52 Trending Email Newsletter Businesses [2024]

Updated: July 24th, 2023
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1. Email Newsletters

Sign up for the New York Post's newsletters to get the the morning and evening's top stories, plus sports, celebrity news and more.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA
Website traffic: 90K/month

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2. Negative Foods Newsletter

The Negative Foods Newsletter by Paul Lightfoot

Current team size: 1

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4. Afluencer

Are you a social influencer who needs help finding the best influencer programs? Afluencer is a leading marketing resource platform online for merchants and influencers!

How much they make: $24K/year
Where they're located: Sacramento, CA, USA
How much did it cost to start: $500K
Current team size: 0
Website traffic: 40K/month

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I Created A Two-Sided Marketplace That Helps Brands Find Influencers

Afluencer is a two-sided marketplace that connects brands with influencers and helps influencers, creators, and ambassadors find paid gigs, with 6,500+ active influencer users and 1,000+ brand users yielding 100% YoY revenue growth.

About
Brett started Afluencer about 3 years ago
Revenue
Brett grew the business to $2K/month
Costs
It cost Brett $500000 to start the business
Read by 3,335 founders

5. Storage Newsletter

Stay informed about worldwide storage industry with daily news updated at 8am EST

Where they're located: Saint-Sulpice-les-Champs, New Aquitaine, France

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6. Mailbrew

Create beautiful, automated newsletters with content from the sites and apps you love.

How much they make:

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7. GreenRope

The world's first and only Complete CRM providing powerful and easy to use marketing automation, email marketing, and social media integration. Inquire today with us!

How much they make: $1.92M/year
Where they're located: Gig Harbor, WA, USA
Current team size: 15

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On Starting A $160K/Month CRM & Automations Company After A US Air Force Career

GreenRope, a self-funded CRM and marketing automation platform with over 1,000 customers in 20 countries, was built organically and focused on creating a positive, customer-centric culture without outside investment, with an all-in-one interface solving challenges in managing sales, marketing, customer service, and operations.

About
Lars started GreenRope almost 16 years ago
Revenue
Lars grew the business to $160K/month
Read by 11,273 founders

8. Detroit Newsletter – Detroit Newsletter

Where they're located: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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9. Taximail

Drive your business with email marketing and automation campaigns

How much they make: $1.44M/year
Where they're located: Bangkok, Thailand
How much did it cost to start: $10K
Current team size: 60

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I Built A $1.4M/Year Email Marketing Platform [Based In Thailand]

How a Thailand-based email marketing platform, Taximail, grew to serve over 5,000 organizations in Thailand and generate $3.6 million per year through tailored features, close customer collaboration, and utilizing AWS services.

About
Phaiboon started Taximail about 12 years ago
Revenue
Phaiboon grew the business to $120K/month
Costs
It cost Phaiboon $10000 to start the business
Read by 3,965 founders

10. The NEWSLETTER Newsletter| Church newsletter resource for art and content for more than 40 years.

Since 1979, The NEWSLETTER Newsletter has been there to help thousands of church newsletter editors create professional-looking church publications. Try us today!

Where they're located: Columbus, Ohio, USA

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11. Ticker Nerd

With a Ticker Nerd membership you'll save 20+ hours of research a week, hear about stocks that have the potential to 10x-100x before they actually do plus get exclusive content you won’t find anywhere else.

How much they make: $48K/year
Where they're located: Sydney NSW, Australia
How much did it cost to start: $100
Current team size: 0

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I Launched A $54K/Year Newsletter That Finds Trending Stocks

Ticker Nerd is a monthly subscription service for investors that surfaces and analyzes trending stocks before the hype train arrives, and now has $4.5k in monthly recurring revenue from its newsletter without spending a single dollar on advertising, having validated the business via subreddits and organic Product Hunt launch strategy.

About
Luciano started Ticker Nerd over 3 years ago
Revenue
Luciano grew the business to $4K/month
Costs
It cost Luciano $100 to start the business
Read by 22,170 founders

12. New Letters – A Magazine of Writing & Art

Where they're located: Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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13. The Evergrey

We’re a community of, and the essential resource for, Seattle’s curious locals. Subscribe to our daily newsletter today.

Where they're located: Seattle, Washington, USA

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14. Cleveland Tech Newsletter

Where they're located: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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15. Irving Weekly News

Your online source for Irving news, sports, classifieds, business reviews and much more about Irving, TX.

Where they're located: Irving, Texas, USA

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16. Irvine Community News and Views

Where they're located: Irvine, California, USA

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17. New and Used Hyundai Cars

Where they're located: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA

18. Northeaster Newspaper

News, Events, Northeast Minneapolis, St. Anthony, Columbia Heights, Hilltop

Where they're located: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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19. unknown

Where they're located: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

20. AMA

Where they're located: Anchorage, Alaska, USA

21. Cuba Today

Where they're located: Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

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22. Nebraska Health Care Association – advocate. educate. support.

Where they're located: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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23. Downtown Development Authority

Where they're located: Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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24. Oakhurst Neighborhood Association, Fort Worth, Texas

Oakhurst Neighborhood Association, the online home of Oakhurst, Fort Worth's Neighborhood of the Year in 2006 and 2010.

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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25. unknown

Where they're located: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

26. Local News for the Inland Empire

Where they're located: Moreno Valley, California, USA

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27. Money Talk

Come here for the highs and lows of personal finance

How much they make: $1.2K/year
Where they're located: London, England, United Kingdom
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 1

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On Starting A Reader-Funded Newsletter About Personal Finance

Qin Xie launched Money Talk, a reader-funded newsletter on personal finance, in May 2020, and made £100 in the first month, chiefly promoting it on LinkedIn.

About
Qin started Money Talk about 4 years ago
Revenue
Qin grew the business to $100/month
Read by 5,919 founders

28. MarketBeat

Read the latest stock market and financial news on MarketBeat. Access in-depth stock research tools and get real-time analyst ratings, dividend information, earnings results, financials, headlines, insider trades and options data for any stock.

How much they make: $36M/year
Where they're located: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Current team size: 17
Website traffic: 8.25M/month

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How I Started A $36M/Year Stock Market Research Newsletter

Financial media company MarketBeat, founded by Matt Paulson, provides objective financial information and real-time market data to empower individual stock investors to make better trading decisions, generating approximately $8 million in revenue in 2019 and ending the year with over 1.3 million unique email subscribers due to a freemium model with 75% of revenue from advertising and 25% from subscriptions.

About
Matt started MarketBeat over 13 years ago
Revenue
Matt grew the business to $3M/month
Read by 26,643 founders

29. Vogt Awards

Where they're located: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

30. Home

Where they're located: Dighalia, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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31. Bike Bakersfield

Where they're located: Bakersfield, California, USA

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32. Blues Society of Omaha

Where they're located: Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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33. YMCA OF NEWARK AND VICINITY

Where they're located: Newark, New Jersey, USA

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34. Sierra Club Miami Group

Serving the Cincinnati-Dayton Ohio region

Where they're located: Miami, Florida, USA

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35. KCERA

Where they're located: Bakersfield, California, USA

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36. The Compassionate Friends of Atlanta

Where they're located: Columbus, Georgia, USA

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37. Coptic Solidarity

Where they're located: New Valley Governorate, Egypt

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38. JAGER PRO Store

Founded in 2006 by retired Soldiers, JAGER PRO is the first company to develop military-grade, patented, and proven technology and methods for Hog Control.

Where they're located: Columbus, Georgia, USA

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39. unknown

Where they're located: Prasat Balangk, Kampong Thom, Cambodia

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40. Beautiful Savior

Where they're located: Omaha, Nebraska, USA

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41. Texas Pork Producers Association

Texas Pork Producers Association is recognized as the second oldest livestock organization in Texas. We represent the state’s very dynamic and unique pork industry and provide consumers with information about the nutritional value, versatility and preparation of pork.

Where they're located: Lubbock, Texas, USA

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42. I Know The Pilot

The Best International and Domestic Airfare Deals for Australia sent to you for Free.

How much they make: $840K/year
Where they're located: Melbourne
How much did it cost to start: $1.5K
Current team size: 0
Website traffic: 110K/month

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How I Started A $140K/Month Flights And Holidays Deals Newsletter

I Know The Pilot founder Garth Adams shares how he grew his airfare and accommodation deals newsletter from a simple WordPress site to over 780,000 email subscribers, 110,000 app users, and 550,000 Facebook fans on a 100% free business model, and how he's pivoted domestically during the Covid-19 pandemic.

About
Garth started I Know The Pilot about 8 years ago
Revenue
Garth grew the business to $70K/month
Costs
It cost Garth $1500 to start the business
Read by 13,536 founders

43. Contrarian Thinking

Contrarian Thinking, weekly cashflowing investment ideas to build your bank account and increase your income streams.

How much they make: $3M/year
Where they're located: Austin, TX, USA
How much did it cost to start: $5K
Current team size: 4

My Finance Newsletter & Community Hit A $3M Run Rate This Year

Contrarian Thinking is a premium membership community that teaches its 1.5 million members how to implement cash flow strategies to achieve financial freedom, with a current run rate of $3 million and a goal of $50 million ARR in five years.

About
Codie started Contrarian Thinking over 4 years ago
Revenue
Codie grew the business to $250K/month
Skills
Public Speaking, Copywriting, Community Building
Costs
It cost Codie $5000 to start the business
Read by 5,181 founders

44. BowTied Opossum

Get smarter about all things digital. Affiliate marketing, e-commerce, analytics, and digital marketing.

Start and grow your first online business today. Click to read WiFi Money, by BowTied Opossum, a Substack publication with thousands of readers.

How much they make: $72K/year
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 0

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How I Anonymously Launched A Newsletter While Keeping My Day Job [$3K/Month]

BowTiedOpossum founder shares how he grew his anonymous paid newsletter to $3k per month in 9 months using Twitter as his main acquisition strategy.

About
BowTiedOpossum started BowTied Opossum almost 3 years ago
Revenue
BowTiedOpossum grew the business to $6K/month
Read by 9,657 founders

45. The Profile

The Profile features the best long-form stories on people and companies in business, tech, sports, entertainment, and more. Click to read The Profile, a Substack publication with tens of thousands of readers.

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46. Category Pirates

The authority on category design/category creation. Click to read Category Pirates, by Category Pirates 🏴‍☠️, a Substack publication with tens of thousands of readers.

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47. Lenny's Newsletter

A weekly advice column about product, growth, working with humans, and anything else that’s stressing you out about work

Website traffic: 580K/month

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48. Yolo Intel

Travel intel and inspiration. Click to read Yolo Intel, a Substack publication with tens of thousands of readers.

How much they make: $240K/year
Where they're located: Brooklyn
How much did it cost to start: $15K
Current team size: 1

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Losing My Job Motivated Me To Build The Top Travel Newsletter On Substack [$20K/Month]

Yolo Journal's founder, Yolanda Edwards, launched a travel lifestyle media brand with a magazine and newsletter that now generates $20k a month in revenue. Edwards' business success can be attributed to understanding the hole in the magazine market and creating trust-worthy insider information.

About
Yolanda started Yolo Intel over 5 years ago
Revenue
Yolanda grew the business to $20K/month
Costs
It cost Yolanda $15000 to start the business
Read by 4,718 founders

49. Failory

Failory is a community visited by startup founders every day to read articles about entrepreneurship, interviews with failed and successful founders, insightful postmortems and our monthly reports.

How much they make: $12K/year
Where they're located: Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Current team size: 0
Website traffic: 190K/month

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He Built A Profitable Website Dedicated To Sharing Why Businesses Fail

Failory is a community where failed startup owners come to tell their failure stories and the mistakes they committed, offering advice for future entrepreneurs.

About
Rich started Failory almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Rich grew the business to $1K/month
Read by 12,720 founders

50. Workspaces

How much they make: $24K/year
How much did it cost to start: $500
Current team size: 0

How I Built A $24K/Year Newsletter Side Hustle That Shares Remote Workspaces And Got Acquired

The founder of Workspaces, a newsletter giving readers a behind-the-scenes tour of entrepreneurs' new desk setups, was making $2,000 per month from sponsorships and was recently acquired by YC startup Loops, with 9,000+ subscribers and open rates around 60%.

About
Ryan started Workspaces about 4 years ago
Revenue
Ryan grew the business to $2K/month
Costs
It cost Ryan $500 to start the business
Read by 4,986 founders

52. The Hustle

Tech and business news delivered daily

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