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The story about the new Flattr – Making your content flattrable

Let’s go into how ownership recognition works on the new Flattr. When a URL is flattred we need to be able to look up who owns it to transfer money from a consumer to the respective content creator. This post … Continue reading

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Bootstrapping the Podcast Economy with Flattr

Over on the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast Dave Slusher wrote the following about how Podcasters and listeners can work together to kick start the use of Flattr on Podcasts, as a mutually beneficial arrangement. Bootstrapping a Podcast Economy with Flattr … Continue reading

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German IT news site Golem gives you Flattr

Golem.de, one of the biggest (and best) German news site for the IT industry with a monthly user base of 1.8 million and over 12 million visits each month adds Flattr support for all their articles. In our last blog … Continue reading

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We do not want Ads – What to do instead

We have come to an interesting shift as a lot of content creators online would rely on ads as their main source of revenue. Now more and more ads are being blocked on the web. The people are speaking out … Continue reading

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Introducing Fleddit – Flattr, Reddit mashup!

Before I start this post I would just like to officially say that Flattr has a really outstanding community of developers that we are so happy to work with.  This list includes the awesome folks behind the Flattr IOS Manager App, Superfav, … Continue reading

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Flattr as a payment(wall) on news sites

It’s a well known fact that news organizations over the world are discussing when and how they should start using a paywall, if they already haven’t. Certainly inevitable if you look at the trends in newspaper industry, where revenue from … Continue reading

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When you flattr somebody that isn’t a flattr user – unclaimed flattrs

With the ability to Flattr all users on services you hang out on, you can flattr a creator that hasn’t signed up to Flattr. Some people have misunderstood how it works. This is how it works First of, we are … Continue reading

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How to be flattrable – a guide to Flattr for creators

We know it’s a hard time to get paid for the stuff you make online. Especially the everyday creations and communication you have with fans. We want to help you make that part easier. Musicians, @flattr now works w/@SoundCloud. You … Continue reading

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Gender, Technology, Diversity and Creativity

The mission of Flattr is to make it easy to give to creators of all types by providing a quick, ubiquitous, and simple to use platform.  We want to see the greatest diversity possible in the numbers of people and … Continue reading

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Guest post: Open letter to pirated artists

This guest post is written by the Belgian Pirate Party member, Lionel Dricot. He was 14 votes away of becoming the first Pirate elected in Belgium. He blogs on www.ploum.net and is a Flattr advocate since 2010. Dear artists, A year ago, in … Continue reading

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