Absolutely not. You don't need Credit Card for trying the Academical.ly's free plan.
However, you will need a Credit Card for trying up any of the the paid plans for 14 days. Within the free trial period of 14 days, you will have the option to cancel the trial & you will never be charged for the platform usage.
Yes. Beside a Free plan, which is completely free with limited access, there are some paid plans which gives you full access to the academically platform you make most out of your academy & teaching. We have Monthly plans & yearly plans with some discount to subscribe. Please check Pricing page on our website or Billing Section in Academically Dashboard to know more about our plan & upgrade.
Absolutely! Academically is free to use indefinitely using the Free Plan only. Other plans has the Free Trial of 14 days.
Since you will be configuring your own payment gateway for the students transactions on your academy, you will get paid almost instantly into your own selected payment gateway account. The money will be transferred to your bank account as per your payment gateway's settlement policy. We do not collect your payment from the students, you do it directly through your own payment gateway. We are happy to assist you in configuring & setting up the payment gateway in case you need any help. Please reach out to our team to help you with setup.
Your academy will be fully hosted with Academically. Therefore you will not need anything else. We provide both secure hosting and e-commerce assistance right from the beginning to the end.