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Setting up your subscription(s)

Creating your Stripe Connect account

CooklyBookly has partnered with Stripe to enable you to create paid subscriptions. To do this, you must first create a Stripe Connect account. 

  • Click your avatar in the top right corner and select Edit Profile.
  • Scroll down to Subscriptions and click Configure. You will be redirected to Stripe Connect. 
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  • Enter your email and begin the setup process.
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  • Enter your business address. If your page is not registered as a business, use your home address.
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  • Enter your personal details. 
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  • Enter your page/business details. It does not matter if your page is not registered as a business. Simply select the appropropriate industry (food, most likely), enter your business website (cooklybookly.com/handle or your personal website) and add a short description (e.g. professional chef and content creator).
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  • Enter your bank details. This is where your payouts will be sent to. 
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  • Confirm customer statement information. This is what will appear on your subscribers bank statements. 
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  • Review your details and create your Stripe Connect account. 
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  • Once you have created your account, you will be redirected back to the Edit Profile screen to create your subscription plans.

Creating your Subscription plans

Once you have set up your Stripe Connect account, you can start creating your subscription plans. To do this:

  • Click your avatar menu in the top right corner and select Edit profile. Scroll down to Create your Subscription plans and click Create subscriptions.
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  • Enter the subscription plan details – name, description, billing period and price and click save.
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  • You have now successfully created your subscription plan. Return to the CooklyBookly Edit Profile screen.

Adding content to your subscription plan

Once you have set up your Stripe Connect account and created your subscription plans, you can focus on creating the content to support it.

To add a piece of content to a subscription plan:

  • Click Edit and scroll down to Monetization.
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  • Click the Select Subscriptions radio button. You will see your subscription plans listed below.
  • Select the subscription plan(s) you want to add the piece of content to and click Save.
  • Once saved, the piece of content will be available to all selected subscribers. 
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What to include in your subscriptions

Unsure of what subscription(s) you could offer? Not a problem! This article will help you figure out what model to use, what to include, what to charge, and how best to promote your subscriptions to your audience.