Have you been wondering if having a newsletter is a worthwhile investment? Do you want to spice up your existing newsletter or start one to engage more with your readers? Great! Kathi Lipp and Kelly Wilbanks are here kicking off this great series about creating killer newsletters with a discussion on why we should even have a newsletter. In this episode you will learn the answer to that question and these:

⦁ What makes a great newsletter?
⦁ What purpose does a great newsletter serve and who’s reading them?
⦁ Has the industry as a whole moved away from newsletters?
⦁ How much lead time should you have?
⦁ How is a newsletter a news hub?




Links and Resources:


Write Beside You

Words for Writers 


Kelly Wilbanks

Angela Bouma

James Rubart

Solo Stove

Writing at the Red House

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Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO

Communicator Academy founder, Leverage: The Speaker Conference creator and master instructor Kathi Lipp, is a national speaker and author of 17 books including “Clutter Free,” “Overwhelmed,” and “The Husband Project.”

She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and has been named Focus on the Family radio’s “Best of Broadcast.”

She is the host of the popular podcast “Clutter Free Academy with Kathi Lipp.”

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’ s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence and be the person God made them to be, inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. Her newest adventure, is The Red House where she offers writer’s retreats and Writers in Residence events. Learn more about the Red House at https:writingattheredhouse.com

Kelly Wilbanks

Kelly Wilbanks

Kelly Wilbanks lives with her husband and three young daughters in Eastern Washington. On any given day there is either a DIY project, gardening venture, or little mermaids in the hot tub. After overcoming several difficult obstacles in her life, Kelly has come to see anger as a super-power. She wants to help women wisely weaponize their passion to overcome any obstacle in their way. You will find stories of her mistakes and occasional triumphs on her Facebook page “Inspired Resourcefulness” or her website www.kellywilbanks.com.

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