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So, I'm an amateur typographer with two freeware releases. So far both of my fonts have done very well, and I receive at least a few emails per week asking for permission to use one of them for something commercial (logo, website, etc). It gets a bit tedious and time-consuming to reply to each of these to explain that they can use it, especially as they're already marked as freeware.
Since I'm in the process of creating my third font, I'm toying with the possibility of making this new font free for personal use and charging a small fee for commercial use, simply to make it worth my time to respond to inquiries... However I don't really know where to start in terms of selling a font. Should I sell it through certain websites? Is there paperwork I need to do to protect the font from being used commercially without payment? What do I do if I see it being used commercially without payment? Since I definitely want personal use of the font to remain open, does my process of charging for its commercial use differ greatly from one that needs to be purchased for any use? Etc.
If anyone has links to resources detailing font sale, or can simply brief me on the process, I'd be very grateful.