Monetize Free Content

5 Ways to Monetize Free Content

As a digital publisher, you can’t expect most people to pay for access to a news website or online magazine if they don’t know what they’re getting. Free content is what brings people to your website and encourages them to stick around for a while. It may seem counterintuitive, but publishing content for free is…

small donations

Local Publishers Find Financial Sustainability Through Small Donations

Small donations are adding up to big revenue for hyperlocal publishers. The trend toward asking for donations from readers may have started with non-profit news sites, but it has quickly expanded outward. Today, both for-profit and non-profit digital publishers are asking readers to donate to keep local journalism alive. With digital advertising rates falling, more…