Archive for MailChimp

Synchronizing your times

If you schedule things across more than one platform, it’s important to make sure that your time zones are accurate.
They need to all be the same across the board, and you need to make sure the time zone reflects where you are.
It sounds elementary, but it’s important to check! If you have a blog post scheduled to publish at 10 AM, and a social media update linking to that blog goes out at 8 AM that day, that link won’t work for two hours. Which could be pretty awkward.

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Top email clients in 2015

If you weren’t aware, we here at T&S use MailChimp for our email newsletter, and the email newsletters of our clients. Typically, we recommend that people focus on two email statistics: Opens and Clicks for individual campaigns. However, you can draw some interesting conclusions if you look at the email clients your subscribers are using. Fortunately, MailChimp makes that data super easy to access! Let’s take a look at…

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9 tips for a super email newsletter

An email newsletter is a great way to keep in contact with existing and potential clients on a regular basis. But, with all of the options available, it can be hard to figure out what your newsletter should look like, what content should be in your newsletter, or even where to get started. Here are 9 tips you can use to make sure you have a super email newsletter.

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Use MailChimp Social Cards to increase shareability

If you’re a MailChimp user, there are likely a lot of features you haven’t utilized. Many of those features take very little time to set up, but can be those final details that your email newsletter has that most others don’t. One such feature is MailChimp’s Social Cards, which can increase your email campaign’s shareability. Let’s take a look at what Social Cards are and three tips for really making use of them.

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How to grow your email list

For many organizations, an email newsletter makes a lot of sense. It means people have invited you into their inbox. And as long as you provide value, they’ll usually let you market to them as well. So how do you build and grow your email list?

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MailChimp campaign analytics simplified

One of the things we love about MailChimp is how easy their analytics are to understand. That said, sometimes it isn’t obvious how to actually make use of the information. Let’s take a look at a three campaign analytics that are easy to understand, and some ways you can use them.

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Creating your MailChimp Campaign

When you first sign up for MailChimp, you set up your account, create your list, and create a template. Those are typically all one-time activities. So once those are done, it’s time to start creating Campaigns.

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Creating your MailChimp template

We love anything that makes our clients’ lives easier. A couple years back, MailChimp rolled out their drag-and-drop template creator. This has been great for both us and our clients, because creating a MailChimp template is even easier than it ever was before. You’ve seen in our last two blogs how to create your MailChimp account, and create your first list. Now that you have those taken care of, it’s time to use that awesome drag-and-drop interface.

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Creating your MailChimp list

MailChimp is a great option if you’re looking to create an email newsletter. In fact, they’re our recommended provider because our clients find them easy to use. Last time we talked about creating your MailChimp account. The next step is to make your List.

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Creating your MailChimp account

MailChimp is our recommended service provider for email newsletters. They have an easy-to-use interface, great tracking and analytics, and can help keep your email database organized with their bounce tracking and list cleaning. Plus, getting started with MailChimp is simple, quick, and free. So let’s take a look at how to get started by creating your MailChimp account.

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