13 (More) Newsletters for Creatives

13 (More) Newsletters For Creatives | Kayla Hollatz

None of us have time to sift through hundreds of newsletters in search of value. 

We want newsletters that cut through the noise and give us actionable advice coupled with real experiences we can connect with. 

So how do you go about finding these seemingly unicorn mailing lists of value? I've already done some of the leg work for you. 

My first newsletter recommendations post was a big hit, so I thought I'd create a follow up post of some of my additional favorites. These mailing lists feature awesome content upgrades, insightful case studies, relevant webinar and workshop notifications, and all kinds of exclusive content. 

*Note: Again, none of these are affiliate links and I don't get compensation for any of these mentions. I just really love what these people do. 

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If you're looking for no fuss, actionable marketing and branding advice, look no further. Not only does Dre of The Branded Solopreneur send a great weekly newsletter, she also offers a dynamite opt-in incentive for her mailing list: a mini-course all about creating a signature style for your brand. In addition, you'll also earn an invite into her Badass Solopreneur Society, one of my favorite Facebook groups for creativepreneurs. Sign up here

Spruce Rd is just one of those websites you could just stare at forever because it's that beautiful, and Jamie's newsletter is no different. You'll get an inside look into Jamie's brand design process and receive several valuable freebies. You'll also be the first to know about her awesome Lunch and Learn live workshops. Sign up here.

Halley of Evolve + Succeed is one of my favorite marketing minds. If you're looking to increase conversions and your client base, this newsletter has your solutions. You'll also be notified when she hosts a live webinar, which are by the way some of my absolute favorites. Sign up here.

If you want to make a great first impression with your design, you can trade your email address for Allyssa's guide to designing your website paired with weekly actionable web advice. Like Dre, Allyssa also hosts an awesome Facebook group, this one for website DIYers, that you'll have exclusive access to. Sign up here.

If you're a side hustler looking for advice on work-life balance, Megan is your girl. She's great at teaching you how to build smart systems to help your business run smoothly. She also offers a free Squarespace course full of video tutorials for newsletter subscribers. Sign up here

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I signed up for Erica's newsletter after hearing high praise of her Content Freedom Challenge from some of my blogging besties (BBFFs). The quality of this free content is unmatched. If you've felt stuck with your content strategy, this challenge can help.  Sign up here

Maya is one of my favorite lady bosses. If you're struggling with defining your personal brand and identifying your thought leadership platform, her newsletter is sure to help. You'll also gain access to her guide for building an impactful brand when signing up. Sign up here

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Christina has a knack for powerful storytelling with her newsletter, A Quiet Story. Along with impactful stories from the perspective of a styled photographer, you'll also get 10 free, non-traditional stock photos just for signing up. Sign up here.  

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If you're an aspiring or current web designer, consider Katie of Designer Guidebook your new best friend. You'll receive her designer's guide to Evernote along with other pieces of encouraging content when signing up. Sign up here.

If you are looking to make your dreams happen, #fireworkpeople is your ultimate sounding board. I've been a member of this community for over a year and I love it. You'll receive weekly encouragement from a team of visionaries because sometimes you just need some pep talks and self-love reminders in your inbox. Sign up here

Julie really knows how to create a mailing list opt-in incentive you can't refuse. In exchange for your email address, you'll receive her 50+ page Brand Sanity workbook as well as access to her Creative's Corner Facebook group, which you'll see me pop into a few times a week because I'm obsessed. Sign up here.

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Marianne from DYOB is all about creating exclusive content for her community. Not only will you receive a weekly actionable newsletter with quick DIY blog design tips, you'll also have access to Marianne's monthly office hours where you can ask her about anything you're struggling with regarding your blog design. This personalized advice can be invaluable! Sign up here.

As a branding designer, Kelsey of Paper & Oats aims to simplify her creative process while helping her subscribers do the same. When you sign up for her newsletter, you'll also get a printable weekly planner to get your to-do list in check. Her newsletter is always transparent, encouraging, and real. Sign up here.


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  • exclusive, actionable content you won't see on the blog.
  • original community building case studies with authentic strategies. 
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What are your favorite newsletters? Are any of them the ones I listed above? Give some mailing list shout outs in the comment section below!