Google launches Contributor, allows users to pay sites that they visit a monthly fee

It’s good to see Google work on the publisher side of the business with alternative/experimental models.  Combine this with what they are saying about a potential ad-free version of Youtube and you know this idea of non-ad supported media top down mind share among Google leadership:

For publishers, the contributions are handled through their existing Google advertising accounts, with the search giant taking a small cut of the proceeds.

via Google launches Contributor, a crowdfunding tool for publishers — Tech News and Analysis.