Kate

Kate is MailChimp's content manager. She's the coauthor of Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose and writes for publications like Forbes, A List Apart, and Design*Sponge.

Search and Other Updates in v8.5

With this week’s release, we’ve made our search more contextual, so you can search across your MailChimp account or within specific lists. Now, you can click the search icon within any list to get results for just that list. If you want to go global from there, use the dropdown on your results screen to search …

How Writers Can Use Email to Share Their Work

Let’s say you’re a writer who contributes to 10+ online publications. You share your work on Twitter, but your followers don’t see every tweet you ever post—that means they’re missing out on some of your work. The websites you write for have lots of contributors, so their RSS feeds aren’t specific to your content. And …

Freddie Reaches the End of the Earth!

I think it’s safe to say that Australia’s Cas and Jonesy are MailChimp’s most adventurous customers. Last month, they finished the longest unsupported polar expedition of all time. That means they were the first explorers to independently walk from the end of Antarctica to the South Pole and back—and they’re the youngest explorers to reach …

New Guides for a New Year

Austin and I have been cranking out new guides like it’s our job! Actually, that is our job. Hrmmm. Anyway, we recently added several new guides to the site. Check them out—we’ve got a little something for everybody. Here’s a rundown of the newest additions. MailChimp for High-Volume Senders: Do you send two million or …

Fun with Data Science

MailChimp hired a scientist! More specifically, a data scientist. His name is John, and he’s good at calculus. John’s main focus is our Email Genome Project, which analyzes millions of email lists—and hundreds of millions of email addresses—to find stories and trends in the data. This research helps us understand the email ecosystem, prevent abuse, …