Self-Marketing for Authors: How to improve productivity

Pressing the “publish” button should be the last thing on an author’s check list when it comes to worrying about a new book, right? The truth is that, regardless of the type of writing you are publishing, whether we are talking about non-fiction, prose or poetry, the work of a writer almost never ends with …

Continue reading

New features: Design Editor, Zapier + more!

We’ve been working hard on improving Payhip! We’re thrilled so many creatives use Payhip and we can’t wait for you to try out the new features we are announcing today! The new features are as follows: Visual design editor You can now customise your product pages easily with a simple point and click design interface. …

Continue reading

Our first VAT MOSS return

We managed to submit our first VAT MOSS return and it went surprisingly more smoothly than we anticipated. We had a pack of bandages ready for the pain we were about to experience! But it all went well without any major problems. We had a look at our database and queried it to find records …

Continue reading

Shopping Cart, Email Updates and Webhooks

We’re really excited to announce a few terrific features that we’ve been working really hard on for the past couple of weeks! Here they are: Shopping Cart The shopping cart has been frequently requested and we’re glad to finally have it available. Buyers can simply add multiple items to their cart and purchase as normal. …

Continue reading

New Terms of Service – EU VAT

TLDR; we’ve updated our terms of service so that we can handle EU VAT for you. When we announced we were handling EU VAT for our customers, we got a lot of positive feedback which we really appreciate as feedback is what keeps us pushing forward. We’ve now updated our terms of service so that …

Continue reading

Payhip takes care of VAT

TLDR; Payhip will take care of the #VATMESS for our lovely authors! 🙂 Tweet or Share this please. I’m sure we don’t need to explain the problems and impact VAT MOSS will have on authors around the world. A lot of very smart people have already written about this but the main change is that …

Continue reading

Can Book Review Blogs really lead to sales?

There’s no doubt about it: writing a book is a gargantuan task. Publishing is another minefield. But once the writing is over, the editing complete and the words in print, how do you actually tell the world about your work? How do you even start to build a readership, let alone make your way onto …

Continue reading

New features: Affiliates, Send to Kindle + more!

Just like you wonderful authors, we are working hard to prioritize what we should be working on next. No one wants to work on something that isn’t going to be useful to anyone! But we’ve had help from you a few months back on what we should be working on. We’re thrilled so many authors …

Continue reading

A Complete, No-Nonsense Guide to NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo: what’s it all about? It all began with twenty-one aspiring writers. Twenty-one people who set themselves a collective challenge: to complete a 50,000 word novel in one month. It was brave, certainly. Naive, even. But do you know what? They all did it; every single one. And they decided that if they could do …

Continue reading

5 tips you need for writing a self published bestseller

So, you’ve been an avid bookworm since you were knee high to a grasshopper, and think you’ve got the chops to craft stories that people all over the world will love? Then maybe it’s time that you take the big plunge and start churning out a new novel! Thanks to the advancement of technology, everyone …

Continue reading