Create a new contact list

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How do I create a new contact list in Constant Contact?

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Create a new contact list

Every time you send an email, you're going to choose who gets it by pairing it with a list of contacts. Email lists are how you organize contacts that you can email and you can create up to 1,000 of them.

Create an Email List

For specific instructions on how to create a new list, 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

  1. After logging into Constant Contact, click Contacts > Manage Contacts.
  2. In the Lists section, click "Create New".
  3. Enter the name of each new list in the text boxes provided. Keep the list name under 255 characters.
  4. If you'd like the list to display on the Join My Mailing List form or to be an Autoresponder list, put a check mark in the appropriate column.
  5. Click Save.

You can also create a new list when sending emails.

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Improved Contacts Page

  1. After logging into Constant Contact, click Contacts.
  2. Scroll down to the "Email Lists" section in the left-hand menu.
  3. Click the plus List Plus Icon icon by "Email Lists". 
    Note: I
    f you are the List Management view, you can also click "Create a new List" near the top-center of the page.
  4. Type in the new list name. You'll want to keep it under 255 characters.
  5. Press Return on your keyboard.

Want people to be able to subscribe to your list? Just add it to a sign-up form. You can also attach an autoresponder to this list as well.

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Next Steps

Once you've created an email list you can start filling it with contacts. Here are a few ways to do that:


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Take It to the Next Level

Looking for more ways to expand your reach and manage your contact lists? Try:


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