Getting Started with MailChimp


Email marketing with Mailchimp is a great way to keep in touch with your members, partners and donors.   It has a simple user-interface and analytics that is easy to use.


Here is how to get started connecting your Member Essentials platform to Mailchimp:

  1. Setup your free Mailchimp account and set the integration between Member Essentials and Mailchimp.   
    See tutorial -> http://support.jl.org/support/solutions/articles/61000296357-setting-up-free-mailchimp-to-sync-with-member-portal

  2. Install our Junior League branded email newsletter template by using this link:  https://us2.admin.mailchimp.com/templates/share?id=4410270_f20facaec8d46ebcdd19_us2. You will be prompted to log in to your Mailchimp account if you're not already.

  3. When you're logged into your account, you will be taken to the Templates page and you will see a message confirming that the template was added to your account.

Now it's time to setup your first campaign.  See this link for a guide -> https://mailchimp.com/resources/mailchimp-101/.  Skip to "Create your first email campaign"