Thank you for taking an interest in Ko-fi! It only takes a few minutes to get started and it's free!
Step 1: Sign Up
Go to 'Create a Page' and create an account with Facebook, Google or your email address and verify your account by email. Don't worry you can change your name later.
Step 2: Create your basic profile
Add some information about you and claim your personal Ko-fi link.
Name: Use a real name or a nickname
About You: A few sentences to introduce yourself, personal stories get more support
Website: The main place you create online
Personal Link: Your unique username and page link
Account Type: Creators can give and receive payments, but supporters can only send payments
What do you do: Choose up to 3 tags that best describe what you do or your interests
PayPal account email: The email account you use for PayPal
Step 3: Customize your Page
Your page is now live, but you can personalize it further by clicking on any of the buttons (visible only to page owners).
Tip: Consider uploading a cover image to help personalize the look of your page and adding a goal to let your supporters know how you will use the donations.
Step 4: Share your page
Congratulations! you are now ready to start promoting your page. Click the share button at the top of your page to share your link wherever you create.
Here are just some of the ways creators promote their page;
Twitter - tweet and pin your page directly from Ko-fi
Instagram - add your Ko-fi link to your bio
Tumblr - embed a Ko-fi button on your Tumblr profile
Facebook - share your Ko-fi page in posts
DeviantArt - embed a Ko-fi button to your pofile
Medium - add a Ko-fi button as an image in a Post
Wordpress - use Ko-fi buttons in widgets, sidebars and blog posts
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