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Upload Your Contacts


A strong subscriber base of engaged readers is key to email marketing success. Start building your empire today by adding contacts to your address book. Emailbrain’s contact management system is flexible and can retrieve your address data from several sources.
Here’s a quick explanation of the various ways you can upload contacts to your EB account address book:


Lists & Contacts > Manage your contacts


Click the “+” symbol the left-hand list column, and give your new list a name. Then click the “+” symbol again in the right-hand addressee column to manually add profile information to your dataset.





Lists & Contacts > Import your contacts

  • Add by copy and paste or typing
  • Import from file using xls or csv
  • Import from online email accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, etc.





Lists & Contacts > List Clean Up

Tip: use our List Clean Up tool to remove faulty and duplicate email addresses from your lists. And follow other list building best practices to amass a healthy subscriber base, such as opt in subscription forms and using report metrics to deliver the right content to your subscribers at the right time. For step by step tips on how to upload and edit contacts check out our help center files and videos in your Emailbrain account.



How to Manage our 'Mailing Lists & 'Contacts' Menu

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Click on ‘Lists and contacts’ in the left hand navigation panel.  This will take you into the ‘lists and contacts ‘ page.    Then, click on the mailing list that you would like to edit.

Click on the ‘edit’ icon between the ‘+’ and ‘delete’ icons in the ‘lists’ column.

In the far right hand column called ‘Rename Mailing List', you have the option to edit the name of your list.  Type in the new name for the mailing list and click on the ‘Save’ button.  Note: You can only edit one mailing list at a time.

How to edit a contact:   Firstly, you need to select your mailing list in order to display the contacts in that list.  The contacts will appear in the middle column under 'Contacts'.

Select the contact you wish to edit by ticking the checkbox next to the contact.

 Once you have selected the contact to edit, their details will appear in the third column called 'Manage Contacts'.

Click on the 'edit' icon under  'Manage Contacts'.  Make the necessary changes.

Once you have finished, click on the ‘Update’ button.

Note: The right hand column is always your work area where all your editing functions are performed.

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