Add contacts to your account

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How do I add contact email addresses and details?

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Add contacts to your account

Before you can send an email or invitation you need to add your contacts to your account. There are several ways to do that based on how many contacts you need to add and the extra information you want to give us.

Whether you have an entire list or a single business card, we've got you covered.

Before You Start

Make sure you've reviewed the basics, like what sort of email addresses you can add and how we handle duplicates. 

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Add Contacts

For specific instructions on how to add new contacts to your account, click the image below that best matches your Contacts page.

Previous Contacts Page
Improved Contacts Page
New Contacts Experience

Why are there two sets of instructions? We're in the middle of providing all of our customers with enhanced contact management, reporting and new features. As a result, for a limited time you may be seeing one of two possible pages. By showing you both sets of instructions, we make sure you have the help you need.

Previous Contacts Page

Add new contacts by:

  1. After logging into Constant Contact, click Contacts > Manage Contacts.
  2. Click the Add & Update button. 
    Add and Update button
  3. If prompted, read the items and agree to the terms on the Yes, these contacts expect to hear from me page. Then click Continue to add contacts.
  4. Select how you'd like to add your contacts by clicking the appropriate tab. For detailed instructions on each method, click the individual links below.
  5. Follow the instructions listed for each individual option to select your lists and submit your contacts.
  6. Check the status of your contact upload on the Activity screen.
That's it! Now you can send emails and invitations to your contacts. 

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Improved Contacts Page

To add contacts:

  1. After logging into Constant Contact, click Contacts.
  2. Click Add Contacts.
    Add contacts
  3. Choose how you want to add your contacts from the drop-down. Click the links below for a detailed walk-through of each method.
  4. Follow the steps for the method you selected to submit your contacts.
That's it! Now you can start sending emails.  

Next Steps

Now that your contacts are in your account, you can:

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Take It to the Next Level

Your emails, events, and surveys can become even more successful if you:

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