In this article, we’ll see how to integrate ConvertKit into Retainful.

You can seamlessly integrate ConvertKit into your Retainful account. It will help you to automatically transfer the email addresses to ConvertKit from your Retainful dashboard.

Note: This integration feature is exclusively available for all our paid customers.

Things you need before integrating

  • 1. A ConvertKit account

  • 2. Mailing list in ConvertKit

Integrating with ConvertKit

Step 1: Navigate to your Retainful dashboard -> Integrations -> ConvertKit

Click ‘Connect’, this will prompt a popup, where you’ve to enter the API key.

Retrieving the API key from ConvertKit

Once the menu is prompted after clicking it.

Step 2: You have to enter the API key of ConvertKit in the following menu.

Enter the ConvertKit API Key and click Connect.

3. You can click ‘Find your credentials here’ which will redirect you to ConvertKit, where you can retrieve your Key.

After successfully integrating Retainful with ConvertKit, you can start setting up automation to engage with your customers. Follow these steps:

Step 3: Set Up Automation Blocks

  1. Navigate to the Automation section in Retainful.

  2. Choose any of the automation you want to integrate with ConvertKit to add customers to your ConvertKit list, then click Edit Flow.

  1. It will take you to the automation workflow.

Select Add Block after the first email and choose Integration. Although you can set the integration at any stage, we recommend doing it after the first email.

Here’s why: If the block is added post-trigger, all customers, including those who might recover their carts within an hour, are added to the list. So, placing the block after the first email ensures that even customers who’ve still abandoned their carts will get into the list.

  1. Click on the Integration block and choose ConvertKit to configure.

  1. Select the ConvertKit list where you want to add your customers.

  2. Click Save to apply the changes.

Note: Only one list can be added per block. If you need to add another list, you will need to create another block and add the list there.

That’s it, you’re done, you’ve successfully integrated Retainful with your ConvertKit account.

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