Last update: 21-05-2021
With Acrelia you can create and configure contact lists to receive your email campaigns. In this article we explain you how to create a contact list and how you import your email directions.
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To create a contact list, follow these steps:
1. In the main menu (left), go to "Contacts -> Create new list". Enter the following fields:
2. Verify the contact information: At Acrelia News we want you to comply with the regulations on commercial communications and for this reason we automatically add your contact information at the bottom of your emails as well as links so that users can unsubscribe or update their profile. These data correspond to the ones you specified when creating your list, begore making a shipment make sure they are correct.
You also have the option of adding a reminder text that will be added to the footer of your messages automatically. The reminder text allows you to indicate the reason why the subscribers are receiving your emails, in order to minimize the number of unsubscribes.
3. Choose the fields (information) that you want to save your contacts, in addition to the email. Select form the "Available fields" box the fields that you want to store your contacts so that they appear in the "Select fields" box. If the information you want to store does not appear in the "Available fields" box, you must create a new one in "Custom fields". Custom fields allow you to store extra information about your contacts.
Activate the "Receive notifications" fields if you want notified the owner of the list when the contacts are added or removed.
Import confirmed contacts can be performed using different methods:by uploading a csv file, by copy/pasting from excel or csv, or by connecting to external services like Gmail.
When importing contacts, we check and remove duplicated contacts and hard bounces. This way, we ensure the quality of your lists and improve your delivery ratio.
Depending on the size of your contact list, the import process might take a while. Meanwhile, you can use Acrelia News normally. If you wish, indicate your email address and we'll send you a message when the import is complete. You can also take a look at the notification icon Notificationsfrom the top menu bar.
1. You can manually add contacts to your list from the main menu "Contacts -> Create new contact".
2. Select the list where you want create the contact.
3. Introduce the email direction and complete the fields that you need.