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The subscription products we develop and build are our reason for being.  We build them to offer subscribers and members something they need or want, that we love to provide.  But while the inspiration for creating a new product is all around us, the mechanics of defining, developing and launching that membership or subscription product are both complex and daunting. We have you covered, from know-how to help beginners to articles keeping you up on the latest trends and developments for enhancing and growing exceptional subscription products.

Here are some of our most popular & evergreen content focused on Subscription Product Development:

Interested in on-demand training? Check out:

  • Subscription Fundamentals: RETENTION, with Robert Skrob.Learn the essentials and tactics of retention, including teaching you how to develop a membership growth plan, optimize your member’s journey, deliver what your subscriber truly wants, and a primer on how to track and measure it all for maximum profitability!
  • Subscription Fundamentals: PAYMENTSwith Melanie Stout. Learn about involuntary churn and the essentials of how recurring payments work, starting with basics and work through to sophisticated topics such as chargeback handling and KPI monitoring.
  • Subscription Show 2020 On-Demand with 77 sessions dedicated to the latest subscription economy trends and intel to help you grow your business.

Check out all of our Subscription Product Development information below – both news and subscriber-only – organized by date:

Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

Weekly Subscription News: Babies, Baking and Brands

PayPal customers can use platform to raise 20K, BuzzFeed will buy HuffPost, and Kahoot is launching an educational game subscription service.
The European Union charges Amazon with antitrust violations which could cost the company up to $28.1 billion.

Amazon Opens Amazon Pharmacy for Home Delivery of Prescriptions

Ecommerce giant Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Pharmacy for home delivery of prescriptions as well as a prescription savings program.
Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

Weekly Subscription News: Prescriptions, Predictions and Powerball Subscriptions

Amazon sells prescription drugs with 2-day delivery, Michigan Lottery sells Powerball subscriptions, and Target stops its subscription plan.
The European Union charges Amazon with antitrust violations which could cost the company up to $28.1 billion.

European Commission Charges Amazon with Antitrust Violations

The European Commission has charged Amazon with antitrust violations which could cost them up to 10% in annual revenue, or $28.1 billion.
Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

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.
Nestlé Acquires Meal Subscription Service Freshly for $950M

Nestlé Acquires Meal Subscription Service Freshly for $950M

Nestlé is acquiring meal subscription service Freshly for $950 M with the potential for an additional payout of $550 M based on growth.
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Payments Processors Play a Key Role in High-Quality ACH Payments

One important reason why electronic payments continue to gain popularity is that they’re easy and convenient. In the subscription industry, there are...
Weekly Subscription News, Nov. 28, 2020: Babies, Baking and Brands

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.
E-bike Subscription Service DANCE Raises $17.8M in Series A Funding

E-bike Subscription Service DANCE Raises $17.8M in Series A Funding

E-bike subscription service DANCE announced that it had raised $17.8 million in series A funding less than three months after its launch.
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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