Mailchimp has a really simple means of automating the sending of your blog content as a Campaign (email newsletter); RSS-to-Email. Most blogging services such as WordPress, Blogger, Weebly and Wix automatically create a feed in the form of RSS or Atom. The feed contains the content of your blog … [Read more...] about How does Mailchimp send my blog content?
So you've imported a list of subscribers into Mailchimp and now you see the following message: Bounce and List Deletion Warning Mailchimp's artificial intelligence system, Omnivore, automatically scanned your recent import. Omnivore flagged the list for having a large number of addresses that may … [Read more...] about What to do about Mailchimp Bounce and List Deletion Warning
I spend an equal amount of my working time on WordPress and Mailchimp related tasks. I'm listed by Mailchimp as an Expert and have worked as a WordPress specialist for quite a few years. It's rare however that I get to work on a technical challenge involving both at the same time. Today however was … [Read more...] about How to get Mailchimp Subscriber Popup working in WordPress
I've written various posts in the past regarding how to have a form field in focus automatically when a website page loads. What we mean by in focus is that the cursor will be active in a predefined field when a webpage is loaded. This means that all the viewer need do is start typing and the field … [Read more...] about Add focus to a Mailchimp subscribe form field
Social Media is all the rage. Businesses of all sizes seems to spend inordinate amounts of time on their social media. Latest research suggests that email marketing still is far more effective at both converting readers and gaining followers (or subscribers). ... adults who want to stay in touch … [Read more...] about Survey: Email marketing significantly beats Facebook
A Mailchimp API key is usually needed if you use an external application or service to integrate with Mailchimp. For example you may have a Mailchimp sign-up form on your WordPress website that automatically adds new subscribers to your Mailchimp list. There are various ways to locate your Mailchimp … [Read more...] about How to find your Mailchimp API key
Mailchimp allows a very useful feature called Merge Tags. Merge Tags are a means of inserting data from our subscribers list into a Campaign (a Campaign is the email newsletter that is sent to your subscribers). This is extremely useful for personalising Campaigns such as inserting the recipients … [Read more...] about How to set a default value for Mailchimp fields
Some clarity is needed. HTML Tables should only ever be used for tabular data and not for pure presentational purposes (that's what CSS is for). Well, that's according to HTML5 and best practice standards for website design. When creating an email marketing campaign however just forget about best … [Read more...] about Why you must use tables … for email newsletters
A question I get asked often when delivering Mailchimp training is where to find the link to sent Mailchimp campaign emails (i.e. archives). This is one of those things that is really useful if you want to include a link on your website to past issues of your email newsletters. Fortunately this is … [Read more...] about Where can I see my past Mailchimp campaigns?