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Custom Footer

Personalizing the footer of the newsletter.

What is a custom footer in Substack?

A custom footer in Substack is a personalized section at the end of a newsletter or post. It is a space where the author can include additional information, links, or messages that they want to share with their readers. This could include contact information, social media links, a brief bio, or a call to action.

The custom footer is a useful tool for branding and reader engagement. It allows authors to maintain a consistent image across all their communications and to provide readers with easy access to other content or platforms. It can be customized according to the author's preferences and can be edited or updated at any time.

How do I add a custom footer in Substack?

To add a custom footer in Substack, you first need to log into your Substack account. Once you're logged in, navigate to the 'Settings' section which is usually located in the dashboard or main menu. In the 'Settings' section, you will find an option for 'Customization'. Click on this option to proceed.

In the 'Customization' section, you will find a text box for the footer. Here, you can add your custom text, links, or any other information you want to include in your footer. Once you've added your custom footer, remember to save your changes. The custom footer will now appear at the bottom of your Substack posts or newsletters.

Can I customize the footer in my Substack newsletter?

Yes, you can customize the footer in your Substack newsletter. Substack provides a feature that allows you to edit the footer of your newsletter. This can be done by going to your Substack dashboard, selecting 'Settings', and then 'Design'. Here, you will find an option to edit the footer.

You can add your own text, links, or even images to the footer. This is a great way to add a personal touch to your newsletters, or to provide additional information or resources to your readers. However, it's important to note that Substack has certain guidelines and restrictions on what can be included in the footer, so be sure to review these before making any changes.

What can I include in my Substack custom footer?

In your Substack custom footer, you can include various elements to personalize and provide additional information to your readers. This can include your contact information, such as your email address, phone number, or social media handles, so readers can easily reach out to you. You can also include a brief bio or description of yourself, your work, or your newsletter to give new readers a sense of what to expect.

Additionally, you can include links to your past newsletters, your website, or other relevant resources. If you have any disclaimers, copyright information, or legal notices, these can also be included in the footer. You can also add a call-to-action, encouraging readers to subscribe, share your newsletter, or follow you on social media. Remember, the footer is a great place to provide additional value and information to your readers, so make sure to utilize it effectively.

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