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Steady is members strong
Steady is a fantastic communitySteady supporters enable a diverse public. They pay monthly for independent publishers. They support freedom of expression, independent journalism and great entertainment. They’re doing what’s right and what’s important.
Steady is a flexible technologyBecause each publication is different, Steady is flexible: Steady publishers use Steady Pledge, Steady Recurring Crowdfunding, or Steady Paywall to attract supporters.
Steady is a convenient serviceSteady supports direct debit payments, credit cards and PayPal, sends invoices (including correct taxes). And once a month, publishers get their money from Steady. Steady just takes a 10% commission (payment processing fees are being forwarded to publishers).
We are the heartbeat of independent media.
We are Steady.
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How does Steady work?
1You create a campaign page on Steady.
2The Steady team will help you choose the right strategy: will you ask for a recurring Steady Pledge? Will you need the Steady Paywall? Or is Steady Crowdfunding the perfect solution for your audience?
3You’ll integrate Steady into your publication and link to your Steady campaign page on your homepage, in e-mail newsletters and on social media.
Once a month, Steady will send you a statement and your money.
Want to become a Steady Publisher?
You decide which strategy works best for your audience
Steady PledgeAsk your audience for regular support. Use a Steady Overlay in your publication or a link to your Steady campaign page.
Steady PaywallMake your best content accessible to paying supporters only. For example, use the Steady WordPress plugin.
Steady AdwallSpecifically ask users of ad blockers for their support. The Steady Adblocker Detection detects when visitors of your website use ad blockers and suggests that they support you via Steady.
Your dashboardStay in control of your subscribers’ names and email addresses. We will always keep them safe from prying eyes.
CSV exportYou want to run a special campaign for your subscribers? Download a CSV file to send them targeted emails or just analyze your data.
Update your subscribersPost exclusive updates for subscribers on your campaign page. These updates can include subscriber-only podcast episodes.
PricingWe only earn money if you do.
There's no risk you'll lose money.
Steady just takes a 10% commission.
Payment processing fees are deducted from your monthly payout (we do not make money from these fees and try to keep them as low as possible).