About 1 month ago, the NoCodeDevs newsletter switched from Revue to MailChimp. The reasons to switch to MailChimp we compelling. Segmented lists, landing pages, RSS blocks, code injection and 3rd party plugins. Also, I really wanted to automate my ads via LetterHead (looks like this will be put on hold for the time being 😥)
However, the cons of Mailchimp were immediately clear. Mailchimp was clunky, slow, lacked open graph link populating, had horrible delivery rates and was expensive. I feel like the Mailchimp platform needs to be completely re-imagined. It’s like they put a fresh coat of paint on a rusty clunker. Still, these shortcomings were palatable as I was saving a TON of time via automation. As a solo founder, time is everything.
Then, Twitter bought Revue. Twitter’s bet on Revue was all I needed to validate the switch back. As an added bonus, Twitter made Revue FREE.
Plus Revue is awesome. RSS feeds, Chrome Extension, Product Hunt, Stripe and Medium Integration + a LOT more. If Revue could implement a self-serve ad module, they would be unstoppable.
Anyways, thanks for reading this newsletter. We are almost to 2K readers. Yay!
AW, Founder, NoCodeDevs