What Is Discord And Make Money With Discord

How You Can Make Money From a Discord Server

Each of these methods involves a particular strategy to be effective which we explain below. We will also show you how to implement these monetization strategies without making your community angry and lose people.

#1 — Accept Donations from People Who Want to Support Your Community

If you have a large community, people already appreciate what you are doing and some will be more than happy to support you financially. Give these grateful community members an opportunity to give back by accepting donations.

#2 — Create Private Areas for Patreon Supporters Only

If you or other members are thought leaders or experts in your community, some of your members may really appreciate having greater access to you and your knowledge.

#3 — Make the Entire Server for Paid Members Only

Perhaps you want to make an entirely different server that is just for paid members. No problem! Keep your free server going and then just set up a new one for paid members with any additional features or perks you want to offer them. In some circumstances, this might be easier to manage than having free and paid areas on the same server. Since it is so easy to set up new servers on Discord and its free, why not?

#4 — Get Sponsorships from Businesses

If you have a popular niche community of people, businesses will absolutely want to have access to them. So instead of dealing with sneaky businesses that try to infiltrate your community for free, offer them access in exchange for money.

#5 — Sign Up with a Discord Ad Network

Just like for websites, you can now join advertising networks that service Discord.

#6 — Make a Bot with Free and Paid Features

Bots are an amazing feature of Discord and can provide a ton of value and functionality. Why not earn money by providing a great bot that really helps your community?

#7 — Charge to Advertise Other Discord Servers

There are probably lots of other Discord servers your community members may be interested in joining that aren’t direct competitors with you. Why not charge them to advertise to your community?

#8 — Offer Affiliate Products to Your Community

The people in your community buy products. Most likely lots of things. Why not offer them links to products you can get a commission for?

#9 — Run Paid Competitions

Here is an idea I got from a YouTuber. Run some sort of competition, charge a small fee for entrance (say $1), and then let winners get a percentage of the entry fee. There will be many people in your community who will love competing in an event to show off their skills and won’t mind paying a very small fee to participate. You can even reward the top 3 or so finishers to make participants feel they have a better shot at winning something.

#10 — Direct Community to a Website with More Information or Paid Services

If the Discord server itself is a bit limiting, you can always create a website where you can offer in-depth tutorials, guides, or recommended products as ways to make money. Websites are easy to build these days and creating paid areas for members is no problem with plugins like MemberPress or Restrict Content Pro. You can create provide videos, webpages, or really anything that some members of your community wouldn’t mind paying to have access to. Just find out from your community what help you might be able to provide them, create something, and then profit!

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