As you may have heard by now, Mailchimp has removed its official app from the Shopify app store. This happened because of non-agreement on Shopify’s updated Terms of Service. You can read Mailchimp's statement here. No new installs are possible, and from May 12, current installs will also get deactivated.
This has created some panic for users, who are wondering how this change might affect their ability to add and manage subscribers and email lists.
If you are using the Mailchimp Forms by MailMunch app from the Shopify app store, you are in the clear! You will not be affected in any way by the removal of the official Mailchimp app. You already have the best solution for integrating your Mailchimp account with your Shopify store.
If you are still using the official Mailchimp app, you just need a new way to re-integrate your store with existing Mailchimp account. This is a very small change that should not take more than 5 minutes to set up.
All you need is to install Mailchimp forms my Mailmunch.
If you want to learn how to sync MailMunch subscribers to your Shopify store, read this article.
MailMunch is an official partner of Mailchimp and what makes the partnership work is the deep, seamless integration between the two apps.
You can collect subscribers using MailMunch lead generation tools, assign tags to them and have them synced with a Mailchimp list through seamless integration.
If you search for ‘mailchimp’ on Shopify app store, you’ll find Mailchimp forms by MailMunch at the no.1 spot for a simple reason: Mailmunch integration works perfectly with Mailchimp.
The fact that hundreds of thousands of users use MailMunch to integrate Mailchimp with Shopify and have successfully synced millions of subscribers across the platforms, testifies to our ranking.
MailMunch also complies fully with Shopify's revised policies, ensuring that this will be a future-proof solution, ensuring you won’t have to worry about a Mailchimp-closing-down sort of scenario with Mailmunch forms.
Rukham is the Content Lead at Mailmunch. He believes trust should be the basis for all marketing communications.