Andrew Sullivan http://tspr.org en Will Audiences Pay for Blogs? http://tspr.org/post/will-audiences-pay-blogs <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss political blogger Andrew Sullivan’s decision to charge readers to subscribe to his blog.</p><p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/03/07/173530392/andrew-sullivan-is-doing-fine" target="_blank">NPR’s Planet Money team</a> reported Sullivan is charging $19.99 or more per year for subscriptions. It quoted him as saying, “It was either quit blogging, or suck it up and become a businessman.”</p><p>Most bloggers try to make money by selling ads, but Sullivan indicated he wanted to avoid selling ads because they chase away page views.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:02:04 +0000 Rich Egger 31752 at http://tspr.org Will Audiences Pay for Blogs?