Offering extras to your audience

Extras are a great way to sell your access and expertise as a creator. Here are some popular use-cases we’ve seen so far, with a quick guide to set them up on your page.

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Zoom event tickets

Host a Paid Zoom Event using Buy Me a Coffee
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Art commissions

Offering Commissions and Services using Buy Me A Coffee
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Exclusive videos

Share Exclusives, Behind the Scenes, and Early Access Videos
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Add to Instagram close friends

How to Share Paid Access to Instagram Close Friends, Telegram, or Discord
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Ebooks

Sell Ebooks and Digital Downloads using Buy Me a Coffee
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1-1 consultation

Offer 1-1 Consultations and Video Calls to your Fans
Why Buy Me A Coffee?
Delightful 1-click payment experience
Accept Apple Pay, PayPal, and credit cards
Send email updates to your buyers
Instant same-day payout
Live chat support
Creator app for iOS & Android

Frequently asked questions

What are Extras?

Extras are a great way for creators to sell access or digital products to their audience. Because of the diverse nature of creators, Extras are designed to be straightforward and highly customizable. It is up to your imagination how you use it. We have shared some common use-cases in this page to get you started.

What is Buy Me a Coffee?

Buy Me a Coffee is the best way for creators to monetize their audience. More than 100,000 creators around the world use BMC to accept support, and offer extras to their audience. Although popular among creators and artists, BMC is built for any individual who has audience online.

How do I get paid?

Payments are instantly transferred to your PayPal or Stripe (Bank) account. Unlike other platforms, we do not hold your balance, and there is no minimum threshold. Buy Me A Coffee is a verified partner of PayPal and Stripe.

Do I have complete ownership of my buyers?

Yes, you do. You can send them updates via email, or export the list any time you like. We do not email your buyers, or share their data to third parties.

Can I offer an Extra that’s not listed above?

Of course, you can. In fact, we encourage you to be as creative as possible. After all, you know what your audience value more than any one else.