Substack Business Model: Writers are mad at Substack

..In some cases, Substack has also shelled out one-off payments to help convince some writers to become Substack writers, and in some cases those deals are significant.

On the other hand, unless you’re running your own private newsletter business, it seems like anyone on any newsletter platform runs the risk of the same problem Doyle identified in their first blog post. If you’re on someone else’s platform, then other people will be there too — perhaps even making money — and you may hate them.

Sign Up for nextbigwhat newsletter

The smartest newsletter, partly written by AI.

Download, the short news app for busy professionals