How To Connect a Custom Domain With Substack?

A subtle guide for anyone who wants to connect a custom domain with their Substack newsletter.

Aamir Kamal 🚀

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Substack is a free newsletter making platform where you can create a community around your writing. Writing on Substack could now help your brand as they have a higher power in getting ranked on search engines. In this article, we will discuss a step-by-step process to connect a custom domain with your Substack newsletter.

Now, having your own custom domain could help you use all the infrastructure of Substack and use it to build a community around your writing.

Benefits of having your custom domain for a newsletter:

Before we share the procedure to set-up a custom domain on Substack newsletter, the following are some of the benefits;

  • Passive growth: Substack is a very inclusive platform. You have to find your audience itself, there are no such built-in readers on Substack. If you write a post that is SEO optimized, you could get ranked for a keyword most of your target audience is searching and build an audience there.
  • Branding: Is it is easier to remember “xoaffairs.substack.com” or “xoaffair.com”? Definitely, the, later on, is easier to remember…

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