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Leanpub is based on a "Freemium" model, which means authors can use it for free, but we also have paid plans with extra features.
When you create a book or you create a course on Leanpub, by default, you will see options for three plans: Free, Standard, and Pro, like this:
(Please note these plans may be updated at any time, and may not exactly match the screenshots in this article.)
If you select a writing mode that is not supported by the Free plan, you will only see the Standard and Pro options, like this:
For a really long explanation of our pricing decisions, please go here: https://leanpub.com/freemium.