Newsletters are a growing tool for increasing engagement and loyalty – but it’s not one-size-fits-all.
Metro.co.uk has 11 newsletters, with more to come soon. Some are up to eight years old, while others are relatively recent additions as the site aims to boost its direct relationships with readers and reduce its reliance on platforms like Facebook and Google.
The website’s editor Deborah Arthurs spoke to Press Gazette UK editor Charlotte Tobitt about when to prioritise click-through rates versus open rates, how to stop newsletters from feeling stale and why it is so nice to have a product with an “end” point for the reader.
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