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The Life of a MailChimp Ad

Earlier this month, the AJC Decatur Book Festival brought together more than 85,000 people and hundreds of authors just a few miles from our office. Congressman John Lewis gave the keynote address, roughly coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom as well as the release of his new graphic …

The Story Behind the MailChimp Billboards

If you’ve walked around San Francisco or New York City this past year, you might have seen our mascot, Frederick von Chimpenheimer IV, looming overhead. Or maybe you’ve noticed him winking tirelessly into your office, day and night. Freddie’s playful intrusion of privacy and public space has been great fun to work on this past …

Newsletter Inspiration for Nonprofit Organizations

Recently I had the pleasure of helping out with Look What You Can Do and enjoyed gawking at handsome newsletters from Code for America, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Cooper-Hewitt, and hundreds of peer organizations. These folks really know how to put together an email. I’ve also recently had the pleasure of attending a few conferences—MuseumNext, TCG, the …

Web Form Builder from CoffeeCup Integrates with MailChimp

CoffeeCup’s Web Form Builder is a desktop app that helps you create handsome, powerful, customized forms for all kinds of events and functions and then publish them on your website. Web Form Builder makes it easy to design a form, upload it to your site, and retain the information you collect in your database. It’s available …

Most Newsletter Templates are Nonprofit Templates

MailChimp has many pre-designed templates for newsletters. We’re always adding more, too. A handful of these templates are designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, but most aren’t. Here’s the thing, though: Nonprofits can totally use the templates that aren’t specifically designated for nonprofits. This isn’t exactly news. But maybe your micromanager needed to hear it from someone …