|SharpSpring enables you to group multiple lists together by using list tags.
You can use tags to link separate-but-similar lists together, and then take a variety of actions across them.
This article details how to set up list tagging and provides best practices for using list tags.
Creating List Tags
To create a list tag, do the following:
When adding or editing list tags, be aware of the following:
Important: Currently, tags cannot be deleted.
Note: Any list that is currently tagged will show the tag labels below the list name in this section.
Editing List Tag Names
If you would like to rename a list tag, you will need to do so in the Automation Lists menu. To edit list tag names, do the following:
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Adding New Lists to Tags
In addition to adding tags to lists, you can do the reverse and create new lists that automatically apply a list tag. To create new lists with a preset list tag, do the following:
Sending an Email Across Multiple Lists Using Tags
Using list tags allows you to create lists with very specific segmentation, while still maintaining your ability to interact with those segments in aggregate. Ultimately, this grants you increased control over communications with your contacts.
Consider as an example an email campaign regarding an event. The event strategy deals with the following locations: Boston, Chicago, and San Diego. Each of the locations has their own dedicated list in the application. Email messaging in regards to venue location, dates, and even travel plans will differ for each list. As such, each requires a unique email.
However, a marketing team may want to send a link to a survey to all event participants, asking general questions about what could be done to improve events moving forward. You can use tags to send the survey email to all of lists that have the event tag at one time.
To send an email to multiple lists while using the same tag, do the following:
The email will then be scheduled to be sent to all members of the lists with the selected tag.
Workflows Based on List Tags
List tags can also be leveraged for both tasks and workflows.
For workflows, list actions can be set to either: