Hello. I’d like to get a blog running that initially has only free subscriptions, (i.e. members get notified by email when a new post is added). But, in the future I may add content that will only be for paid members. This would seem to be possible given Ghost’s three-tier access model (public, members only, paid members only).
I’m working with the Lyra theme, but this seems to default to pushing the paid members option. The user journey for subscribers (after the email authentication) goes straight to www.example.com/signup/?action=checkout which shows the monthly/yearly options. For my model, I want to be able to disable this initially so that the blog can build up content and reputation first before expecting users to pay.
It feels like I need some of Casper and some of Lyra. Am I missing an easy way to achieve this? Any advice welcome. Many thanks.