Opt-ins – Provide Ease of Email Marketing

Email marketing is popular with companies as it is significantly cheaper and faster way to be in market by sending emails to your members.

ARMember->General Settings->Opt-ins section will only available if you activate Opt-ins from ARMember->Add-ons.

ARmember Opt-ins

By using this, your mailing lists will be kept up-to-date automatically when new members join or when an existing account is changed. It is an efficient way to Grow your mailing list.

You can easily add subscribers to your Email Marketer account using our registration form.

You can configure available Email Marketing Tools from this option.

Go to the Opt-ins Tab at General Settings to configure Email Marketing Tools.

To configure tool, you just need to verify your Email Marketer account by entering API key and other required details. And after verification, system will fetch all the list name/campaign name from your account.

After configuration of tool, You will have opt-ins option in registration form – edit form, there you can select configured opt-in tools to add subscriber to list when they register to your site.

So, whenever anyone will register with that form, that user will be added to selected list of specific tool as subscriber automatically. We have internally mapped First Name, Last Name & Email Address field of specific form with Email Marketing Tools.

Following are the simple steps to Activate Email Marketing Tool:

Aweber

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Get ConsumerKey and ConsumerSecret from Aweber Application

To create an aweber application, you should have a developer account on aweber lab which is totally different from a normal aweber account. After logging in from your developer account, go to the apps page.

Aweber apps page display list of applications created by user and display consumerKey and consumerSecret as well.

  1. Please Enter your “Consumer key” and “Consumer Secret” obtained while application was created.
  2. Click on Continue button. It will open a dialog box to authenticate your aweber account.
  3. Please enter your Aweber username and password and click on “Allow Access” button.
  4. That’s all!! System will fetch all the list names from your aweber account. Select default List name to add subscribers.
    • Note:

    • You can refresh your list names anytime by clicking the link “Refresh List”
    • You can Deactivate the integration of your account with your system by clicking the link “Delete Configuration”.
  5. Click on Save button.
  6. Now go to ARMember->Manage Forms. Edit your sign up form. In right panel, you will see Opt-ins section. You will see list of all configured opt-ins with checkbox. Select checkbox for Aweber and select List in which you wish to add all users who will register through this sign up form, in your Awaber mail list.

Mail Chimp

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Get API Key from Mailchimp Application

First of all login to you Mailchimp account and click your profile name to expand the Account Panel, and choose Account.

Then, Click on Extras drop-down menu and choose API keys.

You can copy an existing API key OR click the Create A Key button for creating a new key.

  1. Please Enter your “API Key” obtained from your Mailchimp account.
  2. Click on “Verify” link.
  3. That’s all!! System will verify your account and fetch all list names from your account. Select default List name to add subscribes.
  4. If you want to enable double opt-in method for Mailchimp, then select “Enable double opt-in” checkbox.
    • Note:

    • You can refresh your list names anytime by clicking the link “Refresh List”
    • You can Deactivate the integration of your account with your system by clicking the link “Delete Configuration”.
  5. Click on Save button.
  6. Now go to ARMember->Manage Forms. Edit your sign up form. In right panel, you will see Opt-ins section. You will see list of all configured opt-ins with checkbox. Select checkbox for Mail Chimp and select List in which you wish to add all users who will register through this sign up form, in your Mail Chimp mail list.

Constant Contact

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Get API Key and Access Token from Constant Contact Application

Sign up for a Mashery account or log in.

Confirm your account, if it’s new. Than, Register an Application.

After Register an Application API Key will be assigned to your application.

Fill your API Key into this page (if not already filled in) and click Get Access Token.

Getting an access token requires a Constant Contact account. When you click on Get Access Token, Than you are taken to a Constant Contact account sign up page. Create a new account, or if you have an existing Constant Contact account (NOT your Mashery developer account), sign in.

  1. Please Enter your “API key” and “Access Token” obtained from your Constant Contact account.
  2. Click on “Verify” link.
  3. That’s all!! System will verify your account and fetch all list names from your account. Select default List name to add subscribes.
    • Note:

    • You can refresh your list names anytime by clicking the link “Refresh List”
    • You can Deactivate the integration of your account with your system by clicking the link “Delete Configuration”.
  4. Click on Save button.
  5. Now go to ARMember->Manage Forms. Edit your sign up form. In right panel, you will see Opt-ins section. You will see list of all configured opt-ins with checkbox. Select checkbox for Constant Contact and select List in which you wish to add all users who will register through this sign up form, in your Constant Contact mail list.

Mailster – Email Newsletter Plugin for WordPress (External Plugin Support)

ARMember provides support to this plugin only the plugin version is 2.0.20 or Higher.

If you have opt-in addon activated in your systems and you have installed – Mailster for newsletter then you will get functionality to add user to the perticular list created with Mailster, at time of “registration” ( with ARMember Registration form ).

If ARMember “Opt-in” module is activated, you will get option in Signup form settings page – in right side bottom as shown in following image:

ARmember Opt-ins

So, you have to check the chceckbox option and select list according your requirement (if you will not select any list then user will be added as subscriber in Mailster list - but they will not belong to any list). So, now your registerd user will be added to perticular list of Mailster and you will find list under Mailster - "Newsletter" Tab > Subscribers , along with user’s list detail.

GetResponse

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Get API Key from GetResponse Application

Login to your GetResponse Account

You can find API Key under My account > Account details > API & oAuth.

  1. Please Enter your “API Key” obtained from your GetResponse account.
  2. Click on “Verify” link.
  3. That’s all!! System will verify your account and fetch all campaign names from your account. Select default campaign name to add subscribes.
    • Note:

    • You can refresh your campaign names anytime by clicking the link “Refresh List”.
    • You can Deactivate the integration of your account with your system by clicking the link “Delete Configuration”.
  4. Click on Save button.
  5. Now go to ARMember->Manage Forms. Edit your sign up form. In right panel, you will see Opt-ins section. You will see list of all configured opt-ins with checkbox. Select checkbox for GetResponse and select Campaign in which you wish to add all users who will register through this sign up form, in your GetResponse campaign.