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No Monkey Business: The Story Behind MailChimp’s Wild Growth

Mailchimp is one of the products that I admire a lot. Totally bootstrapped, clocked $280mn in revenue in 2015 and the monkey is having a lot of fun too!
A recommended read on the growth engine that Mailchimp built.
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The “little monkeys in their footer” actually proved to be one of the most brilliant tactics MailChimp deployed as part of launching their “free forever” plan: All of the emails sent by MailChimp’s free users were stamped with a hyperlinked image of Freddie, which directed folks to MailChimp.com.

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