💰 Payments

Monetize your community through paid memberships, premium offerings, paid courses, event tickets, and much more.

Payments overview

What you’ll learn:

  • Setting up payments
  • Creating your first paid product
  • All available payment settings
  • Collecting payments through invitation links

All options for Heartbeat Payments

Frequency - One-time payment - Installment plans - Weekly payments - Monthly payments - Quarterly payments - Annual payments
Where payments can be attached: - Overall community access - Group access (manage access to paid channels, docs, courses, & events) - Event access
Other options - Free trials - Promo codes

Creating promo codes

What you’ll learn:

  • How to create promo codes in Stripe for your Heartbeat products
  • Where members will enter promo codes

Moving existing customers to Heartbeat

What you’ll learn:

  • Migrating payments for existing community members
  • Migrating payments for new community members

Using paid invitation links

What you’ll learn:

  • How members will experience a payment link
  • Paid invitation links for new members
  • Paid invitation links for existing members
  • Where to include Heartbeat payment links on your own website

Creating a tiered community

What you’ll learn:

  • Setting a tiered structure (i.e. bronze, silver, gold tiers)
  • How members can upgrade/downgrade between tiers
  • Using upsell pages with tiers
  • Payment proration during upgrades & downgrades

Creating a paid-only community

What you’ll learn:

  • Attaching payments to the “Member” role
  • Forcing re-subscription to access any community content
  • Shifting free members to paid memberships

Moving a paid group into paid tiers

What you’ll learn:

  • How to shift from a “paid group” to a “paid tiers” structure
  • How Heartbeat handles price changes for active subscriptions

Preview the paid member experience

What you’ll learn:

  • Payment experience for new members
  • Payment experience for existing members
  • Updating billing information in Heartbeat
  • Upsell experience for members

🤔 Frequently Asked Questions

Does Heartbeat Payments work with anything other than Stripe?
Does Heartbeat Payments work in India?
Can I use upsells without Heartbeat Payments or with a different payment processor?

Setting up Payments

Customizing payment options

What paid members see


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