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Publishing made simple
Publish to email and the web from one place. It’s a newsletter, but better – and you can charge for it.
Own your list
You have a trusted relationship with your readers. With Substack, you own your mailing list and content.
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Publish for free
It takes less than 5 minutes to get started. If you already have an email list, it’s easy to import.
Build your audience
You can publish without charging for as long as you’d like, with no limits.
Make money
When you’re ready, you can turn on paid subscriptions.
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Substack makes it dead simple to start a newsletter and get paid for it.
Judd Legum, former editor-in-chief of Think Progress and author of Popular Information
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Lyz Lenz, author of God Land and Men Yell At Me
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Why subscriptions?
Direct subscriptions are a better business model for culture. It puts the reader in control, and helps you make more money.
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What does it cost?
Publishing is completely free. Once you start charging, there's a 10% fee on top of credit card fees.
Who uses Substack?
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