Simon Ownens interviews former journalist Eric Newcomer about his Substack newsletter.
They have an interesting discussion on creators versus journalists. It’s not necessary to be hired by traditional publications. Talented creators can be much more successful on their own.
► He started his own newsletter to have more creative freedom with his content.
► Within a year he had over 1000 paying subscribers at $150 per year.
► He holds a tech conference that is an important revenue source for his business.