Segmentation Builder Basics
The SMTPProvider Application Segmentation builder allows you to break your mailing list down based on criteria you choose to send a campaign to just one portion of your list or to take a closer view at a subset of subscribers.
You can create and save segments on a mailing list’s detail page by scrolling down to the
Segments section. You can also use the segmentation builder while creating a campaign or viewing your subscribers.
Create a Segment
To create and save a segment to one of your mailing lists:
- Click on the
- Click the magnifying glass icon to view the list that you wish to create a segment for:
- Scroll down to
Create a segment:
- Enter a descriptive name for the segment.
- Choose the criteria you want to use to filter your list. (See below for more detailed information.)
- Click the
+sign to add additional conditions if necessary.
Use this segmentation criteriato save your new segment.
You can now choose the segment wherever you’d like to filter your mailing list: while creating a campaign or when viewing your subscribers. Just click
Stored, then choose the segment from the drop down list under
Available Segmentation Criteria
You can use any of the options below when creating your segment.
All of the following criteria– If you use two or more criteria, only find subscribers that meet both.
Any of the following criteria– If you use two or more criteria, find all subscribers that meet one or the other.
Subscription Status– Filter by whether subscribers are or are not in a particular status.
Email Address– Include or exclude subscribers based on key words in their email address. Only lower ASCII (“Space”
0x7E) may be searched for, unless using the
Domain– Create a list of domains to find or leave out. Only lower ASCII (“Space”
0x7E) may be searches for, unless using the
is one ofor
is not one ofoperators.
Date Subscribed– Choose a date range based on when subscribers were added to the list.
In Mailing List– Include or exclude subscribers based on whether they’re in one of your other lists.
In a Portion of the List– Send to only a portion of your list based on percentages. For example, send one email to
10%of your list, send a second email to
20%of your list (keeping the same randomization key), then send the more successful of the two emails to
100%of your list as a way to do A/B split testing on a campaign.
Subscriber Opened– Choose a date range to find subscribers who have opened your emails.
Subscriber Clicked– Choose a date range to find subscribers who have clicked a link in your emails.
Subscriber in Campaign– Choose or exclude subscribers who were in one of your previous campaigns.
Subscriber Opened Campaign– Choose or exclude subscribers who opened an email from one of your campaigns.
Subscriber Clicked Link– Choose or exclude subscribers who clicked a specific link.
Any custom fields you’ve created for your list are also available as segmentation criteria.