MailChimp Featured Image Not Working in RSS Newsletter

MailChimp Featured Image Not Working in RSS Newsletter: There is a featured image problem with MailChimp RSS Newsletter.  In short, their RSS Image Merge tag *|RSSITEM:IMAGE|* does not pull in the required featured image from the blog posts.

GetResponse – Export List of Subscribers

GetResponse – How to Export List of Subscribers: I find GetResponse user interface confusing. Even after all this time. So this short tutorial shows how to find your relevant list of subscribers and how to export them into a .csv file. Note: GR calls your subscribers “contacts”.

MailChimp Template Layout for Newsletter

MailChimp Template Layout for Newsletter – How to use template to create and design your newsletter. We will be walking through an example by using one of MailChimp’s template to design and create a layout for a newsletter.  Specifically, designing a layout for an automated RSS newsletter.  That notwithstanding, just working through this example will quickly help you familiarise with […]

MailChimp Tutorial #2 – Create a Campaign

MailChimp Campaign: In the previous MailChimp Tutorial #1, we covered signing up to MailChimp and creating a new List (importing subscribers list via a .csv file).  Today, let’s move on to creating a Campaign.

MailChimp Tutorial #1 – Sign Up, Import Subscribers

MailChimp Tutorial, part 1. This article is for someone setting up a MailChimp account as a platform to deliver newsletters. Specifically, I am moving from another newsletter platform (GetResponse) to MailChimp. In this MailChimp tutorial #1, I will cover the steps of opening a MailChimp account (the free account).  Then how to import current subscribers. In the […]

Online How-To Guides: Useful, Handy, Good-looking!

I am doing a quick shoutout for First Site Guide, a site dedicated to providing help and guides on a variety of web development issues including web design, blogging, SEO, web marketing etc.  As far as I can see, most (if not all?) of their info and online how-to guides are free. In particular, I want to point […]