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Importing Contacts from your Email Marketing Service

Contact Lists General questions Updated on December 12, 2018

Are you struggling to export your database from one email marketing service to Benchmark Email? Following are the steps to export your database from some of the common email marketing services.

MailChimp

  1. Navigate to the Lists page.
  2. Locate the list you want to export and click on the name of the list.
  3. Click Export List.
  4. Once on the Lists Export Page, click Export as CSV button next to the list to download the file to your computer.
Importing Contacts from your Mailchimp

Constant Contact

  1. From the dashboard, click Contacts from the top menu bar.
  2. Search for or click the name of the list you want to export. Click on Active in order to export all the contacts from your account.
  3. Click on the checkbox to select all the displayed email addresses.
  4. Click Export.
  5. Select the list fields to export.
  6. Click Export Contacts.
  7. Click Activity.
  8. Click Download CSV or Download Excel for the most recent export.
Importing Contacts from your Email Marketing Service

Campaign Monitor

  1. Click Lists & subscribers.
  2. Click on the name of the list you want to export to open the list details page, and click Export.
  3. Export menu allows you to select type of subscribers you want to download, for example, “Active Subscribers” only or “All Subscribers”.
  4. Choose your preferred file type: CSV or tab delimited. Benchmark recommends you to download .csv files.
  5. Select the list field types of records to be included in the download.
  6. Click Export Subscribers to download the file.
Importing Contacts from your Email Marketing Service

iContact

  1. On the dashboard, click Contacts from the left-hand menu.
  2. Select a specific list or all contacts from the drop-down. You can also select specific tagged contacts like subscribed, bounces, etc.
  3. Select the contacts from the small checkbox button.
  4. Once the contacts are selected, click on the More button on the top of the page and select Export.
  5. Select the list field types of records to be included in the download.
  6. Click Export to download the file.

Importing Contacts from your Email Marketing Service

Based on the browser you are using to access the Email service provider, you might be prompted to save the file. Once the file is saved on your computer, you can upload the contact list in your Benchmark account.

Note: All list uploads are subject to list sampling, this could take a few minutes depending on the size of your list.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact our support team via Email, LiveChat or Phone.

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