This article describes how to sign up for a MailChimp account.
MailChimp provides e-mail marketing services that enable you to efficiently send bulk e-mails to your subscribers and customers.
To help ensure server stability and performance, A2 Hosting limits the number of e-mails you can send at one time directly from your account. If you have a large number of e-mail subscribers, you should use Mail Chimp (or another third-party e-mail provider) instead of A2 Hosting's servers to do mass mailings.
MailChimp allows you to send up to 12,000 e-mail messages per month for free if you have less than 2,000 subscribers. Alternatively, there are paid plans that support larger amounts of subscribers and messages.
To sign up for a MailChimp account, follow these steps:
To integrate MailChimp with your web site at A2 Hosting (or any other sites you may have), you must have an API key. This key is a unique identifier that enables applications to directly access your MailChimp account, so you must keep it secure.
MailChimp does not generate an API key for your account automatically—you must specifically request one. To do this, follow these steps:
For more information about MailChimp, please visit http://mailchimp.com/about.
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