A Substack combines a blog, newsletter, payment system, and customer support team — all integrated seamlessly with a simple interface. We handle the admin, billing, and tech so you can focus on your best work.
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Substack is the home for great writing. With Substack, anyone can start a publication that combines a personal website, blog, and email newsletter or podcast. It's quick and simple, so you don't have to be tech savvy. Your audience can pay you directly through subscriptions, with no ads to get in the way.
Live. Substack is an American online platform that provides publishing, payment, analytics, and design infrastructure to support subscription newsletters.  It allows writers to send digital newsletters directly to subscribers.   Founded in 2017, Substack is headquartered in San Francisco.
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Create your account. Sign up now, and publishing is free forever. Once you start charging for subscriptions, we take 10% in addition to credit card transaction fees. With Substack, anyone can start a publication that combines a personal website, blog, and email newsletter or podcast.