Sovrin Tolia of HP will be presenting at Subscription Show 2019 lead an informative session in our ‘Subscription Product Strategy’ track on ‘HP InstaInk: How We Transformed Our Retail Ecommerce Business to Subscriptions.’ Subscription Show 2019 is the conference attend to stay on top of the latest trends impacting your recurring-revenue business and connect with the people and companies that can help both you and your business grow. Get the preview of Sovrin's session here.
We hope you’ll find something interesting in this week’s Five on Friday to keep you going until the end of your workday: Facebook offers new subscription tools for publishers through Instant Articles; the House Judiciary Committee has launched an investigation into big tech for possible antitrust violations; streaming video on demand services are expected to grow by 119 million in 2019; Wired tries a new tactic to let advertisers unlock access for readers; and Foursquare tells us to skip generic messages and develop a more personal relationship with customers instead.
Dhar Mann, CEO of LiveGlam, will be presenting at Subscription Show 2019 leading an informative session in our ‘Subscriber Acquisition’ track on ‘Referrals, Affiliates And Influencers: How We Grew From $600 To $20m In 3 Years’. Subscription Show 2019 is the conference to be at to stay on top of the latest trends impacting your recurring-revenue business and connect with the people and companies that can help both you and your business grow. Get the preview of Dhar's session here.
Tina Adolfson, Data Innovation Lead at Survey.com, will be presenting at Subscription Show 2019 leading an interesting session in our ‘Subscription Product Strategy’ track on ‘How to Get Recurring Value Out of Your Data’. Subscription Show 2019 is the conference attend to stay on top of the latest trends impacting your recurring-revenue business and connect with the people and companies that can help both you and your business grow. Get the preview of Tina's session here.
At Subscription Show 2019, we'll show you the latest on subscription-centric strategy, recurring payments, acquisition, retention, analytics and subscription technology. Get the industry connections you need, and actional information you can put into action, to grow your recurring revenue, membership or subscription business. Get the list of why you should attend here.
In this week’s edition of Five on Friday, we look at the new newsroom role of membership editor, offer tips for making your paywall work for your subscription company and share email marketing campaign ideas to engage and retain customers. Also this week, Reuters tells us that the Department of Justice is looking closely at Google and its online ad dominance, and we cherry pick some top subscription jobs from LinkedIn and Business Insider.
Improving subscription business back-end operational processes does not always mean that you have a platform replacement ahead. Business rules, daily procedures, product packaging or even the way subscription bundles are constructed can all be contributing to your revenue loss problems that have little to do with your actual technology. Kim Terry walks through how and why architecture and process can make all the difference in the world to the profitability of your subscription business.
We can’t replace the anticipation of the final season of “Game of Thrones,” but in this week’s edition of Five on Friday, we hope to peak your interest with some fun facts about GoT. We will also share some fascinating findings about the future of subscriptions from Zuora’s “The End of Ownership” report, the Boston Globe becoming the first newspaper to have digital subscribers outweigh print subscribers, how some magazines have survived a life without print, and the new trend toward emotional advertising. [Have a topic to suggest? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas!]
Before we head into the Memorial Day weekend, we want to take a moment to honor the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to serve their country. Thank you. Now onto subscription topics. In this edition of Five on Friday, we look at some of the pitfalls of using free trials, Washington Post’s Arc Publishing’s new subscription tools, the latest thinking about reader comments, the exploding online dating market and Adobe’s path from $200 million to $5 billion in recurring revenue.
May is halfway over and the month has already been filled with announcements, financial reports, mergers, acquisitions and other subscription news. Here are a few features that intrigued us this week: Conde Nast sells ‘Golf Digest’ to Discovery Inc., publishers are finding new ways to foil readers who refuse to pay to play, Apple releases a new Apple TV app in 100+ countries, Google’s new privacy rules are raising eyebrows, and Hubspot shares marketing terms every subscription business should know.
We made it; the week is almost over! In this week’s Five on Friday, the Facebook Journalism Project reveals publisher results, we offer best practices on using Twitter as a customer service tool, Barron’s explains why investors are no longer interested in movie theater stock, Apple Insider explores the streaming music wars, and the IAB shares digital advertising results for 2018. Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers and mother figures out there!
Happy May! As the days get longer, we’ve got plenty of great subscription articles to share including how fitness subscriptions are making exercise and personal training at home more convenient, Meredith Corp. has Sports Illustrated on the bidding block and Authentic Brands appears to be the frontrunner, Facebook announces a major redesign, Instagram is testing a feature that hides likes and view counts, and LinkedIn shares top subscription jobs.
Just a few years ago, meal kits were the hot, new trend in food. A lot has changed since then. Blue Apron, the industry leader, lost more than 200,000 customers between September 2017 and September 2018. They’ve also seen their stock price tumble. Where have they gone wrong? And what can meal kit companies do to turn it around? What can we all learn from this experience? We’ll share our four big ideas for securing the future of meal kits.
Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe that this is the last Friday in April already, isn’t it? In this week’s Five on Friday, Marketing Land explains why they think content alone will not win the streaming video wars, Folio talks about magazine publishing trends we’re seeing so far in 2019, Disney Plus’s plans to put its new streaming service on gaming consoles, Apple attempts to reduce opportunities for subscription scams, and Proctor & Gamble appeals to advertisers to demand higher standards from media outlets.
Before we head into the Easter weekend, we have some great Five on Friday features for you to check out. PSFK tells us how beverage brands like Ugly Drinks are using subscriptions to attract customers, The American Genius explores whether the convenience of subscriptions is making consumers complacent, Forbes explains why $1.5 billion startup Asana ditched internal emails, Apple Music overtakes Spotify in terms of paid U.S. subscribers, and Shopify shares five ways to grow your email list.