Tool Path

How to build and manage a membership community with Gumroad


  • Beginners welcome

For those who want to

  • Set up a community with different tiers
  • Automatically onboard new members
  • Update members if they cancel

As a creator, being able to charge your community subscribers on a recurring basis is an important step in scaling your business, by increasing community loyalty and generating more revenue. In this tool path, we'll guide through launching and running a tiered membership community, including set-up, onboarding members and membership management.

What will you learn?

How to create a membership community using GumroadStart now ⭢

Learn how to set up a membership community in just 5 minutes, using Gumroad! We show you how to set up tiered recurring payment options depending on your products, and embed your Gumroad storefront on a website page using Carrd.

All you'll need for this tutorial is a Gumroad account and details of your membership packages/tiers, plus a Carrd account (optional).

Although we've specifically created this tutorial for community memberships, you could also use this feature of Gumroad's to:

  • Get paid subscribers to your monthly newsletter
  • Distribute a content library subscription
  • Get paying members for a software subscription
  • Offer tiered coaching packages for your clients' different needs
Onboard members to your community with Gumroad, Zapier, Convertkit and CircleStart now ⭢

Once you've set up your membership tiers in Gumroad, you can use this tutorial to automate the process of onboarding your members.

We show you how to use Zapier to automatically add and welcome your new paying members to Circle, and how to send automated emails using Convertkit to your members depending on their tier in Gumroad.

For this tutorial you will need:

  • A Gumroad account with tiered membership set up, as shown here
  • A Zapier account
  • A Circle account
  • A Convertkit account
Manage community memberships with Gumroad, Airtable and ZapierStart now ⭢

In this tutorial, we show you how to keep track of your Gumroad members using Zapier and Airtable. We walk you through adding new members to Airtable, and changing their status in Airtable for example, if they cancel their membership.

For this tutorial, you'll need:

  • A Gumroad account with tiered membership set up, as shown here
  • A Zapier account
  • An Airtable account

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