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How Failure Is a Part of MailChimp’s DNA

At MailChimp, we’re big fans of storytelling as a learning tool. As a marketing automation platform for small businesses, we encourage our customers to share their challenges and successes with other users through our What’s in Store newsletter. Likewise, we challenge our employees to tell their own stories about work and life. While our customer …

6 Things We Learned from Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad

Every day, our 700+ employees work hard on the world’s largest marketing automation platform. So when the end of the week rolls around, we take the opportunity shut down our laptops, load up on donuts and coffee, and give our brains a good stretch with Coffee Hour. Coffee Hour is a series that invites thought-provoking speakers …

How We Set the Stage for Our Writers

Here at MailChimp, we’ve been working hard to make sure our hometown of Atlanta is better, weirder, and more human. We also invest heavily in our employees, especially when it comes to being able to embrace and share their personal interests…

How MailChimp Does Pride

Atlanta’s Pride history dates back to the early 1970s, when the Georgia Gay Liberation Front organized a march from Peachtree Street to Piedmont Park. Today, the annual parade draws nearly 300,000 people—the largest Pride event in the southeast. The week-long festival is held in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day and culminates with a weekend …

How Our Engineering Team Found its Mission Statement

MailChimp’s engineering teams, much like the rest of our company, are growing so fast. We’ve got engineers working on different projects all over the organization, and if I’m being totally honest, they’d started drifting apart a bit in the past year. We were all under the same umbrella organizationally, but in terms of why and …