How to Plan a Successful Digital Product Launch

A product launch is an event … like an art exhibit or big “open house” that makes a statement: “Hello world, here I am. Come visit and learn what I’m all about.” A launch is an opportunity to “wow” your audience. For your audience, it’s a process of discovery. Does this product do something that …

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What we learned designing 3 book covers on Fiverr

Although our parents taught us from an early age to never judge a book by its cover, the truth is that the cover is the first thing most of us look at while in a bookshop or even when shopping online for eBooks. Designing the perfect cover, although always a struggle, is of utmost importance …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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