Ghost for Newsletters

The independent publishing platform that makes it as easy as possible for authors like you to start a professional, premium newsletter.

Why should newsletter authors use Ghost?

Build an independent business from your newsletter, where you always own your content & benefit from 0% transaction fees.

Own your content

Create a custom email newsletter website

Publish to email and your very own custom website in a few clicks. Ghost is the only membership platform that allows you to create a truly custom website for your newsletter business.

Everything you need

Write & send emails from one place

Discover a battle-tested publishing platform with native email, memberships & subscriptions – with 0% transaction fees.


The rich editor provides a familiar writing experience, supporting dynamic cards for when you need to add things like images, embeds, or HTML.

Everything you create with the editor can be published to your site as well as emailed to a segment of your subscribers.

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Develop a direct relationship with your audience and run a paid newsletter, or a free newsletter - it's up to you. Ghost is flexible and fully open source, so you always own your content and your subscriber lists.

The best part: we never take a cut of your earnings, so all of your revenue is yours to keep.

You’re in good company

Thousands of authors rely on Ghost

The platform is trusted by a growing number of publishers, and each Ghost site reflects the personality of its creator.

The Listener theme
Harvard International Review theme
Coding Horror theme
Joel Gascoigne theme
And more

Features for newsletter authors

All the features you need are ready to use, and you can get up and running with your new Ghost site in minutes.


Rich authoring

Experience a familiar writing environment that allows you to focus on one thing: creating unique content.


Optimised distribution

Your work is set up to be discovered, with built-in SEO, detailed structured data, social sharing, native email newsletters and more.

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Completely customisable

Create a custom site for your newsletter & stand out from the rest. Add your own branding, styles and domain name.

Native email

Bring your existing audience and publish new content to email in a couple of clicks, with a beautiful HTML template.


Memberships & subscriptions

Build a business from your newsletter with member management & paid subscription features, and 0% transaction fees.


Real content gating

Publish premium content that is protected and accessible only to member accounts. Even if JavaScript is disabled.

Get started with Ghost today

We set up 4,933  new publications in the last week, yours will be up and running in minutes.

Try it for yourself with a free 14 day trial
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