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How To Setup The Integration For Listings to Leads To Mailchimp
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Listings-To-Leads and Mailchimp Sync via API Nation



The Listings-To-Leads and Mailchimp integration will synchronize your Contacts from Listings-To-Leads to your Audiences in Mailchimp. 


  • All of your Listings-To-Leads Contacts are automatically added to your Newsletter Audience in Mailchimp. No more importing / exporting to update your list. 

  • Sync is always on, so Leads are added to Mailchimp as soon as they arrive in Listings-To-Leads

  • Keep Mailchimp Audience contacts info in lock step with your Listings-To-Leads Contacts info. 


Checkout the video above to see it in action. 


If you'd prefer to read through a guide, here's a step-by-step:


Head to https://my.apination.com/apps/listings_to_leads/mailchimp/ to get started. 


There you will see a sync available for Listings-To-Leads and Mailchimp


You can set up this Sync as many times as you want with different configurations, it is still the same flat rate. Click activate to begin set up. 



After clicking Activate on the Sync


Step one is to connect your Listings-To-Leads account. Click the “Connect Listings-To-Leads” Button



Sign into your Listings-to-Leads account with your username and password



Great you’ve now connected Listings-To-Leads. 


Step two is to connect Mailchimp. Click the “Connect Mailchimp account” button


To connect Mailchimp you will need

  1. to name the connection. Can be your name, your business’ name, your team’s name etc.

  2. An API Key from your Mailchimp account. 


The API Key can be  can be found by logging into Mailchimp and navigating to Accounts -> Extras -> API Keys


Click your profile picture in the lower left hand corner and click Profile from the menu


Click Extras and then API Keys



If you don’t yet have a key you can click the Create a Key button. And then highlight the entire key, and copy it using CTRL+C or (Command+C on Mac). 

Go back to the API Nation window and paste the API Key into the proper field and click Connect


Both apps are now connected. You can now begin configuring your Sync for launch. There are a few options to decide before activating the Sync. 


  1. Contact Type: Choose if you want to send over Buyer contacts, Seller Contacts, or All Contacts

  2. “Sync all Leads on first run”: Check the box to send over all contacts from Listings-To-Leads, leave the box unchecked if you’d only like to start sending over new contacts added from today going forward. 

  3. Audience: Choose the Mailchimp Audience you want the contacts synced into


Scroll down and confirm the mapping. 


If there are any additional fields you would like to connect, click the “Plus” icon on the right of the empty field, and select the field from the drop down. 


You can add multiple fields into a single Mailchimp field (e.g. *First Name* *Last Name* into the *Full Name* Mailchimp field). 


You can also add plain text to a field (e.g. add the Text “L2L” in a field called Lead Source, so mark all the leads coming through as from the source “L2L”)



Once you’re satisfied with the options, Scroll to the top and click the big Activate Sync button. 



The Sync will now be activated. From here you can…

  1. Rename the Sync (helpful if you created multiple Syncs with slightly different rules. 

  2. Pause the Sync

  3. Clone the Sync to create a Sync with the exact same connection and configuration, you can then make the slight configuration changes to fit your needs

  4. Click the Listings-To-Leads logo or Mailchimp logo to be taken to their full menu of Syncs available. 


Once you’ve connected them, they will all be available for management in the “My Syncs” area of API Nation. 


That’s it!

As soon as a contact is updated or added in Listings-To-Leads, the integration will see it and send it over to your Mailchimp Audience. 


Your Newsletter audience will grow faster than ever, you never have to import or export and you’ll save time managing contacts. 


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