The free version of MailChimp goes up to 2,000 subscribers and 12,000 emails per month. If you exceed these limits then you have to upgrade to a MailChimp plans, on either a monthly basis or pay-as-you-go basis. Zeumic recommends that before you upgrade, you validate your email list in order to shorten the list as to lower costs (for more information, please read MailChimp Bounce Warning).
During a new installation of MailChimp, you may encounter a ‘Bounce Warning’ after importing your subscriber email list. In this case, MailChimp is detecting a large number of spam email addresses or outdated email addresses in your list. As such, the list must be cleaned up before any emails can be sent.
- Your website = You own the content.
- Facebook / Yellow Pages / Blogger etc, they own your content.
- You are growing their brand and not your brand.
- These websites have the power to delete your content at any time.
- Use these websites only as a means direct users to your own website.
- See also Evolution of Websites Read More
In order to get the optimal outcome for your website over time, the best practice is to purchase a monthly, fortnightly or weekly maintenance package alongside your website build, for the purpose of keeping your website and software infrastructure working, up-to-date and growing.
Website Performance[ ] Is your website bringing in new customers?
[ ] Are you satisfied with the amount of new customers your website is bringing in?
[ ] Can you be found on Google, YellowPages, Yahoo and your major industry directory listings?
[ ] Are you evolving your website to suit the ever changing market better than your competition?
[ ] Is your website outperforming your competition?
[ ] Has your website been updated in the last month? Is your website evolving? See Getting the Best From Your Website for more info.
Your websites content can have different appeals for different people. No two people are alike; therefore the information useful for one might not necessarily be what another individual is looking for. Why we say content is king is because if your website does not provide information that is being sought by your target audience they will make a quick exit looking for one that does.