The tools we recommend and use to grow and send our newsletters. Many of these links are referral links, so signing up using them is a great way to support Mailing List Hackers!
Our favorite email provider: ConvertKit
We love ConvertKit. It grows with your list, and whether you're just starting out, or you already have a few thousand subscribers, ConvertKit provides excellent tooling to fit whatever you need. We have a wealth of information on ConvertKit on the Mailing List Hackers site, so once you sign up, you can come back and follow our tutorials to get up and running. Use the below link to sign up for a free plan with ConvertKit.
Our favorite hosting provider: Digital Ocean
We use Digital Ocean to host this blog, as well as the blog for our sister site, Bytesized Code. At just $5/mo, it's a no-brainer for hosting your Ghost sites, as well as WordPress, small server instances, and anything else you might need. Use the below link to get $100 in free credit.
Our favorite design tool: Canva
We use Canva to design... everything. From book covers to infographics, video thumbnails, and more. Sign up with this link, and you'll get a free credit for one of Canva's premium resources, without having to sign up for a free plan. Nice!
Our favorite social media tool: Edgar
We use Edgar to manage our social media—scheduling posts, daily questions, and sharing the blog posts and videos we produce, without having to sit and compose tweets all day—automatically. Sign up below for a seven-day trial.
Our favorite analytics tool: Fathom Analytics
We like Fathom as a privacy-focused alternative to Google Analytics. It has a clean, focused user interface, and support for multiple websites means that you pay a single monthly fee and can use it across all of your properties. Use our code below and get a $10 credit when you sign up for Fathom.