Project 1: Mailchimp Arts Newsletter

Using Mailchimp, create an arts newsletter promoting real local arts and culture events that will be sent to your classmates. Due 7:45 p.m. next class.

  1. Sign up for free account
  2. Create an email recipient list of your classmates (use import feature; CSV file provided)
  3. Research local arts and culture events
  4. Using a template, design and build your newsletter with images, text and links.
  5. Preview as mobile app and as seen in a browser, then test it by sending to yourself before sending to the list.
  6. Create a campaign and use your classmates email list to send the email campaign.
  7. Your newsletter must be sent to your classmates by 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 31. We’ll then critique.

Template resource: http://blog.mailgun.com/transactional-html-email-templates/