Accepting payments with online classes can be complicated especially if you are a beginner studio or a solo teacher. First is to figure out what payment method to use. We have curates a short list of the different payment methods available which will hopefully help you decide on ways on how to collect payment.

PayPal (Me)

https://www.paypal.me/

About

Create your link, share it and start receiving money. Split a bill with friends or accept payments from customers. Anyone can use it.

Pros

  • Easy to share link
  • Maintain your privacy

Cons

  • Both the teacher and student need a PayPal account
  • Can't set minimum amount

Payment Model

  • Pay What You Can

E-transfer (interac)

https://www.interac.ca/en/consumers/products/interac-e-transfer/

About

Interac e-Transfer (formerly Interac Email Money Transfer) is a funds transfer service between personal and business accounts at participating Canadian banks and other financial institutions, offered through Interac Corporation.

Pros

  • Commonly used
  • Only need a bank account and email

Cons

  • Can take time to login to account to send payment
  • Can't set minimum amount
  • Privacy is not Maintained as Email is been shared

Payment Model

  • Pay What You Can

E-junkie

https://www.e-junkie.com/

About

Copy-paste a link to sell downloads on any website, OR create your online shop in 5 minutes. Sell art, ebooks, comics, merchandise, and more!

Pros

  • Can set up a paywall
  • Can share link on social media
  • Accepts different forms of payment such as PayPal or Credit Cards

Cons

  • Need an e-junkie account

Payment Model

  • You can set up a paywall

Shopify (Plugins)

https://www.shopify.ca/

About

Has plugins that allow people to sell digital assets such as class links which are sent as an email
Plugins - SendOwl, FetchApp, Sky Pilot,

Pros

  • Can set up a paywall
  • Can share link on social media
  • Accepts different forms of payment such as PayPal or Credit Cards

Cons

  • Installing plugins can be tedious

Payment Model

  • You can set up a paywall