Setting up a Mailchimp Account

Mailchimp is an email marketing service provider, that has over 7 million users. Mailchimp is the gold standard for sending newsletters to your clientele. It makes designing and sending newsletters easy. You can start off with a predesigned template or you can code the newsletter by using HTML and CSS coding. This is the first of many Mailchimp posts; in this blog post we are focusing on how to create a Mailchimp account for your business.

Step 1

Go to www.mailchimp.com and click on the Sign Up Free button.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 2

Fill in your email, username, and password then click on the create my account button.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 3

In your email inbox you will have an email from Mailchimp to activate your account. Once you open the email, click on the Activate Account button. This will open a new window in your browser with the continuation of the account creation.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 4

Click the check box on the “Im not a robot” section. This is a safety precaution for Mailchimp to make sure that there will be no spam bots creating accounts.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 5

Fill in your personal information.

How to create a Mailchimp account

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 6

Once you fill in the required you will be sent to your admin panel.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 7

Click on the List button on the menu bar.

Step 8

At this point in the tutorial we will create our first list. This is where your subscriber list information will live. The information will be seen by your subscribers when they view your newsletter.

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 9

If you already have a list of emails or a couple of emails now is your time to add them your list.

How to create a Mailchimp account

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 10A – Adding in single emails

Click on Add Subscribers then when the drop down appears click on add a subscriber. Once the page loads you can enter in your subscribers information (First Name, Last Name, and Email).

How to create a Mailchimp account

Step 10B – Adding in lists

Click on Add Subscribers then when the drop down appears click on add import subscriber. Then select the item that matches your list.

How to create a Mailchimp account