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This paywall function of your Dacast account gives you access to the main tools you need to monetize video content. Some of the paywall functions include Access to your saved pay-per-view, Subscriptions, Promo codes presets, Creation of price groups and promo codes, Access to your pay-per-views and subscriptions balance lines, Access to your balance, Customization of your paywall using paywall themes, Payment requests and managing your payment settings, Types of monetization available with Dacast. There are three methods of monetization offered by Dacast, SVOD, TVOD and AVOD.


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SVOD is a subscription-based method that allows viewers to have unlimited access to a video library for as long as their subscription lasts. Subscriptions are typically weekly, monthly or quarterly. TVOD is most commonly known as pay-per-view.


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As the name suggests, viewers pay for what they want to watch. AVOD refers to ad-based monetization. You have the option to serve ads on your content.


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Ads are funded by your advertisers. So rather than paying out of pocket, your viewers pay for the content with a minute or so of their time. What are the biggest advantages of Dacast’s paywall? There are several advantages of using a secure paywall like the one offered with Dacast.


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Some of the biggest Dacast paywall advantages include Group pricing. Sell one ticket and give access to multiple content options. VODs, live streams, playlists.


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Powerful subscription system. Offer your customers a recurring pricing option with several frequencies available. Multiple currencies.


More than 135 currencies available. Dacast’s paywall is secure. Fully white-labeled.


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And offers unlimited prices and promo codes for all your video content. How to use Dacast’s paywall. You can set up your secure paywall in the Paywall tab of your chosen video content on the left side menu.

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How to select the payment method. To select a payment method for your viewers, go to the Paywall section, click Settings, and select the available payment method. You can give your viewers the option to pay via credit card, PayPal, or both.


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Please note that PayPal has limited currency options. For more information on using PayPal, please contact us. How to customize my paywall.


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Under the Paywall section, select the Theming tab. Once you’re there, you will find a list of all your paywall themes. You can create a new theme or edit an existing one.


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To create a new theme, click on New Paywall Theme in the top right corner. Within the Splash Screen tab, you can change the button color and the button text color. Within the Login Screen tab, you can edit the following elements.


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The button color. The primary color. The header color.


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You can also decide whether or not to display your logo on top of the form with the company logo toggle. Once you have made your selection, click on Save. If you have more questions relating to Dacast’s paywall, please check out our FAQs dedicated to Dacast’s paywall.


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