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Issue #82 — Publishers pivot to paid & newsrooms learn how to do sales

Welcome back to the second issue of 2020! Hopefully it’s been a good start of the year for you.

Issue #81 — Predictions for 2020

Happy New Year and welcome back to the first issue of 2020! We’re really excited to continue to grow and evolve this newsletter and community in the year ahead.

Issue #80 — 2019 roundup, top reads of the year!

Welcome to the last issue of Publisher Weekly in 2019! This weeks newsletter is slightly different – we’re going to round out the year with a collection of our favourite 15 articles from past issues.

Issue #79 — Everyone has more digital subscribers than ever before

Welcome back to your weekly publishing roundup. Everyone appears to be bragging about how many digital subscriptions they have this week, so below you'll find lots of evidence of publishers making new business models work for them.

Issue #78 — What 1000 true fans means for today's journalism startups

Happy Sunday everyone - thanks for tuning in for this week’s issue. This week’s top read is 🔥make sure you check that one out. In addition to that we’ve shared stories about subscriber growth, retaining subscribers & a handy user research workflow template that you can use for free.

Issue #77 — What does audience engagement really mean?

Hey everyone – welcome back to your weekly dose of stories and ideas in publishing. This weeks edition includes tips on how to improve your email newsletters, learnings from publishers with digital subscriptions and ideas for running communities.

Issue #76 — The state of subscription marketing

Welcome to all of our new subscribers, and thanks for supporting this newsletter. This weeks top stories include tips for publishers when it comes to using metrics to build a sustainable business model, engaging readers and keep them coming back and how to diversify revenue steams. Enjoy!

Issue #75 — Figuring out why to go paid

Hey 👋 welcome back to your weekly roundup of the most important stories and ideas in publishing. We've featured some interesting takes on the reasons to go paid, micro-memberships an interesting podcast and not one but two free courses. Enjoy!

Issue #74 — Paths to subscription & why people pay for news

Welcome to our newest subscribers – it’s great to have you here! ICYMI we did a special edition last week announcing membership & subscriptions at Ghost. To catch up, here’s the most important stories and ideas in independent publishing from the past two weeks. Enjoy!

Issue #73 (Special Edition) — Announcing memberships & subscriptions in Ghost

Hey there! We’re doing a special edition of the Publisher Weekly newsletter this week — it’s a little different.

Issue #72 — How much revenue thousands of indie creators make each month

This week, your summary of the biggest ideas in publishing is packed full of interesting stories and resources about curating email newsletters, reader loyalty, how to foster a culture of listening and much more!

Issue #71 — How much money can be made with premium newsletters

The biggest stories in digital publishing this week include behind-the-scenes insights from independent publishers, understanding the unit economics of content and a toolkit for keeping your digital presence safe and sane, plus much more!

Issue #70 — Site performance matters for publishers who want healthy conversions

Welcome back 👋 This weeks issue features tips for publishers about site performance, new research about audience engagement, peer support initiatives for journalism and more. Enjoy! 💯 Top picksSlow sites have a negative impact on revenue: Why publishers opt for faster, leaner websitesHaving solid site performance is increasingly important for bringing organic

Issue #69 — Loyalty is membership's North Star

Welcome back to your latest roundup of the biggest stories and ideas in independent publishing. Last week’s issue had lots of content about creating better newsletters and this weeks is full of interesting ideas about podcasts. Plus: the latest research about metrics in memberships, what happens when newspapers disappear

Issue #68 — The right strategy to monetise your content through reader revenue

Happy Sunday & welcome back. Here’s your curated list of the most important stories and ideas in digital publishing this week! Thanks for supporting Publisher Weekly ❤️ Remember you can submit articles or get in touch with us directly to let us know what you'd like to see in future

Issue #67 — User revenue is now a growth engine

Happy Sunday & welcome back to your subscription of the most important stories in digital publishing. It’s been such a busy news week that we had a hard time picking out the best reads 🙃 Get in touch 📫 Let us know what you’d like to see here by writing

Issue #66 — Q&A with the VP of subscription growth at the NYT

Welcome back to your weekly update of the most important stories and news in publishing. This week we’ve got insights about the Facebook news tab, new services from Patreon and how The Telegraph are using Instagram and Snapchat to find new subscribers. Enjoy! Thanks for supporting the community – We're

Issue #65 — Members changed our lives for the better

Welcome to your weekly issue with all of the latest and greatest stories and ideas about digital publishing. Let’s chat! 📫 Hit reply to let us know why you’re interested in the future of publishing, or give us some feedback for the newsletter!💯 Top picks“At 7,000 members

Issue #64 — How to use paid acquisition to grow your email subscribers

Happy Sunday! Here’s all of the latest important stories and ideas in digital publishing. If you’re enjoying this newsletter we’d appreciate it if you’d recommend us to a friend or colleague who might enjoy it too or share on Twitter 👉 publisherweekly.org 💯 Top picksHow to use

Issue #63 — Tighten up that paywall!

Happy Sunday! Here’s your top stories in publishing and the latest ideas about modern business models. As always, thanks for supporting the newsletter and for helping to build this community. If you have any ideas or suggestions for future issues, hit reply 📫 💯 Top picksTighten up that paywall! (And some

Issue #62 — The four visitors to your site, and how to hook them

Welcome back! This weeks thoughtful takes on the future of publishing includes lots of news about emerging business models and a free downloadable resource in our top pick of the week. For those of you who have joined this community in the past few weeks, here’s a brief reminder

Issue #61 — Email is important for publishers. So is retention!

Welcome to your weekly roundup of the most important stories in independent publishing. It was a busy news week, so this issue is packed full of great content. Thanks for being a part of the community – don’t forget you can submit articles & access a curated resources list of

Issue #60 — Partnership, membership, and social justice

Issue #59 — Substack gets $15.3 million in VC funding

This weeks curation of the most important news in publishing includes funding announcements from Substack, more evidence that micro-payments aren’t working out, and some thoughtful articles about trust and diversity. Enjoy! Thanks for supporting our newsletter ❤️ We’d love to hear more about what you’re here for and

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Anders Norén
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Received a good first issue of the Publisher Weekly newsletter from @TryGhost to read with my morning coffee. I recommend you give it a try:
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5:07 AM - 4 Jun 2018
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Andy McIlwain
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Publisher Weekly - Issue #29 publisher.ghost.org/issues/publisher-weekly-issue-29-149526… via @revue (Further props to @TryGhost for the newsletter. 90% of the curated stories make their way into my Pocket list. 👍)
5:42 PM - 16 Dec 2018 from Toronto, Ontario
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Jijo Sunny
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Thanks for the votes! I recommend this newsletter by @TryGhost (@JohnONolan) for thoughtful takes on publishing, subscription biz and future of creators: publisher.ghost.org
4:38 PM - 8 Jul 2018
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