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The Best Marketing Newsletters To Subscribe To

Yes I know you are probably shouting, Email newsletter fatigue and no more newsletters, however, I am subscribed to a huge number of newsletters and find these particularly useful on a daily basis.

Here are the best Marketing Newsletters to consider subscribing to.


Axios newsletter is more than just Marketing but leans towards blending business, marketing and politics. When don’t these areas blend in 2020/20201? I have been a long term subscriber and can honestly say it is some of the best newsletter writing and a pleasure to receive every Tuesday.

Why subscribe? You will always learn something, have something to take away and talk to friends about and their exclusives are brilliantly reported.

Marketing Brew

The new kid on the block, Marketing Brew is a six times a week newsletter, wrapping up the important movements in the marketing world. The commentary is brilliant and layout makes it feel less like another newsletter and more like a must reads email that you will have FOMO if you didn’t read. It’s well worth I love Morning Brew their main brand.

Why subscribe? Feel on top of the days news and the important updates while being entertained.

Marketing Daily Drive

Another six days a week newsletter, Marketing Daily Drive appears a long read but is short, sharp and often the less covered news in the other newsletters. The Daily Drive series is great and I subscribe and include a number of their stories in Must Reads every Friday.

Why subscribe? Keep on top of important goings on and find the information you might have missed out.

Marketing Examples

Chances are you have seen Harry’s breakdown on Twitter or LinkedIn, they are full of learnings and provides great information to marketers and growth people of all experience levels.

Why subscribe? The recent teardown of the Molly Mae give away is informative, packed with insights, and offers smart takes

CMO Today

I like to think of CMO Today as the lunch time must read newsletter, arrives midday in the UK and breakfast time in the US. CMO Today quotable and commentary in the brand and agency world are always brilliantly written and offers a peer behind the door of advertising and marketing world many Marketers just don’t see.

Why subscribe? CMO Today is one of those newsletters that feels like a well respected ex colleagues writes and you just trust.

And of course

Must Reads

Coming up for two years officially on substack but I have been curating for a number of years on Medium and even included on dannydenhard previously.

Why subscribe? I cover the worlds of marketing, growth, business, product and offer my unique take on the world and inspire you with articles you have most likely not read anywhere else.

Join hundreds of professionals from the likes of Google, Facebook, EA, start up founders and great leaders already enjoying their weekly dose of Must Reads.

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Must Reads

Must Reads Of The Week

Must reads of the week

Top 5 Of The Week

?1. How a man won 14 lotteries, well gamed them…. –

?2. How Facebook’s 2 to 1 male to female workers could be the fix to fake news –

?3. Want to know why the boxing community is so annoyed with the YouTuber fight? It’s all about the ?

?4. Buffer have created a state of remote work, interesting reactions to it on Twitter, my own personal take; remote workers and people not based in the office have dedicated time slots to work in and for attention, those who are based in the office become part of the furniture –
Their deck 

State of Remote Work 2018 [Data & Analysis] from Buffer

?5. How one Northern Fish and Chip shop became a Chinese tourism hotspot –


This nike advert is ? 

And one from UFC ?- 


?Interesting deep dive into escape rooms craze –

?How pizza chain domino’s capture the hearts and wallets of Americans again –

?Can “the hill” chart help you and your team? 

?Here is the machine learning guide from Google –

?Buzzfeed are looking for readers to support them (like The Guardian) – Here is an interview with the owner Jonah Peretti discussing the state of the media –
BF are also doubling down in contextual sales –

?Not a surprise, incognito browsing isn’t as private as people think –

?Apple is going all in with iPhone X –

?Podcasts are big business for those with deals, how Spotify is going for the (windowing) semi-exclusive model (with ‘big names’) –

?The scooter / last mile industry is fascinating and San Fran dealt a blow to larger companies by picking two new start ups –

?Interesting look at how US Sports giant Dick’s blamed Under Armour for poor performance –

?People are buying McDonalds stocks as their app usage is up by 20% –

Social Media

Good look at how young adults are considering their lives on social media –

?Facebook is going after sharing schemes (a tactic that is a share for a share model, that smaller and developing page owners) –

?How actress Blake Lively controls the haters on instagram –

?Everything great starts small, how Instagram founder / CEO looks at IGTV –

?Another great article from Andrew Chen, when and why Uber for x fails –

??Swedish election is being impacted by Twitter bots –

Flashback of the week: Steve Jobs on managing people –

Watch the full interview ⬇️

?What it means if slow walkers make you annoyed or worse… –

Other good things to read

?A look at the latest refresh of bare-knuckle boxing (it’s the new hangout for fallen UFC stars) –

Ⓜ️The look at the secret tube map in London –

?A fascinating look at tourism around the whale shark –

?Random one of the week: KFC will pay to name your child specificfc name –

Videos of the week

?9 things YCombinator leader learnt from starting YC –

?Jameela Jamil talks her new project and her past and future