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This article was published on October 25, 2013


BitMonet’s micro-paywall now supports Tumblr and Blogger sites and payment via PayPal

BitMonet’s micro-paywall now supports Tumblr and Blogger sites and payment via PayPal Image by: George Frey
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Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

Bitcoin startup BitMonet has announced a host of new features that greatly extend its micro-paywall service, which lets publishers monetize content their content using a flexible and low-cost gateway. Tumblr and Blogger websites are now supported, in addition to WordPress, while it is going beyond Bitcoin to let readers pay using PayPal.

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The addition of Paypal opens BitMonet paywalls to readers that don’t use Bitcoin, and that’s important because publishers were effectively locking their content for those who use the virtual currency only. However the Paypal option is more expensive for readers, who should anticipate a higher transaction fee at 2.9 percent (plus 30 cents per transaction) compared to Bitcoin’s low prices.

 Here’s How Your Content can Generate 10x More Revenue with BitMonet’s New Features [BitMonet blog]