Call for Speakers: Subscription Show 2019

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.

Psychotherapy.net Garners Seven Figures with Innovative Video Streaming for Professional Development

Nineteen years ago, psychotherapist Dr. Victor Yalom had a vision to capture the teachings of his mentor Dr. James Bugental on video for training purposes. That vision has turned into a seven-figure online subscription business that offers education and training to clinical psychotherapists across the country.
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Weekly Subscription News: Vice, Viveport VR and Video

Happy Friday…and Happy Spring! We made it through the week and through the winter! In this week's subscription headlines, Amazon Prime Video Direct plans to cut royalties for not-so-engaging content, Vice Media seeks $200 million in funding to become profitable, and Facebook's data deals are under investigation. Also this week, Gimlet Media plans to unionize, AT&T jacks up pricing for DirectTV Now, and HTC's Viveport Infinity VR subscription will launch on April 2, no fooling.

Kia Uses Zuora to Offer Connected Car Services via Subscription

Source: Kia Motors Last week, subscription management platform Zuora, Inc. announced that it has partnered with Kia Motors to offer UVO link, a suite of...
Facebook is investing $100M in the news industry during the coronavirus crisis.

Facebook Invests $100M to Support News Industry During Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook is investing $100M to support the news industry as it struggles through the coronavirus crisis: $25M in emergency grants & $75M in marketing spend.

Essentials For Scaling Your Subscription Business: Preparing Your Operations For Financial Growth

Only 1% of start-ups effectively grow into a medium- or large-sized business. If your company is not prepared to scale from start-up to beyond, your business will not achieve its true potential. In this on-demand video, Kathy Greenler Sexton, CEO of Subscription Insider and Raj Sabhlok, President of Zoho discuss key issues, trends and tactics for successfully scaling your subscription business.
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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.

AMC Theatres’ Movie Subscription Program Grows to 600K Members

AMC Theatres is ending the year on a high note, boasting more than 600,000 members in its AMC Stubs A-List movie membership program. The program officially launched on June 26, 2018 and, at that time, AMC Theatres estimated it would hit 500,000 subscribers by the end of its first full year. The membership program has exceeded the company's expectations, however, hitting its first-year goal in less than five months and adding another 100,000 members in the final six weeks of the year.

Sling TV Raises Monthly Subscription Price to $30 a Month

Sling TV customers got a price increase for Christmas this year. Yesterday, Sling TV president Warren Schlichting announced that Sling Orange and Sling Blue subscription customers would start paying $30 per month, effective with their next bill after January 22, 2020. New customers will get hit with the price increase immediately, though they can get a $10 discount for the first month through a promo offer. To save a few bucks, customers who subscribe to both Sling Orange and Sling Blue will pay $45 a month.

Honolulu Civil Beat Becomes Nonprofit, Drops Paywall, Adopts Membership Model

Last week Honolulu Civil Beat, a news outlet focused on public affairs reporting, turned six years old. To celebrate, the digital news site announced big changes to its structure: it is becoming a nonprofit, it removed its paywall, and it has adopted a membership model. It has also joined the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN). Until the IRS approves Civil Beat's nonprofit status, INN is serving as its fiscal sponsor so any new contributions to Civil Beat are tax deductible.

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