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A response is the result of a request. This consists of returned results codes and Business details.

Business Coder supports the JSON response protocol.


Field Names

This is a list of the response field names and their grouping.

You can choose what output columns to return by entering the column name in the Column input. Specifying a group name will return all columns in the group.

Field Name Group
TransmissionResults [DEFAULT]

Always return in the output structure.

TransmissionReference
Version
TotalRecords
Records
Results
RecordID
CompanyName
AddressLine1
Suite
City
State
PostalCode
TotalContacts
MelissaEnterpriseKey
TotalSuggestions
Suggestions
LocationType [NO GROUP]

These columns must be requested individually.

Phone
EmployeesEstimate
SalesEstimate
StockTicker
WebAddress
Contacts
CountryCode GrpAddressDetails
CountryName
DeliveryIndicator
MelissaAddressKey
MelissaAddressKeyBase
Plus4
EIN GrpBusinessCodes
SICCode1
SICCode2
SICCode3
NAICSCode1
NAICSCode2
NAICSCode3
SICDescription1 GrpBusinessDescription
SICDescription2
SICDescription3
NAICSDescription1
NAICSDescription2
NAICSDescription3
Latitude GrpGeoCode
Longitude
CountyName GrpCensus
CountyFIPS
CensusTract
CensusBlock
PlaceCode
PlaceName


[DEFAULT]

TransmissionResults

Returns the generic web service level result/error codes. For more information, see Business Coder Result Codes.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TransmissionResults":"string"


TransmissionReference

A pass-through of the input Transmission Reference.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TransmissionReference":"string"


Version

The current web service version.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Version":"string"


TotalRecords

The total number of records returned in the records array.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TotalRecords":"string"


Records

This is the returned array of records.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Records":"string"


Results

Returns record specific result codes. For more information, see Business Coder Result Codes.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Results":"string"


RecordID

Position of the record in the response array.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "RecordID":"string"


CompanyName

Name of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CompanyName":"string"


AddressLine1

Address Line 1 of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "AddressLine1":"string"


Suite

Returns the apartment number.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Suite":"string"


City

City of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "City":"string"


State

State of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "State":"string"


PostalCode

Zip/Postal Code of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "PostalCode":"string"


TotalContacts

Returns the number of employee contacts we have in our databases
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TotalContacts":"string"


MelissaEnterpriseKey

The Unique Key assigned to a business for that location.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "MelissaEnterpriseKey":"string"


TotalSuggestions

Returns the number of suggestions available.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TotalSuggestions":"string"


Suggestions

Returns a list of possible business records that belong to the company name input.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Suggestions":"string"


[NO GROUP]

The following elements set the basic options for each request. These apply to the entire request, not the individual records.

LocationType

Code denoting the business location type.
Code Definition
1 Headquarters
2 Branches
3 Subsidiary Headquarters
4 Single Location


Protocol Syntax
JSON "LocationType":"string"


Phone

10-digit phone number.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Phone":"string"


EmployeesEstimate

The number of employees who work at this business location.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "EmployeesEstimate":"string"


SalesEstimate

The sales volume and/or assets of the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SalesEstimate":"string"


StockTicker

The assigned stock exchange abbreviation/symbol for the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "StockTicker":"string"


WebAddress

The web address/domain for the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "WebAddress":"string"


Contacts

Returns JSON Array: NameFirst, NameLast, Gender, Title, and Email of one or more contacts.
Protocol Syntax
JSON Array

"Contacts":[{
"NameFirst": "string",
"NameLast": "string",
"Gender": "string",
"Title": "string",
"ContactPhone": "string",
"Email": "string"
}]


GrpAddressDetails

CountryCode

The 2-Character Country Code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountryCode":"string"


CountryName

The name of the Country based on address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountryName":"string"


DeliveryIndicator

The RBDI Indicator based on the address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "DeliveryIndicator":"string"


MelissaAddressKey

(MAK) A unique key assigned to an address record.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "MelissaAddressKey":"string"


MelissaAddressKeyBase

A unique key assigned to the base address of a complex with apartments or suites.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "MelissaAddressKeyBase":"string"


Plus4

The Plus4 of the address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Plus4":"string"


GrpBusinessCodes

EIN

The Employer Identification Number for the business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "EIN":"string"


SICCode1

A 6-digit SIC code for the business's primary line of business.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICCode1":"string"


SICCode2

The second SIC code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICCode2":"string"


SICCode3

The third SIC code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICCode3":"string"


NAICSCode1

North American Industry Classification System code. This is related to SICCode1.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSCode1":"string"


NAICSCode2

Second NAICS code. This is related to SICCode2.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSCode2":"string"


NAICSCode3

Third NAICS code. This is related to SICCode3.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSCode3":"string"


GrpBusinessDescription

SICDescription1

First SIC code description. Related to SICCode1.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICDescription1":"string"


SICDescription2

Second SIC code description. Related to SICCode2.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICDescription2":"string"


SICDescription3

Third SIC code description. Related to SICCode3.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "SICDescription3":"string"


NAICSDescription1

First NAICS code description. Related to NAICSCode1.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSDescription1":"string"


NAICSDescription2

Second NAICS code description. Related to NAICSCode2.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSDescription2":"string"


NAICSDescription3

Third NAICS code description. Related to NAICSCode3.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "NAICSDescription3":"string"


GrpGeoCode

Latitude

The latitude geo coordinate.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Latitude":"string"


Longitude

The longitude geo coordinate.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Longitude":"string"


GrpCensus

CountyName

The name of the county.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountyName":"string"


CountyFIPS

The FIPS code of the county.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountyFIPS":"string"


CensusTract

The census tract number for the address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CensusTract":"string"


CensusBlock

The census block number for the address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CensusBlock":"string"


PlaceCode

The Census Bureau place code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "PlaceCode":"string"


PlaceName

The Census Bureau place name.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "PlaceName":"string"


Suggestions

Each suggestion returns the AddressLine1, AddressLine2, City, CompanyName, MelissaAddressKey, MelissaEnterpriseKey, PostalCode, RecordID, and State. Columns do not affect suggestions, they remain fixed with the address, keys, and company name.

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