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Address Insight for US Addresses – A Deep Dive

Introduction Our DOTS Address Insight – US API is a composite address-based service that provides insight and intelligence for a given location. The service has three core areas: Address validation to validate the address itself, address geocoding to provide location...

Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
January 23, 2020

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Corporate Conservation: A 2020 Update

If you are familiar with Service Objects as a company, you probably know that one of our core values is protecting the environment. It was the reason our company was founded in 2001, and remains at the...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
January 21, 2020

Using DOTS Name Validation 2 for De-Duping Names

De-duping data is one of the most popular uses of our services, and for good reasons: duplicated data can lead to redundancy, extra costs, waste and even lack of customer engagement. In this blog post, we...

Dylan Van Lant, Applications Support Technician
Dylan Van Lant
Applications Support Technician
January 16, 2020

Best Practices for Address Validation

Your contact data is the lifeblood of your business. Today, having accurate address data is more critical than ever—it affects your customer reputation, mailing and shipping costs, the efficacies of your...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
January 14, 2020

US Address Validation Use Cases

Why do people use our DOTS Address Validation – US product? There are many reasons to choose our service that really depends on your business or project. At the highest level, our clients have a goal of...

Jan Rehorik, Sr. Applications Engineer
Jan Rehorik
Sr. Applications Engineer
January 9, 2020

Trends Impacting Data Validation in 2020

A new year is upon us. And 2020 promises to be a very exciting and eventful year in the data quality business. One of the things I personally enjoy about being in this profession is keeping up with...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
January 7, 2020

Our Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

We love educating our clients. And we did quite a bit of it in 2019, with over 100 blog posts. Our blog, featuring informative articles and detailed user tips, is one of the most popular features of the...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
December 24, 2019

The Latest Trends in Fraud and Identity Verification

Fraud is big business nowadays, and 2019 has been no exception. According to IDology’s Seventh Annual Fraud Report, overall levels of fraud remain similar to previous years, with online fraud reported to...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
December 17, 2019

IP address vs domain in an email address

Some of your contact email addresses may contain an IP address, for example, john.smith@[123.123.123.123] rather than a domain name, such as john.smith@example.com. Can you use these email addresses for...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
December 12, 2019
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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