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The Profile: Building a paid newsletter, with Polina Marinova Pompliano

Season 3, Ep. 1

Today on the podcast we have Polina Marinova Pompliano. She’s the founder and author at the hugely popular newsletter The Profile.


What is the profile?

The Profile is a newsletter, which started on the side when she was full time at Fortune Magazine and she has since turned into a paid newsletter, and her full time job. The Profile studies the most successful and interesting people in business, entertainment, tech, sports, and more - with the goal of sharing lessons from the most exceptional people and business. It’s been read and promoted by people like Dwayne Johnson - the rock - and Alexis Ohanian - who’s an investor and the founder of Reddit.


Why listen to this episode?

This episode really is an essential listen for any online creators. We go deep into the details.

  • We talk about how the newsletter started as a project for family and friends
  • Why perfectionism kills ideas because builds expectations
  • Why you should have a back up project
  • Why you should write for yourself not the audience
  • When to leave your job 
  • What it’s like being in a relationship with two entrepreneurs


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