I'm very disappointed that Mailchimp has decided to include Mandrill as a paid Mailchimp subscription option (rather than keeping it a stand-alone service). Mandrill is an excellent transactional email services and has been very inexpensive for small businesses. I've worked with clients with … [Read more...] about Moving from Mandrill to Amazon SES in WordPress
If you use Mailchimp to send your email marketing then you are sending these emails from the Mailchimp domains and IP addresses. The bottom line is that if you have a specific need that requires that you send from your domain or IP address then Mailchimp isn't for you. Why using Mailchimp IP … [Read more...] about Does Mailchimp send from a single IP address?
Google made the internet safer when they started to use HTTPs as an SEO ranking signal. This encouraged millions of website owners to serve their website content over HTTPs (using an SSL certificate). They are doing it again but now with email. In both Gmail and Google Apps, there are now two … [Read more...] about Does Mailchimp meet new Google Apps security?
Mailchimp is very diligent in trying to ensure that their clients don't spam. With Mailchimp clients sending 68 million emails per week to Australia alone it is good for everyone (except spammers) that Mailchimp goes to such effort to reduce phishing and junk messages being sent. Part of the … [Read more...] about Mailchimp ‘no longer supports list imports’ error
Our Mailchimp training is providing both popular and effective. In April we have a class in Parramatta and we've scheduled training in North Ryde, Sydney for May. This training is perfect for those new to Mailchimp in addition to those that already use Mailchimp and would like to use it more … [Read more...] about Mailchimp Class in Sydney
I've been contacted by a few clients this morning with a Mailchimp problem; the person goes into Mailchimp to create a campaign (the email that is to be sent) and they select to send to a specific list segment but the usual segment drop-down doesn't display. This means that there is no way that the … [Read more...] about Help. Mailchimp Segments not showing.
Constant Contact, the small business email marketing company, has been bought by Endurance International Group for U.S. $1.1 billion. Endurance International Group is best known for its brands which include HostGator, Bluehost, iPage and Mojo Marketplace. Per the communication from Constant Contact … [Read more...] about HostGator buys Constant Contact
I've delivered Mailchimp training to hundreds of people both in public classes and as part of corporate sponsored training. As classes start I ask attendees why they are at training and what issues they particularly want to cover in the class. The following three are the most often cited reasons for … [Read more...] about Why People Attend Mailchimp Training
If you buy a list of email addresses and try to import them into Mailchimp, your account will be suspended. Getting omnivore warnings and need help? Get help! Just how big is the email spam problem? According to data collected from 400 million email accounts between 2012 and 2014 by the … [Read more...] about How does Mailchimp know if I’ve purchased a list?