Friday, October 6, 2023 · 4 min read

Introducing Alby: The Bitcoin-Friendly Payment Solution

Assantewa Heubi
Assantewa HeubiWriter & Content Creator
Introducing Alby: The Bitcoin-Friendly Payment Solution

Stress-Free Calendar Scheduling

Calendar scheduling infrastructure products come in all shapes and sizes. Some are targeted toward the needs of individuals, while others focus on serving businesses. is unique because our niche is everybody. Rather than focusing on serving one specific demographic, has built a customizable, open-source, privacy-focused, and secure product. Our scalable and customizable offerings can grow and change according to each user's needs. This means uniquely suits today's dynamic and ever-evolving economic landscape.

A person can start with a free account, and after their business or startup receives additional investment, switch to our team or even platform enterprise-level offerings. This means that users can implement our product and start saving time before they've made it big.

One of the most significant differences between and our contemporaries can be found in our options for monetization. This means that regardless of whether you're a free or paid user, you can charge for your meetings.

We simplify monetization by including a payment section within our app store where you can go and install the payment gateway of your choice. Traditionally, we've offered fiat currency-based payment options like Stripe and PayPal. However, thanks to our collaboration with Alby, users can now accept payments via Bitcoin.

Who is Alby?

Alby is your companion for Bitcoin payments on the web and, therefore the ideal solution for anyone who wants to accept Bitcoin-based compensation. Even compared to some of the payment “giants” like PayPal and Stripe, Alby comes in at a much lower processing fee. This product lets you connect your wallet to easily receive and send payments via Bitcoin and Nostr apps. Signing up for an Alby account means creating a Bitcoin lightning wallet to access one-click logins and transactions.

Creating an Alby account allows you to plug in your personal Bitcoin wallet to multiple apps. There is no need to deposit and withdraw funds anymore. Instead, you can spend and receive Bitcoin directly with your own wallet. If you wonder where to use the new inflows from your bookings on, connect the Alby browser extension or discover many more apps

To learn more about Alby, check out their website and guides

Both of these spaces, including the dedicated page for developers, are filled with informative and accessible information that will help you understand how you can benefit from incorporating Alby as a payment solution.

If you are already familiar with the benefits of using Alby and want to start combining it with the power of scheduling infrastructure, then scroll down to the next section and follow the tutorial below.

Install Guide: + Alby

Are you ready to monetize your meetings? Follow the steps below if you want to use 's calendar scheduling infrastructure with Alby to set up Bitcoin-friendly bookings.

1. Login to your account.

If you don't have a account, visit to create one.

2. Select "Apps" from within your account dashboard.

Clicking on this tab will take you to the App Store.

3. Use the arrows to find the payment category.

If you're familiar with our app store and want to save time, type "Alby" in the search bar.

4. Select the "Payment" category.

Doing this will show you all of 's payment apps.

5. Select "Alby" by clicking on the details button.

6. Click on the button labeled "Install App".

7. Click on Connect with Alby.

8. will now ask for permission to access your Alby account.

If you don't already have an Alby account, you'll be offered the option of creating one (it only asks for your e-mail). You'll be prompted to log in if you have an Alby account. Once this step is completed, you'll be redirected to your dashboard.

9. Choose an event you'd like to use Alby with.

You can choose from an already existing event or create a new one.

10. Select the "Apps" tab within your event-level dashboard.

This will show you a list of the apps you have installed.

11. Activate Alby by switching the toggle to the on position.

The toggle will change from grey to black after activation.

12. You can now set your price.

In the Bitcoin currency, sats is its smallest unit (100,000,000 sats = 1 BTC). In the “Price” field, you can configure how many sats you will charge for this meeting. This price is paid upfront by the attendee. Remember, this price only applies to the event you're currently editing. You'll have to edit each one individually to configure payment across multiple events.

13. Finally, click the save button to ensure all your customizations are pushed through.


Using with Alby is a simple and efficient way to combine the power of open-source calendar scheduling infrastructure with a reliable and efficient payment gateway. Now, you can easily schedule your appointments and pay for meetings or get paid in Bitcoins.

These two platforms work together to reduce all the complexities and stressors related to appointment booking and payment processing.

This means you now have more time and energy to focus on your next great idea. is now FREE for individuals - sign up here.

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