Eloqua - Adding Shared Lists to Segments

When you add a Shared List to a Segment, it can be confusing to know which option to check. This document explains the difference.

If you are adding a Shared List to a Segment, you are forced to decide: Make a Local Copy or Add Shared List


First, let's back up. As a refresher:

To add a Shared List to a Segment, create a new Segment (under Audience > Segments), save your file in your folder, and click the plus sign:


Once you have navigated to and selected your Shared List, you Eloqua will ask you if you would like to add the list as a copy (Make a Local Copy) or a connected list (Add Shared List). Here are the differences: