MailChimp Integration Setup

This is an overview of how to setup the MailChimp integration in Nimble. 

What Can I Do With the MailChimp Integration?

The Nimble + MailChimp Integration allows you to send contacts from Nimble to MailChimp to add them to an existing mailing list. This integration does not sync contacts from MailChimp to Nimble and we do not currently sync email stats to Nimble. This will come in a future update. 

1. Set up your MailChimp account with Nimble  (If you do not have a MailChimp account, sign up for free! )

a. In Nimble, go to Settings >> Integrations
     b. Choose MailChimp and click on Enable
     c. Enter your MailChimp API key Where do I Find the MailChimp API Key?
     d. Once you have pasted the API key, click Enable

2. Create your mailing list in Nimble

      a. Group the contacts you want to email in Nimble with a tag (what are tags?)

3. Export this group to your list in MailChimp

      a. In the Contacts tab, display the group of contacts by selecting the desired tag.
      b. Check the "Select All" box. If the number of contacts exceeds 30, make sure all your contacts are
      c. At the top, click on Export.  In the dropdown, select Export MailChimp.

      d. A window will appear. Select in the dropdown, your desired list in MailChimp that you want to
          export your contacts to.

     e. Nimble will send you a confirmation email that your contacts have been imported into MailChimp.

4. Send your email in MailChimp

     a. Send your email campaign in MailChimp like you normally would with your newly imported contacts from Nimble! Find out how to view your recently added contacts from Nimble in MailChimp below, under "Common MailChimp Questions".

Common MailChimp Questions:

1. Where Do I Locate the MailChimp API Key?

In MailChimp, go to Account >> Extras >> API Keys

2. Click create a key, or copy a current key. 

3.  Copy the API key and paste it in the "MailChimp API key" field in Nimble, and click Enable.

2. How do I View Recently Added Contacts in MailChimp?

View your recently added contacts by going to your MailChimp list, then select "Manage Subscribers".

Click on "Date Added" to check your most recently added subscribers. 

Note: Anyone exporting from Nimble to MailChimp must be an administrator or manager in MailChimp. If they are not, they need to ask their MailChimp Administrator to adjust account privileges. 

As of now, there is no two-way sync with MailChimp and Nimble. Nimble does not record/track MailChimp emails sent to contacts. 

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