Over the past month, I have been testing out Patreon-exclusive, paywalled blogposts on my blog. For example, if you are not a Patreon patron (more info here), you would only see an excerpt of the following blogpost (which, ironically, is by far the most popular blogpost on my blog, mainly because it is the first result when people do a Google search for “vrchat adult”):
I set it so that you would have to sign up to be a patron of my Patreon, and have paid me at least US$1, to be able to access and read this blogpost (which, by the way, is quite safe for work). I just got tired of having a page with so much traffic, and so I put a paywall on it! It doesn’t seem to have dented the traffic one bit.
And, as I have discovered, people are indeed willing to pay me a dollar just to read that particular blogpost (or one of the other two I set up in this way). So, moving forward, I reserve the right to begin imposing such a paywall on some of my content.
As I have said before on this blog a couple of years ago, I need become a little more business-minded about the RyanSchultz.com. Selling advertising and offering sponsored blogposts at US$50 a pop is part of that, and this will become an additional tool in my mercantile arsenal. I do hope that you will understand.