Author Archives: Siim Teller

About Siim Teller

Siim was part of Flattr’s team as our Community Manager from 2011 to 2012.

How i made €5 for free (and flattred it all away)

It’s a well-known secret that it’s possible to make money (more precisely “get some money back”) when shopping with Amazon and other big online retailers. However, it’s cumbersome to set up so most online shoppers never set it up themselves. … Continue reading

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Flattr buttons on a LiveJournal blog – yes, you can

Today I got a question from a new user Jane asking if it’s possible to put Flattr buttons on her LiveJournal blog. Yes, absolutely! Here’s how… Since it’s not possible to edit the underlying HTML of your LiveJournal blog you … Continue reading

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Readability cancels their Flattr-like feature

Readability is a tool that turns any web page into a clean view for reading (now or later) on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Two days ago they announced that they’re canceling their Flattr-like feature after a 12 month experiment. … Continue reading

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Guest post: Apple rejecting Flattr is blatant anticompetitive behavior

This guest post comes from Christopher Meatto who advocates free access to ideas, has been working as an intellectual property advisor for years and promotes intelligent application of the collective copyright and intellectual property laws and traditions at his blog … Continue reading

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Beerup in Berlin – you’re invited

Next week same time our whole team will descend on Berlin to meet up with Flattr users and partners and you, yes YOU!, are invited – Beers, Flattr, food and beach meetup. Summer is a time for some sand between … Continue reading

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Apple rejected Flattr… and it’s not the end

Hello, HackerNews, TechCrunch and TheNextWeb and everyone else! Flattr is a social micropayment service that allows content creators to tap into their fans and followers for financial support. It’s a Facebook Like button with real meaning ie. money on top. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding tips from Amanda Palmer and Ben Folds Five

Waiting for a delayed flight in the airport has its upsides, there’s time to catch up on reading and get some blogging done. “How to fund your projects online without annoying everyone” on CNN is an excellent reminder that the … Continue reading

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Build & Analyze #78 inspired videocast – unclaimed flattrs, “bum cup” and more

This Tuesday morning all our team was busy listening to the latest episode of Build & Analyze, a popular podcast by Dan Benjamin and Marco Arment. Both are Flattr users but this was the first time they discussed various aspects … Continue reading

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Donations made simpler, higher monthly max

Donations, the smaller brother of the Flattr system, just got some small but important updates. We added donations over a year ago and quite a few organizations and causes have used it successfully to allow their supporters to give a … Continue reading

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Dailymotion opens up fan funding for film makers

The world’s 2nd largest video hosting site Dailymotion announced that it has integrated Flattr and is making fan support available for all participants of its MotionMakers program. To say that we’re excited about the partnership is an understatement. With over … Continue reading

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