You're super close to switching to ConvertKit, but you just need a little more information. This page is for you. If we don't answer your question here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not only will you get the answers you crave, but we'll also update these questions so those that come after you will benefit as well. Basically, you'll be a trailblazer. A trendsetter. Quite simply, by emailing us, you're making the world a better place.
No. We don't require you to go through that. We trust you (though we do have a checks in place to monitor open rates and all that). That said we do require that all your subscribers have opted-in at some point. So please don't try to bring over purchased lists or do anything spammy.
Yep, 95% of our customers switched to ConvertKit from another tool, so we've made it really easy to import subscribers.
Here's a video that walks you through the process: How to import email subscribers
Yes! Though just on our mid-size and larger accounts (starting at $99/month). If you fit that category we'll switch over all your forms, courses, and subscribers.
“I signed up for ConvertKit in the morning and by the end of the day the team had all my opt-in forms, courses, and lists migrated over. I just sat back and watched them work.”
— Barron Cuadro, EffortlessGent
Yes, the list price for ConvertKit is a bit higher than MailChimp and Aweber, but you get a hell of a lot more features and functionality to help you grow your blog. The automations alone will make ConvertKit pay for itself.
But actually when you factor in that ConvertKit doesn't charge for duplicate subscribers when other providers do, you can actually save money and get a better service by making the switch.
Read more here: How ConvertKit can actually be cheaper than MailChimp and Aweber.
The first step is a bit of prep-work to see where you're at with your current system and figure out what needs to be migrated:
we recommend switching accounts in this order:
Doing this order will make sure that you don't move your lists and still have subscribers going into the old system.
If you run into any issues during this process, please don't hesitate to contact support.