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Social Sharing


New Social Merge Tags for Your MailChimp Campaigns

With all the new social features we launched with v5.3, come new social merge tags you can take advantage of. Here’s a quick run-down for you. FACEBOOK:LIKE:URL – Imagine you’re sending an email about your ski shop’s end of summer sale. You can now manually code a like button for each individual item that you’re …

Like, Or Share My Content On Facebook?

What’s the difference between Liking and Sharing content on Facebook and which should you use? Customers ask us this question often, so we wanted to discuss it in the context of email marketing and sending newsletters. In days gone by, Liking something on Facebook was a big commitment because it meant you were becoming a …

Customer Spotlight: Netted by the Webbys

Since we were thinking about signup forms earlier this week, here’s one from Netted by the Webbys that recently caught our attention. They’re a MailChimp customer who totally customized their signup process via our API. Pretty nice, eh?  Notice the social sharing icons right under it, too, so people can encourage others to join the …

Code Emails For Social Sharing, Not Just Inbox Readability

Mashable reports that 75% of the news consumed online is shared from social networking sites or email. With that in mind, it’s more important than ever to code your emails for social sharing, not just readability in the inbox. Still not convinced? NPR recently surveyed its 1 million plus Facebook fans to ask the question: …