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Companies are a way to group contacts based on the company(ies) the contact works or has worked for.
When editing a company, you can merge this company into another existing company by using the Merge button.
Search for the company you wish to merge into and the fields from the current company that are not populated in the selected company will be copied to the selected company. Contacts that are not in the selected company will also be transferred.
After the current company has been merged into the selected company, you will be redirected to the selected company and the old company will be deleted from the database.
Company Custom Fields
With Mautic's installation a set of custom fields is provided for companies, but you can customize these fields to your needs.
- Go to custom fields and create any company field you need.
- Go to the right select box to assign this field to 'Company'.
You can create a segment based on a company record, simply select any company field to filter with and the matching criteria for it, and contacts that match any company filtered will be added to the segment.
Companies are identified strictly through a matching criteria based on Company Name, City, Country (and/or State). If city of country are not delivered as identifying fields to identify a contact, a company will not be matched or created.
Campaign Company Actions
A contact can be added to a new company based on a campaign action
To create or manage companies, go to the companies menu identified by the building icon. In this area you can create, edit or delete companies.
Assigning Companies to Contacts
There are different ways to assign a company to a contact, all explained next:
You can assign a contact to companies in the contact's profile page when creating or editing an existing one. The latest company assigned will be treated as the primary company for the contact.
Contacts List View
You can batch assign companies to selected contacts in the contact's list view.
Through a Campaign
You can assign a company to identified contacts through a campaign by selecting the 'Assign contact to company' action.
When Identifying a Contact Through a Form
If a contact is identified through a form a company can also be identified/created if: -Company name is selected as a form field (mandatory for company matching/creation). -City is selected as a form field (mandatory for company matching/creation). -Country is selected as a form field (mandatory for company matching/creation). -State is selected as a form field (optional for company matching/creation).
A companies score can be changed through a campaign action or a form action. When one of these actions is selected, first a contact must be identified, and the companies assigned to that contact will have their score changed.
- Select contact's Change company score action in either a form or a campaign
- Once a form is submitted or a campaign is triggered it will identify companies identified in the campaign or form to change its score.
Setting Primary Company
As of 2.3.0, it is now possible to set primary company through the contact details page.