The latest articles on using how to use Mailchimp for your online business:

“The lessons are easy to apply”

Here's a note from a recent student, Simon Lamey: "If you are hesitating about taking this course, I wouldn't. What you get for the money you spend is of great value."

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Why almost no one is actually leaving Mailchimp (2019 updates explained)

Mailchimp is still the email marketing platform I use and believe in to run my online business which includes selling courses, software products, books and speaking directly to my audience through a weekly newsletter.

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A conversation with QuHarrison Terry about building a brand through his newsletter and the amazing story of getting hired by Mark Cuban after putting his resume on a billboard above a Banksy

A video interview talking about newsletters and QuHarrisons amazing story that lead him to being hired by Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks, entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor).

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How to use Mailchimp, a free tutorial walk-through with video and screenshots, for any online business

Learn the basics of how to use Mailchimp, how to set up your first list, and how to send your first email to your subscribers. This tutorial takes you through Mailchimp setup for the most important steps to get your emails to your subscribers.

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Truth time: are Mailchimp alternatives really better?

Let’s get real with each other right now, there are a lot of newsletter software companies out there, beyond Mailchimp. There are probably a hundred Mailchimp alternatives available. But Mailchimp will always be my first choice. Learn why in my Mailchimp review and why I choose it over other email marketing software.

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Mailchimp vs Constant Contact, which is better?

Should you use Mailchimp or Constant Contact for your email marketing? Learn more about the differences between Mailchimp and Constant Contact to help you choose the right email marketing software for your business.

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(Unfortunately) the best Mailchimp templates are simple and boring

The debate has raged on for years—which is better for email templates, well designed HTML or plain-text? If you’re searching for the best Mailchimp templates for your email marketing, knowing what templates perform best is important in your search. In the world of email marketing, where engagement, clicks and opens reign supreme, there’s sometimes a […]

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Clearing things up: what are Mailchimp segments and groups, and how do we use them?

Mailchimp segments and groups can be a confusing feature to understand. Learn why to use segments vs groups in Mailchimp and how to create segments in Mailchimp in this tutorial.

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Mailchimp surveys are your most powerful tool for personalizing your email marketing

Mailchimp surveys are a powerful tool for personalizing your email marketing. Learn why & how to use Mailchimp surveys & polls, integrate third-party services like Google Forms, SurveyMonkey & Typeform into newsletters.

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What is Mailchimp (and why should you care)?

Mailchimp is email marketing and marketing automation software that lets you stay in touch with groups of people via email. Mailchimp is even free to use for smaller email lists! Learn why you should use Mailchimp for your business and how I’ve used Mailchimp to grow my own.

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Which is better, AWeber or Mailchimp?

Looking at AWeber vs Mailhcimp for your email marketing software? Find out why Mailchimp is better than AWeber for your business’ email marketing.

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Does Mailchimp have drip campaigns?

Can you deliver content upgrades with Mailchimp? Absolutely. Learn how to create content upgrades on your website to grow your list and deliver opt-in freebies to your subscribers with a Mailchimp drip campaign without being charged twice for subscribers.

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Every business should have a mailing list

The benefits of using email marketing in a business are invaluable. Learn why email marketing is my top recommended marketing strategy for businesses of any size and why email marketing for small businesses is more important than social media.

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Automating potential leads

Automating your client onboarding process with email makes it easier and quicker to turn leads into customers. What is onboarding? Learn more about the benefits of onboarding clients and how to start using an onboarding process with your business.

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Dear FNAME, newsletter personalization isn’t what you think it is

Personalized email is so much more than using the FNAME Mailchimp merge tag. It's about segmenting your list to send the right emails to the right people at the right time. Learn more about personalized email marketing and how you can use it in your business.

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Email automation and your business

On its surface “automation” brings forth images of robotic arms in widget factories or lifeless emails (selling those robotic arm fabricated widgets) blasting out mindlessly for eternity. Using automation email for business, however, can make a big difference in how clients and customers feel about working with you and help you gain repeat business, testimonials, […]

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Want to improve your newsletter deliverability?

Improve your Mailchimp newsletter deliverability by using Mailchimp's SPF and DKIM settings to verify your domain. This loads images by default in Gmail and allows you to use your custom domain. Follow this video tutorial to set it up in under 15 minutes.

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Are you hurting your newsletter with these mistakes?

By avoiding the email mistakes laid out in this post, you can get your list working for you and start reaping the rewards you keep hearing about from other bloggers. Learn the top email marketing mistakes most people make and how to avoid them.

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Mailchimp automation is great!

The possibilities for email automation and automating your business are endless. And if you do it correctly, your audience or even your customers will be happy to be taken care of with your personal, albeit automated touch.

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This is the exact opposite of every “grow your list” article

There are SO MANY articles about growing your email list, and really, they just spew the same tired crap about “more subscribers = more profit” and using “All The Popups”. Real list building centers on knowing your purpose and giving value. Learn how to build an email list that actually works.

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Why my favourite mailing list isn’t even a mailing list

You might think my great email design inspiration come from studying emails of big corporations with slick designs and professional marketers. No, it's from my local farm. I love this email newsletter so freaking much it's lead me to create other great emails.

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Which is better, ConvertKit or Mailchimp?

Here's the honest look at comparing the two email software programs, ConvertKit vs Mailchimp. Many of the gripes about Mailchimp aren't actually true, like double charging for subscribers. Learn why Mailchimp is just as good (and even better) than ConvertKit and why I'm sticking with Mailchimp.

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How to make money from your Mailchimp mailing list

Year over year, more and more of my income is a direct result of my newsletter. For each $1 I spend on my email list, I make $120 in revenue. Learn how to make money with an email list from my experience running my successful email list and helping others do the same.

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The three most powerful Mailchimp automations

Learn the three most important email automations you should set up in your Mailchimp account to make the most of your email marketing and save time. Cultivate leads, create fans, and turn fans into repeat customers with email automation.

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How to grow your mailing list like a total jerk

Being a jerk is how not to grow your list. Avoid these practices and your email list will be much better off for it—and your business will benefit from growing your list the right way.

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Why newsletters beat social media

Email has been around for 30 years and I can’t see it going away. People keep pronouncing it dead and a few years later it’s still alive and kicking. Like the web, email is one of the few open standards we have left. No one organization or company governs its use, and no one can get in the way of the sender and the recipient.

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How to start your own good newsletter

Newsletters are my favourite thing because they give me a direct connection to the people who are paying attention, in a place that a huge corporation can’t own or change on a whim. Maybe newsletters are or will the be the most important part of your business too. Good luck.

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The best Mailchimp Plugin for WordPress

What’s the best Mailchimp Wordpress plugin? After years of experience running my business online, I found MC4WP is the best plugin. Learn how to use this plugin and the best features of the top Wordpress Mailchimp plugin available.

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Mike Rohde landed several speaking gigs after redesigning his newsletter

Mike learned how to use Mailchimp in Chimp Essentials, the best Mailchimp workshop taught by Paul Jarvis.

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QuHarrison amassed a 4,578 subscriber list in 3 months

Quick Theories, grew from nothing to 4,578 subscribers in only a few months. Now he emails them weekly inspiration in a short, digestible format, which then directs to longer articles on his website.

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Jocelyn K. Glei has consistently grown her list before her big book launch

Jocelyn saw great success growing her email list thanks to Chimp Essentials, a Mailchimp course from Paul Jarvis.

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Davida Pitts Raised over $38,000 for a crowdfunding campaign

How do you create a fundraising campaign that doesn’t dwell on the actual raising of funds? If you’re Davida Pitts, you get strategic, learn how to use MailChimp, and create an email marketing plan that helps to raise $38,000 in just four weeks.

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How to use Mailchimp ecommerce360 to double list revenue

Adding conversion tracking information to your Mailchimp account can help you better target who you send email to, increase your open rate, and double your revenue. Learn about Mailchimp ecommerce360 tracking and how it can help you make more money with your email list.

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How to run a popular newsletter

I want to take you on a behind the scenes look at my email newsletter for some Mailchimp design inspiration. I've sent my email newsletter every Sunday for years and it's consistently the best source of revenue for my business.

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