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  • n. A financial transaction for a very small amount of money

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Examples

  • The word micropayment never really found a definition premised on a business case.

    Can Apple Please Kick-start Micropayments?

  • This business model, known as micropayment, was created by iStockphoto in 2001.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Let's hope the idea of micropayment grows a little more towards micro as the service is more commonly used.

    Articles electronically for sale

  • Though the original Readability tool will remain free, Mr. Ziade hopes to capture a willing audience by simplifying the so-called micropayment model, which has been much discussed but is tricky to execute.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In my case I focus on Microstock Photography, also known as micropayment photography, which enables photographers to sell their photos on a royalty free basis, earning comissions on every sale from a microstock agency.

    ReadABlog.com New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • (PayPal allows a kind of micropayment between PayPal users by not charging fees when the money remains in the PayPal system.)

    Kachingle Aims To Make Cents out of Content Sites « PubliCola

  • A separate nightly perl script issues electronic payments (via CapitolOne's excellent web-services "micropayment" (sic) interface) where possible (batched until the amount exceeds $1.75), and for artists without electronic payment info, totals the corresponding amounts and transfers the overall total to the money-market escrow account I have for this purpose.

    Boing Boing: April 17, 2005 - April 23, 2005 Archives

  • These would incorporate the same kind of micropayment models that are beginning to be embraced in some Korean games.

    Unexpected Effects of RMT

  • While I won't call 5-6 $ for an article "micropayment", if the option is to not get the article you so desperately need to quote, the price is not unreasonable.

    Articles electronically for sale

  • a lot of its initial attention, but I think what's a lot more interesting is that this is one of the first "micropayment" platforms that actually tries to get around lots of micropayment companies out there, and almost all of them failed -- and it wasn't difficult to see why.

    Techdirt

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