Subscription Insider announced today its Call for Speakers for Subscription Show 2019. Subscription Show 2019, an industry conference focused on the business of subscriptions, will be hosted at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA, Nov. 4-6, 2019. Subscription Insider will be accepting speaker proposals through February 1, 2019.
In addition to our subscription news stories, there were some fascinating headlines this week: LinkedIn will launch a weekly podcast about work called "Hello Monday," The New York Times is testing a tougher paywall, and YouTube Live has grown to over 1 million subscribers. Also this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to woo Amazon back to New York, Medium takes down its paywalls for Twitter users, and JCPenney shuts down its subscription service.
Most subscription company owners and managers tell me theyve already built a new member onboarding program and it didnt improve their subscriber churn rate. Robert Skrob, our Subscription Insider Guide to Membership Retention, has a fix for that. He shares his copywriting formula for welcome campaigns that make big improvements on subscriber churn, sometimes cutting 30-day churn rates in half.
Google announced a new licensing program in which it would pay select publishers for high quality content, including text, images, audio and video.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) investors may find themselves 'grateful' that the parent company of the USA Today Network is expanding its portfolio with a new purchase. On Wednesday, Gannett announced that it has made a majority investment in Grateful Ventures, an online media and publishing coalition with a focus on building content and monetization strategies for high value domains. Grateful has a particular interest in high-influence food and cooking websites and bloggers.
Looking to transition your products or services from perpetual licenses, or one-off purchases, to a recurring revenue model? In this on-demandwebinar, we outline successful strategies and tactics to help your software business transform into a recurring revenue machine.
In the final day of Subscription Show 2020, we talked about M&A, churn rates, onboarding, payment methods, choice & more.
Does your subscription management or billing platform connect you to Account Updater - a service offered by Visa, MasterCard, Discover and more recently, American Express - that provides updated payment card information to help merchants manage involuntary churn issues? With this directory of 25 subscription management and billing platforms that support account updater services, you'll be able to create a short list of vendor contenders for your subscription business based on applicable industry experience, existing customers, payment gateways and processors supported, as well as pricing.
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 subscription news, Amazon agrees to acquire Eero to help customers connect to their smart home devices, Medium buys The Bold Italic, and Sling TV is now the largest live streaming TV provider. Also this week, Apple hits publishers hard with a 50 percent revenue split for Apple News, Fiverr plans to acquire content marketing platform ClearVoice, and TechCrunch launches its first subscription product.