Sell your notes online

Selling your notes can be a great way to bring in extra cash to support your studies - and it's easy to turn them into a PDF to sell through Payhip.

How to sell your notes like a pro

Payhip has everything you need to increase your sales

Sell notes with confidence

No matter how your customers want to pay, we've got you covered. Customers can purchase via PayPal or from all major cards - we can make it happen. Take payments from a wide array of international currencies.

We handle everything for you

Payhip automatically deals with all the nitty gritty from end-to-end so that you can focus on doing what you love.

  • Upload any type of file (PDF, ZIP etc)
  • Customers can complete their purchase in seconds
  • Customers are automatically sent to their download page
  • You get paid instantly to your Paypal or Stripe account

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Simple pricing

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Free Forever

$ 0 /mo
+5% transaction fee
  • All features
  • Unlimited products
  • Unlimited revenue

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$ 99 /mo
No transaction fee
  • All features
  • Unlimited products
  • Unlimited revenue

Supercharge your notes sales

Powerful marketing features that you need to grow your business

Affiliate system

Harness the power of affiliates, recruit friends and colleagues and reward them when they make a sale.

Offer coupons

Run promotional campaigns with flexible coupons. Limit their use, add expiration dates and much more.

Pay-what-you-want pricing

Empower your customers by giving them the freedom to name their price. You can set a minimum.

Embed checkout & shopping cart

Drop the checkout and cart directly into your website for a seamless purchase and download.

Social discounts

Fuel your sales growth by tapping into social media, give discounts to customers who tweet and like.

Update customers

Keep in touch with your customers by notifying them of new products and offers with our email updates.

Mailing lists

Sync your customers directly to your mailing lists on MailChimp, CampaignMonitor and many more.

Design freedom

Customise all parts of your checkout to fit your branding and make customers feel at home.

Safe and secure

Robust features that help protect your notes and keep your business thriving

  • Limit downloads Closely guard the number of download attempts, by default customers can only download each file 3 times.
  • PDF Stamping We can stamp the buyers purchase details on every page of your PDF to discourage customers from illegally sharing.
  • Secure Checkout We are PCI-DSS-ready. Customers payment information is handled by our trusted payment partners.

Frequently asked questions

Useful things to know from our helpful customer support team

When do I get paid?

We will deposit your sales to you immediately after a transaction has been completed. All payments are sent to your connected PayPal or Stripe account.

What file formats do you support?

We support ALL file formats. You can upload any file type with any extension to Payhip.

Can I cancel my account at anytime

Absolutely, you'll be able to cancel your account whenever you'd like if you decide we're not for you.

Is selling notes online legal?

In most cases, it's legal to sell your study notes online. However, you should check whether your institution has any rules that would prohibit you from selling your notes – or even sharing them online for free. Some universities will take disciplinary action against students caught selling their study notes.

Can I get in trouble for sharing my notes?

Some universities prohibit students from sharing class notes, aiming to protect faculty members' professional reputations - inaccurate or low-quality notes could be attributed to their classes by a student. Check your university's policies to see whether selling class notes is prohibited.

How do I price my study notes?

It's up to you what you want to charge for your study notes. Most likely, you'll be pricing your notes somewhere between $5 and $25 per document, depending on its length and scope. Charging too much will make your notes unaffordable for most students - but charging too little could make students think your notes are low-quality.

How can I contact you

Just shoot us an email at contact@payhip.com or reach out to us on Twitter. We'd love to chat!

Is there a storage limit?

No, we have no storage or bandwidth limits. We only have a 5GB per file limit. If you really need more than 5GB per file, then get in touch.

Do you offer charity discounts

For sure, we love to support great causes of all kinds so please get in touch with us.

How can I sell notes?

You can sell your study notes online using Payhip. Simply format your notes as a .pdf then create a product in Payhip and set your price. You can then sell your notes through your own website, if you have one, or through your free Payhip store. You'll want to consider how best to market your study notes, perhaps through student groups on social media.

How can I earn money with my notes?

You can make money by selling copies of your class notes online. Other students studying the same or similar courses might well be willing to pay for your notes, especially if you take the time to make your notes as useful as possible. (For instance, you could include subheadings, bullet points, and academic references.) You could also potentially make money by taking notes for someone else, most likely as a student support “note taker” for someone with a disability or difficulty that makes it hard for them to write notes during class.

Who owns the copyright on my study notes?

Your study notes are automatically copyrighted to you, as you wrote them. Even if they include ideas and facts taught to you by a professor or teacher, the notes themselves are copyright to you - not the person teaching you. If your notes are based on a textbook, be careful not to quote large chunks of the text. Small portions can normally be quoted under “fair use” copyright laws.

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