Deduplication: Best Practices For Avoiding Or Correcting Duplicate Customer Data

Duplicate data does not only reduce the accuracy of business insights, but it compromises the quality your customer experience as well. Although the consequences of duplicate data are faced by everyone – IT managers, business users, data analysts – it has the worst impact on a company’s marketing operations. As marketers represent the company’s product and service offerings in the industry, poor data can quickly deface your brand reputation and lead to delivering negative customer

Data Hygiene: A Quick Guide To Data Merge Purge

A merge purge is a pivotal function for business operations such as direct mail marketing and obtaining a single source of truth. However, many organizations still believe that the merge purge process is solely limited to Excel techniques and functions that do very little to rectify increasingly complex needs of data quality. This guide will help business and IT users understand the merge purge process, and possibly make them realize why their teams can no

Validity: Data Integrity Tools for Your CRM Administration

As a marketer, there’s nothing more frustrating and time-consuming than having to deal with moving data and the associated data integrity issues. Validity is comprised of software services and solutions that help enterprises know where they stand with their data with ongoing assessments, alerts, and tools to correct data issues.  For over a decade, tens of thousands of administrators in over 20 countries across the world have trusted Validity to regain integrity with their CRM

Don’t Pay for Direct Mail Duplicates

Many of you know that I came from a direct mail background. While direct mail has proven more expensive with diminished returns when compared to online marketing, it’s still a viable channel. We’re seeing some nice return rates in the B2B industry – which has largely abandoned direct mail. Consumer-related direct mail is still a huge industry, though. Today, I received these three identical pieces in my mailbox addressed to the same exact address. It’s