About this episode: Colin Bartlett is the co-founder of VimTricks (https://vimtricks.com/), a newsletter sending tips, tricks, how-tos, guides, videos, links, plugins, and everything about the Vim text editor. Colin has been an entrepreneur all of his life and this newsletter is yet another successful business he’s started. In this episode, we’ll dive deep into how Colin grew his newsletter by 1000 subscribers in one day with one simple trick. We’ll also cover why newsletter creators should build an audience first before monetizing. Colin co-founded VimTricks with his business partner Andy, we’ll take a look at how it’s like to run a newsletter business with a co-founder. I hope every listener takes away some useful information to grow and execute their newsletter.
Other Topics Covered:
- Retention vs. Growth
- Marketing channels
- Newsletter workflow
Guest + Newsletter Info:
- VimTricks: https://vimtricks.com/
- VimTricks Twitter: https://twitter.com/vim_tricks
- Colin Barlett: https://colinabartlett.com/
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