Marketing Automation, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, SFMC Tips & Tricks

How to bulk change data extension fields

Salesforce Marketing Cloud Tips

As a Salesforce Marketing Cloud admin, you will learn that certain operations on data extensions are better handled via Email Studio, while others are more suited for Contact Builder. Today, I will explain when to use each method for adding or changing fields in a data extension.

My preferred way to add or change fields in your data extension is to use Email Studio. The reason is that I can modify multiple fields at the same time, whereas in Contact Builder, you can only modify them one by one. This will saves a lot of your time when changing multiple fields in the data extension.

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Marcel Szimonisz
Marcel Szimonisz
MarTech consultant As a marketing automation consultant, I specialize in solving problems, automating processes, and driving innovation in my clients' marketing platforms.

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