How much this newsletter grew in 2020

My attempt at growing a pandemic beard Welcome! I'm Simon Owens and this is my media newsletter. You can subscribe by clicking on this handy little button: Heading into the year 2020, I had no intention of launching a paid newsletter. Sure, it was on a list of goals for the future, but my thinking then was that I’d continue tinkering away at the free newsletter in my spare time, growing both it and my podcast until it reached some tipping point that triggered runaway success. Only then -- once I’d hit 10,000 or even 20,000 signups -- would I make the plunge and monetize my content directly.

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