Create an attribute with Altru for a mailing list to add greater dimension to your constituents. With this attribute, you can tag someone with specific mailing lists. You can also include and exclude individuals using this attribute. This is useful when sorting email lists out especially with events or tiered membership level perks.
Creating an attribute with Altru for a mailing list
1: Go to your Altru account.
2: Proceed to Administration.
3: Move on attribute categories.
4: Click on Add.
5: A dialog box will pop out where you need to supply the needed details. When you create a new name for an attribute, keep in mind that it should be easy to understand and correspond to the list you are creating it for. Once done, click Save.
Name: Must after the list you are creating for
Record type: Constituent (make this attribute attach to all constituents)
Data type: Yes/No
✅Allow only one per record
Note: Make sure to check the box that allows only one per record to work this attribute correctly. This will override whenever someone opts in or out of the specific attribute.
If you want to create another attribute, just click on the Add button or repeat the process above.
Knowing how to create an attribute with Altru for a mailing list is helpful in organizing and sorting mailing lists so you can create more targeted emails for a more targeted audience. We also recommend that you add all the attributes that you can use throughout your list for proper segmentation.
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