How to Connect OptinMonster with EmailOctopus

OptinMonster offers seamless integration with EmailOctopus email marketing service. Connecting OptinMonster to your EmailOctopus email list is very easy.

In this article, you’ll learn how to connect EmailOctopus with OptinMonster.

Before You Start

Here are some things to know before you begin:

Connect EmailOctopus

When you create a campaign in OptinMonster that you intend to collect leads with, you’ll want to integrate with one or more services to send those leads to.

To send leads to EmailOctopus, follow these steps:

  1. From the Integrations view of the campaign builder, click Add New Integration.
  2. Search for and select EmailOctopus from the dropdown field.
  3. Log into your EmailOctopus dashboard to obtain your API Key. To do this:
    1. In your EmailOctopus dashboard, click on your Account Name in the top right corner, then click the Integrations & API link in the menu that appears.
      EmailOctopus Integrations & API link
    2. Next, select the Create button for the EmailOctopus developer API.
      Create developer API access in EmailOctopus
    3. Click the Copy to clipboard button to copy the API key.
      Copy to clipboard the developer API key for EmailOctopus
  4. Returning to the OptinMonster campaign builder, paste your API Key into the corresponding field.
    Don’t forget to add a unique label for easy identification (internal use only).
  5. Next, select the Connect to EmailOctopus button.
  6. Once connected, select the email list you want to add new subscribers to.
  7. When you’re finished, click Save.

Email Automations

To send emails automatically to new leads you’ll want to configure email automations within your EmailOctopus account.

The following guides from EmailOctopus may be helpful to get started:


How do I configure single or double opt-in?

See our guide on single vs. double opt-in for EmailOctopus.

I’ve connected my integration and new leads are being added to my list, but OptinMonster shows 0 conversions for my campaign. Why?

Confirm that conversion tracking is turned on for the submit button in your campaign. See our guide on How to Enable Conversion Tracking.

Is it possible for me to add a Phone Field to my campaign?

Yes! You can add a phone field. Check out how to capture phone numbers with OptinMonster.

I’m not seeing new contacts in my EmailOctopus list. Where are they?

New contacts may not be showing in your EmailOctopus list as subscribed. Visit the list that you expect to see the new contact subscribed to, and select “Unsubscribed” from the contact filter, to see if they are there.