Create a paid newsletter and increase your income

Add a paid newsletter to your offerings to open up a new channel of valuable content your audience will be excited to invest in. Set it up with any ConvertKit plan (even free!) in just a few minutes with transaction fees as low as 3.5% + $0.30.

In one year, I've gone from $0 to earning $1000 with my mailing list — something I didn't even know how to start doing. ConvertKit gave me the tools I needed to actually make a living doing what I love.

Zulie Rane
Zulie RaneFreelance content creator

How to set up a premium newsletter on ConvertKit


Create your newsletter product and set the price.

Set your product details

Customize your newsletter product page to match your brand.

Customize your landing page

Share your new paid newsletter offering and make money.

Get paid for your product

How much could you earn with a paid newsletter?

Calculate how much your premium content could contribute to funding your dreams. The results will show you your possible additional income broken out into a yearly total and earnings per month.

Easy newsletter templates

Choose one of our responsive templates as a starting point and create as many branded email templates as you need. Personalize each of them by adjusting fonts, colors, alignment, and adding links, graphics, and additional code (if you want).

Branded product pages

Create unlimited newsletter product pages and fully personalize them to match your creator brand. You can adjust the product, checkout and confirmation page, as well as the Thank You email by changing the fonts, colors, content and adding videos, images, buttons, countdown timers, and more.

Maximize your potential with our visual automations

Easily set up automated funnels to pitch your paid newsletter to your super fans with our world-class audience growth and email tools. Have a look at our automations.

1st-class support

Get access to our community where you’ll meet other creators who understand you and your struggles and know what it feels like to be in this industry. You can participate in our monthly challenges and get the accountability to succeed.

Only on Creator Pro: Premium newsletter referral program

Growing your email list can feel like an uphill battle. On ConvertKit’s Creator Pro plan, you’ll get a SparkLoop account, a premium referral program tool, worth $99/month at no additional cost. Now you can reward your subscribers for referring their friends to your email list so your audience (and revenue!) can grow on autopilot with every newsletter you send.


Connect ConvertKit and Sparkloop


Offer rewards to your audience


Watch your email subscribers grow virally

See all the data from your sales in one place

Connect your ConvertKit account to other platforms where you sell courses, memberships, and more so you can get an in-depth overview of your entire business—not just the digital products and paid newsletter subscriptions you’ve sold through ConvertKit.

Track your audience growth

ConvertKit’s built-in reporting is included on all plans and shows you how quickly your audience is growing and what forms they’ve signed up to.

Manage your subscribers

Subscriber profiles give you a quick snapshot of what automations your subscribers have gone through and products they’ve purchased as well as allow you to process refunds and see billing history.

Integrated payment processing with low transaction fees

Answer a few simple questions to get set up and you'll never have to think about payment processing again. Your readers can use their credit or debit card to subscribe to your paid newsletters and you can issue refunds with the click of a button.

Your earnings are protected

ConvertKit Commerce is powered by Stripe, a world-leader in secure payment process and fraud detection. That means your income is in safe hands and verified creators get payouts every week directly to their bank account.

Only pay when you get paid

You can use ConvertKit Commerce for your paid newsletter on our Free Plan and only be charged a 3.5% +30c transaction fee once you start selling subscriptions.

Set up your paid newsletter and start earning more today

With ConvertKit Commerce you can set up your paid newsletter in just a few minutes to start adding to your income.

Need a helping hand to switch tools?

We offer a free migration to anyone on a paid ConvertKit plan.

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