Creating a Facebook Powered Mailchimp Newsletter

This post reviews the steps to create an email newsletter containing your page’s Facebook posts. It outlines how to connect to your Mailchimp account so you can save, schedule or send the newsletter with your Mailchimp credentials.

Chimp Commander enables Mailchimp users to leverage all the great social content available on their Facebook pages in their email marketing newsletters.

In just a couple clicks, you can create a beautiful Mailchimp newsletter powered by your favorite Facebook posts. Here’s how, step-by-step:

Step 1

Enter Facebook Pages. Select Posts.

Start by entering the Facebook page ID(s) you’d like to access content from. You can enter more than one by separating each Facebook page ID with commas. Use sorting and filtering criteria as necessary. Select the posts you’d like to import and click the Import button at the bottom right.

Mailchimp Facebook Integration

Step 2

Automatic Newsletter Creation. Customize It

A newsletter will automatically be created for you, complete with a header and footer with correct unsubscribe merge tags. You can now add your own content by dragging any of the content blocks from the left sidebar. Customize your content by clicking on a block to see the available formatting options. When you’re done, click the Next button.

Build Social Newsletter with Facebook Posts in Mailchimp

Step 3

Connect to Mailchimp

If you haven’t already connected your Mailchimp account, do so now by clicking on the green Connect to Mailchimp button.

Connect your Mailchimp Account to Chimp Commander

Step 4


Authenticate using your Mailchimp credentials.

Authenticate with your Mailchimp Account

Step 5

Save, Shedule or Send

You can save the campaign in Chimp Commander, however, by linking to your Mailchimp account, you can also save, schedule or send the campaign directly in Chimp Commander via your Mailchimp account. To do so, you’ll need to select the lists to send to and add a subject.

Save, Send or Schedule your Facebook Mailchimp Newsletter

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