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Creating Dynamic Record Create Date Segments

AUDIENCE: Administrators, Marketing Users
OBJECTIVES: Learn How to Create Dynamic List Segments Based on Record Creation Dates


You can create various segments in your lists based on profile and/or behavior attributes.

One profile attribute that can be used is the Record Create Date field. This allows you to create dynamic segments of your lists based on rolling date ranges that automatically update when the records were created in Act-On.

Follow the steps below to create a dynamic segment of records created within the last X number of days:

  • Click Contacts > Marketing Lists, or click Other Lists for Form Submissions, or Webinar Lists.
  • Hover over the list you want to segment, and click the drop-down arrow.

  • Choose Create a Segment.
  • Change the Method drop-down to Query.
  • Under the Profile Heading, click add 2.PNG
  • Choose Record Creation Date.
  • Under the Condition drop-down, choose Is After Date.
  • Enter the following in the text field: X day
    • X = number, so if you want to segment records created 12 days ago, enter "12 day"
  • Click Save.


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