After a year, Google’s effort to get ad-avoidant site visitors to pay flounders

by Ricardo Bilton
A year after launching Google Contributor to give publishers a way to charge for their content, uptake has been slow. With the Google product, introduced last November, readers can contribute from $1 to $15 a month to see from 5 to 50 percent fewer ads on the sites they visit. Google launched the effort with a small group of publishers including The Onion, Mashable and Imgur b ...Read the full article