• You can get a free Audible membership right now

    13 days ago - By Digital Trends

    To maximize your Kindle, you can sign up for an Audible subscription for free. The service will give you access to audiobooks, podcasts, and original content.
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  • Tumblr bloggers can soon charge for access to their posts

    Tumblr bloggers can soon charge for access to their posts

    13 days ago - By Engadget

    Tumblr is giving its bloggers a way to make money directly from their posts. They'll be able to switch on paid subscriptions and paywall as much of their work as they want. For now, only a few invited US creators have access to the Post+ feature during the limited beta. All bloggers have to do to restrict a post's visibility to subscribers is to check a box. Post+ memberships cost $4, $6 or $10 per month. Tumblr plans to roll out Post+ broadly in the fall. It will keep five percent of subscription payments, The Verge notes, with the rest going to bloggers. Creators will receive less if a...
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  • Tumblr debuts Post+, a subscription service for Gen Z creators

    Tumblr debuts Post+, a subscription service for Gen Z creators

    13 days ago - By TechCrunch

    As Twitter launches Super Follows , YouTube adds new monetization tools , and Instagram embraces e-commerce , the social media sphere is heating up with new ways for creators to make a living. Now, Tumblr is joining the fray with Post+, the platform's first attempt at allowing users to monetize their content. Post+ is debuting today in limited beta for an exclusive selection of creators in the US, who were hand-picked by Tumblr.
    Like Twitter's Super Follows, Tumblr's Post+ lets creators choose what content they want to put behind a paywall, whether that's original artwork, personal blog...
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  • Tumblr starts letting bloggers charge a subscription

    Tumblr starts letting bloggers charge a subscription

    14 days ago - By The Verge

    Tumblr's Post Plus feature lets blogs offer a subscription for exclusive posts. | Image: Tumblr
    Tumblr is finally offering its writers a way to make money off their work: charging a subscription.
    The 14-year-old blogging platform is starting to add the ability for writers to put their posts behind a paywall. The feature, called Post Plus, lets creators offer a $3.99, $5.99, or $9.99 per month subscription, which will give readers access to any posts they decide to designate as for subscribers only. For now, the feature is available in a “limited beta” for select creators only.
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  • Tumblr Post+ subscription service monetizes content at last

    Tumblr Post+ subscription service monetizes content at last

    14 days ago - By SlashGear

    Creators of content working with Tumblr now have their own monetization system in play. The system is called Tumblr Post+, and it'll be appearing with the biggest and most popular Tumblr accounts as soon as this week. Users will be able to set prices for their content, starting at $3.99, with higher tiers at $5.99 and $9.99 per month. Creators...
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