Send your Instapaper reading log to Readability

Readability just launched a great new service: you pay a small monthly fee, and most of it is split up and given to the publishers of the sites that you’re reading. It’s an automatic way to support writers, authors, and publishers, big and small.

Now, you can support publishers automatically from Instapaper: simply link your Readability account in Instapaper’s Account screen. Instapaper will notify Readability whenever you save articles, and they’ll be included in the publisher calculations for your Readability account.

UPDATE, March 2012: Since I wrote this, Readability has shifted their business model away from paying publishers. In practice, too few publishers claimed their money, and the number of paying Readability subscribers plummeted once they launched their free accounts in November 2011.

Since this integration was based on Readability paying publishers, and that’s not really what they do anymore at any meaningful scale, I have discontinued the Readability integration in Instapaper.

Send your Instapaper reading log to Readability

Readability just launched a great new service: you pay a small monthly fee, and most of it is split up and given to the publishers of the sites that you’re reading. It’s an automatic way to support writers, authors, and publishers, big and small.

Now, you can support publishers automatically from Instapaper: simply link your Readability account in Instapaper’s Account screen. Instapaper will notify Readability whenever you save articles, and they’ll be included in the publisher calculations for your Readability account.

UPDATE, March 2012: Since I wrote this, Readability has shifted their business model away from paying publishers. In practice, too few publishers claimed their money, and the number of paying Readability subscribers plummeted once they launched their free accounts in November 2011.

Since this integration was based on Readability paying publishers, and that’s not really what they do anymore at any meaningful scale, I have discontinued the Readability integration in Instapaper.