Forbes to Launch Subscription Newsletter Platform

Forbes Launches Subscription Newsletter Platform

Forbes is launching its Journalist Entrepreneurs subscription newsletter platform, where writers and Forbes share revenue 50/50.
Five on Friday, January 21, 2021

Five on Friday: Fitness, Funding and Free Trials

Apple extends free trials for Apple TV+ (again), Deliveroo raises $180 million, and we share the best times to post to social media.
Gannett Sets Ambitious Goal of 10M Paid Digital-Only Subscribers in 5 Years

Gannett Wants 10 Million Digital-Only Subscribers in 5 Years

Media organization Gannett Co., Inc. has set an ambitious goal of reaching 10 million paid digital-only subscribers in the next five years.
Netflix hits 200 million paid members during the fourth quarter of 2020.

Netflix Hits 200M Paid Members in Fourth Quarter

In its Q4 2020 financials, Netflix reports that the company added 8.5 million new paid members, crossing the 200 million member mark.
Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion.

Google Buys Fitness Tracker Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google has acquired fitness tracker Fitbit for $2.1 billion, more than a year after announcing its intent to acquire the company.
BMW to terminate car subscription service at end of January 2021.

BMW to Terminate Car Subscription Service January 31

BMW is terminating its Access by BMW car subscription service at the end of the month. Audi is also terminating its Audi Select service.
Weekly Subscription News: Bugs, Boxes and Bucks

Weekly Subscription News: Art Projects, Pay Cuts and Video Piracy

AT&T to add AVOD tier to HBO Max, Wonder Woman 1984 highlights growth of video piracy, and Tinker Studios creates subscription boxes with kids' arts projects.
Five on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021: Local News Success, SEO Tips and Subscription Trends

Five on Friday: SEO Tips, Subscription Trends & Fintech

5 subscription trends for 2021, local news success in 2020, Facebook redesigns Pages and eliminates Like button, and 5 SEO tips.
Seattle Women Launch ‘Trove’ Travel Subscription Box

Seattle Women Launch TROVE Travel Subscription Box

Travel around the world virtually with a TROVE travel subscription box created by two Seattle women eager to share their love of travel.
Roku Acquires Global Rights to Quibi Content

Ad-Supported Platform Roku Buys Quibi Content

Roku, an ad-supported platform for streaming video, confirmed its purchase of the global rights of Quibi's short-form video content.

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