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get started with email marketing and corksy

Get Started with Email Marketing & Corksy

Whether your new to email marketing or looking for ways to optimize your current strategy, we’ve broken down our customers most burning questions about how to get started with email marketing in the Corksy platform below:

  1. How do I create a Mailchimp or Klaviyo account?
  2. How do I connect my Mailchimp or Klaviyo accounts in Corksy?


To create a Mailchimp account, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Mailchimp’s website and click on the “Sign Up Free” button in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Enter your email address and create a password. Click on the “Get Started” button.
  3. Fill out the form with your personal information, including your first and last name, username, and address.
  4. Select the type of plan that you want to use. Mailchimp offers a free plan, as well as paid plans that include additional features.
  5. Click “Confirm” to generate the activation email to your inbox to complete your account set-up.
  6. Click “Activate Account” in the activation email.

To create a Klaviyo account, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Klaviyo website and click on the “Sign Up” button in the top right corner of the page
  2. Fill out the form with your information, including your name, email address, and password
  3. Click the “Sign Up” button to complete the registration process
  4. Verify your email by clicking the activation link in your inbox


Now, make the most out of your Corksy data and
unlock powerful growth marketing possibilities by connecting your email marketing account below.


How to connect your MailChimp account to Corksy:

Mailchimp corksy connect

  1. Find “Settings” in the bottom-left corner of your Corksy navigation menu & select the “Email Marketing” tab.
  2. Click “Connect account” in the MailChimp row.
  3. Enter your MailChimp Client ID & Client Secret.

Configure a Mailchimp API key (also known as a client ID and client secret) for a new user with the steps below:
  1. Log in to your Mailchimp account.
  2. Click on the profile icon in the top right corner of the screen, and then select “Account” from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the account settings, navigate to the “Extras” section and click on “API keys.”
  4. If you haven’t created an API key yet, click on the “Create A Key” button. If you have created a key before, you will see a list of existing keys.
  5. Enter your App name in the “App name” field (i.e. Corksy).
  6. Enter your App description in the “App description” field (i.e. Corksy API).
  7. Enter your Company/organization in the “Company / organization” field.
  8. Enter your “App Website”:  https://www.yoursite.com
  9. Enter your “Redirect URI”: https://www.{{storename}}.corksy.io
  10. Give your API key a name, such as “Client ID and Secret” & press “Create”.
  11. Input the client ID and client secret to the Corksy account connector to access the Mailchimp API to perform various actions such as subscribing, updating or removing subscribers from your audiences.

milchimp enter client ID client secret to connect corksy

How to connect Klaviyo account to Corksy:

Klaviyo corksy connect

  1. To connect your Klaviyo account, click on Settings in your Corksy navigation menu & select the Email Marketing Accounts tab.
  2. Click Connect account in the Klaviyo row. 
  3. Enter your Klaviyo API Key.


To find your Klaviyo API key, go to your Klaviyo account, click on your username and choose Account. Then click on Settings and choose API Keys from the drop-down menu.

  1. Click to Create API Key to generate a new Private API Key.
  2. Copy & Paste your Klaviyo API Key into your Corksy admin account. Click “Save”.

And there you have it! You should be all set to utilize your Corksy data to enhance your email marketing campaigns (contact a Corksy support team member if you’re having issues).

Looking for tips to optimize your email content? Read 6 tips to increase your email engagement metrics to ultimately boost your bottom line from our growth marketing experts.

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