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Generate Money With Your GPT Idea Using Stripe and Low-Code

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Jan 8, 2024

Exciting times ahead for builders, makers, and creators with the launch of GPT Store this week! The pressing question on everyone's mind is, "How can you monetize your GPT?" ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ธ We've got you covered with a ready-to-use BuildShip template that unlocks the potential to monetize your GPT easily with Stripe ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Dive into our step-by-step tutorial where you'll discover the art of monetizing your GPT by integrating it with Stripe. By the end of this walkthrough, you'll master the skills to generate custom Stripe checkout links, receive payments, and add extra value for your users. Let's turn your GPT ideas into a lucrative reality! ๐Ÿš€

Creating Your GPT

To begin, you need to create your GPT. This can be done by either chatting with it or configuring it using your custom name, description, and instructions. For example, you can ask the user to provide a prompt and use that prompt to generate an image, such as a Lego or a t-shirt. Be sure to include all the necessary instructions in this step.

Monetizing Your GPT with Custom Stripe Checkout Links

One of the challenges of monetizing in the current state of GPT, you cannot obtain users' email or personal information. However, we have a solution for you! This demo will showcase how you can send a custom Stripe link to users, get paid, and provide additional value once they have made the payment.

Building the Actions with BuildShip

Now, let's take a closer look at the actions you need to build using BuildShip, a low-code visual backend builder powered by AI. With BuildShip, you can easily create API schedule jobs and Stripe workflow handlers in a step-by-step visual format. Here's how:

  1. Access the "Actions" section in the GPT App configuration and add the necessary actions. For this GPT example, we only need to add one action.


  2. In BuildShip, navigate to the Templates section. You will find the "Create Stripe Checkout Link" template. Clone this template and provide your Stripe secret.

  3. The template creates a custom Stripe checkout link for each user interacting with your GPT and stores it in a database. It also returns the URL for redirection.

  4. Ship the workflow, and it is ready to use. You can even export it as an open API spec for easy integration.

  5. Import the action from an open API spec and provide it with a method, path, and name.

Redirection and Payment Processing Workflows

Redirecting to the Stripe URL

To provide a user-friendly URL for the Stripe checkout link, you need to set up a redirection workflow. Simply clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - URL Redirectโ€ template. This workflow takes an ID and redirects the user to the custom Stripe URL.

Adding Stripe Listener for Processing Payments

Additionally, you can set up a Stripe listener to process payments. Here's how:

From the available Monetize GPT templates, clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - Stripe Payment Listenerโ€ template to your BuildShip Project.

This sets up a Stripe listener workflow that listens for payments and allows you to further process the transaction. Once a payment is made, the workflow updates fields in your database, such as the payment status and the user's email.

You can customize these templates to perform any additional steps according to your own use case.

The Power of BuildShip

BuildShip offers a built-in database that you can use to store and manage your data. However, you are free to use any database of your choice like Firestore, Superbase, or Postgres. With the Pro Plan, you gain additional perks, including a spreadsheet-style table view for easy access and monitoring of your data.

Expanding Your Monetizable GPT

The possibilities for expanding your monetizable GPT are endless. You can use pre-built nodes in BuildShip or create your own using AI. Every node is customizable in JavaScript or TypeScript, and you can edit nodes with AI as well. With BuildShip, you can step-by-step build your entire backend logic for APIs and scheduled jobs, complementing your GPT and creating a powerful solution.

Example Use-cases

Create a payment model for your GPT.

Consider scenarios like this:

๐Ÿ’ก Design a custom t-shirt; generate a payment link; click it, make the payment, and receive the design via email.

๐Ÿ’ก Generate music; generate a payment link; click it, complete the payment, and receive the music file via email.

Join the BuildShip Community

We invite you to join our Discord community of like-minded BuildShip users. Share your ideas, showcase your creations, and receive support on your build journey. Let's build and ship together!

Exciting times ahead for builders, makers, and creators with the launch of GPT Store this week! The pressing question on everyone's mind is, "How can you monetize your GPT?" ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ธ We've got you covered with a ready-to-use BuildShip template that unlocks the potential to monetize your GPT easily with Stripe ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Dive into our step-by-step tutorial where you'll discover the art of monetizing your GPT by integrating it with Stripe. By the end of this walkthrough, you'll master the skills to generate custom Stripe checkout links, receive payments, and add extra value for your users. Let's turn your GPT ideas into a lucrative reality! ๐Ÿš€

Creating Your GPT

To begin, you need to create your GPT. This can be done by either chatting with it or configuring it using your custom name, description, and instructions. For example, you can ask the user to provide a prompt and use that prompt to generate an image, such as a Lego or a t-shirt. Be sure to include all the necessary instructions in this step.

Monetizing Your GPT with Custom Stripe Checkout Links

One of the challenges of monetizing in the current state of GPT, you cannot obtain users' email or personal information. However, we have a solution for you! This demo will showcase how you can send a custom Stripe link to users, get paid, and provide additional value once they have made the payment.

Building the Actions with BuildShip

Now, let's take a closer look at the actions you need to build using BuildShip, a low-code visual backend builder powered by AI. With BuildShip, you can easily create API schedule jobs and Stripe workflow handlers in a step-by-step visual format. Here's how:

  1. Access the "Actions" section in the GPT App configuration and add the necessary actions. For this GPT example, we only need to add one action.


  2. In BuildShip, navigate to the Templates section. You will find the "Create Stripe Checkout Link" template. Clone this template and provide your Stripe secret.

  3. The template creates a custom Stripe checkout link for each user interacting with your GPT and stores it in a database. It also returns the URL for redirection.

  4. Ship the workflow, and it is ready to use. You can even export it as an open API spec for easy integration.

  5. Import the action from an open API spec and provide it with a method, path, and name.

Redirection and Payment Processing Workflows

Redirecting to the Stripe URL

To provide a user-friendly URL for the Stripe checkout link, you need to set up a redirection workflow. Simply clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - URL Redirectโ€ template. This workflow takes an ID and redirects the user to the custom Stripe URL.

Adding Stripe Listener for Processing Payments

Additionally, you can set up a Stripe listener to process payments. Here's how:

From the available Monetize GPT templates, clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - Stripe Payment Listenerโ€ template to your BuildShip Project.

This sets up a Stripe listener workflow that listens for payments and allows you to further process the transaction. Once a payment is made, the workflow updates fields in your database, such as the payment status and the user's email.

You can customize these templates to perform any additional steps according to your own use case.

The Power of BuildShip

BuildShip offers a built-in database that you can use to store and manage your data. However, you are free to use any database of your choice like Firestore, Superbase, or Postgres. With the Pro Plan, you gain additional perks, including a spreadsheet-style table view for easy access and monitoring of your data.

Expanding Your Monetizable GPT

The possibilities for expanding your monetizable GPT are endless. You can use pre-built nodes in BuildShip or create your own using AI. Every node is customizable in JavaScript or TypeScript, and you can edit nodes with AI as well. With BuildShip, you can step-by-step build your entire backend logic for APIs and scheduled jobs, complementing your GPT and creating a powerful solution.

Example Use-cases

Create a payment model for your GPT.

Consider scenarios like this:

๐Ÿ’ก Design a custom t-shirt; generate a payment link; click it, make the payment, and receive the design via email.

๐Ÿ’ก Generate music; generate a payment link; click it, complete the payment, and receive the music file via email.

Join the BuildShip Community

We invite you to join our Discord community of like-minded BuildShip users. Share your ideas, showcase your creations, and receive support on your build journey. Let's build and ship together!

Exciting times ahead for builders, makers, and creators with the launch of GPT Store this week! The pressing question on everyone's mind is, "How can you monetize your GPT?" ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ธ We've got you covered with a ready-to-use BuildShip template that unlocks the potential to monetize your GPT easily with Stripe ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Dive into our step-by-step tutorial where you'll discover the art of monetizing your GPT by integrating it with Stripe. By the end of this walkthrough, you'll master the skills to generate custom Stripe checkout links, receive payments, and add extra value for your users. Let's turn your GPT ideas into a lucrative reality! ๐Ÿš€

Creating Your GPT

To begin, you need to create your GPT. This can be done by either chatting with it or configuring it using your custom name, description, and instructions. For example, you can ask the user to provide a prompt and use that prompt to generate an image, such as a Lego or a t-shirt. Be sure to include all the necessary instructions in this step.

Monetizing Your GPT with Custom Stripe Checkout Links

One of the challenges of monetizing in the current state of GPT, you cannot obtain users' email or personal information. However, we have a solution for you! This demo will showcase how you can send a custom Stripe link to users, get paid, and provide additional value once they have made the payment.

Building the Actions with BuildShip

Now, let's take a closer look at the actions you need to build using BuildShip, a low-code visual backend builder powered by AI. With BuildShip, you can easily create API schedule jobs and Stripe workflow handlers in a step-by-step visual format. Here's how:

  1. Access the "Actions" section in the GPT App configuration and add the necessary actions. For this GPT example, we only need to add one action.


  2. In BuildShip, navigate to the Templates section. You will find the "Create Stripe Checkout Link" template. Clone this template and provide your Stripe secret.

  3. The template creates a custom Stripe checkout link for each user interacting with your GPT and stores it in a database. It also returns the URL for redirection.

  4. Ship the workflow, and it is ready to use. You can even export it as an open API spec for easy integration.

  5. Import the action from an open API spec and provide it with a method, path, and name.

Redirection and Payment Processing Workflows

Redirecting to the Stripe URL

To provide a user-friendly URL for the Stripe checkout link, you need to set up a redirection workflow. Simply clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - URL Redirectโ€ template. This workflow takes an ID and redirects the user to the custom Stripe URL.

Adding Stripe Listener for Processing Payments

Additionally, you can set up a Stripe listener to process payments. Here's how:

From the available Monetize GPT templates, clone the โ€œMonetize GPT - Stripe Payment Listenerโ€ template to your BuildShip Project.

This sets up a Stripe listener workflow that listens for payments and allows you to further process the transaction. Once a payment is made, the workflow updates fields in your database, such as the payment status and the user's email.

You can customize these templates to perform any additional steps according to your own use case.

The Power of BuildShip

BuildShip offers a built-in database that you can use to store and manage your data. However, you are free to use any database of your choice like Firestore, Superbase, or Postgres. With the Pro Plan, you gain additional perks, including a spreadsheet-style table view for easy access and monitoring of your data.

Expanding Your Monetizable GPT

The possibilities for expanding your monetizable GPT are endless. You can use pre-built nodes in BuildShip or create your own using AI. Every node is customizable in JavaScript or TypeScript, and you can edit nodes with AI as well. With BuildShip, you can step-by-step build your entire backend logic for APIs and scheduled jobs, complementing your GPT and creating a powerful solution.

Example Use-cases

Create a payment model for your GPT.

Consider scenarios like this:

๐Ÿ’ก Design a custom t-shirt; generate a payment link; click it, make the payment, and receive the design via email.

๐Ÿ’ก Generate music; generate a payment link; click it, complete the payment, and receive the music file via email.

Join the BuildShip Community

We invite you to join our Discord community of like-minded BuildShip users. Share your ideas, showcase your creations, and receive support on your build journey. Let's build and ship together!

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in the *simplest* of ways.

Start building your
BIGGEST ideas
in the *simplest* of ways.

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BIGGEST ideas
in the *simplest* of ways.

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