Product Development

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:

Finding and Fixing Leaks in Your Revenue Bucket

Understand how your organization can adopt new effective retention strategies and tactics. Determine what’s next for your subscription business and how you succeed during COVID-19 and after. Listen to the fireside chat with Michael Daley, Global VP Solution Evangelist at Vindicia, and Rajeev Raman, CEO of Redfast.
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Microsoft Acquires ZeniMax Media and Game Publisher Bethesda for $7.5B

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