This week our focus was on Publishing tools. Now you get a whole new post editor with less clutter and tons of new features. We're also introducing Photo Albums post type!
Completely new post editor with Markdown support and Intuitive editing features to make writing easier and prettier.
New Image gallery to share all your image content in hi-res with your followers.
New social sharing images that display supporter comments and post titles when shared on the socials.
We've got a surprise next week, stay tuned. 😉
This week our focus was on user feedback and fixing some tiny little issues that affected the user experience, starting from chats all the way to post editor.
- Chat is now faster than ever, and loads in its own window.
- Improved media optimization and automatic post-publication in the chat room.
- Posts duplication while publishing from a slower network has been fixed.
- No more additional card fees for Apple Pay payments.
- Likes and comment count display on post single pages have been fixed and polished.
Some fancy new features coming next week, stay tuned. 😉
A complete restructuring of our core payment services
- Made changes to our backend to comply with the new SCA regulations implemented all over Europe.
- Improved payment UX to make the process easier for supporters.
- New Payment progress indication on the creator page.
New and enhanced community features for posts
- Introduced like and comments to bring your community closer.
- Threaded replies for posts to keep your discussions going.
- A new and attractive Thank you design.
Yes, we were silent this week, but we were making you even secure and faster in Buy Me A Coffee.
- Introduced several techniques to prevent Script Injection through creator pages.
- New geographical IP restrictions and behavior-based triggers to catch fraud even before they happen.
- All your communications to us via live chat is now end to end encrypted using unique MD5 hashes.
Introducing a fully-featured Post editor with all essential formating and publishing tools
- A standalone post editor. ⚙️
- An improved video embedding that now supports more platforms. 📹
- Attractive sharing options for Posts. 📨
- A dedicated single pageview for all content you publish. 📜
Polished and tweaked Membership
- An improved Special Offer creation. 💸
- Optimized the payment design to attract more attention to membership. 🧲
Creators + community + support = membership
We're introducing a new feature for BMC creators today: Membership! You can now create closer relationships with your fans and supporters by activating the Membership feature.
You can set a monthly or yearly price (thus enabling you to project a predictable income), create members-only posts and enable the chat feature where you can interact with your most dedicated supporters-turned-members.
Give it a try! Log in to your buymeacoffee.com account, click "Members" on your dashboard and click "Create a Membership" and you're good to go. Here's to a 2020 filled with the support that your work needs!
Who doesn't like free coffees? ☕️
Share Buy Me A Coffee ❤️ with creators you know and earn a coffee for every active creator you invite! 💃
Referrals will be counted when you share your referral link 🔗 with others (buymeacoffee.com/?via=yourname) or when a creator signs up through your page.
You can track 👀 your referral earnings from your dashboard (gift icon 🎁on the top right corner) and check out our tips ✔️and best practices.
So, log in to your Buy Me A Coffee Dashboard, click on the gift icon 🎁 and get started on our referral program! 🤗
☕️ An improved
recurring paymentexperience. Now your supporters don't have to sign up to Buy Me A Coffee to support you monthly. We'll use their emails to create an account in the background!
⚠️ Option to tag your page as
Choose your audiencefor messaging. Filter your supporters as one-time or monthly supporters to send targeted messages.
📣 Last but not least, we've added a 'What's New' button to keep you posted on all the
new featuresthat we're releasing.
Ever wondered how to thank your supporters? 🤔
Now you can send rewards to your one-time and monthly supporters along with a thank you message for the coffee.
Head over to your Thanks & Rewards page and add a thank you message 📨and reward link 🎁
Your message will be also sent as an email to your supporters so that they never lose it.