It doesn’t matter if great information exists if no one can access it. “The Truth is Paywalled; but the Lies are Free.” Can micro-payments save news and the web?
PayTracker keeps a record of Web Monetization micro-payments made through Coil, but the extension alone isn’t enough to fix Coil’s transaction transparency issue.
The Web Monetization API uses Interledger Payment Pointer (ILP3) addresses to transfer funds. Here’s how to set up a short vanity ILP3 alias for your wallet.
I explore the new Coil micro-payment system and browser extension, based on the proposed Web Monetization web-standard, and compare it to Flattr.
Scroll wants to be your one-stop subscription service for news published all over the web. How does it work? and can one subscription save journalism?
Flattr users can now use their subscriptions to contribute to podcasts and YouTube creators. Creators get access to a new recurring revenue stream.
A new extension brings Brave Rewards’ creator-tipping system and BAT-wallet to Firefox and Google Chrome.
Flattr improves customer privacy protections by automatically deleting collected data when its no longer needed for its core service.
Do affiliate commissions make a difference in how PCMag rank VPN providers?
A look at the new Google AdSense APIs for obtaining GDPR and ePrivacy consent with custom-built data-sharing consent-screens.
Firefox and Safari already integrate with the Google Safe Browsing fraud/malware protection service. Should they also adopt its new bad-ads blocking system?
YouTube can show fewer ads when using Chromecast compared to desktop and mobile. Are YouTube creators losing out when you watch on the big screen?
Compare the transaction fees of creator-tipping services Flattr and Brave Rewards. Which one takes the smallest cut of your subscription fee?
Amazon’s coveted Affiliate Program due to launch in Australia.
Flattr’s new extension lets people give automated micro-payments to creators and websites as they browse the web; funded by a single monthly subscription.
Amazon Affiliate Program introduces OneLink: a tool to redirect customers to their nearest regional website.
Google just relaunched its internet-wide Google Contributor subscription service as a way for managing “ad removal passes” on behalf of individual websites.
How to exclude pages from and control what pages appear in AdSense Matched content units.
Google AdSense gives publishers new control over what to do with low-value ads without meaningfully impacting revenue.
Google Recommended Content can recommend visitors more things to read on your website.
Brave Software has only attracted 120 publishers to join their Rewards program that gets rid of all ads.
Google has completely abandoned its innovative Google Contributor program that was set to reinvent how the web is funded.
Google seems to has abandoned its Google Contributor program.
The new Brave browser rewards websites that load quickly at the detriment of slower websites.
Brave wants to build a new web browser and reinvent how the web is funded. Maybe they should focus on one thing and include more browsers instead?
Newcomer to the browser market Brave wants people to pay creators and websites directly. Removes most ads in the process.
I made a quick niche app and published it on Google Play Store. Here are my experiences trying to monetize it.
My experiences after two months out-bidding online advertisers to get an ad-free experience on every website.
You can participate in the ad-auction and out-bit the worst online ads for just a few dollars per month.