How To Segment Using Tags In MailChimp

Fine, I’ll say it. If you’ve got 25 lists in MailChimp (now called “audiences”), you’ve got about 24 too many. In order to easily segment and suppress members of your list, you should have only one main list in which the majority of your contacts live. I know, this is probably different than how you currently have your lists set up. However, I promise this is the way to go in order to send emails to all the specific groups of people you need. Ok, stay with me here. Within this main … Read more

Your Email Marketing Provider May Now Be Collecting Sales Tax

In the wake of the June 21, 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair most remote sellers, such as email marketing providers, are now required to begin collecting sales tax in certain states. What this means is you or your organization may start seeing those charges showing up on invoices. If your organization is a 501(c)(3) you may be exempt, but you’ll likely need to provide your email marketing provider with a copy of your state’s tax exemption letter. Many online service providers don’t require copies of tax-exempt status … Read more

What To Do After The Send

Ever feel like you are just sending out email after email, shouting your message at the top of your lungs over and over again to mixed results? The key is to make sure that you send follow-up emails to your patrons after you’ve sent the original sales email.  This keeps your message top of mind without simply sending the same thing over and over again. One of the simplest ways to send email follow-ups that get attention is to segment them by email behavior. For every sales email you send out, send out … Read more

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