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Getting Started with the LaterPay Connector for Video (Part 1)

Welcome to our guide on how to use the LaterPay Connector for Video!


The LaterPay Connector for Video has been designed to help you convert more followers into paying customers in a few quick and easy steps. In this guide, we will provide a quick introduction to the Connector for Video itself and then and help you get started generating revenue as quickly as possible.


First, though, if you have not done so already, we recommend you take a quick step back and spend a few minutes learning

about what makes LaterPay unique.

 

All caught up? Now that you know a bit about who we are, let’s jump right in and get started! We’ve split the guide in 7 levels - starting with the easiest steps and then progressing to more advanced techniques.

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LEVEL 1: Creating Your LaterPay Account

 In order to get started with LaterPay, you first need to have an account registered with us. If you do not have an existing LaterPay account, click here to create one - it only takes a few minutes to register.
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Figure 1.1: Merchant Registration Page

 

Checklist: Registering with LaterPay

  • Register for a LaterPay merchant account and complete the necessary steps.


LEVEL 2: Defining Your High-Level Pricing Strategy

 

Before you jump in to configuring the LaterPay Connector for Video, we recommend that you first think about an overall strategy for how you are going to price your content.

 

Don’t worry, you can always make changes later - it’s quick and easy to do. For now, however, think in broad strokes about the following:

 

  • What Content Are You Selling? We’re going to try a practical example in a few minutes, so you need some videos to sell. (Note: if you want to sell written articles on your site, please refer to the LaterPay Connector Guide.)
  • How Are You Charging Readers? Are you going to sell individual videos, timed access to your entire site and/or subscriptions?
  • Pricing. How much do you want to charge for each of those?

Remember, these decisions don’t have to be set in stone - you can always change things up later on.

 

Checklist: Defining Your High-Level Pricing Strategy

  • Identify the videos on your site that you’d like to ask readers to pay for.
  • Decide how you will be charging readers for your videos.

  • Define an initial pricing list to ensure consistency (you can change this later).

Ok! Now let's proceed to Part 2 of this blog series, where we'll walk through creating your first paid article using the LaterPay Connector!