ConvertKit terms


Adding subscribers to your list from another source.

What is importing in ConvertKit?

Importing in ConvertKit refers to the process of transferring your existing email subscriber list from another email marketing platform to ConvertKit. This is typically done when you decide to switch your email marketing operations to ConvertKit. The import process involves downloading your subscriber list from your current platform, usually in a CSV file format, and then uploading this file to ConvertKit.

During the import process, you can also categorize your subscribers into different segments or tags based on your preference. This helps in better organization and targeted communication in the future. ConvertKit also ensures that the import process is compliant with email marketing laws, by verifying that the subscribers in your list have given their consent to receive emails from you.

How to import contacts into ConvertKit?

To import contacts into ConvertKit, you first need to prepare a CSV file with your contacts. The CSV file should contain the email addresses of your contacts and any other information you want to import such as names, locations, etc. Make sure the first row of your CSV file contains the headers for each column of data (e.g., "Email", "First Name", "Last Name").

Once your CSV file is ready, log into your ConvertKit account and navigate to the "Subscribers" tab. Click on the "Import Subscribers" button, then click on "Upload a File". Select your CSV file and click "Open". Map the columns in your CSV file to the corresponding fields in ConvertKit. For example, you would map the "Email" column in your CSV file to the "Email Address" field in ConvertKit. Once you've mapped all the columns, click on "Import Subscribers". Your contacts will now be imported into ConvertKit.

Can I import my email list from another platform to ConvertKit?

Yes, you can import your email list from another platform to ConvertKit. ConvertKit provides a feature that allows you to import your subscribers from other email marketing platforms. This process is quite simple and straightforward. You just need to export your email list from your current platform into a CSV file and then upload this file to ConvertKit.

During the import process, you can also tag your subscribers or add them to a sequence. This helps you to organize your subscribers and automate your email marketing right from the start. ConvertKit also provides detailed guides and customer support to assist you during the import process if needed.

What file format is needed to import contacts into ConvertKit?

To import contacts into ConvertKit, you need to use a CSV (Comma Separated Values) file format. This is a simple file format used to store tabular data, such as a spreadsheet or database. CSV files can be easily created or edited using any spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, or Apple Numbers.

When creating your CSV file for import, ensure that it contains the necessary fields such as email, first name, and any other custom fields you want to include. Once your CSV file is ready, you can upload it directly into ConvertKit to import your contacts. It's important to note that the first row of your CSV file should contain your column headers, such as 'Email', 'First Name', etc., for the import to work correctly.

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