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7/21/2022
15 : 24

The July edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Four tactics that will help you stay in the inbox. Plus: Best practices for writing great subject lines. ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌
7/12/2022
15 : 34

Welcome to the new Inbox Collective 

You've been asking for more stories, case studies, and how-tos about email strategy. Today, I'm going to start bringing you those. I've got some news. I'm excited to announce that I
5/19/2022
13 : 54

The May edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

What do you need to do to stay out of the spam folder? Plus: A few ideas for interactive emails. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/21/2022
13 : 44

The April edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Plus: My first-ever email workshop launches this fall, and I'd love to tell you more about it! (Also, links! Lots of links!) ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/22/2022
14 : 14

The March edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Can an inbox tell if I'm a bad sender based on who I send my emails to? Plus, a few small Apple MPP updates. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
2/25/2022
14 : 24

The February edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Inside: Why your open rates from Gmail might be (slightly) inflated. Plus: How to send a proper apology to your readers ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2022
14 : 44

The January edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Inside: 33 strategies to retain paying subscribers, plus a big update on Apple's Mail Privacy Protection. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/20/2021
14 : 34

The December edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

10 lessons from 10 years in email, plus some very specific predictions for the email space in 2022! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/18/2021
16 : 34

How can I make my Google Doc better for you?

I've got a four-question, 90-second survey about Not a Newsletter for you. I'd really appreciate your thoughts so I can make it even better for you! Pretty much every publishing platform on the
11/22/2021
14 : 24

The November edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

Can using spammy-sounding words land your emails in the spam folder? (The short answer: No. But I'll explain more inside.) ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
11/8/2021
15 : 34

Picking the right tools to make great newsletters

Thinking about building a referral program or running pop-ups on your site? Here are a few tools I recommend that can help. Building a great newsletter strategy isn't just about picking the right
10/29/2021
15 : 34

A few great newsletter resources for you

Here are a few more tools to add to your toolbox. They'll help when building out your newsletter strategy! Ever since I started Not a Newsletter, there are four questions I get pretty much every
10/29/2021
10 : 24

The October edition of Not a Newsletter is here!

It's been a few weeks. What's actually happening with Apple's Mail Privacy Protection rollout? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
10/29/2021
10 : 24

Three secrets I’ve learned about great newsletters

Think about the four building blocks — and two other lessons from my time at BuzzFeed and The New Yorker. I remember my first day on the job at BuzzFeed, where I'd just been hired in a brand-new