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Email Gone Bananas: 5 Things You Should Know About MailChimp

I know you see it. I know you despise it. BUT there is something to be said about an inviting, well thought out marketing email. All the senses jump for joy and the mouse is attracted to the “center of attention” spots the designer created to convert this one piece of spam into a highly lucrative handshake.

list of “rated” users.  You will quickly see who is intrigued with your email and who is not.  It also allows integration for your Google Analytics.

  • eCommerce Plugins. [image] I know, eCommerce has its moments but after looking into this for a client I quickly caught up to speed on just how this works.  Easily integrate your shopping cart with MailChimp.
  • It”s Free. Well, if you stay small time it”s free.  No other service allows you up to 500 subscribers AND 3000 emails a month for free.  And yes, each month the total amount restarts back at 3000.  It”s a no-brainer.  You”re clients will thank you for saving them “time” and money.
  • As you can see, I am completely on board for this application.  You can not lose with MailChimp.  You”re probably not sending ANY emails to you respective customer base so this is your shot.  I have already recommended this beyond belief and would like to hear about your email software experiences.

    Do you use email software to market your product? If so, what is the best/worst feature for the service you use?

    About the Author

    I am a husband to a beautiful wife named Whitney and Dad to a wonderful baby boy. Yay! :) Damien Augustus Shaffer has come into this world on March 15th 2010. In my professional life, I have accumulated over 4 years utilizing a wide range of technologies to develop software solutions for my current employer. Most of this time was spent learning methodical approaches within different environments to broaden my programming knowledge and project planning abilities. These environments include both open source and Windows based development, mainly Web. I also dabble in Social Media and it applications in today's culture and marketplace. I consider it a hobby but some may say its an obsession. ;) I enjoy it immensely.

    One Comment

    1. Mike Miller

      September 2, 2010 at 9:55 pm

      Omnistar Mailer has helped by to increase my click through because I can check for spam before I send

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