• Physical Address Ideas for Artists

    Meeting the FTC's CAN-SPAM law for a physical address can be a challenge for artists and musicians. Since you likely don't want to use your home address, it's often better to use the address of another person or organization that you're affiliated with. Below are a few ideas that have…

  • Will MailChimp show my address in my campaign archives?

    We respect your privacy, so by default, we hide your contact info on your campaign archives. The *|IFNOT:ARCHIVE_PAGE|* tags in the footer hide your CAN-SPAM info, specifically your Permission Reminder and physical address, when someone views the email as an archive page. At that point, it's no longer an email,…

  • What should my plain-text footer look like?

    All email campaigns sent from MailChimp must include our *|UNSUB|* unsubscribe tag. When MailChimp delivers your campaign, he'll replace that tag with your list's unique opt-out link. You can alter the text in your footer, but don't ever remove the *|UNSUB|* tag or remove your address (you can manually add…

  • Why doesn’t address information get transmitted from PayPal to my MailChimp list?

    The way PayPal sends address information to MailChimp is pretty specific, and to match things properly, you'll need individual fields for each address component. An "address" field in MailChimp won't work to collect PayPal buyer information. Instead, create a field for each of the following PayPal fields, and ensure that…

  • How do I get my address to appear all on one line in the footer?

    Follow these steps to display your address on one line. Navigate to the Design step in the Campaign Builder. Click the Footer section of your campaign. Highlight and delete the *|HTML:LIST_ADDRESS_HTML|* merge tag from your footer. Add *|LIST:ADDRESS|* to your footer. Using the *|LIST:ADDRESS|* displays your address on one line…

  • When I download my list, my address field just says “US”.

    If you manually imported your list, or used an integration and forced the address data into a field with improper formatting, your address field won't be able to export properly. The export tools won't be able to see all the information, it can only see the default country of US…

  • Can I transmit additional variables from Paypal?

    Yes! In addition to email address, you can transmit first name, last name and address information from PayPal, as long as your list has fields that match the PayPal fields. We automatically collect email addresses via PayPal. For additional data, PayPal fields are matched to your list based on the…

  • My address data is in separate columns, but you want it in one field. Is there an easy fix?

    One of our awesome users provided us with this Excel hack to format the address field for use with our address field type: Create an empty column in your Excel spreadsheet Enter a formula in the first cell of that column that "concatenates" the contents of each of the address…