You can use the contact lists for storing contact details to be used in future campaigns, segments, and workflows. There is no limit to the number of lists allowed for an account, and there is no limit on how many contacts are allowed in a list.
The Contact Lists index page is where you can create new contact lists and manage your existing contact lists. To access the page, in Navigation, go to AUDIENCE, and select Contact Lists.
The following is a brief overview of all the actions available for creating and managing the contact lists:
Creating a List
To create a list, click the New List button on the Contact Lists index page. Then, in the New List dialog box, specify the list details. After you have created the list, you can add contacts in it by manually entering the contacts or by importing the contacts. For more information, see Creating a Contact List.
The following screenshot shows the New List dialog box:
Importing a List
The [Import] icon on the Action column enables you to import contacts into the list. When clicked, the Import List dialog box opens on which you can choose from the three different options for importing a list. The supported import options are File Import, FTP Import, and Automated Imports. For more information, see Importing Contact Lists.
The following screenshot shows the Import List dialog box:
Exporting a List
The [Export] icon on the Action column enables you to export all the contacts from the list. When clicked, the Export List dialog box opens. After you specify the details and click Save, the exporting of contacts begins. Once the contacts are exported, you will be notified in the notification panel. For more information, see Export a Contact List.
The following screenshot shows the Export List dialog box:
Viewing Contacts of a List
The [Contact] icon on the Action column enables you to view all the contacts in the list. When clicked, the contacts page opens with all the contacts and their details. Click the email address of a contact to see the 360-degree view of the contact in the Contact Overview page. You can use the Actions icons to edit or delete the contacts.
To add a new contact manually, click the New Contact button. You can also export contacts from and import contacts into the list using the Export Contacts and Import Contacts buttons respectively.
Editing a List
The [Edit] icon on the Action column enables you to edit the list details.
The following screenshot shows the Edit List dialog box:
Deleting a List
The [Delete] icon on the Action column enables you to delete the list.
📋Note: Deleting a list is not recommended because it could cause reporting issues.
Refreshing a List
The [Refresh] icon on the Action column enables you to refresh the list. Upon refreshing, you can see the latest count of contacts.