Mapping leads’ data to aNinja fields

aNinja offers different ways to create leads in your account. Importing leads in a CSV file is one of them. Before the import, you want to sanitize the contacts file to ensure a proper mapping. The correct mapping of leads’ data to aNinja fields saves your data in the right place which makes searching for it easy.

Mapping leads data to aNinja fields

  • For the bulk import, go to Settings > Bulk Import
  • Select the contact’s file.
  • The contact name is a required field
    • You can either map it to one field or join 2 fields in case the first name and last name are saved in 2 columns in your CSV file.
  • It’s important to map the data in your contacts file with the right aNinja fields to be able to find them in the right place in the lead view.

You can map all the data you have to all the lead fields in aNinja. You can even create custom fields if they’re not already there.

  • Contact_name:  is a required field and it’s essential to complete the import.
  • Primary contact’s email: contact_email1. You can also add a second email (contact_email2).
  • Primary contact’s phone: contact_phone1.You can also add a second phone number (contact_phone2).
    • Here we recommend choosing the mobile number to be the primary contact phone.
  • For the custom fields, you can create them immediately when doing the mapping if they were not listed among the fields.

Mapping leads data to aNinja fields


Where does the imported data appear?

After the import, you can search your aNinja CRM for the imported leads. You can also search for any custom field, opportunities, and any other info that you have imported.

  • Lead’s contacts appear in the leads contact section in the lead view
  • Opportunities also appear in the opportunity section in the lead view
  • The company’s info appears on the top left of the lead view, in the Company section.
  • Custom fields appear in the custom field section of the lead view
  • Lead Search is a field that also appears in the bottom left of the lead view. Specifically, these are info/links on the lead or the organization found in Google search.

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Creating Leads in aNinja

In aNinja, creating leads can be done in several ways. Import your leads from different sources in order to target them all in your unique sales and marketing campaigns.

Creating leads in aNinja

In aNinja, you can create leads in multiple ways:

  1. Manually one at a time.
  2. Importing Leads in Bulk using CSV file.
  3. Third-party Integration using aNinja API.
  4. Importing leads from your Phone Contacts and Gmail account.
  5. Creating leads using BCC email address.

1- Creating Leads manually

  • Login to your aNinja account
  • And, on the top right, click on + add lead

2- Importing leads from a CSV file

You can download leads from a CSV or XLSX file directly to your aNinja account.

3- Embedding leads using aNinja API

In simple words, API is a set of functions that allow applications to interact with each other by exchanging data.

So, you can get leads from your different marketplaces into your aNinja app using API.

4- Importing leads from your Gmail account

aNinja facilitates the import of leads from your Gmail account.

5- Importing leads from your Phone contacts

You can get your phone contacts to your aNinja account.

6- Creating new leads using BCC email

By BCC’ing your private BCC email address the system will automatically create new leads from the recipients.

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