This example shows how to use the Read audience activity to reconcile an audience directly created from a file import.
When performing a file import, you can directly save its content in an audience. This audience is a File audience and its data is not linked to any database resources.
The import workflow is designed as follows:
A Load file activity uploads a file containing profiles data that were extracted from an external tool.
lastname;firstname;birthdate;email;crmID Smith;Hayden;23/05/1989;email@example.com;124365 Mars;Daniel;17/11/1987;firstname.lastname@example.org;123545 Smith;Clara;08/02/1989;email@example.com;124567 Durance;Allison;15/12/1978;firstname.lastname@example.org;120987 Lucassen;Jody;28/03/1988;email@example.com;127634 Binder;Tom;19/01/1982;firstname.lastname@example.org;128653 Binder;Tommy;19/01/1915;email@example.com;134576 Connor;Jade;10/10/1979;firstname.lastname@example.org;132452 Mack;Clarke;02/03/1985;email@example.com;149876 Ross;Timothy;04/07/1986;firstname.lastname@example.org;157643
A Save audience activity saves the incoming data as an audience. As the data has not been reconciled yet, the audience is a File audience and its data is not recognized as profile data yet.
The reconciliation workflow is designed as follows: