It's been an exciting week in the Web Monetization ecosystem as the announcement of The Grand MozFest Web Monetization Experiment has begun to trickle out in what's to come at MozFest this year. Included within this experiment will be access to Coil's new tipping feature for all MozFest attendees!
I am quite excited about this MozFest experiment, as it promises to create a bit of an incubator for Web Monetization unlike any that our community has yet to see. The sooner you get involved the greater the potential rewards from the experiment, including the potential to be featured in the MozFest Web Monetization Galleries. In the video below, you will find the details of The Grand MozFest Web Monetization Experiment.
It is an experiment to see how the creative minds of the MozFest Community can apply the Web Monetization Standard to their MozFest resources and assets to raise money for an Internet Health initiative of their choosing, inclusive of their own work.
This means that every MozFest attendee will receive a 6-month pre-paid Coil account* stocked with $10 US worth of tips to use on Web Monetized resources and assets at MozFest, in addition to $5 US / month of micropayments to stream to Web Monetized resources and assets that you spend time on each month.
*It should be noted here that all Coil accounts are free for creators. For those that wish to support creators of Web Monetized resources and assets by streaming micropayments to their content for the time that you spend on it each month, you can pay into a $5 US / month subscription. Through The Grand MozFest Web Monetization Experiment, Coil is giving all attendees a 6-month prepaid Coil Membership to stream $5 US worth of micropayments to Web Monetized content each month. To accept your MozFest 6-month pre-paid Coil membership you do not need to input any payment information and will not need to continue the membership after the 6-months, unless you choose to do so.
Absolutely. In fact, we are hoping you do, as it will make this experiment much richer.
Sign up for MozFest. It is 'pay what you can'. You are welcome to use Grant for the Web award funds to purchase a ticket, and if you are unable to contribute much at this time, know that the Interledger Foundation is supporting the festival as a top-level sponsor.
Share an Action Plan in our Community Forem of what Web Monetized Resources and Assets you are going to share at MozFest, so that we can add these to the Galleries.
Also if you are going to be presenting at MozFest, please drop a link to your session in the comments below, so we can share it. And if you are not presenting, but would like to, there are opportunities to share informal events at MozFest with Gradual. Let us know below, so that we can loop you in.