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Everything you need to know to start and dominate your own Substack!
I’m so glad you found this post. Its intent is to keep track of all the lessons I’ve put together that will help you understand the ins and outs of Substack. Turning you from a beginner to an expert in no time. Skip around to the lessons you need to know about right now or go in order from the 100s to the 400s. The choice is yours.
These are not the only lessons that will appear here. It will update as new ones are added or old ones are updated. If you have something about Substack that you feel should be turned into a lesson or expanded upon in greater detail let me know in the comments.
Each lesson is designed to be followed step-by-step or as a guide with tips that you can choose to implement however you wish. This is not by any means a definitive guide and I am not an employee of Substack. I am doing this for myself (to refer back to) and figured it would be something others, such as yourself, may find useful as well.
100s - BEGINNER | From Creation to Execution
Start here for the essentials you’ll need to go from zero to a regular emailing machine.
200s - INTERMEDIATE | Time for Some Upgrades
You’ve got the basics, now it’s time to get down to business with some ‘Stack upgrades and lessons you may not know you needed to know...you know?
204 - CREATE THE BEST IMAGES FOR FREE [December 2021]
205 - PODCAST SET-UP* [December 2021]
300s - ADVANCED | Time is Money and You Should Earn It
301 - PAID SUBSCRIPTION SET-UP* [January 2022]
302 - PAID WELCOME EMAIL TIPS [February 2022]
303 - PAID EMAIL TEMPLATE TIPS [February 2022]
304 - SO YOU WANT TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL PODCAST? TIPS*[March 2022]
305 - NAVIGATE THE DASHBOARD LIKE A PRO [March 2022]
400s - EXPERT | Who Doesn’t Love a Good Spreadsheet? And More!
401 - SEGMENTATION IN SUBSTACK [April 2022]
402 - TIPS TO CONVERT FREE READERS INTO SUBSCRIBERS [April 2022]
403 - ANALYZE THE STATS PAGE [May 2022]
404 - TRACK YOUR ‘STACK [May 2022]
405 - KNOW YOUR WORTH TO VALUE YOUR WORK* [June 2022]
*My hope is to one day have guest fiction ‘Stackers share their experiences in these areas so we can learn from their decision-making process. If you know of anyone I should reach out to whose opinion would be a great asset, let me know in the comments.