Loic’s newsletter

Loic Le Meur

Hi,

In November 2015 I decided to start a new business and share (pretty much) weekly how I’m building it and my challenges in an email newsletter.

Some people asked where to find my previous newsletters so I will maintain this page with all of them.

Check your spam folder if you don’t get the confirmation opt-in email or tell me and I will add you manually. Thanks!

email #1 —Nov 23, 2015 (2,008 subscribers / 79% open rate)
the space I’m working in

email #2 — Dec 2, 2015 (3,084 subscribers / 58,1% open rate)
a name for my startup an a co-founder

email #3 — Dec 9, 2015 (5,308 subscribers / 69% open rate)
the idea I’m working on: leade.rs

email #4 —Dec 27, 2015 (6,692 subscribers / 58.3% open rate)
happy holidays and being inspired: product hunt for people

email #5 — Jan 9, 2016 (6,979 subscribers / 74.3% open rate)
my flight plan

email #6 — Jan 18, 2016 (7,874 subscribers / 57% open rate)
Leaders Personal Brands — It’s Only The Beginning

email #7 — Feb 3, 2016 (8,439 subscribers / 65.5% open rate)
Here Is The Newsletter I Deleted — But I’m Sending It Anyway

email #8 — Feb 17, 2016 (8,808 subscribers / 53% open rate)
A team, customers and funding. What else?

email #9 — March 11, 2016 (9,131 subscribers / 50.6% open rate)
#9 — Oh Yeah Right, I’m Not Ambitious Enough.

email #10 — March 24, 2016 (9,324 subscribers / 51.4% open rate)
Invitation: First Leade.rs Event In Paris May 13

email #11 — April 04, 2016 (10,237 subscribers / 53.8% open rate)
Here is a startup idea, as a gift

email #12 — April 11, 2016 (10,535 subscribers / tried text only so no stats)
Don’t tell my team I told you this, but I’m changing things.

email #13 — April 20, 2016
Why I can’t sleep (10,535 subscribers / 49.2% open rate)

email #14 — April 27, 2016 (10,652 subscribers / 43.4% open rate)
Having a blast on Snapchat and Facebook live

email #15 — May 4, 2016 (10,836 subscribers / 45.7% open rate / switched to MailJet from MailChimp)
Back from the desert with 5,000 friends

email #16 — May 10, 2016 (10,932 subscribers / 63.6% open rate)
I feel really sad (I know, I shouldn’t)

email #17 — May 17, 2016 (11,039 subscribers / 49.2% open rate)
Between worlds

email #18 — May 29, 2016 (11,239 subscribers / 53.2% open rate)
Purpose

email #19 — June 20, 2016 (11,452 subscribers / 54.55% open rate)
I’m not building a billion dollar company

email #20 — June 29, 1016 (11,473 subscribers / 42.77% open rate)
TED Summit speakers obsessed by their own death

email #21 —July 5, 2016 (11,508 subscribers / 38.2% open rate)
The practice of forgiveness

email #22 — Aug 5, 2016 (12,525 subscribers / 45% open rate)
Try Leade.rs first and nominate speakers to our next event on bots

email #23 — Aug 12, 2016 (11,857 subscribers after some cleaning / 41% open rate)
What makes 2016 different from 2006?

email #24 — Aug 26, 2016
The Yoga Teacher that raises millions of dollars

email #25 — Sept 13, 2016
A few presentation tips for your startup

email #26 — Sept 23, 2016
What’s difficult about writing is… to start writing

email #27 — Oct 1, 2016
Flirting with death and understanding my limits

email #28 — Oct 5, 2016
Help us find the best speakers in Mindfulness & Meditation!

email #29 — Oct 23, 2016
Building a product for life instead of disposable

email #30 — Nov 1, 2016
My first email to my investors

email #31 — Nov 15, 2016
Meeting the “superhuman” Ice Man

email #32— Nov 23, 2016
I’m fasting to prevent cancer and be healthier

email #33 — Dec 2, 2016
What I learned from 2,400 volunteers at Slush and first Paris speakers announced
sent to 34,437 emails, 27,831 delivered
34,17% open rate = 9511 opens
14,25% click = 1355 clicked

email #34— Dec 9, 2016
Meeting Pope Francis and more amazing leaders
sent to 29,217 emails, 27,598 delivered
34,86% open rate = 9621 opens
9,03% click = 869 clicked

email #35 — Dec 27, 2016
Elon Musk turns a tweet into reality in 6 days 🚀
sent to 29,448 emails, 27,789 delivered (+191)
37,42% open rate = 10,399 opens
10,77% click = 1120 clicked

email #36 — Jan 4, 2017
Speed is the ultimate competitive weapon
sent to 29,757 emails, 28,018 delivered (+229)
36,81% open rate = 10,314 opens
9,83% click = 1014 clicked

email #37 — Jan 16, 2017
How to think like a startup — Greetings from Paris!
sent to 29,281 emails, 28,237 delivered (+219)
34,62% open rate = 9,776 opens
23,16% click = 2,264 clicked

email #38 — Jan 28, 2017
I stand against Trump and we all should.
sent to 30,053 emails, 28,218 delivered (-19)
42,78% open rate = 12,073 opens
7,44% click = 898 clicked

email #39 — Feb 1, 2017
Will you buy Snapchat stock at $25 billion?
sent to 30,034 emails, 28,158 delivered (-60)
34,11% open rate = 9,606 opens
5,72% clicks = 549 clicked

email #40 — Feb 13, 2017
What will happen when AI outsmarts humans?
sent to 30,145 emails, 28,261 delivered (+103)
33,31% open rate = 9,413 opens
8,18% clicks = 770 clicked

email #41 — Looking in the Black Mirror
sent to 30,776 emails with a 36,9% open rate

email #42 — I want you at my conference
sent to 32,862 emails with a 49,74% open rate

email #43 — How to really raise funding
sent to 33,188 emails with a 34,85% open rate

email #44 — How to speak at #SXSW
sent to 33,226 emails with a 31,44% open rate

email #45 — Obama’s data scientist is coming
sent to 33,161 emails with a 34,98% open rate

email #46 — What great speakers do
sent to 33,046 emails with a 34,02% open rate

email #47 — What do you prefer? A French or an American dinner?
sent to 33,131 emails with a 34,07% open rate

email #48 — Help me find the emerging leaders
sent to 33,771 emails with a 34.4% open rate

email #49 — Focusing on my next challenge
sent to 35,942 emails with a 38.12% open rate

email #50 — A meditation mistake
sent to 35,941 emails with 40.51% open rate

email #51 — How writing improves your speaking
sent to 35,840 emails with a 30.81% open rate

email #52 — A few tips on community management
sent to 35,787 emails with a 31.08% open rate

email #53 — Think like a startup, what I learned in Silicon Valley
sent to 35,725 emails with a 32.61% open rate

email #54 — I finally found a virtual AI assistant that works
sent to 35647 emails with a 41.27% open rate

email #55 — A dangerous mistake written with the most dangerous app
sent to 36,398 emails with a 36,04% open rate

email #56 — Beyond my fears
sent to 36,326 emails with a 34.62% open rate

email #57 — Help me increase diversity among speakers
sent to 36,162 emails with a 28,67% open rate

email #58 — Day five of a seven-day fast
sent to 36,296 emails with a 28.18% open rate

email #59 — How meditation changed my life
sent to 37,399 emails with a 28.49% open rate

email #60 — The ten first customers
sent to 37,555 emails with a 36,38% open rate

thanks for following!

Loic Le Meur

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Founder of Leade.rs a platform for speakers and events. LeWeb co-founder. Subscribe to my new newsletter http://leade.rs/loicnewsletter

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