How Do You Add Attachments to a MailChimp Campaign

Are you looking for automation that can add attachments to a Mailchimp campaign? API is a perfect tool that can help with your problem. Adding an attachment to a Mailchimp campaign has a long process to do, API has the easiest way by using Zapier. We have a step-by-step guide below that you can follow.

Here’s the step-by-step guide:

Note: First, we will convert the Mailchimp campaign to PDF and send it to Gmail for PDF attachment.

Step 1: Create a Zap

To begin, let’s start by creating a Zap.

Step 2: Trigger App and Event

Next, select the Mailchimp app and choose the New Campaign for the trigger event.

Trigger App and Event

Step 3: Setup Trigger

Let’s set up the trigger

  • In the Audience field, select the audience from your Mailchimp campaign.
  • In the Status field, select the status of your campaign.
Setup Trigger

Step 4: Test Trigger

Then, Click on the test trigger button.

Test Triggger

Step 5: Test Trigger Result

Once the test trigger was successful. You may now move on to another app.

Test Trigger Result

Step 6: Action App and Event

Let’s select the app and choose the Anything to PDF Converter for the action event.

Action App and Event

Step 7: Setup Action

Set up the Action.

  • In the Input Type field, select the Link to a webpage.
  • For the Input field, select the Archive URL from the Mailchimp campaign.
  • For the Name field, type in your desired output file name.
Setup Action

Step 8: Test and Review

Now, click on the test and review button.

Test and Review

Step 9: Test Review Result

Once the test was successful. will return a converted PDF URL.

Test Review Result

Now, let’s send this PDF as an attachment. We will add another app.

Step 10: Add Another App and Event

Select the Gmail app and choose the Send Email for an action.

Add Another App and Event

Step 11: Send Email Configuration

Let’s set up the configuration

  • In the To field, enter the email address of the recipient.
  • In the From field, add your email address.
  • For the Subject field, add a subject to the email.
  • In the Body Type field, select what is the body type of the email.
  • For the Body field, type in the message.
  • For the Attachment field, select the converted PDF URL from
Send Email Configuration
Send Email Configuration

Step 12: Test and Review

After setting up the configuration, click on the test and review button.

Test And Review

Step 13: Test Result

Once the test was successful, the recipient will receive an email.

Test Result

Step 14: Email Attachment Result

Here’s the email with a PDF attachment.

PDF Attachment Result

In this tutorial, you learned how to add an attachment to a Mailchimp campaign using Zapier. You learned how to use the Web API to convert Anything into PDF. You also learned how to set up the Send Email Gmail to send an email with an attachment.