As a content creator, I’ve tried to monetize my online efforts to make them sustainable. And over the past few years, I’ve tried Patreon, Buy Me A Coffee, and Ko-Fi to do that. And while each of these platforms has its advantages, I think I’ve finally settled on Payhip as the best option for me, and possibly you, too. So, without further adieu, here are my top 5 reasons why you should consider Payhip.
1) The Price:
Affordable. That’s the one word I’d use to describe it. Oh, here’s another word; FREE. Payhip provides all of its features with no monthly fee and only takes 5% of each transaction. So, that means they don’t make money unless you make money. And before you balk at 5%, keep in mind that’s the same fee that both Patreon, Buy Me A Coffee and Ko-Fi take and they only have a fraction of the features. And while Patreon will offer a few more features, they also increase that fee to 8%, or 12% for them, and still don’t come close to having the flexibility or features that Payhip has. And with Payhip, as your income increases, you can opt for a monthly fee of $29 to reduce the transaction fee to 2% or $99 to eliminate the transaction fee altogether. In other words, Payhip has affordable pricing that will work for content creators of all sizes and budgets.
2) The Platform:
This is not just a crowd-funding platform. And it’s more than an online store. This is truly an all-in-one solution that can give you a website, an e-commerce platform, and much more. With Payhip, I’m able to track sales, process payments, write blog posts (like this), cultivate my membership community, and do it all in a way that is fully personalized and customized to match my look and “brand”.
3) The Income:
“Don’t keep all your eggs in one basket.” I’m not the only one who has heard that phrase, am I? I’ve heard it said that diversification is the key to successfully monetizing your online audience. With Payhip, I’m able to sell my “Live By Faith” hats, provide digital products (both paid and as freebies), offer multiple membership plans, create and host online courses and offer coaching/consulting services. That’s a lot of baskets to hold even more eggs, in my opinion.
4) The Interface:
The Payhip interface was really easy to use for me. And while I’m fully aware that I’ve been creating and designing websites for 20 years, I’m nowhere near a professional. I prefer simplicity and that’s what I got from the Payhip dashboard and Store Builder. When creating this site, it was simple to select a “theme” and start building. And when I decided I didn’t like the look of that theme, it was just as simple to switch it out and set everything up the way I wanted.
5) The Integrations:
Payhip provides integrations with some popular tools and platforms, such as email marketing providers, social media platforms, and more. This makes it easy for creators to automate their processes and reach a wider audience with their content. And personally, the integration I’m most eager to set up is with Calendly and Zoom so I can relaunch my coaching services.
I guess I just wanted to share a few of the key reasons, I decided to move on from those other platforms and start using Payhip. I figure if it works for me, it might just work for you. So, if you want to give it a try, CLICK HERE and get started today.