The hottest Subscription Substack posts right now

And their main takeaways
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Tom Ryan, Author β€’ 5640 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. The author advocates for periodic breaks from electronics to enjoy solitude and reflection, touting the benefits of disconnecting and connecting with nature.
  2. There is a promotional subscription offer tied to the author's break from electronics, encouraging readers to subscribe and support Best Friends Animal Society.
  3. The author plans to use the time away from screens to focus on spiritual or reflective activities, such as fasting, pondering, and engaging in 'soul work.'
Big Technology β€’ 17388 implied HN points β€’ 05 Jan 24
  1. Snapchat+ is a popular AI-powered subscription service with generative AI features.
  2. The success of Snapchat+ shows that generative AI may be best as a feature within existing apps rather than standalone products.
  3. Generative AI technology is being utilized to enhance user experiences and could be a new revenue stream for companies.
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Simon Owens's Media Newsletter β€’ 548 implied HN points β€’ 14 Feb 24
  1. Paid podcasts have seen success with small networks and creators, but traditional media outlets have been hesitant to embrace them.
  2. Platforms like Patreon and tools from Apple and Spotify have made subscribing to paid podcasts easier, yet major publishers are still not fully exploring this opportunity.
  3. Some media companies like Slate and The Economist are finding success with paid podcasts and hard paywalls, showing potential for revenue growth in these areas.
Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack β€’ 786 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. The author is grateful for support and offers a free subscription but also suggests a paid option for $29 a year.
  2. The author values critical thinkers and encourages sharing the subscription with others.
  3. The subscription model consists of free and paid options for readers to choose from.
Peter Boghossian β€’ 471 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. Paid subscribers can join a Zoom hangout to chat with Peter, ask questions, and give feedback on February 23rd, 2024 at 1 pm PST.
  2. Subscription at $5/month or $50/year funds the production of content through National Progress Alliance and gives access to the Zoom hangout.
  3. A Zoom link will be sent out on the morning of February 23rd to all subscribers who wish to participate in the hangout.
Bet On It β€’ 45 implied HN points β€’ 20 Feb 24
  1. The next Premium Ask Me Anything (AMA) is scheduled for March 2 at 10:30 PM ET
  2. Participants will receive the Zoom link a couple of days before the event
  3. There is excitement about Kaiju Uncle Sam from a series called Build, Baby, Build, releasing on May 1
Daily Chartbook β€’ 131 implied HN points β€’ 16 Feb 24
  1. Daily Chartbook provides a collection of 30 charts summarizing the day's events.
  2. The Daily Chartbook post is for paid subscribers only, with an option to subscribe or sign in.
  3. The content includes a mix of charts and insights, accessible through subscription.
The Watch β€’ 2631 implied HN points β€’ 27 Dec 23
  1. Substack has faced controversy over hosting white supremacists and other objectionable content
  2. Switching platforms can be risky for content creators like the author due to potential loss of subscribers and audience
  3. The author suggests direct support via other payment methods for those who want to support writers on Substack without contributing to the company
The Honest Broker β€’ 30220 implied HN points β€’ 07 May 23
  1. Media platforms struggling with advertising rely on gimmicky clickbait strategies that eventually fail.
  2. Subscription-based models are becoming successful in journalism, shifting the focus back to quality writing.
  3. AI-generated articles, the latest gimmick in media, reduce writing costs but sacrifice quality and are doomed to fail.
How They Make Money β€’ 569 implied HN points β€’ 24 Jan 24
  1. Netflix secures a $5 billion, 10-year deal with WWE for exclusive rights to 'Raw' and other shows, expanding its reach internationally.
  2. WWE's global appeal, available in 180 countries and reaching over one billion homes, makes it a strategic fit for Netflix.
  3. Moving WWE content to Netflix provides a win-win situation, giving WWE access to a larger platform and providing Netflix with exclusive content to retain and attract members.
illyanna Maisonet's Newsletter β€’ 452 implied HN points β€’ 23 Jan 24
  1. The history of the Mission burrito and its connection to the creation of Chipotle by a person named Steve.
  2. Instructions on how to engage on social media platforms like leaving comments and clicking hearts under a video.
  3. Benefits of being a paid subscriber to the newsletter, including exclusive content and perks like recipes, videos, and a list of places to eat.
So Here’s a Thing β€’ 275 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. The story 'Hell Hath Enlarged Herself' is part of an online collection and has been reprinted multiple times, showing its lasting appeal.
  2. The story is only available to paid subscribers, offering them exclusive access as a benefit.
  3. Readers have the option to refer friends to the Substack for potential paid benefits, showcasing a community-driven approach to gaining access to content.
Entering The Lung β€’ 3655 implied HN points β€’ 20 Oct 23
  1. The author reflects on feeling too sad to be productive at home
  2. The author shares a demo of a song being worked on with a friend
  3. The author has opened up their content for free for the month of October
kareem β€’ 7625 implied HN points β€’ 03 Jul 23
  1. Kareem won a Southern California Journalism Award for his article 'Will Smith Did a Bad, Bad Thing.'
  2. Kareem appreciates journalists for their passion and integrity in keeping democracy running.
  3. Kareem encourages readers to consider becoming paid subscribers to support his newsletter and get bonus content.
L'Atelier Galita β€’ 294 implied HN points β€’ 15 Jan 24
  1. The Atelier is celebrating its 4th anniversary with ideas for themed celebrations and offer promotions to subscribers
  2. Sharing a reader's recommendation on a book about housekeeping and decluttering
  3. Considering various themes like favorite videos, influential books, preferred press, impactful emails, and life changes from 4 years of the Atelier