Lain

Lain is a brand manager at MailChimp. He manages our sponsorship program and works with nonprofit organizations.

Scaling Global Forgiveness One Email at a Time

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu wrote the book on forgiveness. And earlier this year they launched a parallel initiative: the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge. During the initial three-month signup period, 20,000 people from every time zone in the world invited forgiveness into their lives, delivered via a daily email. Over the course of the challenge, …

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 …