November 1, 2019

Understand A Subscription Payment In Action

Understanding how payments work is a key foundation to selecting the right vendors for your subscription or membership business. This guide will help you understand the mechanics of a payment, key terms, and the key players involved from the moment your customer submits a payment to your business, to when the money for that customers subscription gets into your bank account.

Meredith Corp Buys Stop, Breath & Think Mobile Mindfulness App

Meredith Corp announced Tuesday that it made a strategic purchase with its recent acquisition of Stop, Breathe & Think (SBT), a mobile mindfulness app. The four-year-old app has more than 17 million emotional check-ins. The app differentiates itself from its competitors with regular emotional check-ins and mindfulness acts, multi-day programs, apps for children and distribution on multi-platforms. Like other popular mindfulness apps, SBT uses a freemium model with a free version and paid premium plans.

illustration of the number five, representing the five subscription business topics for this column, Five-on-Friday

Five on Friday: Digital News, Delivery Fees and Super Heroes

      CNN to Create Digital News Subscription Service CNN is stepping into the subscription game by adding another app to their portfolio. The AT&T-backed company currently has CNNgo, which allows you to log in through your cable provider to access the 24-hour cable news network on the go. Their stories are also available on voice-controlled devices, Samsung and Apple devices. Their newest venture? Adding a subscription news platform to allow users access to CNN stories at their…