Mailchimp is an email mailing list/newsletter tool you can use to manage mailing lists and create email marketing campaigns.
Current known uses in the sector
- Used mainly as an email newsletter tool for organization information, donation/fundraising, and marketing purposes.
- Mailchimp can be used in Citizenship Preparation, Community Connections, Employment-related, Information and Orientation, Library Settlement Partnership, Settlement Workers in Schools, Pre-Arrival as an group communication and discussion tool with clients and communities.
Mailchimp has a free account that allows you to add 2000 email addresses and send up to 10,000 messages per month. They have a number of other paid plans with more features. Mailchimp offers a 15% discount to nonprofits and charities.
Ease of use & Accessibility
Mailchimp is easy to use and fairly intuitive for mailing list/newsletter creators. Mailchimp has a number of information articles and tutorials about accessibility.
Mailchimp is designed to be mobile-friendly, they also have mobile apps you can use to manage your account and send messages.
Privacy/security features, including data security and message encryption
The Mailchimp web account – where you manage your audience and marketing content – is currently only available in English. However, their Guides & Tutorials are currently available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and German. Find out more.
You can use different languages in your email signup forms and messages. Find out more.