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r/Substack's Top 10 Newsletters with <10k Subscribers

By Jason Alafgani

Explore these must-follow newsletters curated from the vibrant r/Substacks community, each packed with unique insights and fewer than 10,000 subscribers.

1. SmallStack

SmallStack offers succinct insights and commentary on emerging tech trends and startup strategies.

2. Hidden Japan

Hidden Japan brings you closer to the less explored areas of Japanese culture, travel, and history.

3. Angel Cake

Angel Cake explores a variety of cultural and artistic themes, often focusing on contemporary issues and personal reflections.

4. Mind Drops by David HÃ¥kansson

Mind Drops by David HÃ¥kansson explores thoughtful reflections on mental health, productivity, and the human condition.

5. Forgotten Poets

Forgotten Poets revives the works of lesser-known poets, offering commentary and poetic insights.

6. The Dropout Classicist

The Dropout Classicist shares engaging stories and analysis from the world of classical studies.

7. Good Food at Home

Good Food at Home provides recipes, cooking tips, and food culture stories for home chefs.

8. Dev Leader Weekly

Dev Leader Weekly offers leadership insights and management strategies tailored for tech leaders.

9. Junaid Effendi

Junaid Effendi delivers motivational insights and strategies for personal and professional growth.

10. Practical Innovation w/ Jobs to be Done

Practical Innovation w/ Jobs to be Done focuses on product development and user-centric innovation strategies.


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Picking the top 10 was too hard. Here are the other 10 who just barely missed the list.

Honorable Mentions

1. Cryptofada Research

Cryptofada Research dives deep into the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology trends.

2. IndieNiche

IndieNiche features tips and stories from successful self-made founders.

3. Reid's Every Genre Project

Reid's Every Genre Project offers reviews and deep dives into every genre of music and film.

4. Rainey Mitchell's Gallery

Rainey Mitchell's Gallery provides insights into contemporary art and the stories behind emerging artists.

5. Lana Starkey

Lana Starkey explores fashion, beauty, and lifestyle trends with an eye for the avant-garde.

6. Frontier Letter

Frontier Letter delves into science fiction, future tech, and speculative worlds.

7. Spilling the Tea with Tasha

Spilling the Tea with Tasha shares hot takes and discussions on pop culture and lifestyle.

8. Jack's Substack

Jack's Substack offers political analysis and commentary on current events and global issues.

9. The Washington Current

The Washington Current provides updates and analysis on U.S. politics and policy.

10. Archaic Analysis

Archaic Analysis explores ancient history, archaeology, and the mysteries of the past.


Listen to them as a daily personal podcast!

As a newsletter enthusiast, how better to stay up-to-date than with a personal podcast dedicated to them.

Utilize your commute or just listen on walks! Download Jellypod, add your favorite news sources, and get a personalized AI briefing daily.