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Creating an Account on Mailchimp

Discover the features and integrations of Mailchimp that enable you to craft visually appealing campaigns and manage your audience effectively.

In this guide, you'll find the essential steps to kickstart your Mailchimp journey and sign up for a free account.

Before You Begin

  • Mailchimp is a web-based application; no software installation is required, but your web browser must meet their(Mailchimp) specifications.
  • Provide an active email address associated with the account for communication purposes.
  • Include a physical mailing address in all emails, such as an office address or P.O. Box.
  • All accounts start on their(Mailchimp) Free plan; no credit card is needed for signup. Credit card information is required only for add-ons or upgrading to a paid plan.

Signing Up for an Account

When creating a Mailchimp account, ensure compliance with their(Mailchimp) Terms of Use and anti-spam regulations for a positive sending reputation. Follow these steps to create your account:



  1. Navigate to Mailchimp's signup page.
  2. Type in your Email and Password, then click Sign Up.
  3. Check your inbox for the account activation email to complete the setup.
  4. Open the activation email and click Activate Account.

Signup Process

The first login requires essential information for compliance with their(Mailchimp) Terms of Use. Understand how we use this information:

  • Name: Associated with your account profile, granting access to multiple Mailchimp accounts.
  • Business Name: Appears on every email with your physical mailing address.
  • Phone Number (optional): Used for account verification, recovery, and 2-factor authentication.
  • Physical Address: Required by law on any email sent; it can be your personal or business address.
  • Organization Questions: Details about your organization for personalized content and guidance.
  • Website URL: Provide your company's website for on-brand content assistance.

Follow the prompts to complete the activation process after entering the information.

Last Modified: February 21, 2024


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