How to integrate SAS Flex with Constant Contact
Constant Contact is online email marketing software that helps small businesses stay in communication with customers by creating customized emails and sending them to your contact lists to increase returns. If your business uses this software, integrating your account with the Constant Contact app in the portal will automatically push data from your calls into your contacts list. This eliminates the need for you to do double the work, converting messages into new Constant Contact entries.
In this article we'll discuss:
Connect Constant Contact with your SAS Account
Setting Contact Data Parameters
If Don't update existing contacts. Create new ones. is chosen, SAS will look for an email match in your Constant Contact installation. If there is no match, it will create a new contact. If there is an email match, it will do nothing.
If Update contacts by overwriting any data with details from SAS. is chosen, SAS will look for an email match in your Constant Contact installation. If there is a match, it will overwrite any existing customer data with data we've received from the call.
4. When you are finished, click Save.
Constant Contact Custom Mappings (Optional)
Once the data section is complete, you can map your call data directly to specific Constant Contact fields by adding Custom mappings.
Collector will allow you to use specific SAS script variables to populate Constant Contact's contact variables. If you select Collector, the third column will allow you to select a script variable.
Text gives you the option to type your own static data rather than using SAS variables. If you select Text, the second column will be a blank box where you can type specific information.
The Mapping drop down will display the Standard or Custom fields within your Constant Contact setup. Note that depending on your Constant Contact configuration, not all fields may map.
Integrate Constant Contact into Your Script
When all of your integration settings are complete, contact SAS at email@example.com to add the integration into the appropriate block in your SAS script, or follow these instructions to integrate the app yourself.