2020-09-14 · Welcome to the August edition of Not a Newsletter, a monthly, semi-comprehensive, Google Doc-based guide to sending better emails! I’m Dan, the founder of Inbox Collective, an email consultancy, and…
20+ min read · From 2017 · The gentle, dependable workhorse that everyone relies on and nobody owns
Email was a newsfeed. With the proliferation of newsletters, email alerts, flash sale emails, and other email-delivered content, one's email client became a major site of media consumption. It was a feed as much as an inbox.
7 min read · 2020-07-01 · As the media ecosystem contracts amid coronavirus, Substack has been thrust into an uncomfortable role — that of a savior.
Substack enjoys a growing profile in the media industry, but it’s not a consumer brand. The company is fine with that. Substack wants to be behind the scenes, taking its cut as writers interact with their devoted readers. More than 100,000 subscribers pay writers on Substack, according to the company.
~13 min read · 2020-07-06 · This week marked an important milestone: I just sent the 50th edition of Maker Mind, a newsletter about mindful productivity. Countless hours of careful writing, thoughtful conversations with readers,…
35. It’s a marathon. Growing a newsletter takes time. If the goal is to make money online, there are many quicker, simpler ways to achieve that goal. Running a newsletter is not a get-rich-quick scheme. Be patient.