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What is an API?

API stands for Application Programming Interface. But what does that mean? Basically, APIs are a way for applications to communicate with each other across the web through specific inputs and outputs. In an abstract way, APIs and webpages have similar functionality. They...

Jan Rehorik
Sr. Applications Engineer
Jan Rehorik, Sr. Applications Engineer
November 14, 2019

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Address Detective – A Deep Dive

Our DOTS Address Detective service is an address-based service looking to help clients clean up the most challenging of addresses. It works well as a secondary check to our DOTS Address Validation - US...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
November 7, 2019

Santa’s Delivery Secret: Address Validation

With the holidays fast approaching, your customers will soon be shopping online and breaking last year’s sales records. They will be counting on your business to make sure all of their packages are...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
November 5, 2019

In Search of the Unique Address

Some things seem simple on the surface, but aren’t so easy in reality – for example, programming your DVR, or building assemble-it-yourself furniture. In the world of contact data quality, we would add...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
October 31, 2019

What is Scarier than Halloween? Bad Data!

Halloween – which has its roots as an Irish celebration honoring the dead – is a night nowadays where children (and more than a few adults) dress in ghoulish costumes to scare people and get candy from...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
October 29, 2019

Choosing the Right Validation Service

Should you use a single-purpose or composite validation service for your lead or contact data? Put another way, do you have a singular data validation need, or have you collected multiple data points that...

Aki Stankoski, Application Engineer
Aki Stankoski
Application Engineer
October 24, 2019
Holiday Shopping

Is Your Contact Data Ready for Holiday Shopping?

As I write this article, it is now just over a month before the holiday shopping period that runs from Black Friday and Cyber Monday through the end of the year – a period that, for many retail and...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
October 22, 2019

What is RDI in Address Validation?

RDI or a Residential Indicator is a feature in our Address Validation products that indicates if the United States Postal Service (USPS) considers an address to be a residence or a business. It’s quite a...

Dylan Van Lant, Applications Support Technician
Dylan Van Lant
Applications Support Technician
October 17, 2019

Service Objects is the industry leader in real-time contact validation services.

Service Objects has verified over 3 billion contact records for clients from various industries including retail, technology, government, communications, leisure, utilities, and finance. Since 2001, thousands of businesses and developers have used our APIs to validate transactions to reduce fraud, increase conversions, and enhance incoming leads, Web orders, and customer lists. READ MORE