Real-Time Payments: The Future for Subscriptions

While credit cards are popular, real-time and alternative payments are the wave of the future. Subscription companies that adopt real-time payments will improve revenues, reduce payment churn, and burdensome payment processes.

VISA: Enhanced Billing Descriptors Now Optional

VISA's Enhanced Descriptor Rule is now optional. VISA merchant requirements for free trials, introductory or discounted offers that convert to regular pricing are still in effect.
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GlobalComix Launches Digital Comics Subscription and SuperFan Program

GlobalComix Launches Digital Comics Subscription and SuperFan Program

GlobalComix launches a digital comics subscription and SuperFan program to support creators of indie comics, graphic novels and manga.
Skift Adopts Subscription-First Strategy

Skift Adopts Subscription First Strategy

Skift, a business intelligence company for the travel industry, adopts a subscription-first strategy to get it through the pandemic and beyond.
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Weekly Subscription News: Bugs, Boxes and Bucks

Weekly Subscription News: Fraud, Ad Integration and Satellite Internet

Comcast has more streaming subscribers than cable subscribers, SpaceX prices Starlink satellite internet, and TikTok and Shopify partner.
Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 a Month for US Subscribers

Netflix Is Raising Prices $1 to $2 a Month for U.S. Subscribers

Streaming video subscription service Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 per month for U.S. subscribers, just weeks after halting free trials.
Weekly Subscription News: Bugs, Boxes and Bucks

Weekly Subscription News: Paywalls, Payments and Print

Salt Lake Trib to move to weekly print paper, GoCardless partners with Brompton's bike service for payments, ESPN puts more content behind paywall.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020: Day #6 Highlights

In the final day of Subscription Show 2020, we talked about M&A, churn rates, onboarding, payment methods, choice & more.
Netflix is raising prices $1 to $2 a Month for US Subscribers

No More Free Trials for Netflix Viewers in the U.S.

Streaming giant Netflix will no longer offer free trials to prospective subscribers in the U.S., but it still offers some content for free.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020: Day #3 Highlights

Today we wrapped up the first week of Subscription Show 2020. It was a lot of work, but we loved every minute...

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