Targeting your emails to different segments of your list is one of the most powerful features of MailChimp. It’s easy to create a Group for each target audience and display them as choices in your signup form. This allows your readers to self-select the type of information they want to receive from you. But, it’s not all about checkboxes. MailChimp offers several other options to fit your targeting needs. See all the options in this short video. And, I’ll give you examples of how each one can be used so that the each person on your list gets just what they want.
Today, the new MailChimp User Interface (UI) becomes mandatory. You will no longer be able to switch back to the original. A lot has changed, and you may be a little disoriented moving around. See the video below to get your bearings. I’m also fully updating the MailChimp Video Course for the new UI, plus adding new tutorials to help create great looking subscription widgets and emails. It’s a step-by-step course to take your from start to finish with creating a successful email list.
Google will shut down its popular RSS Feed reader service in one week on July 1, 2013. The initial news in March only fueled the flames of rumors that Feedburner might be next to get the ax. Mashable reports that 8 million users have switched to Feedly for their RSS subscriptions as a substitute for Google Reader. Many sites, including BlogAid, have taken the opportunity to switch their RSS to email subscriptions to an email delivery system such as MailChimp, not only to hedge from losing Google Reader subscribers, but to cut dependence on the uncertain future of FeedBurner. And podcast producers are at risk of losing Feedburner as their delivery service to iTunes as well. Find out what you need to know about these changes and how they will affect your site and traffic for the rest of the year.
A new MailChimp User Interface (UI) was released on June 17th. You’ll have until July 15th to become familiar with it before the switch is permanent. Until then, you can switch back and forth. In this video, I’ll give you a sneak peek at the new layout and show you many of the new features too. And, I’ll be updating the BlogAid MailChimp Video Course with all the new features too.
Get just the right MailChimp help you need with these two new webinars. Because some users are just getting started with MailChimp, and others need a little help with more advanced settings, I’ve created two live sessions that each focus on specific areas of MailChimp. You’re welcome to attend one or both of the webinars, […]