Steps to migrate all the contact data and email addresses from your Mailchimp account into ActiveCampaign.
Once you have logged into your Mailchimp account, click on the top link named ‘Lists.’
If you have several lists in Mailchimp that you want to export, you will have to follow these steps for each one of them. Mailchimp gives you the option to export groups of contacts grouped as Lists or Segments. Usually, we would advise you to import Lists first, and then you can use Segments to export additional information.
To export a list:
To export a segment:
Once you have downloaded the CSV file from Mailchimp, you will just need to import the file into your ActiveCampaign account. After you import the file, we will guide you through a process in which you map the columns from your file with the fields you have in your List.
You may have fields that we do not include by default. In that case, you will want to create custom fields before doing the import. For that, go to Lists > Fields > Add Custom Field.
If you need to import your Mailchimp groups, you would have to do that separately from your general data migration. For that, you would need to:
If you had created segments in your Mailchimp account, you will need to recreate them in ActiveCampaign. For that, you would need to:
Note that we only work with ‘flexible’ (dynamic) segments, in other words, as contacts match the conditions you have set in your segment, they will automatically become part of that segment. If you are looking for a similar function as the ‘static segments’ by Mailchimp, use tags instead of segments.