SMFC TIP | Query filtered data extension

in  Salesforce Marketing Cloud, SFMC Tips & Tricks
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Easy way to segment your data is to use filtered data extension. Here we can use user interface to set up conditions as we like. When you want to add this newly filtered data extension to the SQL activity you will find that data extension cannot be found in the file browser.

But it is there! 

You can query it just like another DE from the SQL activity or Query studio. Just get the name and you are good to go.

in  Marketing Automation

Email marketing basics

3 minutes read

It does not really matter what email (omni channel) marketing automation platform you will end up using, the basics are shared among all of them. And you will most likely come across there on your day to day work as campaign manager. Multichannel Interaction with recipients is done on multiple, online and offline, channels such […]

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in  Building the blog, Wordpress

Style WordPress comments in bootstrap

4 minutes read

With creating your own WordPress theme you will have to style comment section. For that purpose you will have to add a bit of own styling. In my case I used bootstrap CSS framework that makes life easier for programmers that are not that proficient with front end styling. This will make sure that your […]

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in  Adobe Campaign, Marketing Automation

Implementing DKIM for Adobe Campaign

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Implementing DKIM gave many hard times as there is no official documentation you can follow. But nothing is lost, it is easier than you may think. DKIM – DomainKeys Identified Mail – is digital signature added to email messages, for sender authorization. Receivers often look for DKIM when looking for spam messages. To implement DKIM […]

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in  Marketing Automation, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, SFMC Tips & Tricks

SFMC tip #3 – redirect error in try catch block

1 minute read

If you have redirect function inside the try catch block, either as mixture of SSJS with AMPScript or only in SSJS, it will throw an 500 – Internal Server Error. Let’s take a look on few examples what can create an error that will take you some quality debugging time to figure it out. And […]

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SFMC tip #2 – Column names with suffix _dat, _call, _from fail to validate

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Data extension column names with _dat, _call, _from, _join suffix will fail to validate, due to using old style JOIN The fix is really easy you only need to wrap the column name like [test_from] and the problem with validation is history If you know more suffixes that will throw an error let me know

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in  Building the blog, Wordpress

Beware! Work in progress

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Page is in the works and, therefore you might see it changing time to time or perhaps sometimes experiencing weird errors. It’s all good it’s part of this project and the journey to get a blog and I am on the road to document it all. February 2022 Recaptcha v3 updated as spam still happened […]

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in  Marketing Automation, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, SFMC Tips & Tricks

SFMC tip #1 – Creating data extension throws Error: updating filter

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When creating new Data Extension from the email studio you might get the very generic message that says Error: updating filter at the very last step of the process. One of the most probable if not the reason is that, the data extension name already exists. To solve this try to add more uniqueness to […]

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in  Marketing Automation, Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Adding recaptcha to Salesforce Marketing Cloud Page

3 minutes read

Last time we implemented recaptcha for this blog that is build on WordPress CMS. You can read the article here. Today I will show you, how to implement same recaptcha from google but on Salesforce Marketing Cloud Pages. To register your cloud page, you will need to register each domain separately, visit  google recaptcha and […]

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in  Building the blog, Wordpress

Adding recaptcha v3 to wordpress page

4 minutes read

As owner of a blog that is around for a while with any traffic, you will find sooner or later annoying amount of spam comments taking your blog by storm. If the akismet is not your cup of tea and you do not want to pay for possible license (commercial use), then I can show […]

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