Best WordPress payment plugin to monetize your content

Are you looking to start monetizing your site by offering article purchases, time passes, subscriptions or contributions? The LaterPay WordPress plugin is the only full-featured plug-in that’s free to download and gives content creators greater control over their website’s pricing, look and messaging.

Reader buy-in: How to increase site revenue by asking for contributions on your blog

  One of the major challenges that bloggers and digital journalists face is monetizing content via their readers, who have grown accustomed to free access. Quality content takes time, money and skill to produce, and its very existence may depend on whether consumers contribute financially to sustain it.

Navigating the paid content ecosystem: paywalls and beyond

Content creators are facing a serious business dilemma, with Facebook taking away a good chunk of traffic to news and content sites, and ad blockers eating into what’s left of it while slashing ad revenues. The overnight impact has forced content creators to seriously consider or reconsider direct revenue from readers as a way to gain back control.

How To Monetize A Blog

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Your readership is growing, but your bank account isn’t.  It’s a problem that your fellow bloggers, video producers and publishers are also facing. We live in a fast-paced world where everyone wants gratification immediately. If they’re slowed down by payment and personal information inquiries, viewers simply click “X” and move on. In this scenario, you don’t get ...

Supporting Quality Journalism the LaterPay Way

In the wake of the 2016 election and the era of #FakeNews that followed, the push to promote and reward quality journalism has never been higher. Tech companies, like Google and Twitter, have been implementing programs and initiatives in order to both promote quality journalism and ride the internet of fake news and bots. YouTube, owned by Google, recently announced that they would be earmarking ...

Media’s “Triple Play” Package - The Answer to Paywall Subscription Hell

In early May, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton penned an article around the hell that is subscriptions, and more specifically, subscriptions in regards to the increasing amount of media paywalls. As mentioned in the article, Bloomberg is joining the long list of media outlets instituting paywalls – a list that already includes the likes of The New York Times, Ad Age and Business Insider, among others. ...

The Third Wave of the Internet

Data and privacy concerns may usher in the next evolution of the internet, one that gives users a choice and maybe even a cut Starting in the late 1980s and ‘90s with the rise of Internet Service Providers, the commercial exploitation of the Internet laid the foundation for incredible progress in all our lives. This first wave of the Internet ushered in a new era, enabling new, varied means of ...

LaterPay Partners with Video Market Leader Flowplayer

LaterPay is excited to announce a new partnership with Flowplayer, the largest global video management platform. Flowplayer will incorporate our LaterPay plug-in into its existing stack, allowing Flowplayer’s clients to further monetize their video content by giving consumers an easy way  of purchasing videos or skipping advertisements without having to register and pay upfront.

LaterPay at Google’s AMP Conference

This month, Google hosted the 2018 AMP Conf in Amersterdam – a conference where developers and tech leaders connected to discuss and learn about all things AMP (accelerated mobile pages). Our own Tiago Rodrigues, a LaterPay Front End Developer, was on stage for “AMP in Production” – an informative panel conversation about how to actually create production-ready AMP sites. He shares his top 3 AMP ...

Recruiting at LaterPay

The LaterPay team is distributed across Europe and the Americas. We love being a remote team, but there are challenges that come along with that, hiring being one of them; for instance we can’t sit together to discuss the process or invite applicants to come to our office. Our solution: all of our recruiting is digital and optimized for a remote hiring team.