Content Channel

What is a Content Channel? 

This is for anyone who creates digital content such as videos, podcasts, music files, photography or images. By creating a subscription channel and with the pay-per-post functionality on your content channel, you can earn by converting your followers into a paying audience.

All your subscriptions pay per post & orders are between you and your customers or followers. From Around purely acts as a facilitator & enabler to a growing community of creators.

Who uses a Content Channel?

Youtubers, comedians’ musicians, podcasters, writers, yoga instructors, home chefs, film-makers, fitness enthusiasts or poets, you name it. Basically, anyone with an audience, followers or fans that produce content for Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat or Facebook and would like to earn.

    It’s free, and takes less than a minute!


    How many channels or shops can I have?

    One creator link gives you five ways to earn. One of each type. Choose a channel or shop to start and activate the remaining from your dashboard.

    How long before my channel is live?

    You get access to your channel dashboard in 3 simple steps. You’ll receive an email with the dashboard login instructions. Follow the ‘Go Live’ instructions on your dashboard to activate your channel.

    A completed, approved KYC is required to go live, for taking orders and for earnings & pay-outs.

    How do I start earning?

    The Content Channel gives you two ways to start earning.

    Pay per post – This function gives your followers the ability to pay for each post. It gives them the freedom to choose what they want to view or hear.

    Subscriptions – With a minimum of 10 posts, set a monthly subscription fee and get your followers to subscribe to your channel.

    Freeview – This is free content. Put up a video or two talking about what your followers can expect by paying or subscribing to your content.

    Remember that a completed, approved KYC is required before earnings or pay-outs are made to creators. All your orders are between you and your customers or followers. From Around purely acts as a facilitator & enabler to a growing community of creators.

    Do I retain ownership of my content?

    You keep full ownership of all creations that you offer on From Around, but we need licenses from you to operate From Around effectively.

    By posting creations on From Around you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, distribute, perform, publicly display or prepare derivative works of your creation. The purpose of this license is strictly limited to allow us to provide and promote memberships to your subscribers. We will never try to steal your creations or use them in an exploitative way.

    You may not post creations that infringe others’ intellectual property or proprietary rights.

    Is From Around free to use?

    We do not charge a monthly fee and only earn when you earn.

    All features including content publishing and chats are free for everyone. However, you may decide to upgrade your shop or channel to access more features. We’ll never show ads and we’ll never sell your data.

    The creator i.e., you get to keep or withdraw 90%* of your earnings. We only make money when you do and charge a 10% transaction fee* + taxes.

    *Percentage is subject to plans opted for. An additional processing fee of 1.5% + taxes is charged on every transaction.

    How can my audience pay?

    We accept all major credit/debit cards, net banking, PayPal, Apple pay, Google pay, as well as local payment methods such as UPI & wallets in India

    How do I get paid?

    There is no minimum to get paid. We hold a minimum account balance to resolve any disputes that may arise with your audience. A completed, approved KYC is required before earnings or pay-outs are made to creators.

    Orders are processed into your From Around wallet in T + 3 days* and can be withdrawn at any time.

    You can request a settlement to withdraw your earnings into your bank account. Settlements are processed in T + 5 / 7 workings days*.

    *T being the date of capture of payment. Additional +7 days for international transactions.

    How will I receive orders?

    Order history and details can be viewed in your channel’s dashboard.

    What are some of our terms & conditions?

    Just to set the rules straight, we CANNOT support the following content:

    • Explicit nudity or pornography
    • Graphic violence and gore
    • Hate speech or hate-inciting media
    • Illegal activity

    The requirement for registration and compliances under the GST Laws and other tax laws is the sole responsibility of the Creator/Merchant.

    Violators of the above rules and the platform community guidelines, content creation guidelines, channel merchant agreement & privacy policy will be suspended from the platform and their pay-outs forfeited. Creators are solely responsible for any infringements of any intellectual property rights and are liable for damages as determined by the applicable court of law.

    Is adult content allowed on From Around?

    From Around does not support any explicit adult content, nudity, or pornography on the platform. Please view our content creation guidelines.

    How is this different from other platforms for creators?

    With the From Around creator links, you get everything you need to run your business. You don’t have to worry about paying for and stitching together dozens of services – from sending emails to charging for subscriptions, delivering products or selling tickets.

    Besides, your From Around page is arguably the most delightful experience you can offer your audience. You remain in control and you decide what your fans pay!

    Can I build a serious business using From Around?

    Yes, there are many creators earning income on From Around. We will grow with you.

    Who are we?

    From Around is a creator first platform based in Mumbai, India. Read more about us and our community guidelines.

    Why do I need to input sensitive information?

    All creators need to verify their identity to receive pay-outs for legal and tax purposes. We don’t keep any of your personal information. We only keep your email address (from Google, Twitter, or Apple sign in) on file for communication purposes. For more, please see our privacy policy.

    Will you get me customers and orders?

    You have to promote your online shop or channel through various mediums. You can get tips and ideas on how to grow your business from our blog.

    We do however feature our creators, makers and artisans regularly on social media and other promotion channels. To be featured email us on …

    How do I get started?

    Just 3 steps to go live and take control. Start here.

      It’s free, and takes less than a minute!

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