The best course of action here is to use the filter "in past 7 days". This will include those 7 days ago, but also those 3 or 4 days ago. So then you add an additional filter to exclude those "in past 6 days". This can be accomplished by creating a separate smart list ("In past 6 days") with the filter "in past 6 days". Then bring that "member of smart list: not in 'In past 6 days'" in as another filter along with "in past 7 days".
Essentially you are including all those in the past 7 days, but this smart list is going to exclude all those in the past 6 days, leaving only those exactly 7 days ago.
Thank you, I think this is exactly what I needed. I have the batch running daily and used the 6 day exclusion list to accomplish what I'm trying to do.
Marketo tried to explain its own somewhat confusing language here:
But actually the combination of
In past 7 days
In past before 6 days
nails exactly today -7 days.
Hey Michael, I've seen that graphic before and had to reference it many times before I fully understood what the logic was doing. I wonder why they don't have an operator that simply says happened x days ago. They're already doing all the calculations for looking at that time range, seems silly.