How Do I Send Entrants to My Email List?

You can either collect emails from your entrants using the Subscribe to a Newsletter action, or through the User Details form.

To send users to your email list from Gleam, first you have to collect the emails from a campaign, then export them to your email provider.

There are a few ways to collect emails from your campaign:

There are a few ways to export emails from your campaign:

  • Emails are automatically synced to your connected email provider
  • Manually export your contacts into a CSV file
  1. Go to the How to enter tab on your Competitions campaign setup

  2. Select the Subscribe to a Newsletter action.

  3. Select Add Email Integration and follow the instructions to authenticate your email provider account. If you don't connect to an email provider, you can still manually export your contacts.

Here's what the action would look like to your entrants:

How Do I Sync Entrants With My Email Provider?

You can check the Mandatory option in the Subscribe to a Newsletter action to force all entrants to enter their email while entering a Competitions campaign.

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This method allows you to ask for the entrant's email before they login to complete your actions.


Since this form is not connected to an integration, you have to manually export emails from the Entries/Actions tab

  1. Go to the User Details tab on your Competition campaign setup

  2. To reduce fraud from entrants, you have the option to require login before actions for your Competition.

  3. Set Allow login with... to include email

  4. Optionally, you can award users with an entry for logging in by checking Automatic entry.

Using this method, entrants will see a login form like the one below before they can access your campaign:


Make sure you have the entrant's consent to send promotional emails. On the Business plan and above, you can do so by adding a checkbox field in the 'Add Custom Fields' section.

To sync your Competition Users into an email provider, you need to add an email integration for the Subscribe to a Newsletter action.

Add Email Integration button on Competitions

If your email provider is not supported by us, or if you're using the User Details method, you can manually export emails from your Gleam campaigns.

Can I Export Emails From Competition Users?

You can export your User data through the Action tab for a specific campaign, or through the User tab for site-wide data.

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Can I Limit the Amount of Entrants for My Competition?

You cannot directly limit the number of entrants per campaign, but we can offer some strategies for increasing the quality of your entries.