bitcents is a new micropayment service for news that is committed to creating a viable and sustainable economic model for online publishers of all shapes and sizes. bitcents is easy for publishers to integrate, and easy for consumers to use. And because each publisher sets its own prices, publishers are truly engaged in the marketplace for information.
For publishers, bitcents helps make the most of the new, atomized way people consume content online.
- A new revenue stream to supplement online advertising.
- Easy integration: just four lines of code and two files.
- You have full control over pricing.
- Low transaction costs.
- Web-friendly design works with any web-enabled device with no extra work on your part.
- Maximize traffic by keeping your content discoverable through search engines and aggregator sites.
- Can be implemented alongside your current registration system.
For consumers, bitcents makes it easy to discover and read quality content online.
- Once you've registered with a subscriber network, you can access content from any bitcents publishing partner.
- That means fewer registration forms to complete, fewer passwords to remember and no more worrying if your online subscriptions are up to date.
- You only pay for what you read, and you can opt-in to premium services from your subscriber network.
- Transparent pricing and plenty of choice, means you're always in charge.
For developers, the bitcents platform offers a chance to build innovative new products with a clear business model.
- Your users will have full access to every bitcents publishing partner.
- The tools and features you offer users will distinguish you from other subscriber networks.
- You choose when and how to bill your users, and you keep a fixed percentage of the revenue you help publishers generate.
- bitcents processes the page views and bills you regularly for the pages viewed by your users.