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MandrillNew Catch Hook
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MailchimpAdd/Update Subscriber

Use a Mandrill catch hook to create a bridge between Mandrill and MailChimp. Mandrill supports generation of catch hooks on email events such as Opened or Clicked messages. Zapier can monitor for those hooks, enabling new MailChimp subscribers to be easily added when an email event occurs. That way, you can watch for people who click your links or open specific emails, then add them to a campaign in MailChimp to easily continue your marketing efforts.

Once you set up this Mandrill to MailChimp integration, new catch hook events from that point forward are individually added to MailChimp as new subscribers.

Note: This Zapier integration doesn't create new subscribers from existing Mandrill catch hooks, only new hooks triggered after you've set it up.

How It Works

  1. A Mandrill catch hook is triggered by an email event.
  2. Zapier adds that email data to MailChimp as a subscriber.

What You Need

  • A Mandrill account with a catch hook enabled
  • A 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.

Send Template

Send an email via a template.

New Campaign

Triggers when a new campaign is created or sent.

Send Email

Send an email through Mandrill's system!

New Catch Hook

Catch and trigger off of any webhook that Mandrill sends.

Unsubscribe Email

Unsubscribe an email address from an audience of your choosing.

New Subscriber With Tag

Triggers when a subscriber is added to a Tag within an audience.

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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