iContact Integration

iContact integration setup instructions for Gleam

iContact is an email marketing platform used by businesses around the world to manage and send email newsletters to their customers. Here at Gleam you can send users to your iContact lists.

Integrating iContact

You can enable the iContact integration on the Pro plan & above. Simply navigate to Settings > Integrations then turn on iContact.

Connect your iContact credentials to Gleam

In order to get your API credentials you must first register your app here.

Custom Field Sync Support

We support the syncing of Custom Fields for iContact through our Custom Field Sync feature, you can set this up via the Custom Field Mapping button when setting up the integration.

Sending Emails to iContact

Once you've activated your iContact integration within Gleam you will need to include a Subscribe action in your campaign.

This subscribe action can contain the name of the List you want to send subscribers to, please be aware that this list must exist within iContact already.

Subscribe to a Newsletter action with iContact integration connected

Testing Your iContact Integration

In order to test if emails successfully send to iContact you need to do the following:

  • Have a competition created with a Subscribe action
  • Ensure that this action is linked to an existing list in iContact
  • Enter the action manually from your competition dashboard
  • The action will become invalidated (since we automatically invalidate admin actions)
  • Go to the Actions tab for that competition, then make your action valid
  • It should appear in iContact within a few minutes