Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing email addresses, part of Mailing List Management for Musicians and Bands.
You've probably collected some email addresses already, and they'll…make up the bulk of your initial mailing list.…All email service providers allow you to manually enter these addresses…into any list that you choose in a number of ways.…Here in Constant Contact, first you can copy and paste the addresses…into the appropriate area, making sure there is a comma behind each.…Some email service providers want you to put each address…on a separate line instead of a comma, like here.…Then we'll hit next, and it asks us which list that you would like to save in.…In this case I want it to be from here.…
You can also enter in a number…of addresses by importing either an Excel file…or a CSV file, which is a comma separated value file, or a text file.…So for instance I can do that from here. All I have to do is choose the file.…I can also type in on an individual line any addresses that I want,…and I can add more information, like the name,…things like company, band, city, all those things as well.…Some email service providers also allow you to…
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- Why your mailing list is so important
- Choosing a mailing list service
- Creating lists
- Importing email addresses
- Deciding on a subscription strategy
- Designing the newsletter
- Crafting your copy
- Using templates
- Getting fans to respond to your newsletter