List creation from Excel

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0megan
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Hi, 

I'm frequently emailing lists of existing contacts and use a lot of data processing outside of Hubspot & CSV outputs. 

I would like to simply import CSV files with email-addresses of EXISTING contacts and create a list of these contacs. 

I might just be new to the import-feature in Hubspot but I can't find a way that doesn't overwrite existing properties of the contact that is not included in the csv file.

Would really appreciate some help with this. 

Best, 
0megan

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Phil_Vallender
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Hi @0megan 

 

When importing a list of contacts via CSV file, only contacts that are in the file (identified by their email address) should be updated - no other contact should change. 

 

Any information that is in the CSV file columns AND mapped to HubSpot fields will be updated for existing contacts. 


If you want to produce a list of existing contacts using an import, you could import only the emails addresses to identify the right contacts and build the list that way. 

 

Hope this helps.

Phil Vallender | Inbound marketing for B2B technology companies

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Phil_Vallender
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Most Valuable Member | Elite Partner

Hi @0megan 

 

When importing a list of contacts via CSV file, only contacts that are in the file (identified by their email address) should be updated - no other contact should change. 

 

Any information that is in the CSV file columns AND mapped to HubSpot fields will be updated for existing contacts. 


If you want to produce a list of existing contacts using an import, you could import only the emails addresses to identify the right contacts and build the list that way. 

 

Hope this helps.

Phil Vallender | Inbound marketing for B2B technology companies

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0megan
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Thank you Phil, 

I gave it a few more tries and I got it working for me. 

Thank you for clarifying!