists you now have the option to type a few letters to instantly filter your Lists.