A common question from my Mailchimp clients is how they may avoid any of their email campaign landing in their subscribers spam or junk folders. Unfortunately there is no means of totally removing the chance that the EDMs will land up in a spam folder but the chance can be minimized. The issue at … [Read more...] about How to stop Mailchimp going to spam
I am often asked by clients if they can send an attachment with a Mailchimp campaign. For example, a client asked this morning "can you tell us if we can attach a PDF to the EDM schedule that we are currently sending out through Mailchimp? We are trying and cannot do it". My response to the client … [Read more...] about How to add an attachment to a Mailchimp campaign
I've blogged recently about my sadness of Mandrill being integrated into Mailchimp and the associated higher costs for small volume transactional email senders. I've moved from sending my WordPress emails with Mandrill to Amazon SES and have finally settled on Mailgun (with their 200 free daily … [Read more...] about Get a million Mandrill emails free per month
Mailchimp recently advised of various changes to its awesome Mandrill transaction email service. The most significant change for small businesses and low volume senders is that there is now a minimum monthly subscription cost of $20. This relates to a high cost per send if your transactional email … [Read more...] about Mailgun, a free Mandrill alternative for WordPress
I deliver Mailchimp training. I use Eventbrite to sell tickets for my public Mailchimp classes because it saves me masses of time; create an event and make it live and Eventbrite handles the money and bookings side of things for a small proportion of the value of sales. Eventbrite doesn't actively … [Read more...] about How Mailchimp Boosts Eventbrite Registrations
Facebook Lead Ads work well in getting potential sales leads. But what if we could automatically get our leads into a list in Mailchimp. We could then set Mailchimp Automation to send a series of EDM to our new leads, all without doing a thing. Conversion rates are 53% higher when using Automation … [Read more...] about Get your Facebook leads in Mailchimp
I often get asked during Mailchimp training where attendees may get custom banners or images for their email campaigns. Some people choose to use a graphic designer or create the designs themselves in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator. For those that don't have the necessary graphic design … [Read more...] about Awesome banner images for Mailchimp (in seconds)
I often get asked during Mailchimp training, how a user knows which subscribers have been successfully imported by Mailchimp. Mailchimp provides two simple ways of knowing which email addresses have not been imported into your list and the reasons for any issues. Mailchimp import report from the … [Read more...] about Which subscribers did my Mailchimp import accept?