Clubhouse has been all the rage since its launch back in March. The audio-centric social platform has ushered in an era of audio-centric chat rooms that has been picked up by other social media platforms as well, including Twitter and Discord.
While other services are looking to make the feature available to everyone, Clubhouse still is an exclusive invite-only environment. This stems from the company’s ideology of keeping its creators first. In the spirit of the same, Clubhouse has now launched its first monetization feature, Clubhouse Payments! Let’s take a quick look at it.
What is Clubhouse Payments?
Clubhouse Payments is the first monetization feature on Clubhouse that allows you to send donations to your favorite creators on the platform. Clubhouse has partnered with Stripe to introduce this feature, and keeping in line with their ideology of ‘creator first’, Clubhouse has decided to send 100% of donations to the creators.
The processing fee will be sent to ‘Stripe’ and will be paid by you when you are donating to a creator. The entire amount of your donation will always make it to the creator’s inbox. This makes Clubhouse, one of the few creator platforms on the internet that does not take a share of the revenue earned by creators.
Clubhouse payments are still in beta and have been only rolled out to a select few creators on the platform. This feature is still in its ‘beta’ phase and is thus available to only a handful of creators. As time passes and bugs are fixed, Clubhouse is expected to release this feature to all creators on the platform.
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How to send payments on Clubhouse
Follow the guide below to send a payment to your favorite creator on Clubhouse.
Note: Clubhouse Payments are still in the beta phase and for now, only a few creators have the ability to receive payments from their fans and audience.
Open Clubhouse and tap on the ‘Search’ icon in the top left corner.
Now search for your creator using the search box and tap on their profile once it shows up in the search results.
Once you are at the profile page, tap on ‘Send Money’ at the bottom of your screen.
Enter the amount you wish to send and tap on ‘Send xxxx $ABC”, where xxxx is the name of your creator and ABC the amount of your donation.
You will now be asked to enter a valid debit/credit card if this is your first time donating to Clubhouse. Enter your card details and complete the payment.
And that’s it! The selected amount will now be donated to your favorite creator on Clubhouse.
We hope this guide helped you easily send payments to your favorite creators on Clubhouse. If you face any issues or have any more questions, for us, feel free to reach out using the comments section below.
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