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Connecting Crafters with the Folks Who Love Them.


Looking to boost your sales on Etsy?

We're making it super easy to create and send free newsletters right from your Etsy account using those lovable chimps at MailChimp. Add photos of your latest cool products, write a bit of text and send away!

Etsy + MailChimp

We connect two of our favorite services, Etsy and MailChimp, so you can quickly create your own simple newsletters -- for free.

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How it works

  • Create a MailChimp account (or use your existing one)
  • Connect with Etsy shop using Craftmonkey
  • Pick a template, add photos of your products, write a bit of text and send away!
  • Use the time you save on newsletters to do more crafting for all your new customers.
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See Craftmonkey in Action

Our Awesome Templates

Below is a sampling of our templates. Showcase your work, connect with your customers!

  • Shop

    Two Image

  • Shop1

    Single Image

  • Shop2

    Multiple Image

FAQs

  1. How does it work?+

    Craftmonkey joins your existing MailChimp and Etsy accounts so that they can easily share information. Just login to your MailChimp account, enter your Etsy store name and voilà! The magic happens.

    Once you’ve connected via Craftmonkey, you can create newsletters using your Etsy shop content, which MailChimp will send out and track. You’ll be able to see a snapshot of how your list subscribers are responding right from your Craftmonkey account page. It makes sending out newsletters to your best customers, biggest fans and crafty community a breeze.

  2. Do I need to have a MailChimp account?+

    Yep. They’ve got an awesome plan that is free for up to 2,000 subscribers. If you haven’t already, check them out and see what all the eeping is about.

  3. Do I need to have a Etsy account?+

    Yes. The items in your shop is what you’ll be showcasing, and it’s from your Etsy store that we’ll grab your banner and let you pick your favorite images.

  4. How much does it cost?+

    Craftmonkey itself is free! You do need to have a MailChimp and an Etsy account, though. MailChimp has a generous free plan, and Etsy is a fee-based service.

  5. Why should I do bother doing email marketing? I’m busy!+

    Terrific question. There’s so many good answers but in a nutshell: it keeps you connected with your network in a way that is personable, informative, and good for your business. And we understand about being busy, that’s why we built Craftmonkey; to make things easier for you so you can keep on craftin’.

    For a longer answer (and lots of other good info), MailChimp has some amazing and free, downloadable guides on email marketing, including one specifically for online sellers. That one even has a kitty -- cute!

  6. How do I build an email list?+

    Another good question - now you’re thinking like a marketer! There are many ways to go about it (do a Google search for “Building an email list”, but we happen to like this guest post on the Shopify blog from Amy at MailChimp.

  7. About Us-

    The Craftmonkey app was created by Social Glu, a small communications shop that specializes in connecting good people with cool technology. Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we have a soft spot in our hearts for crafters, delicious beers and owls.