Mailchimp Email Setup

Modified on Tue, 12 Sep 2023 at 03:51 PM

Step 1: Create Free/Paid Mailchimp account or use an existing account

Step 2: Syncing Mailchimp and Member Splash data

Generate a Mailchimp API Key SEE VIDEO

  • Login to Mailchimp

  • Go to Account/Extras/API Keys (located by clicking the icon in the lower left hand part of your screen)

  • Click the "Create a Key" button and Mailchimp will generate an API key which you will be adding to your Member Splash website settings

Add your Mailchimp API key to Member Splash 

  • Login to your website Admin dashboard

  • Go to Communications/MailChimp/Main Settings

  • Copy the API key (from Mailchimp) and paste into the (Member Splash) Mailchimp API Key field

  • Select the default  List and hit Submit

Sync your Member Splash merge tags 

  • Go to Communications/MailChimp/Sync Settings 

  • Toggle on desired merge tags. When in doubt, toggle them all on!

  • Click the Sync Now button

Your system is now syncing all member data from Member Splash over to Mailchimp. You are almost ready to send your first email!

Step3: Send your first segmented email to your members in Mailchimp

Create a Segment

Create an Email Template

Create an Email (Campaign)

****Make sure that you always test your email before sending to your membership!

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