What should I know when switching to AWeber from Constant Contact?

We're so excited that you decided to move to AWeber from Constant Contact. We know change takes some getting used to. This article will help you understand the key differences between AWeber and Constant Contact so that you can get up and running as soon as possible. 

Firstly, we know that every email marketing platform uses different terminology. To help clear up any potential confusion, here’s a glossary to help you maneuver around your new AWeber account. 

Constant Contact Term AWeber Term Definition
Opt In Form Sign Up Form A form someone could use to sign up to your mailing list by entering their email address & any other requested fields. 
Automated Email Series Campaigns

Autoresponder Series



A person who has opted in to receive your emails.



The way you set up engagement based triggers for a message in your list.


Your AWeber account gives you access to tons of awesome features that will help you achieve your business goals and get success fast. Here’s what you can expect to get as an AWeber user. 


Feature Description
AWesome Automation

We've been in the autoresponder business for over 20 years. That's why our Campaigns feature is so robust - we know exactly what our users need for their email automation! With the ability to tag based on engagement and trigger new Campaign series, your Campaigns easily become the heartbeat of your email marketing endeavors.

RSS to Email

Got a blog? Connect it with AWeber and further automate your email marketing by letting us do the work. We'll pull new blog posts using your RSS feed, plug that information into a pre-selected template, and send it out to your audience. What will you do with the time you save?

If you need help, we’re just a phone call (or chat, or email) away! We’re always happy to help, so reach out whenever you need a helping hand. And if you need assistance moving your content from Constant Contact into AWeber, our Migrations team is happy to help!

Note: Some automations are not available on the AWeber Free plan. Upgrade your account to be able to automate your emails and access many more features by clicking here, or by contacting our Customer Solutions team.

Further instructions on how to upgrade your account if needed can be found here.

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