Thoughts, advice, and tips around newsletters. Whether you're a newsletter expert with a huge list, just starting, or maybe just considering starting a list, we have a ton of expertise in the Mailing List Hackers community to help you succeed.
I'm super excited to announce the first Mailing List Hackers course: Newsletter Bootcamp. Newsletter Bootcamp is a seven-day email course and Ebook that will teach you everything you need to know to start and grow your newsletter. Each day, you'll focus on a theme, complete exercises, and dig deep into
In this blog post, I’ll offer a tried-and-true but unconventional idea for growing your email list. I used it to go from a brand-new list to over four thousand subscribers in eighteen months. It’s not a “get subscribers quick” scheme. In fact, not only is it not quick,
Bytesized Weekly, my weekly newsletter for software developers, is just about to hit issue #30. It's been a strange year, so I haven't quite reached a 100% success rate on sending every week, but I have learned a lot about sending weekly newsletters and how to stay consistent. In this
We're back with another edition of Show Your Stats! Last month, I introduced this segment and had a ton of awesome responses from people sharing their newsletter stats over on Indie Hackers. If you're interested in joining the trend, comment on this post, or tweet at @MListHackers (#showyourstats)! Make sure
In my last blog post, I wrote about a few tips for making the process of writing a weekly newsletter easier. In this blog post, I'd like to present a totally different idea of how a weekly newsletter could look: one where you aren't sitting down every Monday night writing
Every newsletter has the same basic stats: open rate, click rate, and number of subscribers. Without context, these numbers are pretty meaningless. An email goes out and 30% of the people who receive it end up opening it. Is that above average? Below average? Factoring in the kind of newsletter