Starting April 20th 2021, the Nimble PieSync integration will no longer be available for new users to sign up. Set up the integration prior to April 20th in order to be able to enjoy Nimble + PieSync through April 21, 2022.

Our native integration with PieSync offers a 14 day free trial and the ability to keep up to 2,000 contacts in sync for free after the trial ends. PieSync offers plans that fit all of your needs and we highly recommend using their service to keep your contacts in sync between all of your cloud apps.

For information on how to get started with PieSync in Nimble, please start at this article.

Nimble and MailChimp Sync Overview 

One of the most popular PieSync integrations is keeping selected (marketing opted-in) Nimble contacts in sync with a MailChimp list.

Watch below for some common MailChimp and Nimble use-cases: 

Example Syncs 

Sync from Nimble to MailChimp. Nimble contacts that have opted-in to a mailing list will be synced to MailChimp. 

Sync from MailChimp to Nimble. New subscribers to your mailing list (e.g through a webform) will be synced to your Nimble contact list.

Note: MailChimp is very strict about the opt-in status of your subscribers, therefore, only sync those contacts of whom you have obtained express permission. In the following example, a tag in Nimble is controlling whether or not contacts get synced to MailChimp.

The rule comes with a handy toggle that completes the 2 way sync. This toggle works like this. Say you have a newsletter and you contacts opt-in to receive it. The contacts that have opt-in for your newsletter will get the tag "Newsletter" inside Nimble. 

If the contact no longer wants to receive the newsletter, simply removing the tag in Nimble and PieSync will ensure that this information is synced to MailChimp, and they will be unsubscribed in MailChimp. 

Syncing with custom fields

Custom Fields enable users to capture unique data that is specific to your business needs. When it comes to MailChimp, not all fields are supported in Nimble, however, you can create them using Custom Fields. By utilizing this integration, you will automatically keep your specially designed custom fields up to date.

Take the example in the .gif for instance. “Average Open Rate” is a field in MailChimp, but not a field in Nimble. After creating the field, it can now be selected as a mappable option for synchronization.

The ability to sync custom fields is available in PieSync’s Pro Plan which you can learn more about here: https://www.piesync.com/pricing/

If you have any questions, please write us at care@nimble.com, initiate a chat from this FAQ, or join one of our Nimble Onboarding and Best Practices sessions, held every weekday at 9 AM PT. 

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