The Post Pay Counter WordPress plugin allows you to easily calculate and handle author’s pay on a multi-author blog by computing every written post remuneration basing on admin defined rules.
More and more websites are paying users with a share of the Adsense revenues their posts generate: Post Pay Counter PRO now allows you to automatically get the total Adsense revenue for each post, calculate the share due to an author, and display all data in a nice stats table, ready for payment and record storing.
Let’s get started to see how sharing Adsense revenues in WordPress works.
If you are using the Post Pay Counter plugin to calculate and keep track of how much money each author should be paid for their posts, there are currently at least three sure ways to pay authors per visit.
1. Google Analytics visits
Post Pay Counter PRO allows you to automatically pull views data from your Google Analytics account and use it to compute payments. Since Analytics is possibly the most accurate and reliable visits-counting method, this should be the preferred choice.
One of the features you are most appreciating about Post Pay Counter PRO is the shortcode, which provides you with the ability to display the statistics and payment details in public pages. This allows your users to see the stats without having to access the admin section.
Post Pay Counter PRO shortcode usage
The shortcode is [ppc]. If you use it as it is, with no parameters, the default stats page will be shown: general stats with a time range which is the default one set in Options > Misc settings > Default stats time range.
From 12th to 17th May I took part to the International Public Speaking Competition (IPSC) 2014 in London, representing my country, Italy. The topic was Imagination is more important than knowledge, and the title of my speech, which follows, was The largest dancing floor. The video of the italian version is available on YouTube or at the bottom here.
THE LARGEST DANCING FLOOR
What I propose today is a journey. A journey with our imagination, through physics, to disclose a picture of the world far more appreciable than the one we usually have.
Have you ever thought about how fake the reality we see is? Looking around us, we see all kinds of different things. And yet, it looks to me that we give for granted the most basic assumption, which is that these things exist as we see them. I mean, we see a penguin and we think that yeah, that’s the classic example of the capital-P Penguin, of the “penguiness”. But where is this “penguiness” to be seen? Can we think of it? Can we say it is real?
Post Pay Counter PRO allows you to pay your writers on WordPress basing on how many Google Analytics visits their posts logged. This tutorial shows how to set it up.
Note: Post Pay Counter PRO does not keep track of Analytics visits, it can only use them to compute the payments. For the tracking you will need something like Google Analytics for WordPress.
First thing to look for is the Google Analytics Settings box. Every section is explained quite in detail, but what is important is that you go through these settings before going on with the setup. They are already set up in a standard and usually-fine way, but if you do want to change them, you should do that before anything else. Don’t forget to hit the Save options button when you are done.
With version 1.3, Post Pay Counter PRO introduced PayPal payments. This means that Post Pay Counter PRO does not only compute payments on your WordPress blog, but it allows you to pay your writers without having to manually head to PayPal’s website and enter the amounts and emails. Up to 6 users can be paid at a time, each transaction needs to be explicitly authorized before it is completed (works just like a Checkout page), currency conversion is supported and it is possible to choose whom pays the PayPal fees, either the admin (sender) or the users (receivers). The plugin works with the Adaptive Payments API, if you ever wanted to know.