Have a bunch of subscriptions that you want to import to AWeber? Don’t want to spend the time going through the confirmation process? Don’t worry, you can do it manually. In this article, we’ll show you exactly how.
Step one: Create a list of the subscriptions you want to import.
The first step is to create a list of the subscriptions you want to import. You can do this by going to your AWeber dashboard and clicking on the pen icon next to your list. This will bring up a menu where you can select which email lists you want to import. You want to make sure you select all of the subscriptions on your list before you click the import button.
Step two: When your list is selected, click the blue import button.
After you’ve selected all of your subscriptions, click the blue import button. When you do this, you’ll see a page like this one in your AWeber dashboard.
On this page, you’ll see a list of all the subscribers who signed up for your email list. To the left, you’ll see a column titled “Active”. Next to this, you’ll see a column titled “Next confirmation”.
What this means is that these are the emails you’ve requested that AWeber has sent out (via our confirmation link) to all of your subscribers. You can either ignore this step or click the button to the right of each column to update the status.
Step three: Update the status of your subscriptions.
If you want to confirm that these are actually your subscriptions, you can either ignore this step or click the button to the right of each column to update the status.
In the example above, we’ve already clicked the button to the right of the “Active” column, so the status for these subscribers has been updated to “confirmed”. As you can see, this step is pretty self-explanatory. If you go through the list below, you’ll notice that some of the subscription statuses are grayed out because these subscriptions have already been confirmed. That’s okay! You can still go through the process manually to confirm the details.
Step four: Import your contacts.
If you followed the above steps correctly, you’ll have a list of your confirmed subscriptions. If you want to get all of your contacts into AWeber, you can click the button below the list of subscriptions. Doing this will pull up a page with your contacts, as shown below. You can either import all of your contacts into AWeber or go through the list and confirm the emails of the contacts you want to import.
If you’ve already imported some of your contacts into AWeber, you’ll see them here. If not, go through the list and click the import button next to each email address.
Step five: Create an email template to confirm your subscriptions.
If you followed the steps above, you’ll now have a list of your confirmed subscriptions. You can go through the list and click the button next to each email address to update the status and/or import the contact. Doing this will pull up a confirmation email template, as shown below. Simply replace the details and you’re good to go!
Here’s the cool thing about confirmation emails. Not only do you get to confirm the email addresses of your subscribers (which you can then use to send more important information from time to time), but you can design the template however you want. In the example below, we’ve replaced all of the fields with blanks, so even if you haven’t imported any contacts, you’ll get to design an email template.
The above steps will get you up and running with your imported list in no time. Don’t worry, this isn’t hard labor – you’re just repeating a few steps. You can either do this via the AWeber web interface or by hand. If you want to do this manually, simply follow the steps above and you’ll be set!