Back in March I launched Web Dev Weekly, a weekly email newsletter that tries to combine the week’s latest news and releases from the industry. I find the newsletter itself quite easy to write as I check industry news websites and articles regularly, so it is simply a case of making a note of the best articles and creating a small write up on them.
I was initially surprised at the interest Web Dev Weekly got, especially on Twitter, and subscribers came in their hundreds.
Getting subscribers is actually quite easy if you don’t care about the quality of them, but I do. I would much rather have a few hundred people who genuinely find my newsletter interesting and want to read it than hundreds of thousands of people who never open it, or even worse, mark it as spam.
My newsletter is sent out using…