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S01E13: Building a Creator-Driven Newsletter in 2023 — with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit

—a founder, CEO, and avid newsletter writer.

Send & Grow podcast

Welcome back to another episode of the Send & Grow podcast. This week, SparkLoop cofounder Louis Nicholls sits down with Nathan Barry, founder & CEO of ConvertKit.

Nathan started ConvertKit 10 years ago and has since grown it to one of the largest creator-driven newsletter platforms in the world. On top of running an 8-figure business, Nathan's a consistent creator who writes several newsletters, including a new paid newsletter.

In this episode, Nathan talks about the state of creator-driven newsletters today and how creators can build—and are building—massive  6-to-7 figure businesses on the backs of their newsletters.

We also discuss:

  • how Nathan thinks about paid newsletters and his publishing strategy (1:09)
  • 3 things he sees the most successful newsletter operators have in common (12:00)
  • what the ConvetKit Creator Network is and how it's helping Creators grow & monetize (20:33)
  • how Nathan believes newsletter operators can grow & monetize most effectively (26:36)
  • ....and much more!

You can find Nathan Barry on Twitter, and Louis is at @louisnicholls_ .

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