MAILCHIMP TUTORIAL
STEP ONE


GO TO MAILCHIMP.COM AND LOGIN TO ACCESS DASHBOARD
LOGIN DETAILS:
USERNAME: kidsfashionblogger

PASSWORD: 7303Sweet*

 
THE MAILCHIMP DASHBOARD IS YOUR MAIN PLATFORM, WHERE YOU CAN ACCESS REPORTS, CHANGE SETTINGS AND MAKE NEW CAMPAIGNS


 

STEP TWO


- CLICK TO GO TO CAMPAIGNS PAGE
- SELECT CREATE CAMPAIGN THEN REGULAR CAMPAIGN
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THE CAMPAIGNS PAGE IS WHERE YOU CAN MANAGE, SET UP AND KEEP TRACK OF THE CAMPAIGNS THAT ARE PLANNED OR HAVE BEEN SENT.
 

 

STEP THREE


SELECT YOUR LIST AND CLICK NEXT
THIS IS WHERE YOU SELECT THE RECIPIENTS OF THE NEWSLETTER. "KIDS FASHION BLOGGER SUBSCRIBERS" IS THE ONE SET TO SEND THE NEWSLETTERS OUT TO ALL THE SUBSCRIBERS WHICH JOINED FROM KIDSFASHIONBLOGGER.COM.AU

 
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STEP FOUR


FILL IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND HIT NEXT
THE NAME OF THE CAMPAIGN IS FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY, SO ONLY YOU CAN SEE THIS NAME.

THE EMAIL SUBJECT WILL BE WHAT IS SHOWN WHEN YOUR SUBSCRIBERS SEE THE NEW EMAIL IN THEIR INBOX.

ENSURE THAT THE "FROM EMAIL" ADDRESS IS "sandi@kidsfashionblogger.com.au" AND THAT THE "FROM NAME" IS SET TO YOUR NAME.

 

STEP FIVE


GO TO SAVED TEMPLATES
AND SELECT THE PRE-MADE "LATEST NEWSLETTER" TEMPLATE AND HIT "NEXT"

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STEP SIX


EDITING THE RELEVANT CONTENT IN THE TEMPLATE
HOVER OVER THE FIRST IMAGE UNTIL THE BLACK BAR APPEARS, THEN CLICK ON THE "EDIT BLOCK" ICON THAT LOOKS LIKE A PENCIL. THIS WILL ALLOW YOU TO UPDATE THE IMAGE, TITLE AND LINK TO THE NEWEST BLOG POST.
 
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STEP SEVEN


COPY THE TITLE FROM THE BLOG POST

HIGHLIGHT THE TITLE OF THE LATEST BLOG POST, FOR EXAMPLE "WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE" AND RIGHT CLICK TO COPY TEXT

 
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STEP EIGHT


GO TO SOURCE CODE MODE

THE SOURCE CODE SECTION IS FOUND IN THE TEXT TOOLBAR AREA AND LOOKS LIKE THIS "<>"

 
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STEP NINE


PASTE THE TEXT INTO THE SOURCE CODE
TO ENSURE THAT THE TEXT STYLING STAYS THE SAME, PLEASE PASTE THE COPIED TEXT IN THE SPOT THAT THE PREVIOUS BLOG TITLE WAS PLACED
 
 
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STEP TEN


COPY THE BLOG EXCERPT FROM THE BLOG LIST

THE NEXT STEP WILL REQUIRE YOU TO CHANGE THE BLOG EXCERPT TO THE MOST RECENT BLOG POST'S EXCERPT, SINCE IT WILL BE A PREVIEW FOR THE LATEST BLOG POST.

 
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STEP ELEVEN


PASTE THE TEXT INTO THE SOURCE CODE
TO ENSURE THAT THE TEXT STYLING STAYS THE SAME, PLEASE PASTE THE COPIED TEXT IN THE SPOT THAT HAS BEEN HIGHLIGHTED
 
 
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STEP TWELVE


COPY THE BLOG LINK FROM THE WEBSITE URL BAR

THE NEXT STEP REQUIRES YOU TO CHANGE THE LINKED URL OF THE "READ MORE" BOX, AS IT WILL DIRECT THE READER TO THE LATEST BLOG POST WHEN THEY CLICK THE BUTTON

 
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STEP THIRTEEN

EDIT THE HYPERLINK FOR THE "READ MORE" BUTTON
HIGHTLIGHT THE "READ MORE" TEXT AND CLICK ON THE "LINK" ICON THAT HAS BEEN HIGHLIGHTED IN GREY
 
 
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STEP FOURTEEN


PASTE THE LINK ADDRESS INTO THE FIELD PROVIDED

WHEN YOU CLICK THE "LINK" ICON, THIS BOX WILL APPEAR. REPLACE THE EXISTING URL LINK WITH THE URL THAT YOU COPIED FROM YOUR WEBSITE BY PASTING IT IN.


CLICK INSERT WHEN FINISHED
 
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STEP FIFTEEN


REPLACING THE IMAGE, WITH THAT OF THE MOST RECENT POST
CLICK ON THE "REPLACE" LINK, FOUND NEXT TO THE IMAGE THUMBNAIL
 
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STEP SIXTEEN

UPLOAD THE RELEVANT IMAGE

UPON CLICKING THE "REPLACE" OPTION, YOU WILL BE BROUGHT TO A FILE AND IMAGE MANAGER SCREEN, FROM HERE CLICK THE "UPLOAD" BUTTON IN THE TOP RIGHT-HAND CORNER AND UPLOAD THE SAME IMAGE YOU HAVE USED FOR THE LATEST BLOG POST ON YOUR WEBSITE.
 
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STEP SEVENTEEN

REPEAT STEPS SIX TO SIXTEEN ON THE OTHER TWO BLOG PREVIEWS BELOW

THE TWO BLOG PREVIEWS BELOW WILL ALSO NEED TO BE UPDATED WITH THE OTHER LATEST POSTS(YOU MAY SKIP STEP TEN AND ELEVEN AS THE BLOG PREVIEWS DO NOT NEED AN EXCERPT), HOWEVER YOU MAY ALSO REPLACE THESE TWO SECTIONS WITH NEW SHOP ITEMS IF YOU WISH.
 
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STEP EIGHTEEN

ENSURE EVERYTHING IS CORRECT, THEN PRESS NEXT

DOUBLE CHECK SPELLING AND ENSURE THAT THE "READ MORE" BUTTON RE-DIRECTS THE READER TO THE NEWLY ADDED BLOG POST. YOU CAN ALSO CHECK WHAT THE NEWSLETTER WILL LOOK LIKE BY HITTING THE "1" ON YOUR KEYBOARD OR CLICKING "PREVIEW AND TEXT" BUTTON IN THE TOP RIGHT-HAND OF THE SCREEN.

 
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STEP NINETEEN

ENSURE THE SEND SETTING ARE CORRECT

BEFORE SENDING OUT THE NEWSLETTERS, ENSURE ALL THESE MARKERS HAVE A TICK NEXT TO THEM, MOST OF THEM SHOULD BE AUTOMATICALLY FOR YOU ALREADY. ONCE EVERYTHING HAS BEEN CHECKED, HIT SEND!

NOTE: YOU CAN "SEND" TO MAIL YOUR NEWSLETTER STRAIGHT AWAY OR
YOU CAN ALSO "SCHEDULE" TO PLAN YOUR POST TO SEND ON A LATER DATE OR TIME!

 
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CLICK SEND NOW
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HOORAY! YOU'RE DONE!
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