Email Marketing in Sellerdeck

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Email Marketing in Sellerdeck

Engagement with customers and potential customers is an important part of running an ecommerce website. Email addresses can and should be collected dueing the checkout process (with an ‘opt out of communication’ checkbox as in Sellerdeck). you can also ‘harvest’ email adresses by having a ‘Sign Up’ form in your website’s footer or sidebar so people can express interest in hearing about your products and developments. MailChimp is an excellen system and integrates readily into Sellerdeck.

First sign up for a Mail Chimp account

https://login.mailchimp.com/signup/

Now extract your list of emails from Sellerdeck, ‘Marketing’, ‘Mailing List’, ‘Filter on Keep Detais Private’, ‘Export List’
This will exclude people who tick to keep detils private as they go through the checkout sequence.

Email Export in Sellerdeck

Now you can create your first campaign in Mailchimp using that address list to which you can add over time

https://mailchimp.com/help/create-a-…mail-campaign/

To collect email adresses embed a signup form in Selledeck. Go to Mailchimp and create a signup form to your needs:

https://mailchimp.com/help/add-a-sig…-your-website/

You can embed a signup in your footer:

Code:

<div class="widget widget-newsletter">
<div class="row">
<div class="col-lg-6">
<h4 class="widget-title">Subscribe to our newsletter</h4>
<p>Get all the latest information on Events,Sales and Offers. Sign up for newsletter today. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails.</p>
</div><!-- End .col-lg-6 -->

<div id="mc_embed_signup" class="col-lg-6"><!-- Begin Mailchimp Signup Form -->
<form action="https://yourdomain.us5.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=longgobbledegookmailchimpnumber&amp;id=YourMailChimpID" method="post" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" class="validate" target="_blank" novalidate>
<div id="mc_embed_signup_scroll">
<input type="email" value="" name="EMAIL" class="form-control" id="mce-EMAIL" placeholder="Email address" required>
<!-- real people should not fill this in and expect good things - do not remove this or risk form bot signups-->
<div style="position: absolute; left: -5000px;" aria-hidden="true"><input type="text" name="b_longgobbledegookmailchimpnumber_YourMailChimpID" tabindex="-1" value=""></div>
<input type="submit" value="Subscribe" name="subscribe" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" class="btn">
</div>
</form>
<p>We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. <a href="https://mailchimp.com/legal/" target="_blank">Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.</a> We do NOT share your data.</p>
<!--End mc_embed_signup--> </div><!-- End .col-lg-6 -->
</div><!-- End .row -->
</div><!-- End .widget -->

or in a sidebar or fragment: This is a fragment:

Code:

<div class="linear position-relative d-flex flex-wrap rel-pos-sm h-100 w-100">
<div class="w-100 position-relative">
<actinic:block if="%3cactinic%3avariable%20name%3d%22FragmentImageFileName%22%20%2f%3e%20%21%3d%20%22%22" >
<div class="right-image">
<actinic:variable formatting="div,style|set-right" name="FragmentImage" />
</div>
</actinic:block>
<a name="<actinic:variable name="FragmentAnchor" />"></a>
<h2 class="fragment-title theme-title"><actinic:variable name="FragmentTitle" /></h2>
<p class="fragment-desc"><actinic:variable name="FragmentText" /></p>
<div class="col-md-6 offset-md-2 mt-4">
<form action="https://yourdomain.us5.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=longgobbledegookmailchimpnumber&amp;id=YourMailChimpID" method="post" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" class="validate" target="_blank" novalidate="">
<div id="mc_embed_signup_scroll">
<div class="field-shift" aria-label="Please leave the following three fields empty">
<label for="b_longgobbledegookmailchimpnumber">Name: </label>
<input type="text" name="b_longgobbledegookmailchimpnumber" tabindex="-1" value="" placeholder="Freddie" id="b_name">
<label for="b_email">Email: </label>
<input type="email" name="b_email" tabindex="-1" value="" placeholder="youremail@gmail.com" id="b_email">
<label for="b_comment">Comment: </label>
<textarea name="b_comment" tabindex="-1" placeholder="Please comment" id="b_comment"></textarea>
</div>
<div class="form-group" id="mergeRow-0"><label for="MERGE0">Email Address <span class="req asterisk">*</span></label>
<input class="form-control" type="email" autocapitalize="off" autocorrect="off" name="MERGE0" id="MERGE0" size="25" value=""></div>
<div class="form-group" id="mergeRow-1"><label for="MERGE1">First Name</label>
<input class="form-control" type="text" name="MERGE1" id="MERGE1" size="25" value=""></div>
<div class="form-group" id="mergeRow-2"><label for="MERGE2">Last Name</label>
<input class="form-control" type="text" name="MERGE2" id="MERGE2" size="25" value=""></div>
<p>Preferred format</p>
<div class="form-group form-check"><label class="form-check-label" for="EMAILTYPE_HTML">
<input class="form-check-input" type="radio" name="EMAILTYPE" id="EMAILTYPE_HTML" value="html" checked=""><span>HTML</span></label></div>
<div class="form-group form-check"><label class="form-check-label" for="EMAILTYPE_TEXT">
<input class="form-check-input" type="radio" name="EMAILTYPE" id="EMAILTYPE_TEXT" value="text"><span>Plain-text</span></label></div>
<input type="submit" value="Subscribe" name="subscribe" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" class="btn btn-success">
</div>
</form>
</div>
</div>
<div class="w-100 position-relative">
<actinic:variable name="FragmentVideo" />
</div>
</div>

This is just a guide but should hopefully get you going.

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