Create a paid newsletter subscription

with WooCommerce

Build a subscriber base.
Earn recurring revenue.

If you create high-quality email content as a business, independent writer, or thought-leader, you’ve probably considered charging readers for access to all or part of your content.

Make it happen today with WooCommerce.

Manage everything in one place

Manage your website, blog, customers, transactions, and email content all in one place. All the tools that you need live comfortably within WordPress and your WooCommerce store.

Increase your profits

Third-party subscription tools often charge a percentage of your total revenue, excluding the transaction costs from payment service providers. With WooCommerce, you can increase your profit as you scale.

Grow with powerful eCommerce tools

WooCommerce gives you powerful eCommerce functionality right out of the box, with the freedom to customize and extend as your business grows. Want to sell physical products, downloads, or content memberships? No problem.

What you’ll need to get started

The WordPress.com Business Plan is a great way to get a hosted WordPress website up and running without needing any technical expertise. It has everything you need to run a fully functioning WooCommerce store.
WooCommerce transforms your WordPress website into a powerful eCommerce store. You’ll also need WooCommerce Payments and WooCommerce Subscriptions to manage your subscribers and collect payments.
MailPoet pairs perfectly with WordPress and WooCommerce so that you can craft and send beautiful email content right from your WordPress website.

How much does it cost?

WordPress.com Business Plan$25 per month ($300 annually)
WooCommerceFREE
WooCommerce Subscriptions$16 per month ($199 annually)
MailPoetFREE (up to 1000 subscribers)
WooCommerce Payments2.9% + $0.30 per transaction (U.S credit cards)

At an assumed cost of $5 per subscription for 25 Subscribers paying on US credit cards, you can expect:

• Receiving $125 per month in revenue.
• Paying $64 per month in costs (for the tools listed above, plus transaction fees).

At 500 subscribers, your revenue totals $2,500 per month at a cost of $265 per month.

Setup guide

Join Chris Coyier from CSS-Tricks for a guided walkthrough of the basic setup in 20 minutes.


WooCommerce - the most customizable eCommerce platform for building your online business.

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