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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.

Glamour Cuts Print Staff as Conde Nast Continues its Reorganization

Condé Nast is starting out the year with staff cuts to the Glamour magazine team, part of the parent company's overall reorganization plan. According to WWD, Glamour cut staff last week, including an assistant editor and executive beauty editor. This news comes just two months after Glamour announced that the 80-year-old fashion and beauty magazine would cease publication at the beginning of this year. The January 2019 issue was the magazine's last regular print issue. The magazine may, however, print special editions occasionally.

My Subscription Addiction: The Search for the Best Subscription Boxes

In the summer of 2012, Liz Cadman knew she had a problem. She was addicted to subscription boxes, and she wanted more. She couldn't find the information she wanted online, however, to make smart buying decisions, so she started a blog to talk about subscription boxes. The blog grew into My Subscription Addiction, a full-fledged website dedicated to the discussion of subscription boxes. In four years, the site has exploded in popularity, and she has added additional features including swaps, a discussion forum and more. Learn how My Subscription Addiction started and grew into what it is today.
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Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.

Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.
We deliver the information, training and research that subscription entrepreneurs, executives, and their teams need to support improved decision making, skills, and profitability.
COVID-19: Early Insights on Trends, Trials, and Growth Implications for Subscription Businesses

COVID-19: Early Insights on Trends, Trials, and Growth Implications for Subscription Businesses

Learn about the measured impacts of COVID-19 on subscriber acquisition, churn, and growth rates through data gathered from thousands of merchants across multiple industries.
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Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.

Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.
We deliver the information, training and research that subscription entrepreneurs, executives, and their teams need to support improved decision making, skills, and profitability.
TIME Launches TIME for Kids Digital Subscription for Age-Appropriate News

TIME Launches TIME for Kids Digital Subscription for Age-Appropriate News

TIME magazine announced the launch of TIME for Kids, a new digital subscription that provides age-appropriate news for grades K-6.

Seattle Times to Cut 23 Newsroom Jobs in the New Year

Last Friday The Seattle Times' executive editor Don Shelton emailed newsroom employees with the news that 23 jobs would be cut. Voluntary buyouts have been offered, but if not enough people take the buyouts, layoffs may be needed. Affected positions could include reporters, desk editors, page designers and other. The Times said it has seen growth in digital subscriptions, but not enough "to offset structural advertising losses."
Weekly Subscription News: Bugs, Boxes and Bucks

Weekly Subscription News: Art Projects, Pay Cuts and Video Piracy

AT&T to add AVOD tier to HBO Max, Wonder Woman 1984 highlights growth of video piracy, and Tinker Studios creates subscription boxes with kids' arts projects.

The Freemium Road to Revenue: How to Grow by Giving Away Your Service

LinkedIn, Slack, DropBox, Pandora, Spotify, and just about every mobile video game are generating revenue despite a business model that includes most of their customers using their services for free. Clever developers and content producers have learned that attracting A LOT OF customers can be as important as attracting PAYING customers. And the most clever are finding innovative ways to derive real value from the users who pay nothing at all.
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Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.

Subscription Insider is uniquely focused on the business of subscriptions.
We deliver the information, training and research that subscription entrepreneurs, executives, and their teams need to support improved decision making, skills, and profitability.
Weekly Subscriuption News

Weekly Subscription News: Bitcoin, Backlash and BuzzFeed

Weekly Subscription News, Apr. 4, 2020: AT&T and YouTube TV offer free content, 24 Hour Fitness faces backlash, and W magazine and BuzzFeed announce cuts.
Apple Reports Record Revenue of $64.7B in Q4 FY20

Apple Announces Three Apple One Subscription Bundles

Apple has officially announced the launch of three Apple One subscription bundles ranging in price from $14.95 to $29.95.

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