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What an amazing journey! You’re an inspiration to many of us, Lenny (myself included) 🙌

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KICK. ASS. 🎉

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Sep 11, 2023Liked by Lenny Rachitsky

Huge congrats on hitting 0.5 million, Lenny!

In Europe that could be a country and you would be the president!

(or a king- we do both 😂).

Kudos 💕 you freaking rock!

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Congratulations Lenny. I once read your story on Entrepreneur while you were doing an interview with Jason Feifer on March this year. I was so inspired by your determination and how COVID-19 turned to be a blessing for you to focus on your newsletter after getting laid as a product manager from Airbnb. You said you started on Medium and then slowly built your audience through 4-pronged phases until you launched paid subscription. You talked the same things that you told Jason that quality and consistency are attributes that grow your newsletter. Since then I launched my newsletter on June and I have had promising growth over the last three months. I think I share the same story with you and I hope one day, we will talk about it. Congratulations again on that remarkable milestone.

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Your newsletter is like the Beyoncé of Substack now. Keep those amazing insights coming!

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"Follow your energy" love that one. Congrats on your journey.

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This is all valuable/actionable advice for anyone looking to take their writing seriously.

I especially appreciate the emphasis on setting & maintaining consistency.

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Some great lessons here, Lenny. Thanks for sharing it.

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Sep 11, 2023Liked by Lenny Rachitsky

Congrats Lenny. 'm one of the first 1,000. I started HomeHak.com with your advice and guidance as the playbook and soundtrack for our journey so far. Top quality, relatable, accessible and inspiring. I've found other superb experts like Elena Verna through your newsletter. Continued success to you👏🙌.

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Thank you for all your incredibly insightful content Lenny. And thank you for answering my question(s) via email; crazy to me that, with such a large audience, you still take the time to offer your help and answer emails.

Here’s to the next 500k!

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This is such a helpful summary for someone like me who is just starting out. Thank you for sharing this!

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Sep 11, 2023Liked by Lenny Rachitsky

Congrats, Lenny! 👏🏼 Very inspiring.

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Congrats and well deserved Lenny!

This is very inspiring for all of us that are just at the beginning of that journey!

I've already committed to reviewing this post once a month to remind myself on what it takes to get there, and why it's worth doing it!

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Sep 11, 2023Liked by Lenny Rachitsky

Congratulatons! These are great insights. I am surprised that the community isn’t part of this evaluation. It’s the reason I recommend the newsletter, but maybe I’m an outlier?

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Sep 11, 2023Liked by Lenny Rachitsky

only 1% done! 🚀🚀🚀

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hey @lenny, thank you for sharing - This is great stuff!

May your newsletter grow to 1 million.

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