Santa's Delivery Secret: Address Validation

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 ...
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In Search of the Unique Address

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 ...
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What is RDI in Address Validation?

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 ...
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Why GPS Coordinates Look Wrong on Maps of China

Why GPS Coordinates Look Wrong on Maps of China

Have you ever tried using Google Maps, Bing or other mapping services to bring up a map of China? If so then you may have noticed that satellite ...
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How Address Validation US Standardizes an Address for the USPS

How Address Validation US Standardizes an Address for the USPS

Our DOTS Address Validation US 3 web service works hard to clean up and standardize your addresses to the United States Postal Service (USPS) formatting standards. Why is ...
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Meeting USPS Requirements for NCOA Live Change-of-Address Processing

Meeting USPS Requirements for NCOA Live Change-of-Address Processing

Every year, over 40 million people in the United States move and change their addresses with the US Postal Service. Keeping your contact data assets up-to-date with these ...
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Status and Resolution Levels in Address Validation International

Status and Resolution Levels in Address Validation International

If you are interested in international address validation then you are likely interested in our DOTS Address Validation International API. This service provides fuzzy matching, corrections and validation ...
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PO Boxes versus Private Mail Boxes (PMBs)

PO Boxes versus Private Mail Boxes (PMBs)

Once upon a time, mail was delivered to residences, workplaces, or a Post Office (PO) box that are provided by the United States Postal Service. More recently, there ...
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Understanding Geographic Data in DOTS Address Geocode – US

Understanding Geographic Data in DOTS Address Geocode – US

What does it mean to geocode? Our DOTS Address Geocode – US web service provides latitude and longitude coordinates along with other metadata information about a physical US ...
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