In this week’s edition of Five on Friday, The Washington Post announces that it is terminating the publication of Express, its commuter newspaper, after 16 years. Also, Disney is launching a subscription box for adult fans – the Disney Backstage Collection, Amazon plans a Career Day, Google removes 24 malware-ridden apps from the Google Play store and binge watchers get hit with higher internet fees.
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The summer is winding down with the long Labor Day weekend, but you know we’re not! We are here as always with great Five on Friday fodder to fuel your weekend reading. In this week’s edition, we’ll tell you about Amazon’s foray into the publishing world, PressReader’s acquisition of News360 and what that means for news consumers, big losses of U.S. pay TV subscribers, some publishers’ paywall success secrets, and five social media dashboards to try.
Summer might be winding down, but the subscription economy keeps getting hotter. This week, we bring you features about streaming, gaming and data gathering: the new Disney+ bundle launching this fall, the latest department stores to jump into the subscription rental business, layoffs at GameStop and “Game Informer,” Facebook’s plans to change their data gathering and sharing ways, and 2019 customer service statistics.
Happy Friday! The only thing better than a Friday in the summertime is a Saturday or Sunday. Wrap up your week with this week’s Five on Friday. Today we are featuring IAB’s report on digital ad revenue for the first quarter of 2019 (hint: it is 18% higher than Q1 2018), the rolling out of the Apple Card, Facebook’s test of premium video subscriptions, Glow’s hope to make money for podcasters, and some of the top social media statistics.
This week, the big subscription news is DoorDash’s acquisition of competitor Caviar and the mega merger between GateHouse Media and Gannett valued at $1.4 billion. In addition, we look at the value of gaming subscriptions, report the latest news on Mixcloud changes, share lessons learned by Facebook through their local journalism project, offer Forbes’ input on why paywalls aren’t always the answer for newspapers, and look at how unsubscribing is changing.
For the last several years, ad blocking has been a hot topic and a growing problem. In this week’s Five on Friday, eMarketer explains that ad blocking isn’t going away, but its growth is slowing down. Also this week, data privacy is having a big impact on digital advertisers, BMW will charge an annual fee for drivers to use Apple CarPlay, and Home Chef is seeing success with its in-store meal kits versus its subscription service. Last but not least is everyone's favorite Five on Friday feature - top subscription jobs!
When you’ve had your fill of national politics or are done binge-watching your favorite show on Netflix, we’ve got some interesting features in this week’s Five on Friday, including millennial news consumption, a global browser rollout and streaming music revenue estimates. The Knight Foundation looks at the news behaviors and beliefs of young adults, Google Chrome rolls out its latest version globally, a new study shows that subscription service buyers buy more than expected, textbook publisher Pearson is pushing students toward digital books, and Digital Music News shares streaming music revenue estimates for the year.
This week’s Five on Friday is packed full of news updates, predictions, new initiatives and tips for growing your subscription business. We share what some experts are saying about Disney +’s potential for success, Business Insider takes a look at why Roku is having such a great year, Etsy’s plans to grow its free shipping program to compete with Amazon and Walmart, we examine why offering discounts to unhappy customers can actually work against you, and Business2Community explains how subscription billing adds value to your business.
In this week’s edition of Five on Friday, the ABA Journal looks at different types of law firm subscriptions, DocuSign expands its payment options in Europe by teaming up with GoCardless, the Calm App hits $150 million in annual recurring revenue, WarnerMedia reveals additional details about its forthcoming streaming subscription service, and the IBM and Red Hat acquisition is complete, as the two tech companies seal the deal.
We hope you had a fun, safe Fourth of July! In this week’s edition of Five on Friday, we share top subscription jobs from LinkedIn, the media discusses whether Netflix is leaving money on the table by not accepting advertising revenue, MoviePass suspends its movie subscription service, Fortune.com redesigns its site (hint: it looks the same but it operates differently), and Amazon celebrates its 25th birthday.
In this week’s Five on Friday, we hear the heartwarming success story of INDYWeek’s membership drive which yielded $40,000 in its first five weeks. Also, we share streaming video subscription services you may never have heard of, we offer insight into the impact of Google’s core update, Walmart explains its shift in strategy with Jet.com, and we give you five SEO tips to try today.
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Summer is finally here – and we’re going to celebrate the way we do every Friday – by bringing you subscription features to keep you informed on the latest in the subscription world. In this week’s edition, we share Reuters Institute’s and University of Oxford’s Digital News Report for 2019, Mary Meeker’s top internet trends, customer service tips from Hubspot, all we know about the new Disney+ streaming video subscription service and how an $8.9 million judgment against two dozen companies for subscription scams.
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.