FTC warns against subscription tricks and traps, steps up enforcement

FTC Warns Against Subscription Tricks and Traps, Steps Up Enforcement

The FTC issued a new 15-page enforcement policy statement stating it would not tolerate subscription tricks and traps.

How to Offer Software Subscriptions That Stand Out from the Crowd: The Subscription Experience

Learn how consumer subscription payment preferences differ from how they pay their other bills, and whether security, cost, or system integration is the biggest payment challenge for subscription providers.

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Five on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020: Subscription Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Five on Friday: Subscription Offer Codes, Audio Ads and Instagram Upgrades

Gumroad launches monthly memberships, developers can now use subscription codes in their apps on Apple, and YouTube launches audio ads.
Five on Friday, November 20, 2020: Podcasts, Publishers and Monetization

Five on Friday: Podcasts, Publishers and Monetization

Zoom will remove time limits on Thanksgiving, TikTok gets a temporary reprieve, and Squarespace adds new monetization options.
Five on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020: WiFi Subscriptions, Revenue Drops and Restructuring

Five on Friday: WiFi Subscriptions, Credit Scores and Restructuring

Planet Fitness announces a digital-only subscription, Epic Games considers subscriptions, and Experian to include subscription payments in credit scores.
10 Ways Subscription Companies Have Adapted to the Pandemic, Part 2

10 Ways Subscription Companies Have Adapted to the Pandemic, Part 1

The pandemic has changed virtually everything about our lives. Here are 10 ways subscription companies have survived and thrived.

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Facebook Jumps on the Cloud Gaming Bandwagon

Facebook Jumps on the Cloud Gaming Bandwagon

This week Facebook announced the launch of a new cloud gaming service that is free-to-play now but could evolve into a subscription service.
Weekly Subscription News: Duos, Downplays and Daily Digests

Weekly Subscription News: Comics, Content Discovery and Digital Revenue

Apple gives new iPhone buyers free subscriptions, hotels use subscriptions to lure back guests, and Morning Brew wants Business Insider to buy it.
Lyft and Grubhub Partner to Offer Free Food Delivery to Lyft Pink Members

Lyft and Grubhub Partner to Offer Free Food Delivery to Lyft Pink Members

Responding to member requests, Lyft and Grubhub partner to offer free food delivery to Lyft Pink members through Grubhub+.
Apple TV+ Free Trial Extended Until End of January

Apple TV+ Free Trial Extended Until End of January 2021

In a gesture of goodwill, Apple has extended the free trial period for Apple TV+'s SVOD subscription service until the end of January 2021.

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