In the spirit of full disclosure the following sites/services were found which may or may not apply to this concept of the Content Economy.
- Both Jamatto and LaterPay have WordPress plugins.
Some strange ones:
Wikipedia has a minimalistic post on the topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micropayment
Unfortunately, none of these so called micropayment solutions address the situation in a way that makes sense; which is, to allow content economy participants to both earn and spend from the same account. These solutions get close. But they miss the one massive, all important piece of the puzzle: content consumers are contributors too.
We’re all creator/consumers.
Any real solution should all have a single account into which payments can accrue. And from which payments can be distributed.
Additional article on the topic, but one that uses blockchain technology (something I don’t see as being necessary for the Content Economy to flourish):