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MailChimp

MailChimp is an online service that allows you to design, send and track email newsletters.

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  • If you are interested in using MailChimp, please contact us at itshelp@law.upenn.edu. We will work with you to set up a MailChimp account for your department.

Using MailChimp

Getting Started

  1. Let us know you are interested by contacting us at itshelp@law.upenn.edu.
  2. We can create a template for you, or use your existing newsletter template.
  3. We will work with you to import your email lists from a .csv file, or O365 Distribution Group (email alias).
  4. We can help you get new subscribers by adding a subscription form to your website.

ITS set up our template, now what?

  1. Go to mailchimp.com and log in.
  2. Click on the “Create Campaign” button and select “Regular Ol’ Campaign”
  3. Select the list that you want to send your newsletter to and click “Next Step: Setup”
  4. Type in your campaign information (campaign name, subject, from name, reply address, etc.), and select your tracking options.
  5. Click on the “My Templates” button and select your template.
  6. Enter your newsletter’s text into the template. Then click “Next Step: Plain Text”
  7. Verify the plain text content for recipients who can’t receive HTML emails. Then click the “Next Step: Confirm” button.
  8. Preview and test your campaign, check for errors, and make final changes. Click on “Send Now” if you’d like the email to go out immediately, or “Schedule Delivery” to have it go out at a later time.

Resources

Visit MailChimp Resources for their complete collection of guides.

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