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MICROPAYMENTS FOR PERSONAL MEDIA

There's a lot of talk in the vlogosphere lately about if and how we can sustain ourselves.
In a word, money.

Vlog aggregetor-pioneers Jay Dedman, Peter Van Dijck and Josh Kinberg came up with a brilliant idea:

I like it. It's just a simple piece of code enabling a payment button to piggyback on a video or podcast - even in an aggregator like Mefeedia or FireANT. No need to wait for iTunes or Google to enact micropayments - we can do this now.

July 17, 2005 at 06:19 PM in Podcasting, Videoblogging | Permalink

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Hi Chuck,

I agree, this is totally cool - so cool in fact, that I went ahead and implemented it in 49media - check it out, it has Jay's post here with a link to his payment site:

http://www.49media.com/mediaid=789473

Posted by: Chris Ritke at Jul 18, 2005 1:15:20 AM

Very cool!

Posted by: Chuck at Jul 18, 2005 5:22:42 AM