Techie Friday: Special Edition
How to add a cool profile icon for your Substack newsletter to make it stand out in your readers' inboxes.
I started this newsletter two years ago, and I’m happy I adopted Substack as my platform of choice.
I enjoy the editor and the monetization features very much. However, the lack of customization control is sometimes a big issue for me.
I wanted my newsletter to have consistent branding, and one of the missing pieces was a custom icon on my readers’ inboxes.
I’ve recently found out how to make it happen. Check this out:
Check out my Profile Icon in your Gmail inbox if you read this post on your iOS or Android device. You'll see it's awesome! :)
I couldn't hold onto the secret any longer, so here is a step-by-step guide on applying a cool custom icon to your Substack newsletter. It works on Gmail and on other email clients too.
Here is my tutorial, carefully packaged in a step-by-step PDF on Gumroad.
The premium subscribers to this newsletter can have it for free after the jump.