- How to install the Benchmark Email Connector App
- How to use the Benchmark Email Connector App
How to install Benchmark Email Connector App
Step 1a) Create a Benchmark Email account
In order to connect your Benchmark Email account to your Shopify store you need to create a Benchmark Email account first (create account here).
Already using Benchmark Email? Great! Continue step 2.
Step 1b) Create a Shopify account
No Shopify account yet? You can easily create an account here.
Step 2) Install the app from the Shopify app store
Visit the Benchmark Email app in the Shopify app store here and click on the green GET button.
Step 3) Installation page
Your now forwarded to the install page. Click the blue button 'INSTALL APP'.
Step 4) Configure the app
A) Export existing customers
You may already have customers and subscribers and want to export them to Benchmark Email. Use this step to export existing data.
CAUTION: existing customers in Benchmark Email are going to be unsubscribed when they don't have the 'accept marketing' checkbox in Shopify. So make sure they are saved in a different Benchmark Email list.
B) Connect you Benchmark Email account
Click the orange button to connect your Benchmark Email account.
Enter your Benchamrk API key below. Go to your Benchmark API key page https://ui.benchmarkemail.com/EditSetting. No API key yet? Please click 'generate your API key' first.
Copy the API key and paste it in the field below. Click ' Test and Save'.
You'll see a success message:
When the credentials are incorrect, we'll show this message:
D) Configure your list(s)
When you already use lists in Benchmark you can select a mailing list for subscribers and customers. No lists yet?
Just create one for subscribers and customers, refresh the dropdown list in this step and it will appear new in the dropdown list.
Step 5) Enter your email address
Please enter your email address so we can send you a message if problems occur with your integration. Then press the orange button 'FINISH INSTALL'.
We're now connecting your Shopify store to Benchmark Email;. When the installation has succeeded we're showing this message and guide you to the Benchmark Email dashboard.
Do I need to pay for Benchmark Email?
- Send email campaigns to up to 2,000 of your subscribers for $0 per month. Upgrade whenever you’re ready and gain access to additional enterprise features. You can find you email marketing pricing plans here.