In a groundbreaking move, Discord, the popular communication platform for communities, has announced plans to enable creators to sell digital products directly to their audiences. With the introduction of Discord Downloadables and server shop, Discord is poised to revolutionize the way creators monetize their content and build thriving communities.
Downloadables encompass a wide range of digital products, including recipe e-books, gaming guides, digital wallpapers, and much more. Discord Server Shop, currently in the testing phase, will serve as the marketplace where these exciting new offerings can be discovered and purchased.
As part of the initial testing phase, a select group of creators is already exploring the possibilities of selling Downloadables to their audience. In the coming months, Discord intends to expand access, allowing more creators to participate and offer their unique creations to the community at large.
Here are some additional details about the new features:
- It can be priced between $0.99 and $99.99.
- Creators will receive 80% of the proceeds from each sale.
- They will be available for purchase on both desktop and mobile versions of Discord.
- Creators will be able to create custom product pages for their Downloadables.
- They will be stored on the Discord servers of the creators who sell them.
Discord’s introduction of Media Channels further enhances the platform’s appeal. These specialized channels, currently in beta, cater to the sharing and discussion of videos, photos, and files. By diversifying its offerings and creating a comprehensive ecosystem for content creators, Discord is positioning itself as an all-in-one hub for community engagement and content consumption.
By empowering creators with a reliable and user-friendly platform to monetize their talents, Discord aims to attract a broader range of creators and users alike. The introduction of Server Shop underscores Discord’s commitment to nurturing vibrant communities while providing creators with the tools they need to turn their passions into profitable endeavors.
With these exciting new features on the horizon, creators and community members can look forward to a dynamic and prosperous future on Discord.
Source: Discord Blog