Hey, readers! First things first: email clutter is TERRIBLE and keeping your inbox to zero is an impossible task. So intentionally adding more email may seem like the recommendation of a lunatic. HOWEVER, these are the best email newsletters that provide a lot of value and start your day off with a quick overview of all the things you need to know about news, culture, and marketing.
1 | Daily Carnage
It shouldn’t be shocking that an ad agency tops the list for the best content marketing on the internet. This newsletter miraculously combines must-read news with pure entertainment. If you’re in marketing, get on it. If you’re not in marketing, get on it. This marketing daily newsletter during the workweek keeps you informed of marketing trends, news, and buzz-worthy ads in a super entertaining way. It’s a quick read. Sign up: Daily Carnage
2 | Wake-Up Call with Katie Couric
Katie Couric’s new media company is brilliant – news on her terms, in her voice. Getting her daily newsletter with the top news stories of the day is like a friend sending you an email with what you need to know for the day in a conversational way. It’s not dry like most news newsletters and not cutesy-clever millennial like TheSkimm. Sign up Wake-Up Call
3 | The Skimm
7 million readers start their morning with The Skimm’s daily newsletter. It’s a clever, entertaining read with links to the top news stories of the day and a great way to digest the main stories of the day each morning. Sign up: TheSkimm
4 | Hitha’s Smart Reads
This one is weekly. Hitha is so smart, well-read, and just incredibly interesting – from her book recommendations to her perspectives on parenthood. She shares the top five smart reads on her instagram daily, and sends a recap with all of the news stories weekly. You’ll find at least a few articles for the group chat each week in her round-up. Sign up: Hitha’s Smart Reads
5 | The Newsette
A quick daily newsletter with pop culture and lifestyle stories, motivational quotes, and pretty pictures arrives in your inbox mid-morning for a good inbox break. Sign up: The Newsette
6 | Girls Night In
Very millennial, self-care focused. Lots of minimalistic imagery and trendy picks, a well-done weekly newsletter with articles and recommendations. Sign up: Girls Night In
7 | The Broadsheet
This newsletter focuses on female news of the day – whether it’s an issue, a woman entrepreneur, politics – the Broadsheet delivers the headlines and commentary. Always interesting. (Last on this list for a reason, btw.) Sign up: The Broadsheet
Last but not least: Good Taste Guide Weekend Newsletter
Also, can’t forget about our Good Taste Weekend Guide!! We share 10 things to do each week to read, watch, listen to, and buy. Sign up here
So that’s our round-up of the best email newsletters to start the day with a cup of coffee. Take a few minutes to yourself to read news and recommendations before you’re off to the work races!
Do you have any to add to this list? Share below in the comments!