Importing Unique Account Activation Links into Mailchimp (INTERPODIA ADMIN ONLY)

Mailchimp allows us to import contacts alongside unique account activation links from a data import, and send this unique link to individuals from an email template.

1. Save the list of contacts and their unique accounts activation links as a .CSV file - only keep the name, email and links columns.

2. Login to a Mailchimp account and go to Audience:

3. Under Manage Audience select Import contacts:

4. Select to upload contacts as a file:

5. Click on continue to tag:

6. Create a tag with the name of the club, you will need it later to send your template

7. Link each column to the correct MailChimp variable and click on finalize import

When specifying a column, the tag in brackets (MMERGE7) is the variable that will pull the specified information into an email template:

8. To send the emails to your imported contacts, select start a targeted campaign

9. Fill in the fields as follow:

From: IceReg

Email Address: info@icereg.ca

Subject: The Club Name Registrations Are Open! | Les inscription au Nom du Club sont ouvertes!

Content (EN):

Hello {ADD THE CORRECT MERGE TAG},

The Club Name is now open for registration on our new registration platform, IceReg!


As a returning Club Member, you will find an IceReg account has been created with previously registered members, along with Speed Skating Canada membership numbers.

To activate this account and register with the club for the current 2020-2021 Season, please follow this link:
{ADD THE CORRECT MERGE TAG}
If you have any questions, please contact us at Club Email 


Welcome Back!

Content (FR): 

Bonjour {AJOUTER MERGE TAG},

Les inscription au club nom du club sont ouvertes sur notre nouvelle plateforme en ligne, IceReg!

En tant que membre du club vous pouvez accéder à votre compte qui contient toutes les informations des personnes que vous avez inscrites auparavant et leur numéro de membre.

Pour activer votre compte et vous inscrire pour la saison 2021/2022 veuillez cliquer sur le lien suivant:
{AJOUTER MERGE TAG}

Si votre compte a déjà été activer veuillez cliquer ici (ADD CLUB REG LINK) pour vous inscrire au club. 

Si vous avez des questions, veuillez contacter email du club.

You can add the club logo as an email banner

We can change the content if the club requests it