All-in-one subscription platform for local news

PaywallProject provides turnkey paywall subscription websites for news publishers. Launch in days, not weeks.

We handle all aspects of your website so you can focus on publishing

We’ve solved the complexities of website development, server management, paywall integration, and digital subscriber growth strategy so you can focus on your business. Whether you’re a small local newspaper or a national magazine, run your publication on a modern platform that scales with you.

We build your paywall website

We do the heavy lifting of developing your paywall-based website. We'll even migrate your existing subscribers and content from other platforms.

Fully managed tech

Website hosting, software, strategy, and technical support are included with PaywallProject.

Built-in ad management

Manage your digital ads with ease directly from the WordPress dashboard.

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What's included

Website development
Flexible paywall subscription platform
Migration is included
Built-in ad management
Enterprise web hosting
No transaction/revenue sharing fees

Starting at

$199/mo

No startup fees

Is there an additional charge for migrating my site?


Migration is included free of charge! In addition, if you already have existing subscribers through another platform, we can migrate/sync them up for you.

Do I need to purchase extra software outside of what PaywallProject includes?


Everything you need is included with our $199/mo price point. This includes website hosting, software, strategy, support, and more!

How long does it take to get up and running?


Generally, it takes about 7 days or less.

Do you offer mobile apps?


Yes, we offer mobile apps starting at $499 per month

Do I qualify for $199 per month pricing?


If you run a weekly news publication, a digital news startup, or serve a small to medium-size market, you qualify for $199 per month pricing. For larger publications, please get in touch for a custom quote.

I have a design that I want to use. Can I use it with PaywallProject?


Yes. Design is included as part of PaywallProject. However, if you already have a preferred design picked out, we can implement that instead (no additional charge).

How do you compare with other services?


PaywallProject is a turn-key solution. We include design, paywall integration, migration, enterprise web hosting, backups, and strategy assistance. We are on a mission to help publishers generate recurring revenue. This means that we are heavily focused on providing strategy, making adjustments to your site based on data, and being available for in-person meetings with your team to guide revenue growth. We're a small team based in Morgantown, West Virginia on a mission to generate new sustainable revenue streams for publishers!

Do I need to hire a developer alongside PaywallProject?


No, all aspects of your website/paywall are managed by PaywallProject. Should you require custom functionality outside of what we offer, we can quote that development separately.

Tyler Channell, Founder

For journalists by journalists

We're on a mission to make digital subscribers a sustainable revenue source for local news. Best of all, we're doing all of this from West Virginia!

Get in touch

We're dedicated to building sustainable revenue streams for local publications.

Based in Morgantown, West Virginia

The Welch News, in McDowell County, West Virginia sees success with paid subscriptions in rural Appalachia!