beehiiv vs. Substack

We know this is a big decision for you, so let's make it easy.

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But don't just take our word for it,here's Jack's story.

“I started writing on Substack over a year ago but grew frustrated with the lack of tools and flexibility for creators. From my perspective, they were slow to ship meaningful updates that moved the needle for writers.”


beehiiv is best for...

Content-focused newsletters and publications

All-in-one solution for website, email, data analytics, and growth tools

Ownership of your audience and custom aesthetic

Affordable flat-rate pricing that favors growing creators and companies

Enterprise-level solutions made simple and accessible to everyone

Substack is good for:

Being a part of an ecosystem for writers

Simplicity without the bells and whistles

Your content being accessible in their mobile app

How we stack up

A side-by-side comparison of our comprehensive feature suite vs. the competition.

Substack logo

Publication website

Premium subscriptions

Keep 100% of your revenue

Lose 10% of your revenue

Custom domains

Embeddable subscribe forms

User authentication and paywalling

Promotions and free trials

RSS Feed

Integrated referral program

1-click audience polls

Advanced audience segmentation

API access

Custom fields

Advanced analytics

Custom HTML in emails

Real-time email verification

Predictable flat-rate pricing


“On beehiiv I was able to build a bespoke web and newsletter aesthetic, grow a ton (organically) from the referral program, and discover valuable reader insights from analytics and polls. And the team ships new features weekly.”



“Before making the move, I saw dozens of other newsletters I followed all migrating over to beehiiv. I'm so confident that beehiiv is the best place for Young Money to grow and flourish.”


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