Substack makes it simple for a writer to start a paid or free newsletter. Writers get a CMS built for publishing email newsletters, integrated payments through Stripe, and a website that can host free and subscriber-only content.
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Niche Online Publishers Bank on Subscriptions Over AdvertisingA growing number of independent publishers, whose audiences are too small for significant ad revenue, are using new technology to help them sell subscriptions.
With an increased focus on paid newsletters, Substack is opening up its tools to more creatorsIndie email newsletter fans got some disheartening news last month, when Inc. reported that TinyLetter, its niche email newsletter platform, would be folded into its parent company, MailChimp. MailChimp CEO Ben Chestnut soon clarified, saying the company does not plan to make any changes to TinyLetter this year.