Shopping Settings (SHOP Set Up)

Open a SHOP to start monetizing your content. Before setting up your shop, please make sure you've prepared everything you need, including your PG contract!


πŸ‘‰ Set Up SHOP

  • After the creation of a contract with a PG company, please click [Set Up Shop] button.

ⓐ SHOP name

  • You will need to name your SHOP before adjusting shopping settings. The SHOP name can be changed later.
  • It is possible to add multiple languages, and it will be displayed in the default language when not added.

β“‘ Payment Method & Currency

  • Please fill out the required fields after selecting your contracted PG company.
  • Currencies cannot be added or changed once your SHOP has launched, so please choose carefully.
  • Kindly note that PAYPAL is the only available PG company that can be selected if you chose the country other than South Korea during the account creation.
  • PAYPAL provides both One-time and Recurring payments.
    • One-time payment: Personal voucher, Limited-time vouchers (single-use), General sponsorship products. Seasonal memberships
    • Recurring payments: Limited-time vouchers (regular), Recurring sponsorship products, General memberships


  • Payment method name: This is the name that will appear when a customer selects a payment method. Ex) Credit Card. It is possible to add multiple languages, and it will be displayed in the default language when not added.
  • Notices: Please enter any details your customers should be mindful of when making payments. You must provide the default language (English) in order to save it
  • Payment Currency Settings: Please select only the currencies you have contracts for. Currencies cannot be changed once the SHOP is open. USD is the only currency which is supported by PAYPAL.
  • Business ID: Please complete payment login verification. For more detailed PAYPAL account settings, please click the link.


  • If all payment methods have been registered, read and consent to the items below to move on to the next step.


β“’ Exchange Rate

  • You can set an exchange rate to support the currency that was set. Since USD is the only applicable currency, you may click [Next] to proceed.


β““ Points

  • Please think carefully about whether you would like your SHOP to use points or not. Settings cannot be changed after your SHOP has opened.
  • The value of points compared to the standard currency is 1P = 0.01 USD, and points may be used in units of 1P.
  • Points Name: This is how customers will refer to your points (ex: b.points). It is possible to add multiple languages, and it will be displayed in the default language when not added.
  • Point units: Please enter only 1 letter (ex: you can earn 100P b.points)
  • Basic Earnings Rate Settings: This rate is applied by default each time a product is purchased. (You can enter any number from 0.1 - 99.9%, up to the tenths place.). You can also enter a separate rate for each product, in addition to the basic earnings rate.
    • Points earned below 1P will be rounded down
    • Earned points that are less than or equal to the decimal point will be discarded
  • Points Expiration Settings: Earning period is calculated starting from the date points are accumulated. This setting cannot be changed once your SHOP is open, so please choose carefully.


β“” Consent Items

  • These are the terms and conditions for items that require members' consent for collection when processing a payment.
  • This document will be generated based on the business and service names you have entered. To complete setup, please confirm the details and check the box at the bottom.


β“• Request a review

  • Once your SHOP is open, you won't be able to adjust certain settings (Short-term and Recurring payment currency & Points Expiration period), so please check everything carefully and request a review.
  • b.stage admins are available to help with any issues you may have with your shopping settings.

πŸ‘‰ Sponsorships

  • Sponsorships can be received through the Star Story feed or content details page. Choose whether you would like to allow sponsorships and enter your sponsorship's information.
  • To use the sponsorship function, change the status to [Use] in Sponsorship Settings. View where the sponsorship button is displayed on the sample screen to the left and decide whether or not you'd like to use it.


βœ” Basic Sponsorships Settings

  • Create a greeting to show customers who want to sponsor you
  • Sponsorship Profile: Upload a profile image that represents your Stage and display a sponsorship greeting.
    • Recommended size: 400x400 pixels (1:1 ratio)
    • Supported formats: JPG, PNG, GIF
    • Up to 5MB in size
  • Sponsorship Greeting: We recommend that you write a message for sponsors to show your gratitude.
  • Sponsorship Button Name: Customers usually decide to sponsor through the text written on the button. We recommend writing something nice for them in a soft manner.
    *Button name may get cut off depending on the device. Please be sure to write out the name so it appears in this area.

πŸ‘‰ Memberships

  • You can provide your consumers with membership-exclusive content / Star Stories, exclusive products (coming soon), and more.
  • Membership benefits available to subscribers
    • Exclusive content: You can make any or all content, including videos, posts, and surveys, available exclusively to members with subscriptions.
    • Exclusive Star Stories: You can make Star account posts and surveys visible only to members with subscriptions.
    • Exclusive Products for Members: You can restrict specific products to members with subscriptions
  • We are working hard to provide you with a wider range of benefits 😊


βœ”οΈ Membership options

  • b.stage supports two membership options
    • General membership: Members can join at any time. Customers maintain their membership status for a set period of time after joining, and can extend it by making recurring monthly payments.
    • Seasonal membership: Members can only join for a limited amount of time. If you want to vary benefits by the time of the year, a seasonal membership could be the answer. (Ex: 1st round to 2nd round, 2021 to 2022).
  • Once a membership has launched, after completing registration via the SHOP > Membership menu, the membership icon menu will appear in the top right corner.
    • Membership icon menu can be temporarily hidden.
    • It may take up to a minute for settings to be applied.

πŸ‘‰ Payment methods

  • Choose the currency you want to support and add or delete payment methods. To add a new payment method, you must first create a contract with the provider.