Amazon will now help you create your own paywall so you can be just like WSJ.com

New today from Amazon: Amazon Simple Pay Subscriptions.

Quote:

“Amazon Simple Pay Subscriptions enables you to charge your customers on a recurring basis using a single authorization from the customer. It is for those who offer digital content subscriptions, collect membership dues on a periodic basis, or provide premium services on their website.

It’s seems simple, really. Just follow these steps:

On second thought, it seems complicated. Especially the part they left out about marketing and acquisition costs. But whatever — if you think you’ve got something that people are dying to subscribe to, here’s a whole manual from Amazon. Oh, yeah. And here’s what it costs.