Buy Me a Coffee is officially rolling out
audio postswith built-in uploading, recording, and hosting tools that lets you easily create and publish audio episodes and series on your page.
Here’s what you will be able to do with audio posts:
Record- Capture audio straight from your phone, tablet, or computer.
Upload- Import existing audio clips from all devices.
Monetize- Publish your podcasts behind a paywall by making them exclusive for your supporters and members.
The audio post feature is now live in your account. Head over to the posts page and tap audio posts to get started!
Your posts feed just got revamped, it’s better looking and better functioning after a series of much-needed tweaks.
Redesigned your messaging experienceby adding a new message indicator allowing you to easily respond to important threads.
- **Payment history of a member** including renewals will now be listed out chronologically in a single modal.
- **Updated Payoneer payments**, making it easy to connect your account and even easier to request a payout. You'll also have details like account balance and all previous requests on your Payouts page.
- **Added a refund option for membership payments**, you can instantly refund current and former members who have had at least one payment process to you.
You can now offer members Discord Access as a reward based on their Membership Level. 🥳
PS - Don't forget to specify the Discord role that should be assigned to a new member by editing your Membership Levels on BMC.
You can now view the payments history of your members. Find all payments from a member, including renewals listed out chronologically in a single modal.
Multiple levels to boost your membership
The wait is finally over! You asked, and here we are delivering membership levels, easily the most requested feature of all time. 🥳
Levels are made to be different plans of your membership — customized by you — that your fans get to choose from when they visit your creator page. With each level, you can choose a monthly price and a complementary set of rewards.
If you want more info on how to add levels to your membership, check out this support page.
Send direct messages to your supporters
You can now send private messages directly to any of your supporters. This is a great way to deliver rewards, send personal welcome notes, and even get to know your biggest supporters.
A display that looks as good as your posts
The posts page just got a redesign. It’s better looking and better functioning after a series of much-needed tweaks. When your supporters click on a post, it will expand into a full-sized page, displaying your post in vivid detail. Plus, with the arrow button or their keyboard, your supporters will be able to click through the posts and see the rest of your works.
New and improved extras listing
Now, whether you're a visual artist selling a series of illustrations, or an instructor selling your latest video guide, your extras will be arranged better with an intuitive viewing experience for your supporters.
A discounted extra price for members
Looking for a way to encourage your supporters to join your membership? Offering discounts on your extra price encourages page visitors and supporters to level up and subscribe to your page.
Enhanced supporter count calculation
We are switching to a unique supporter count to help maintain consistency in the number of supporters on all features. Feel free to check out this help guide for a more detailed explanation of how this new count is estimated.
Introducing Twitter signup and login
From now on, you, your supporters, and members can log in to Buy Me a Coffee using a Twitter account! Handy, right?
Additionally, this means that the messages Buy Me a Coffee may occasionally send you about your page will be sent to the email account associated with the Twitter account you are logged in with.
We hope these changes improve your experience on Buy Me a Coffee and help you grow your creative business. Stay tuned for more exciting updates coming soon!
Use stream alerts to create in-stream pop-ups that appear each time someone supports you on your Livestream.
These alerts give your audience the opportunity to open up a dialogue with you. Use this as a chance to interact with your community and personally thank them when they support you.
Ready to give stream alerts a try? Here’s a quick guide to help you through.
Exclusive access to your community is a powerful way to keep your members coming back for more.
With this integration, we are making it easier to monetize access to your private Discord channels.
Ready to learn how to use the Discord integration with your members? Check out this support article and get started today.
While you are at it, come say hi to us at the Official BMC Discord Server 🤗- https://discord.gg/GFBQvyEJ98
Introducing follow feature!
Your fans and audience now have the chance to follow you on Buy Me a Coffee and get email notifications for all your public posts without having to pay for anything.
You can also make use of the "follow" feature to build a fanbase on your Buy Me a Coffee page, by simply sharing content, without having to connect a payment method.
New and improved cover image
A cover image adds that extra flair to your page and gives you a chance to showcase your brand in the most subtle manner. You can directly upload your cover image or can even use Unsplash to find the perfect picture. 🖼
As always, you can update this image at any time, and play around with what you want to show.
A revised publishing experience
We’re making major upgrades to the way you make posts on Buy Me a Coffee, which includes a total design makeover, an SEO-optimized post slug, and most importantly, a beautiful "Buy Me a Coffee" button below every post.
Categories in posts
Categories are a great way to organize different types of posts to help readers easily navigate and search through your posts history.
Improved Extras listing
Extras are easily one of the best features on Buy Me a Coffee, we have made some tweaks to the way the extras are displayed on your page.
Button with supporter count!
Brand new social share images
We love how you always share thoughtful comments and generous support from your fans in your community. Which is why we have restyled our social share images to match your brand.
We keep a list of these small improvements to make your experience on Buy Me a Coffee increasingly better. Want to share your suggestions? Bring them here, we’d love to hear them.