What Flattr Is For

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Three months?  Three months?  checking… checking…  Yup.  Three months since my last Flattr-related post.  Time for an update! Last fall, I talked about the Flattr community and philosophy. But the practical application is really what the creative communities are watching for.  What is concrete realization of the philosophy?  What are the tangible benefits? I wondered too.  And… Read more »

Yes, I Paid A Blogger!

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Several actually. Two weeks and two days after Pay A Blogger Day, here are my reflections on it.  After two weeks passed, I was going to slink away in shame rather than post this embarrassingly late  report, but on December 12th, the Flattr folk posted their recap of Pay A Blogger Day.  And, hey, if they… Read more »

Flattr Problem #3 that’s not really a problem

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WTF is this?  See: Problem #1: “begging” for money Problem #2: no guarantees The third hurdle for Flattr to clear deals specifically with their visibility–or lack thereof. Not many writers have Flattr buttons because most writers have never heard of Flattr.  The way around this should be simple: tell them!  Spread the word and welcome… Read more »

Don’t Flattr Me

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Is there a new F word in your vocabulary?  There should be.  Flattr launched last year and has been picking up speed since then.  How often do you drop this F bomb? If you don’t know what the Flattr I’m talking about, here’s a quick primer, in their own words: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zrMlEEWBgY] So Flattr is two… Read more »