20 Best Marketing Newsletters to Subscribe to in 2024

From growth marketing to paid media, we highlight 20 of the best marketing newsletters to read in the year ahead.

February 12, 2024
Lizzie Davey
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Staying on top of the latest marketing trends can feel like an impossible challenge — a new platform, strategy, or trend seems to pop up every day. Between social media updates, algorithm changes, SEO news, and emerging technology, there’s always something else to get your head around.

Luckily, several excellent humans have made it their mission to spread the word about new trends and demystify complex strategies for us all. Find out everything you need to know about the latest and greatest marketing trends with these top marketing newsletters.

Best Digital Marketing Newsletters

Get an overview of the latest marketing trends and learn fresh new strategies straight from the fascinating brains of pro marketers.

1. tl;dr Marketing

Who runs the newsletter: Saijo George

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: SEO news, digital ads, social media, paid media

Frequency: Daily

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, check out sponsorship options here

SEO Strategy Director Saijo George brings subscribers a daily dose of marketing via the tl;drMarketing newsletter. Covering a broad range of digital marketing topics — from social media to technical SEO news — tl;dr presents complex marketing methods and updates in an easy-to-understand way.

2. Marketing Brew

Who runs the newsletter: The Marketing Brew Team

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Ad technology, brand strategy, social media, paid media

Frequency: Daily

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, apply for sponsorship here

Marketing Brew is an offshoot of the popular Morning Brew business newsletter. It brings subscribers daily marketing news, from the latest Google updates to breakdowns of the world’s biggest multimillion-dollar advertising campaigns.

3. Marketing Examples

Who runs the newsletter: Harry Dry

Number of subscribers: About 130,000  

Key topics: Copywriting, social media, SEO, advertising, branding

Frequency: Weekly  

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, check out sponsorship options here

Harry Dry shares three short marketing examples, two copywriting tips, and one interesting X (formerly Twitter) post every Monday. The newsletter is unique in that it breaks down popular marketing topics and Dry’s personal experiences into short paragraphs with an accompanying visual.  

4. Everyone Hates Marketers

Who runs the newsletter: Louis Grenier

Number of subscribers: More than 13,000  

Key topics: Email marketing, advertising, strategy

Frequency: Daily

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Straight-talking podcaster and marketing consultant Louis Grenier delivers marketing tips to inboxes every day. In each newsletter, Genier goes beyond the what and why of marketing and shows subscribers how to carry out specific tasks. His longer essays dive deep into trending strategies and his own learnings along the way.  

Best Growth Marketing Newsletters

Ready to grow? Check out these newsletters that focus on key strategies for increasing customer acquisition, generating revenue, and getting your brand seen.

5. Demand Curve

Who runs the newsletter: Justin Setzer and Neal O’Grady

Number of subscribers: About 83,000

Key topics: Customer acquisition, marketing tips, growth strategies, social media, video marketing

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, check out sponsorship options here

Growth marketers Justin Setzer and Neal O’Grady share their expertise each week in the Demand Curve newsletter. Combining their years of knowledge and experience, they offer insights into paid acquisition, conversions, and landing pages to help subscribers sharpen their growth skills and get up to speed with the latest strategies.

6. Growthnotes

Who runs the newsletter: The inBeat team

Number of subscribers: More than 70,000

Key topics: Growth marketing, social media, influencer marketing, paid media

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, apply for sponsorship here

Run by the social media savvy team at inBeat, Growthnotes delivers deep marketing insights to an audience of ecommerce brands and small business owners. The aim is to show subscribers how to grow their brands with organic and paid social media strategies, including influencer marketing, user-generated content, and creator campaigns.

7. Growth Hacks Weekly

Who runs the newsletter: Marketing Max

Number of subscribers: More than 50,000

Key topics: Growth marketing, digital marketing trends

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, apply for sponsorship here

Run by growth pro Marketing Max, the Growth Hacks Weekly newsletter consolidates the latest news and tips in the growth marketing world into one email every Sunday. In addition to sharing viral trends and news about big-name campaigns, Max shares insights and hacks he’s gleaned from his own growth experiments.  

8. Marketing Examined

Who runs the newsletter: Alex Garcia

Number of subscribers: About 200,000

Key topics: Growth strategies, conversion funnels, copywriting, social media

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Yes, check out sponsorship options here

Marketing Examined is one of five newsletters included in Alex Garcia’s collection of growth marketing resources. In it, Garcia delivers insightful case studies, strategies, and analyses of live campaigns that illustrate key growth marketing trends.

9. Daily Carnage

Who runs the newsletter: The Carney team

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Ad technology, growth strategies, SEO, content marketing

Frequency: Daily

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

The team at marketing agency Carney brings their collective skills and experience to this daily newsletter that covers the latest marketing trends, including the impact of AI on ad technology, content marketing tips, and the latest SEO news.

Best Paid Media Marketing Newsletters

Explore beautiful ad campaigns and dissect the latest advertising methods with these paid media newsletters.

10. The Ad Spot

Who runs the newsletter: Justin Kerby

Number of subscribers: More than 1,000

Key topics: Trending ads

Frequency: Every few weeks

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

The Ad Spot drills down into one core part of paid media: the ads themselves. Every few weeks, advertising pro Justin Kerby sends out a bunch of trending ads — no deep examinations, no strategies, no tips. Just the ads.

11. The Marketer’s Playbook

Who runs the newsletter: Cory Dobbin

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Marketing news, strategies, social media, Meta advertising

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Although it’s not completely dedicated to paid media, The Marketer’s Playbook leans heavily into the latest paid media trends, including social media updates and Meta announcements. Each week, subscribers get an insider’s peek into the most important marketing news to hit the industry.

Best Email Marketing Newsletters

Discover the latest email marketing trends and get inspired by real-life campaigns through these insightful email newsletters delivered by marketing pros.

12. Really Good Emails

Who runs the newsletter: Matthew Smith and the Really Good Emails team

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Email marketing, email design

Frequency: Twice a week

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Really Good Emails is a repository of standalone emails and campaigns from brands in many different industries. The twice-weekly newsletter collects the best examples in a range of categories, from abandoned cart emails to welcome emails and review request emails.

13. The Open Rates Newsletter

Who runs the newsletter: Val Geisler

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Email marketing

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Retention and customer marketing pro Val Geisler reveals why some emails are just plain old and mediocre in her weekly marketing newsletter. Each edition scrutinizes a real-life email marketing campaign and shows subscribers what works and what doesn’t.

14. Emails Done Right

Who runs the newsletter: Samar Owais

Number of subscribers: Unknown

Key topics: Email marketing

Frequency: Three times a week

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Each week, email marketing expert Samar Owais sends three emails that dissect email campaigns in different industries. Mondays are dedicated to SaaS email campaigns, Tuesdays are all about ecommerce emails, and Fridays focus on freelancers.

15. The Weekly Email Marketing Newsletter

Who runs the newsletter: Chase Dimond

Number of subscribers: About 74,000

Key topics: Email marketing

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? Unknown

Agency founder and email marketing expert Chase Dimond is on a mission to help businesses improve their email efforts, one tip at a time. Every Monday, Dimond shares an actionable email marketing tactic with an accompanying guide to help subscribers drive more engagement and revenue via email.

Best SEO Newsletters

Keep on top of the latest SEO news, trends, and strategies with these SEO newsletters. They cover everything from algorithm updates and technical SEO to the freshest link-building strategies and optimization tips.

16. Positional

Who runs the newsletter: Nate Matherson and Zachary Stephens

Number of subscribers: About 1,600

Key topics: Keyword research, technical SEO, link building, content optimization  

Frequency: Weekly

How to subscribe: Enter your email address here

Can you sponsor the newsletter? No

The Positional team shares tactical SEO insights, link-building tips, and optimization news from their blog and their weekly podcast series in this weekly newsletter for both budding and experienced marketing professionals.

Also, check out Positional’s full guide to the best SEO newsletters. Here are some of our favorites:

17. SEO Notebook

SEO consultant Steve Toth helps search pros improve their game in a newsletter that turns complex topics into bitesize morsels.

Subscribe here

18. SEOFOMO

Aleyda Solís rounds up the latest SEO news and trends in her weekly Sunday newsletter.

Subscribe here

19. Backlinko

Founder Brian Dean shares SEO tips, strategies, and case studies with SEO pros looking to enhance their link-building efforts.

Subscribe here

20. MOZ Newsletter

Get practical SEO tips and advice delivered once a month, including the Moz team’s pick of the top 10 SEO articles on the internet.

Subscribe here  

Final Thoughts

Marketing is fun but fast-paced. Anyone working in the industry knows just how quickly things can change (sometimes overnight!), and it’s important to stay on top of evolving trends if you want to remain relevant and keep seeing consistent results.

But the sheer amount of available information makes it hard to know whom to listen to. You can quickly end up in a wormhole of opinion pieces that don’t offer much value. Luckily, these marketing newsletters take complex topics and turn them into coherent snippets of information that you can use in your own marketing efforts. Even better, they’re delivered straight to your inbox, so you don’t have to go hunting for the details.

Whether your specialty is social media or email marketing, there’s a newsletter out there for you. Try subscribing to some of the newsletters in this list to get a feel for the ones that will work best for your needs.

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Lizzie Davey
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Lizzie is a freelance writer for B2B e-commerce and SaaS brands. Over the past ten years, she's written millions of words that have turned readers into customers and loyal fans. When she's not typing away at her desk in Brighton, she's creating resources for freelancers, practicing aerial silks, or hopping on a plane. Lizzie has worked with several fantastic content marketing teams, including those at Zapier, Shopify, and Klaviyo.

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