BandLab's Tip Jar FAQ section.

Tip Jar is an awesome feature that lets you receive monetary tips from fans of your work. That’s right, by creating and sharing your music on BandLab, you can have the chance to be rewarded by people that love and appreciate your art.

Tip Jar FAQ

What is Tip Jar?

Tip Jar is a service on BandLab that allows you to make money from your creative work. Fans and followers who want to show appreciation can use Tip Jar to send money to you.

How do I get payments?

BandLab has integrated with the payments system PayPal. As such, to claim money from your Tip Jar, you will need to create a PayPal account.

Do I need to have Tip Jar?

Tip Jar is an optional feature. It will not be enabled unless you activate it under your profile settings.

What is PayPal?

PayPal is a third party payment provider with a website and phone app used to make credit and debit card transactions online.

How do I handle a payment dispute?

In the event of a dispute, you can reach out to us using this contact form.

Does BandLab take a cut of the money?

BandLab will not take a cut of any money you make from Tip Jar. However, PayPal does charge a small fee for sending money to you. This percentage amount depends on the total tip, however an average would be $1 + 2%.

You can read more about getting paid here.

Are there any costs associated with Tip Jar?

Setting up a PayPal account for Tip Jar won’t cost you a dime. But if you find yourself on the receiving end of the money, PayPal will take a tiny percentage cut from your earnings.