Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

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Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

Hi,

Is there any way to get the lists for an Lead.. (ie) If I pass the Lead id, it should return the lists.

Thanks,

Bala

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Re: Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

Not possible at this time. Good idea though.

Jep

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Re: Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

Clumsy-but-working workaround: maintain a JSON array in a Textarea field that echoes their list membership.  Use a webhook to maintain the array. Obvs. requires a set of operational trigger campaigns but will do the trick and can focus on a strategic subset of important lists.

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Re: Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

Thanks for the replies.

Hi Sanford,

     Could you please elaborate more on your solution. We are actually planning to push the marketo id to a queue to do the post processing in the backend to pull the data.

Thanks,

Bala

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Re: Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

  • A Textarea field, memberOfLists. This will hold a JSON array (or a JSON object, if you wanted to store more information such as the date added, but for now just think of it as an array of strings, each the name of a list).
  • Two webhook defintions, Maintain memberOfLists - Add and Maintain memberOfLists - Remove.
  • Whenever you add or remove someone from a list, call the corresponding webhook.
  • Use a Program-level {{my.token}} to store the name of the list, so a single webhook definition can be used regardless of where (in Marketing Activities) the webhook is called from.
  • The current {{lead.memberOfLists}} value and the {{my.managedListName}}value fo in the webhook payload. The remote service reads the array and either merges in or removes the value, then responds with the new memberOfLists value.
  • memberOfLists contains all the lead's lists, or at least the interesting ones you decided to manage this way.

P.S. Be aware that changing a list's name after it's created will disrupt the process (which, to be clear, is also true of your originally desired feature, since only the list ID is immutable, not the name).

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Re: Rest API: Is it possible to get the lists associated with a lead

I got you, thanks Sanford.

- Bala