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Using the List Selector

 

Learn how to easily target content to the right audience using the List Selector.

 

 

 

Introduction

The List Selector is a tool that helps you publish any information to a target audience made up of specific Individuals, Groups and/or Intersections within your organization. An Intersection is a custom group you can create based on combinations of specific Locations, Org Units and Employee Types

The List Selector automatically appears whenever you:

  • Create a new Discussion

Or when you select “A custom Group” as your target when you:

  • Publish a News item
  • Upload Library content
  • Create an Invite list in Event

 

Using the List Selector

Search-and-add

At the top of the List Selector you can type in the field provided to search for and add the following to your target audience:

  • Individuals
  • Teams
  • Locations
  • Employee Types
  • Org Units

In the example below, the List Selector has been used to add Individuals (Vince, Brent, and Deborah) as well as a Team (Marketing).

 

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Intersections

If you need to target a very specific group of people, you can click the blue Add an Intersection link to create an Intersection by selecting components from the Locations, Org Units and Employee Types filters.

In the example below, the selected components are:

  • people in British Columbia (BC)
  • who are Contract Employees
  • in Operations

Combined, they create an Intersection that adds 6 people to the target audience.

 

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No matter which method you use, the target audience you create will be dynamic. Meaning, if you have included the Marketing Team in your target audience, then if anyone joins or leaves Marketing, they will accordingly gain or lose access to that target content—automatically.

Once you target your content using List Selector, you never have to worry about updating users' permissions as they join or leave a component included in your target audience.

Learn about more features of the List Selector here.

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