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An attendee to one of my Mailchimp classes asked the question is there a way we can permanently delete a "segment" and its subscribers from the list? NOTE: It's now possible in Mailchimp, since GDPR, to delete unsubscribed and cleaned contacts. Read more. It's simple enough to perform these … [Read more...] about How to delete a Mailchimp Segment and Subscribers
If you view multiple calendars in your Google Calendar (also called Gmail Calendar), you may have a problem whereby the time of events from a shared calendar are wrong. This is really frustrating but fortunately really simple to resolve. The reason that this problem occurs is that your calendar … [Read more...] about Fix Google Calendar showing wrong times
I've spent countless hours over the past few days trying to resolve the following error message: Error sending SMS: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain. Microsoft Edge browser, Firefox and Chrome all show that the website is using a valid SSL certificate but, alas, … [Read more...] about Fix the WordPress 4.4 SSL Error
I was interested to see just how many email marketing messages are being sent this holiday season (U.S. Thanksgiving week specifically which includes big shopping days such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday). Last Friday 1.2 billion emails were sent through Mailchimp and 375 million … [Read more...] about Mailchimp smashes email sending record
It really is quite amazing how popular WooCommerce eCommerce for WordPress is. There are several really good eCommerce services (such as Shopify) but WooCommerce offers a great alternative if you love WordPress and want to host your own online store. I've worked on WooCommerce websites since it was … [Read more...] about How to mark a WooCommerce product as out of stock