April 8, 2017
Single purpose API
Lately we're seeing a lot more talk about API monetization. Last week we covered TweetPhoto's efforts at encouraging developers to use the TweetPhoto API through a transactional payment model (one penny or so for each photo uploaded via the API). Last month we covered Bandsintown, which provides affiliate earnings via use of its Bandsintown API. And more recently Touchnote announced an affiliate payment model (with a whopping 30% royalty) for developers working with its image API.
Third Party Trade Group Inc. in Collaboration with Apex Clearing, release the Brokerage Trading API for Australian market that allows investing from anywhere, on any device.
Every day ProgrammableWeb has a Mashup of the Day featured on the home page and the Mashup Dashboard. Today's is a unique one in that there's a lot more money at stake than usual: it's the Salesforce for Google AdWords application which combines Salesforce.com and Google AdWords.