How to grow and monetize your newsletter

Vidya ✨
Creator Growth Intern at @SwapstackHQ | Newsletters 💌 | Writing ✍️ | Design 🎨 | Growth 🌱

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Starting a newsletter is confusing. Growing and monetizing it takes a different skill set for the uninitiated. Owning your audience is the first step towards monetizing your work as a creator. But, how do we do that? How do you grow and monetize without any experience in marketing or growth? Let's answer these questions for you.


Vidya is a Growth Marketer at Swapstack where she helps creators connect with relevant brands. She's also the curator behind The Curious Bunch newsletter.


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  • What I Learned in 3 Years of Writing a Newsletter and 9 other articles
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  • Topics covered: newsletters, writing, productivity, monetization, landing pages
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The first step to growing your subscribers is creating a landing page that appeals to your ideal readers.

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We all want to grow our newsletters to tens of thousands of subscribers. But, how do we reach our first 1,000 subscribers? Learn from those who did it already!

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7 tips from one of the most successful newsletter writers, Ann Handley, who grew her newsletter to 45,000 subscribers.

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Wondering what tools successful newsletter writers use to write, curate, and send their newsletter?

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Did you know you can monetize your newsletter even without paid subscriptions and sponsors?

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Here's a free checklist to start, grow, and monetize your newsletter.

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Congratulations on taking the first step to launch, grow, and monetize your newsletter! 🎉 With these tips and tools, I hope you quickly learn to grow your newsletter into a reliable source of income.


If you're still curious about growing and monetizing your newsletter, feel free to join my weekly newsletter The Curious Bunch. I curate interesting links and tools to monetize your work and grow as a creator.

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