Tag: Mail Chimp

  • Embrace the Chaos

    Embrace the Chaos

    I recently watched a talk by Ben Chestnut, founder of MailChimp, recently. Being a longtime fan of the Chimp, I was interested to hear what Ben had to say about creativity and encouraging a creative environment in what seems to be a very creative and successful business. Two ideas that I really liked: 1. Humans…

  • Making Your Blog & Newsletter Work Together

    Making Your Blog & Newsletter Work Together

    You know the importance of keeping your people up to date, but never have enough time. After all, who has time to stay on top of writing weekly blog posts, putting together monthly or quarterly newsletters? Or maybe you’re putting the time in, but get annoyed with having to write every story twice, first for…

  • Newslettering Made Even Easier

    Newslettering Made Even Easier

    In “Newslettering” I talked about how cool Mail Chimp is for sending HTML emails to your supporters, followers, family, friends. HTML emails = images and text in the email (no more annoying PDF or Word attachments), and Mail Chimp’s friendly, smooth (and did I mention FREE?) service makes creating quality email newsletters even better. And…

  • Making Your Newsletters Remarkable: Be Yourself

    Standing in tension with my last “newsletters” post, where I discussed┬áspeaking your audience’s language while creating newsletters, is the need to be yourself. My favorite newsletters to read as a kid weren’t the pretty, glossy ones, but a black and white with cut-and-pasted photos newsletter from a relative living in Mongolia. It’s wasn’t professional or…