On March 22, 2019 the world was stunned by the announcement that Shopify and MailChimp will no longer be partners.
Need Help Figuring Out What to Do About the News?
Since that announcement, we've learned that on May 12, 2019 Shopify users will NOT be able to leverage MailChimp to support their store's email marketing goals. That means you'll need to find an alternative to MailChimp ASAP.
If you haven't already started to panic, now is the time.
This is a critical announcement for all of you Shopify store owners who are using MailChimp and Shopify to make money through e-mail marketing.
What's the Best MailChimp alternative for Shopify?
While there are multiple things to consider; the best solution is to move to an email marketing partner that is purpose-built to support Shopify store owners. Klaviyo and Shopify are a great pair and Human is a proud partner, ready to help you get off Mailchimp before it's too late.
Do I need help migrating off MailChimp to Klaviyo
It really depends on how confident you are in your ability to move all of your email marketing business from one provider to the other. The benefits of working with a professional team (like Human) can mean saving you lots of time and potentially earning you big bucks down the road. At Human, email marketing is a big presence in our clients' growth strategy.
Here are three key reasons why you would need help migrating from MailChimp to Klaviyo:
- You're worried about moving your data.
Moving data between MailChimp and Klaviyo is vital to the success of your business. We take all the right steps to ensure your data is retained and used to maximize your email marketing revenue.
- You need to tap into all the power offered by Klaviyo
MailChimp just doesn't offer the same level of power and features available in Klaviyo. If you're not sure how to maximize the potential of your email marketing lists you should definitely get some help from a trusted partner.
- You have NO time
Who does? As a Shopify store owner or manager you've got plenty to worry about. The headache of migrating from one platform to another is probably the LAST thing you want to worry about.
Will Migrating off mailchimp to klaviyo Be Hard?
Nope! We're here to make the transition from MailChimp to Klaviyo as seamless and streamlined as possible. It's actually not an overly complicated process (for us).
Is Switching From Mailchimp to Klaviyo Risky?
Short answer: Yes, but not if you have the right people helping.
Migrating from one ESP to another is always a step-by-step process that needs to be carefully considered. At Human we help you protect your email list from getting caught in email spam filters by warming up your list. We'll activate a series of pre-built nurture flows available right inside of Klaviyo and make sure your emails are delivered successfully.
Will Klaviyo Cost More Than Mailchimp?
While Klaviyo will undoubtedly cost more than Mailchimp for most businesses you can take comfort in that Klaviyo doesn't require any long-term commitments or contracts. They're a month-to-month platform, so if you really don't see any ROI from your email marketing activities (which we should really talk about) then you can always cancel.
What are the benefits of Klaviyo and Mailchimp?
Klaviyo is purpose-built for email marketing to your Shopify customers. They have an extremely tight integration with Shopify. On average, Shopify stores make $85 for every dollar they spend on Klaviyo. With a single click you'll be integrated with Shopify making it fast and easy to get all of your information out of Shopify and into Klaviyo.
Let's Talk About Your Migration
Still not convinced Klaviyo is a great solution for your Shopify business? Watch this webinar: