We currently have various lists of contacts in our constant contact account. We use the api to allow users to subscribe to our newsletters from our website. I currently have one person who manually puts together the newsletters each week to send out. I'd like to automate this process through the api, but I can't find any documentation on how to do it. I need to send multiple emails per week with dynamic content pulled from our database to different lists from custom html emails that I would build. I'd like to get away from having to use the constant contact dashboard to build emails. Is this possible?
What you are looking to accomplish is absolutely possible with the use of our APIs. Depending on what language and framework you are using, we may even have an SDK available that could lighten the load on your development team.
The basic process when you want to send an email would be:
You can also read some more general information about working with Email Campaigns here: http://developer.constantcontact.com/docs/email-campaigns/email-campaign-api-index.html
If you have any questions for me, please let me know!