Handy links for news publishers

Handy Links for News Publishers

From the basics of news writing to advanced SEO, this is a developing list of handy links for news publishers. Google Tools and Documentation Useful tools and information available directly from Google: Google Publisher Center (Google News and the Reader Revenue Manager) – https://publishercenter.google.com Google Publisher Center documentation – https://support.google.com/news/publisher-center … Read more

Can You Make Money With Subscribe with Google?

Can you put Subscribe with Google on your site and make money? Yes – if you have the right content. What’s the right content? Let’s dig in: Unique Content Is Critical Few people are going to pay for something they can easily get somewhere else for free. What you offer … Read more

Subscribe with Google & AMP Are Incompatible (Mostly)

Ah, AMP… Accelerated Mobile Pages… what a sordid history. Launched in 2015 and taking the internet by storm, AMP was thought to be the answer for a faster web experience. The idea was that sites would use a simpler set of standards designed specifically for mobile users. Google would then … Read more

How to use SwG & Also Register Users in WordPress

You set up a paywall on your site using Subscribe with Google (SwG). When a reader subscribes, Google manages access. As long as the reader is logged into their Google account, Google let’s them pass through the paywall seamlessly. You have access to the subscribers name, email address, status, payment … Read more

Cancelling a <i>SwG</i> subscription (publisher view)

How Cancellations & Refunds Work with Subscribe with Google

You subscribed to a website using Subscribe with Google (SwG) and want to cancel or request a refund. Or you’re a publisher that needs to cancel a subscription or provide a refund. How do you go about it? Let’s start from the subscriber perspective. Subscriber: I Need to Cancel my … Read more

How to Set Up Subscribe with Google

Google recently announced that the tool publishers use to set up Subscribe with Google has been renamed. It’s now called the “Reader Revenue Manager”. In some of the images included in this article, you will see the tool identified as “Subscribe with Google”. The Reader Revenue Manager allows publishers to … Read more

Subscription prompt example

An Overview of Subscribe with Google

Subscribe with Google is Google’s reader revenue solution. It allows web publishers to sell subscriptions to their content or accept contributions through Google’s payment system, Google Pay. Let’s dig into the details Reader revenue is having your readers financially support your site through subscriptions and contributions. Subscribe with Google is an … Read more