Yes! When you subscribe to a Premium or Optimum publisher plan, you’ll get access to sell digital subscription to your publications, as well as single issues. Readers who subscribe will pay you for the publications in advance and automatically receive access to your latest and future issues.
The subscription works similarly to subscriptions of print version - customers pay in advance for the current and upcoming issues. The subscription duration on Issuu is based on number of issues, not on time such as 1 year etc. - you can however set the duration to let the readers know about the publishing frequency so the subscribers know how often they receive a new issue.
Subscribers start their subscription with the latest publication and get a new issue when you add another issue to the subscription. When a new issue is added, the previous issue(s) are only available as single purchases.
You’ll be able to customize the number of issues in the subscription and the price. You can also let your readers know how often you plan to launch every new issue.
How to Get Started
1. First, make sure you have a Premium or Optimum publisher plan. You can sign up here.
2. Before you create a subscription, you need to set up a publication for sale.
NOTE: You can set up the publication for single sale or include it in existing subscription from here. To include the publication in subscription, check the box 'Include in subscription.'
3. Log in and go to the Digital Sales section of your publisher dashboard.
4. Click the “CREATE SUBSCRIPTION” button. Here you can set up the number of issues included in subscription. Under subscription duration you can select the publishing frequency, so your subscribers know how often they get a new issue. If none of the options matches your publishing frequency, select OTHER.
In here you can also set the price of the subscription.
Once you have your subscription set up for sale, it’s also time to go share and promote your for-sale content to your fans.
Your subscription is set! Every reader who purchases the subscription now will receive the current issue and the upcoming ones until they reach the subscribed amount of issues.
NOTE: If you set the subscription frequency, remember to add the new issues to the subscription on this basis. Every time you put a new issue for sale as a part of the subscription, the subscriber will receive this new issue under their subscription.