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Easily Sync Your SimpleTexting Account With Mailchimp

Our Mailchimp integration makes combining email and text marketing as easy as possible.

It works by synchronizing your Mailchimp and SimpleTexting contact lists. All you have to do is connect your Mailchimp account through our handy app. Choose your list(s), map the fields, hit sync and—done!

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We’re confident you’ll love how easy it is to combine email and text marketing with SimpleTexting. That’s why we let you try it free for two weeks. No credit card required.

Make It Possible to Subscribe to Emails by SMS

Do you use keywords to collect phone numbers? Use our data collection app to prompt new subscribers to provide their email addresses, too. Follow along with a step-by-step video here. After someone replies with their email, it will be instantly synced with Mailchimp.

Today 10:15 AM
FASHION
Thanks for subscribing to text updates from the Fashion Factory! What’s your first name?
Erica
Thanks! And your last name?
Gomez

Collect Phone Numbers Through Mailchimp Forms

It’s easy to collect phone numbers directly from your Mailchimp forms! All you have to do is add an additional field for phone numbers. With our integration enabled, your subscribers’ numbers will be passed automatically from Mailchimp to SimpleTexting.
"Example of a Mailchimp signup form."

You can also enable double opt-in. This way, you can be sure you’re only texting interested customers. After someone enters their phone number, we’ll send them a text confirmation. To confirm their subscription, they just need to reply Y or YES.

Today 4:30 PM
Reply Y or Yes to confirm that you want to receive SMS messages from The Fashion Factory.
Yes
Thanks for subscribing to updates from the Fashion Factory! You’ll be the first to get exclusive deals and offers.

Alternatively, you can choose a standard confirmation text which will be sent along with your first campaign. Here’s what that looks like:

Today 11:23 AM
Hi Erica! Rompers are 50% off from now until Friday at midnight. Get yours now: http://txt.tf/BMEG
You are subscribed to receive messages from The Fashion Factory. Reply HELP or STOP to cancel.

💡 SimpleTexting Tip: Use MailChimp forms to collect mobile numbers and have them trigger SimpleTexting SMS autoresponders.

How to Sync SimpleTexting and MailChimp

Let’s take a closer look at the syncing sequence to give you a better idea of this integration in action! Once you open the Mailchimp app on your SimpleTexting dashboard, you’re prompted to log in to your account.

Logging in to SimpleTexting - Mailchimp integration

Once you’re in, you’ll need to add a new sync to get started. Each “Sync” will link together a SimpleTexting subscriber list and a Mailchimp subscriber list—like the one below that combines internal communication contact lists for both platforms.

Syncing lists between Mailchimp and SimpleTexting

To verify your sync was complete, you can go into your ‘Subscribers’ tab and select the list you merged with. Under the opt-in method column, any contacts from the merge will be classified as coming from Mailchimp!

💡SimpleTexting Tip: Don’t use Mailchimp, but want to connect SimpleTexting to other email marketing platforms? Our Zapier integration can connect you with over 1,000 other apps!