Create a profile attribute comparison audience

Define an audience in Adobe Target to compare two profile attributes for your Audience library or in an activity-only audience. Using operators, such as greater than, less than, or equal to, define an audience to dynamically compare the values of two different profile attributes.

This functionality is available for the Visitor Profile category only.

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Audiences are defined by rules that determine who is included or excluded from a Target activity. An audience definition can include multiple rules, and each rule can include multiple parameters. If one of the rules you include uses the Visitor Profile category, you can define a rule based on a visitor profile attribute’s specific value or compare the value of that attribute to another visitor profile attribute.

For example, let’s assume you work for a furniture company and uploaded two customer propensity scores into Target:

  • Likelihood to buy dining room furniture in the next 90 days
  • Likelihood to buy living room furniture in the next 90 days

You could create an audience defined as the propensity to buy dining room furniture is greater than the propensity to buy living room furniture. Target would then dynamically compare the dining room and living room propensity scores for a specific visitor to determine if that visitor qualifies for this audience.

For more information, see Methods to get Data into Target.

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  1. Click Audiences > Create Audience.

  2. Name the audience and add an optional description.

  3. Drag and drop Visitor Profile into the audience builder pane.

  4. From the Visitor Profile drop-down list, choose an attribute:

    Propensity Score 1

  5. Choose your Evaluator:

    Propensity Score 2

  6. From the Choose Comparison Type drop-down list, choose Attribute.

    The “static value” comparison type lets you compare your visitor profile attribute to specific values.

    Propensity Score 3

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    If you are using one of the default visitor profile categories (for example, New Visitor or Returning Visitor), you can choose only the static value option. The dynamic comparison options are not available for default categories. Other examples where the dynamic comparison options are not available include “First page of session,” “Not in other tests,” “Not first page of session,” and “Category Affinity.”
  7. Choose the additional attribute you want to compare to your initial attribute.

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  8. Click Done.

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Watch the following video for more information and a scenario in which you could use this feature: