Independent technology for modern publishing.
Ghost is a powerful app for professional publishers to create, share, and grow a business around their content. It comes with modern tools to build a website, publish content, send newsletters & offer paid subscriptions to members.Try Ghost completely free for 14 days →
Easy site design
Complete control over your website and branding.
Launch a custom website and tweak the design settings to perfectly match your brand and style.
Go even further with hundreds of custom themes in our marketplace, or build your own completely custom design from scratch.
Your unique brand sits front and center, while Ghost runs things in the background.Explore Ghost themes →
Advanced creator tools
Publish by web & email newsletter.
An editor built from the ground-up for professionals. Calm by design, with advanced workflows by default. No more suffering through clumsy toolbars or drag & oops. Immerse yourself in the story with an interface that's invisible until you need it, and powerful when you do.
Rich media & dynamic cards.
Modern publishing requires more than just words. Expand your story with image galleries, gifs, video, audio, products, info boxes, accordion toggles, downloadable files, bookmarks, and so much more.
Deliver posts by email newsletter to your audience, so they’ll be in the loop whenever something new goes live. Segment your audience and send multiple different newsletters based on preference.
Grow your audience
Transform those clicks into contacts.
Until now, building an indie publication with memberships and subscriptions has been difficult and complicated.
Ghost makes it easy, with native signup forms that turn anonymous views into logged-in members.
Allow people to sign up for free, or purchase a paid subscription to support your work across monthly and yearly premium tiers.
Hello, new friends.
Run your business
Manage your memberships.
See who's signing up, who's paying, and what they're reading, so you can get a better understanding of your core audience.
Understand what's working. Detailed engagement analytics for your audience so you can understand what content is getting the most attention, and who your biggest fans are.
Offers & promotions.
Entice new subscribers with offers and promotions to grow your business. Run a 30% discount for your first 100 subscribers, an 80%-off Black Friday sale, or a special promotion for a live event.
Will it work with my other tools?
Referral programs, push notifications, social sharing, payment gateways, A/B testing, desktop editors, mobile apps, comments, notifications. Yes.Explore the integrations library →
The amount of revenue earned each year by Ghost publishers, with 0% payment fees.
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Former Bernie Sanders campaign advisor and Oscar nominated writer of Don’t Look Up, David Sirota runs The Lever using Ghost.Explore Ghost for publishers →
Buffer run one of the most popular business blogs in the world on Ghost to help people get the most out of social media.Explore Ghost for business →
Help getting started.
Resources & guides.
A library of resources to help you share content, grow your audience, get the most out of Ghost, and build an independent subscription business.Explore resources →
Let us migrate your content to Ghost from Substack, Medium, WordPress, and most other platforms — for free.Find out more →
Hire an expert.
Find certified professional freelancers and agencies to help you build your perfect publication.Browse directory →
Ghost is completely Open Source, MIT licensed, and can be run with a native Handlebars theme layer, or headless using the JSON API.RTFM here →
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