After ensuring that preferred name personalization is possible given your population, Reports and Data Extensions need to be created (or updated) by an eComm specialist to contain the appropriate preferred name field in Salesforce.
Although CU communicators engage with over 1.5 million contacts through Salesforce and Marketing Cloud, each contact represents an important member of the CU family. Contacts have their own interests, relationships with CU, and email preferences. Let your constituents know that they are important and recognized by using first name or salutation personalization tags in your email.
You might notice data in Salesforce that needs changed. This could be merging of duplicates or updating an email address, name or address. Learn about why these duplicates occur, how they are merged and how to update email/name/address information.
Leverage numerous sets of CU, CU Anschutz and UCCS branded templates to increase the effectiveness of your communications. Each set contains numerous templates each so you can vary your email design (ie. a newsletter vs. an invite) while maintaining a similar look and feel.