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Email with a paywall. Charge for reading your email.

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Ivan Pashchenko
@ivanpashenko · ivanpashenko
Hey product hunters! We are playing around with a paywall for email. We want to know how this new format can be used and how the old-good email experience can be changed with it. Some ideas to start with: - Services based on wrte.io, like http://tinytask.io - Charge for you attention (e.g. journalists could charge for reading pitches) - Public address witho… See more
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Ivan Pashchenko
@ivanpashenko · ivanpashenko
Hey product hunters! We are playing around with a paywall for email. We want to know how this new format can be used and how the old-good email experience can be changed with it. Some ideas to start with: - Services based on wrte.io, like http://tinytask.io - Charge for you attention (e.g. journalists could charge for reading pitches) - Public address witho… See more
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Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I've used Clarity.fm for a while to answer calls and as @newrulesinvest mentioned, this could be used as an email-based version of that. @ivanpashenko although you're still in a closed beta, what use case have emerged? Anything particularly unexpected?
Zack Miller
@newrulesinvest · Host of fintech podcast, Tearsheet.co
I think this could be a useful product -- kind of like a different iteration of Clarity.fm, where you pay for access/advice from experts.
Daiyaan
@daiyaan · Founder @ Bizz.co
+100000000 for the Eric Cartman reference on your "How It Works" page! "Furry Balls Plopped Menacingly on a Table, INC". Love the idea.
Dan Ruswick ☕️
@danruswick · Full Stack developer ❤️ Python and Rails
This is an interesting psychological experiment more than anything else. I think even charging $0.05 would drastically deter people from emailing because the act of paying ANYTHING at all is psychologically significant. That said; I really do like the notion of email as a completely open medium and siloing people behind paid walls feels a little wrong. The… See more