Receiving MailChimp Error: “In MailChimp this seed address is either invalid or role-based and could not be imported”


The user receives the following error when attempting to import their 250ok Seedlist into MailChimp:

“In MailChimp this seed address is either invalid or role-based and could not be imported.”

To resolve this issue simply complete the following steps:

  • Log in to MailChimp.
  • Click on LISTS.
  • Go to the 250ok Seedlist you imported and click the¬†ADD SUBSCRIBER button.
  • Enter the email address, as well as the first name and last name associated with the email address causing the error.
  • Check the box next to “This person gave me permission to email them.”
  • Check the box next to “If this person is already on my list, update their profile.”
  • Click the SUBSCRIBE button.

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