Monthly Archives: August 2015

Six weeks into its micropayment strategy, The Winnipeg Free Press preps for a “slow building process”

About 1,300 readers are paying 27 cents a story. “It’s going to take time for people to recognize that they can enter into this agreement with us to read now and pay later and willingly refund.” Source: Six weeks into its micropayment strategy, The Winnipeg Free Press preps for a “slow building process”

Micropayments Get Another Look 08/10/2015

Publishers decide what to charge for different kinds of content, and iMoneza takes a small percentage of each transaction as a commission. There are no other costs to the publisher or consumer. The company makes this approach cost-effective by aggregating credit card fees. The service also enables subscription purchases. Source: Micropayments Get Another Look 08/10/2015

The Death of Snackable Content

Today’s readers want more than listicles and clickbait, and this is driving meaningful change across the digital publishing industry. Source: The Death of Snackable Content This is part of the discussion that I’d date to the rollout of Medium, that is looking at long form writing. There are questions of how to present it, both […]