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Newsletter

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.

Virtual events are a newsletter growth hack

Virtual events are a newsletter growth hack

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,

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
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Should you resend emails to your subscribers?

Should you resend emails to your subscribers?

Does resending emails help your open rate? And some do's and dont's around how to do it well

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
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Three quick tips for sending weekly newsletters

Three quick tips for sending weekly newsletters

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

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
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Show your newsletter stats! (End of August 2020)

Show your newsletter stats! (End of August 2020)

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

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
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What are evergreen email sequences?

What are evergreen email sequences?

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

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
Newsletter

Show your newsletter stats! (End of July 2020)

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

Kristian Freeman
Kristian Freeman
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