When this happens...
GmailNew Email
Then do this...
MailchimpAdd/Update Subscriber

The easiest way to make sure your contacts hear all your announcements is not to worry about it at all—automate the whole thing with this Gmail-MailChimp integration. After you set it up, we'll begin to watch your inbox. From then on, any new email that you receive (or optionally only those with a certain label) will trigger this Zap, passing your sender on to MailChimp and adding them as a new subscriber to any mailing list you need.

How It Works

  1. A new email is received on Gmail
  2. Zapier automation adds a subscriber on MailChimp

What You Need

  • Gmail account
  • MailChimp account

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Subscriber

Triggers when a new subscriber is added to an audience.

Add/Update Subscriber

Add a new subscriber to an audience of your choosing. Can be used to update an existing subscriber too.

Updated Subscriber

Triggers when a subscriber is added or updated in an audience.

Create Draft

Create (but do not send) a new email message.

New Campaign

Triggers when a new campaign is created or sent.

Send Email

Create and send a new email message.

New Email Matching Search

Triggers when you receive a new email that matches a search string you provide.

Create Campaign

Creates a campaign draft.

New Labeled Email

Triggers when you receive a new email and label it within two days.

Send Campaign

Sends a campaign draft. PLEASE NOTE: This action sends an email to everyone signed up to the Campaign. Are you trying to send an email to just one person? Set up an Automation within MailChimp and assign the welcome email to a tag. Then assign that tag to your customer with the Add Subscriber To Tag Action.

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Share your ideas with Mailchimp email newsletters—then use its landing page and form builders to grow your lists and take marketing further with drip and transactional emails.

One of the most popular email services, Gmail keeps track of all your emails with treaded conversations, tags, and Google-powered search to locate find any message you need.

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