As the team behind The Browser Newsletter, one of the pioneers of the paid newsletter renaissance, we've tried everything in our search for the best technology for professional publishing. When we started our newsletter we had to connect Wordpress to Mailchimp to Stripe all by ourselves; when we moved to
This is a tip from Craig Mod (in a post full of great tips – check it out!): it doesn't take much effort to reply to new subscribers and sometimes recipients are disproportionately impressed that they heard from the publisher. It's literally as simple as setting up the "You Have a
One of those little boxes on your site that lets people send you an email (or instant chat) directly from there, without opening their email client.
It's a stupid tip, but the best fully-searchable archive you will ever have for your newsletter is your gmail archive.
How to get a live, usable feed of new subscribers (free or paid) from Substack publications, via Zapier.
A "failsafe" system that sends you an email if your newsletter hasn't gone out by a certain time each day