This extremely detailed subscription & membership financial model was developed as a tool for would-be subscription businesses who either are planning a new launch or an acquisition. It may also be useful for current publishers who are doing a minimum of marketing and who want to see how their cash flow might change if they ramp up marketing and/or ancillary product offers. Its purpose is educational and inspirational rather than strictly predictive . Everyone's business is slightly different, so it was impossible for us to create an easy-to-use model that would work with enormous accuracy for all. However, if you've not modelled this type of business extensively before, you'll learn a great deal from it!
Disney+ will launch ad-free bundle, Apple & Facebook trade barbs over business models, & Sports Illustrated will put up paywall for premium content.
Circle launches beverage subscription, Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL, and Amazon's NFL deal starts a year early.
Skift, a business intelligence company for the travel industry, adopts a subscription-first strategy to get it through the pandemic and beyond.
During the company's annual Analyst Day, Twitter revealed a new Super Follow subscription feature, as well as Communities, Spaces & Revue.
Adobe reported record results for Q2 FY2021, including revenue of $3.84 billion, representing 23% growth year-over-year.
The Rachael Ray In Season magazine is returning to the subscription model and expanding the magazine to offer home delivery.
In a move reminiscent of MoviePass, publishing platform Medium pivots its business model again, resulting in layoffs and leadership changes.
In these trying times, subscription businesses need to ask themselves what their responsibility is to their customers. Do they suspend payments? Offer free subscriptions? How do they stay connected with their subscriber base during these times? Vindicia's Jesus Luzardo explores how to do the right thing by your subscribers.
New Jersey Hills Media Group, home to 14 weekly newspapers, has signed an agreement with Corporation for New Jersey Local Media to become a nonprofit.