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Letterdrop vs Substack

Learn why Letterdrop is the leading Substack alternative to build your media business
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Paid Membership Fee
5% capped at $1,000/mo
10%
For every $10k you make, they take $1,000
Support for sponsorships and ads
Yes
No
Built-in referral program
Yes
No
Sync with community in Slack, Discord, Circle
Yes
No
API and Zapier Integration
Yes
No
Use Webflow to style your blog
Yes
No
Learn more about your readers with Clearbit and human researchers
Yes
No
Custom domains
In Hobbyist plan for $9/mo
$50 one-time fee
Send email from your address
Yes
No
Only send from substack.com
Option to remove branding
Yes
No
Analytics
Advanced
Basic
Support
Yes
For select writers
Reader app
No
We're a platform for you
Yes
But Substack is the gateway to your readers
Legal Services
No
For select writers
Health Insurance
No
For select writers
Top journalists and influential people using it
Not yet, but you're famous in our heart, and that's all that matters 💜
Yes, but they are paid to use Substack. Once locked in, the fees are high

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