It's impossible to run a Substack as a side hustle.
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It created a market for editorial newsletters but then failed to innovate.
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Star journalists generate six figure revenue within weeks after launching on Substack, but that's not the reality for most writers.
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How does a creator assess whether they’re on a trajectory for success, especially when early growth seems so slow?
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Writers often make bad assumptions about what kind of content people will pay for.
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Publishers have loosened their paywalls after witnessing both a slowdown in subscription growth and a rising demand for ads.
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Would 2020 Simon be satisfied with the present day audience size of his media business?
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The top echelons of YouTubers are now spending upwards of $3.5 million per video.
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The Charlotte Ledger niched down, focusing primarily on the city’s business sector.
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It's no longer just a newsletter platform, and it's steadily encroaching on Patreon's turf.
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Most publishers remain wedded to their subscription models and show no appetite for offering a micropayments alternative.
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Complexly has 55 million social media subscribers and over 5 billion views on YouTube alone.
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