Watch Our New Data Verify & Clean Video

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Now is the time to combat bad data by parsing, standardizing and cleaning your global address, name, email and phone info. We offer the flexible, affordable tools you need to clean data in real-time and batch, on premise or in the Cloud. Watch our new video:

Data verify and clean is the second step in Melissa Data's full spectrum solutions. Learn more about these solutions at our YouTube Channel.

New! Data Profile & Monitor Video

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The first step to gaining more business value from your customer data is to analyze the data you have, and determine what condition it's in. Data profiling from Melissa Data helps you discover existing weaknesses in your database so you can create and enforce business rules on incoming records to maintain data quality. 

Profiling is an important step in Melissa Data's full spectrum solutions to empower full lifecycle data management. Watch our video:

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Melissa Data at PASS Summit Oct. 27-30

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The Melissa Data team will be at PASS Summit Oct. 27-30 in Seattle amidst the world's largest gathering of SQL Server experts. We will highlight tools for matching and deduping international records to achieve the one, true "Golden Record" of your customer, and demonstrate our global address verification solution for over 240 countries. Drop by our booth to enter to win an Apple Watch®. Where: Booth 510, Washington State Convention & Trade Center.

Just announced. Our new strategic partnership with Pentaho offers data-driven solutions to keep your data lake clean, analytics accurate, and customer communications on target. 

Read the release to learn more, or click here to visit our Data Quality Tools for Pentaho product page. 

Melissa Data's Full Spectrum Data Quality Solutions

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Our full spectrum solutions work across the entire data quality lifecycle - at the point-of-entry to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, to continuously monitoring and updating your data periodically to combat stale data. 

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Melissa Data Creates New Plug-ins for Pentaho Marketplace

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Good news for companies looking to keep their data lake from turning into a data swamp. Melissa Data has created a set of new data quality plug-ins for Pentaho's big data integration and analytics platform. The plug-ins will help users quickly move beyond tactical data quality efforts to engage in a broader data governance strategy by combining data quality, data governance, and master data management. Click here to learn more

Melissa Data is set to attend Dreamforce #DF15 in San Francisco and will showcase its Listware for Salesforce all-in-one data cleansing app. Users are invited to download the app, submit a review to receive a free $15 Starbucks card, and be entered into a drawing for an Apple Watch. Come see us at North Hall Kiosk 1112!

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Introducing the New and Improved Global Email Web Service

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How It Can Protect and Increase Your Email Reputation Score

By Oscar Li, Data Quality Sales Engineer/Channel Manager for Global Email

Melissa Data recently introduced several improvements and new features to its Global Email Web Service - an all-in-one real-time email mailbox validation and correction service. Here's a quick list of our latest improvements:

  • Improved fuzzy matching of domain corrections
  • Updated our TLD database with the newest ICANN info
  • Increased control over the freshness of data returned
  • Better unknown status detection capability

In terms of the service's new features, Global Email now offers two validation modes: Express and Premium.

Express can be used in time-sensitive situations and will give back a response in one or two seconds. Premium will actually perform a real-time validation of the email address and can take up to 12 seconds to receive a response back.

If you want to reduce the time taken in premium mode, we offer an advanced email option which will reduce the freshness of the data return in order to increase speed.

Global Email Verify

Using the Global Email Service to Protect & Increase Your Email Reputation Score

What does email reputation mean? A big part of a marketer's campaign is email marketing campaigns. It is important to watch your email reputation with a tool such as senderscore. Once you are blacklisted, your email deliverability will suffer, and as a result, you will have trouble sending out emails in the future as most mail servers subscribe to a spammers list.

Integrators should consult with our data quality experts in order to understand what they need to look out for to avoid a bad campaign, and why certain emails should be flagged/inspected. Even if you avoid spam traps, sending out too many invalid emails will cause the mail server to flag you as a potential spammer. Email marketing campaign servers with a low email reputation score will typically experience aggressive filtering.

On the other hand, maintaining a high reputation score will see less intrusive filtering only applied to individual emails and email campaigns instead of blanket IP addresses. It would be definitely prudent to not allow other users to influence your email reputation.

For example, if you are on a shared server - other companies/users could be sending out their own campaigns without filtering emails through our service. It would be a waste if you spent all the time and investment controlling your email campaigns and another user is email blasting without mailbox validation causing the entire IP to be affected.

How do I improve my email reputation score?

If your reputation scores are already dismal for your current existing email campaign server IPs, it might be beneficial to do email campaigns on a new or more reputable IP to see better return on investment. This would start your email reputation on a clean slate. As a disclaimer, we are not sure how feasible this would be for everybody, but your team will need to discuss internally.

However, using our service on existing IP should raise the reputation score for that specific IP. On IPs with pre-existing high volume campaign history, the scores will be slow to change. You can now see why it is extremely prudent to invest in an email validation system early on and why Global Email is a valuable tool to utilize.

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Consolidating duplicate international customer records is now easier than ever with our enhanced MatchUp tool. MatchUp - Melissa Data's deduplication solution - can now parse addresses worldwide, a process that recognizes vast differences in international customer data fields and how they are merged into a data warehouse. Its initial global functionality will handle data for Australia, Germany, and the U.K. with additional countries to follow.


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After 30 years in the industry, we've seen firsthand what bad data does to good companies. You'll be surprised to learn some of the issues companies have with their data. We've collected the top 30 most pervasive data quality issues - and what you need to know to solve them. Download our free Melissa Data Magazine to learn more. Also featured: our 2015 Data Quality Catalog, packed with info on our smart, sharp tools that include free trials, source codes, and unlimited tech support.


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