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HubSpot Lists - how to use them
Constantin BudaJun 14, 2023 2:06:57 PM2 min read

Mastering HubSpot Lists: Features, Benefits, and Usage Guide

In today's digital marketing landscape, personalization is key. To deliver personalized experiences, businesses need to segment their audience based on various criteria. This is where the HubSpot Lists feature comes in. It's a powerful tool that allows you to segment your contacts into different lists for targeted marketing efforts. Let's explore the features, benefits, and how to use HubSpot Lists.

Key Features of HubSpot Lists

  1. Dynamic and Static Lists
    HubSpot Lists offers two types of lists: dynamic and static. Dynamic lists automatically update based on the criteria you set. For example, if you create a dynamic list of contacts who have visited a specific webpage, any new contact who visits that page will be automatically added to the list.
    On the other hand, static lists are fixed and do not update automatically. They are useful for one-time events or campaigns, such as a list of attendees for a specific webinar.
  2. Custom Criteria
    With HubSpot Lists, you can set custom criteria to segment your contacts. This can be based on contact properties, website activity, email interactions, form submissions, and more. The flexibility of this feature allows you to create highly targeted lists.
  3. List Performance
    HubSpot Lists also provides insights into the performance of your lists. You can see how many contacts are in a list, how many have been added or removed over time, and how they are interacting with your marketing efforts.

    This video tutorial should give you a better understanding of the HubSpot Lists module.

    Benefits of Using HubSpot Lists


  1. Personalized Marketing
    By segmenting your contacts into different lists, you can deliver personalized content and offers to each segment. This can significantly improve your engagement rates and conversion rates.
  2. Improved Efficiency
    HubSpot Lists automates the process of segmenting your contacts. This saves you time and ensures that your lists are always up-to-date.
  3. Data-Driven Decisions
    The insights provided by HubSpot Lists can help you make data-driven decisions. You can see which segments are most engaged, which marketing efforts are working, and where there are opportunities for improvement.

How to use HubSpot Lists

Creating a list in HubSpot is straightforward. Here's a simple step-by-step guide:

  1. Navigate to Contacts: From your HubSpot dashboard, navigate to Contacts > Lists.
  2. Create a New List: Click on the 'Create list' button.
  3. Choose List Type: Choose whether you want to create a static list or a dynamic list.
  4. Set Criteria: Define the criteria for your list. You can add multiple criteria and set whether all or any of the criteria must be met.
  5. Name and Save: Give your list a name and save it.
  6. Review and Edit: After saving, HubSpot will show you a preview of the contacts who meet your criteria. You can edit the criteria if needed.

Book a HubSpot Demo

In conclusion, HubSpot Lists is a powerful tool that can enhance your marketing efforts. By providing a flexible and automated way to segment your contacts, it enables you to deliver personalized experiences, improve efficiency, and make data-driven decisions. Whether you're new to HubSpot or a seasoned user, mastering the Lists feature is a surefire way to take your marketing to the next level.


Constantin Buda

As the Growth Strategist and CEO of Vidalico Digital he works with B2B and B2C companies, helping them translate complex, high-tech information into marketing stories that drive sales.