Writers keep 90% of their revenue minus credit card fees.
“I can still remember standing in the kitchen in March 2020 and watching the first $1.00 I made come through, from sharing my own research. Was a crazy feeling. A year later and it’s now my full-time ‘job’.”
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The ad model demands that writers attract 40,000 page views every day to earn just $1,000 a month. With the Substack model, a steady base of 1,000 subscribers paying $5 each month earns you $60,000 per year.
“All I have to do is find a few thousand people who will pay me $10 a month or $100 a year and I'll have one of the best jobs in journalism.”