Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Weekly Subscription News: Bundles, Business Models and Barbs

Disney+ will launch ad-free bundle, Apple & Facebook trade barbs over business models, & Sports Illustrated will put up paywall for premium content.
Amazon Sales Grew 38% in 2020, Jeff Bezos to Step Down from CEO Role in Q3

Amazon Sales Grew 38% in 2020, Jeff Bezos to Step Down from CEO Role in Q3

Amazon reported its Q4 and full year 2020 financials, with 38% growth in net sales for the year. Also, Jeff Bezos will step down in Q3.
Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Weekly Subscription News: Postage, Pricing and Fitness Programs

Newspaper groups join lawsuit to fight postage price hikes, Element Partners buys World Poker Tour, and Mindbody launches subscription fitness app.
Cloud services fuel Microsoft's revenue growth in FY21 Q2.

Cloud Services Fuel Microsoft’s FY21 Q2 Revenue Growth

Cloud services fuel Microsoft's FY21 Q2 revenue growth, giving the company double-digital revenue growth in all 3 business segments.
Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion.

Google Buys Fitness Tracker Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google has acquired fitness tracker Fitbit for $2.1 billion, more than a year after announcing its intent to acquire the company.
Five on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021: Local News Success, SEO Tips and Subscription Trends

Five on Friday: SEO Tips, Subscription Trends & Fintech

5 subscription trends for 2021, local news success in 2020, Facebook redesigns Pages and eliminates Like button, and 5 SEO tips.
Google to Start Paying Select Publishers for High Quality Content

Antitrust Lawsuits Plague Google

Last week, Google got hit with two more antitrust lawsuits, just two months after the Department of Justice filed its own antitrust lawsuit.
Sticky.io shares tips and tricks for scaling subscription businesses and subscription revenue.

10 Tips and Tricks for Scaling Your Subscription Business and Growing Subscription Revenue

Sticky.io's Ro Bhatia shares actionable tips and tricks for scaling a subscription business and growing subscription revenue.
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STAT PACK - Digital Market Outlook for Digital Publishing in the U.S.

STAT PACK: Digital Market Outlook for Digital Publishing in the U.S.

In this STAT PACK, we share the latest data on digital publishing in the U.S. including the digital market outlook through 2025.
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Zephr Raises $8 Million to Help Publishers Drive Subscription Revenue

Zephr Raises $8 Million to Help Publishers Drive Subscription Revenue

Zephr, a technology platform for publishers, has raised $8M in funding to further develop monetization tools to drive subscription revenue.

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