Investing in People Through Profit Sharing

As one of the newer members of MailChimp’s senior leadership team (I’ve been here 17 months), I’ve been amazed at the company’s generosity from day one. I’ve worked for much bigger companies—some like Microsoft, whose benefits and compensation are legendary. Yet none of them compared to MailChimp—in dollar value, career fulfillment, or pride of ownership …

MomentCam Encourages Creativity Through Email

Last year, MailChimp partnered with Facebook to support FbStart, a program that provides early-stage mobile startups with tools to grow. One of those young companies was MomentCam, a mobile photo app that lets you snap portraits and turn them into funny cartoons, called “Momies,” that are shareable with friends, family, and social media followers. All …

How We Send Big Campaigns Fast

MailChimp currently sends about 600 million emails every day, and all of those users expect their campaigns to be delivered immediately. Conveniently, that’s exactly what we want, too. So how do we make it happen? We approach sending those 600 million emails like this golden retriever approaches a big plate of spaghetti: with no fear, just wolfing it …

How We’re Testing Timewarp

Part of what I do here at MailChimp is send our MonkeyWrench newsletters, and part of what I do is experiment with how we send emails, so it’s convenient that MonkeyWrench is a great venue for experimentation. It’s an opportunity for us to delight, inform, and show off our users, sure. But it’s also a risk-free sandbox where we can …

MailChimp’s Getting Started With Email Marketing Skillshare Class

One of the best parts about my job is traveling to different events and helping MailChimp users understand how our features can support their projects and businesses. From A/B testing to segmentation to automation workflows, we’ve got a lot of great features for email marketers of every skill level. But sometimes it can be tricky to make sense of …