How to set up a MailChimp account

Setting up a MailChimp Account

Setting up a MailChimp account is a quick and simple process. In this tutorial I will show you how to set up an account in a few easy steps.

Step one – Go to MailChimp and at the top of the navigation click on the ‘Sign Up For Free’ button

Setting up a MailChimp Account

Fill in the boxes, all you need is an email address, a username and password and then click on the ‘Create My Account’ button

Once you’ve done this, you need to check your email to activate the account. You will get an email with ‘Activate your MailChimp account’ in the subject line.

Click on the blue ‘Activate Account’ button.

Confirm you are a human by entering the captcha details and confirm your sign up.

Once you have confirmed your sign up, you’ll then need to add some information about you and your company, there a four simple question, plus your address and the industry that you are in. by adding the industry you are in it allows MailChimp to compare your emails to others in the sector and allow you to benchmark your campaign performance.

After completing this information click on the Save and Get Started button

That’s it, you’re all done. Account opened. In the next tutorial we will set up our list.

Phil Monk

I am a email marketing consultant with over 10 years experience running B2C, B2B and eCommerce campaigns. I’ve also run and managed SEO and PPC campaigns

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