Website Development Articles

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Does My Small Business Really Need a Website?

One of the most common questions I get asked is, “Does my small business really need a website?” Even though it is difficult for me to be 100% objective because I make websites for a living, I still appreciate their question and identify with their uncertainty. I was in the same place in 1999 when the small business I co-founded…

Create a MailChimp Account

MailChimp is a nice, free, option for most website owners who want to collect email addresses from their visitors. It’s popular because it is relatively easy to use, integrates with a lot of other services, it lets you brand your emails, it’s trusted (meaning your emails will get to your subscribers’ inboxes), it offers easy-to-understand reports and it’s FREE for…

Create a MailChimp List

Please note: This article assumes you have a MailChimp account. If you haven’t created a MailChimp account yet, please go to http://mailchimp.com/ and click on the Sign Up Free button before proceeding. Nearly everything you do in MailChimp revolves around your lists, so it’s a good idea to think about who you will be sending emails to and what you’ll be sending…

Import Subscribers to MailChimp

Please note: This article assumes you have a MailChimp account. If you haven’t created a MailChimp account yet, please go to http://mailchimp.com/ and click on the Sign Up Free button before proceeding. There are three options for importing data into MailChimp; Comma Separated (CSV) files, Excel files or directly from an integrated application. Again, I’m going to make a disclaimer about…

Integrate Social Media with MailChimp

Please note: This article assumes you have a MailChimp account. If you haven’t created a MailChimp account yet, please go to http://mailchimp.com/ and click on the Sign Up Free button before proceeding. When you integrate social media with MailChimp you help your subscribers quickly share your content with their social networks as well as automatically displaying your campaigns on your own…

Create a MailChimp RSS Campaign

Please note: This article assumes you have a MailChimp account. If you haven’t created a MailChimp account yet, please go to http://mailchimp.com/ and click on the Sign Up Free button before proceeding. Campaigns are what MailChimps calls email newsletters. An RSS Campaign is set up to send email automatically when you post new content to your blog. Create a MailChimp RSS…


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