I’ve had lots of requests asking me how to embed a Youtube video in to a Mailchimp email so that subscribers see a screenshot of the video with a “play” symbol in the middle. Many thought that they had to create their own screenshot and then photoshop a play button on the top. In fact, it’s a little easier than that. You just need to add a video merge tag in to a text box in your campaign. Here’s a two minute video showing you exactly what to do.