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beehiiv vs. Substack

beehiiv is the dynamic and modern alternative to Substack, focused on newsletter growth and monetization.

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

compare features

With beehiiv you’ll have the same suite of tools used by the world's largest newsletters.

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Monthly Pricing
Monthly email sendsUnlimitedUnlimited
Free plan up to 2,500 subscribers
Up to 10,000 subscribers$99Free
Up to 100,000 subscribers$299Free
Take rate of premium subscriptions0%10%
Usage Features
Team members
Email sends
Web posts
Website Features
Web hosting
Subscribe forms
Advanced email capture
Custom domain
Survey forms
Advanced web builder
Newsletter Features
Custom builder
Optimized deliverability
Custom fields
Custom HTML
Audience polls
A/B Testing
Content creation AI
Recommendation network
Magic links
Referral program
Ad network
Premium subscriptions
Campaign analytics
Subscriber metrics
Advanced segmentation
Advanced analytics
API access
Normal support
Priority support
Account manager
Founder of Milk Road

“We launched on beehiiv with nothing, scaled to over 250,000 subscribers, and got acquired all in under a year. beehiiv is that powerful.”

Shaan Puri

Founder of Milk Road

Head of Growth

“We’ve been working with beehiiv for a year now and can’t recommend the product and their team more. It’s an intuitive, easy-to-use, and an all-inclusive product that’s only made better by the great team behind it.”

Aine Stapleton

Head of Growth

estimated migration time: 10 minutes

Download our free migration guide below


Upload subscribers

Download a csv of your existing email list and upload it directly to beehiiv.

Estimated time: 2 minutes.


Import existing content

Drop your current URL into our content import tool and we'll do the rest.

Estimated time: 5 minutes.


Transfer premium subscriptions

Your readers won't be notified of the switch—their payment method, billing cycle, and other settings will all remain unchanged...and now you'll keep 100% of your revenue.

Estimated time: 3 minutes.

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