Importing contacts to Mailmodo via Zapier
Modified on: Wed, 8 Jun, 2022 at 11:17 PM
Zapier’s integration with Mailmodo allows you to:
Import contacts from your software stack to Mailmodo
Export email form submissions to your web applications (guide)
Trigger an email campaign through Mailmodo (guide)
To carry out the aforementioned functions, you need to first integrate Zapier with Mailmodo. To do that, follow the steps mentioned in this guide.
Now, to import contacts in Mailmodo from your software stack via Zapier, follow these steps:
For the purpose of this tutorial, we will import contacts from a Google Sheet.
Setting up the trigger
Step 1 - On the Zapier dashboard, click on 'Make a Zap'
Step 2 - Since contacts will be imported from a Google Sheet, the trigger event will be an addition of a row in your Google Sheets. Hence in the trigger tab, select Google Sheets:
Step 3 - In this case the import contacts Zap will be triggered when a new row is appended In the selected Google Sheet, so in the 'Trigger Event' section choose 'New Spreadsheet Row'. Then click on 'Continue'
Step 4 - Next, select the Google Sheets account you want to use:
Step 5 - Select the Spreadsheet and then the Worksheet in which addition of a row will trigger the Zap:
Step 6 - Now the trigger setup is complete, you can test it by clicking on 'Test trigger'
Step 7 - Recent data in the selected worksheet will show-up. Next, click on 'Continue':
Setting up the Action Event
Step 1 - The action will be performed in Mailmodo. As soon as a row is appended in the selected Google Sheet, the data will get exported to a contact list in Mailmodo. So, in the App Event tab, search for Mailmodo to add it as an app.
Step 2 - In the Action Event tab, select 'Create a contact' and click on 'Continue'
Step 3 - Now in the 'Choose account' tab click on 'Sign in to Mailmodo' and copy the API key that you received in Mailmodo
Step 4 - Paste the API key in the box. Then click on 'Yes, Continue'.
Step 5 - Then after signing in to Mailmodo, on the Zapier dashboard you need to fill the details under the 'Set up action' dropdown:
Map the "Name of your recipient list" and "Email" (mandatory) to the respective columns in the Google Sheet.
You can optionally map other user properties in your Mailmodo account to the respective column in the Google Sheet. Please find below the default properties provided for mapping in Mailmodo.
Data type (Preassigned)
First name of the user
Last name of the user
Full name of the user
Gender of the user
Age of the user
Birthdate of the user in ISO format (Can also sent as UNIX timestamp)
Primary phone number of the user
Line 1 of the address of the user
Line 2 of the address of the user
Name of the city (or district, village or town) of the user
State, region or province of the user
Country of the user
PIN/ZIP Code of the user
Designation of the user, usually related to their position at a specific company. Example: “VP of Engineering”
Company of the user
Industry of the user
Description of the user
Anniversary date of the user in ISO format (Can also sent as UNIX timestamp)
If you need to import a new property, then create a new property in Mailmodo from Contacts > Contact Properties > + Create new and use the Refresh fields option in Zapier for the field to appear in your mapping list.
Step 6 - Next click on 'Continue'
Step 7 - Under 'Test Action' we can find the details entered, next click on 'Test & Continue'
Step 8 - After the test is completed and successful click on 'Turn on Zap' and the Zap will be configured.
Your Zap will run instantly each time a new a spreadsheet row is created.
Henceforth, any contact added in the selected Google Sheet will get appended to the selected Mailmodo list.
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