Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

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.
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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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 Revenue Up 12% and Net Income Up 30% in FY21 Q1

In its Q1 FY21 earnings release, Microsoft reported total revenue of $37.2B, a 12% increase and net income of $15.9B, a 25% increase.
Zoom Reports Triple-Digit Growth in Revenue and Subscribers in Q2 FY2021

Zoom Launches New OnZoom Platform for Paid Events

At Zoomtopia, Zoom announced the launch of OnZoom, a new online platform that allows paid Zoom users the ability to monetize events.
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.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020: Day #1 Highlights

Day 1 of Subscription Show 2020 is in the books, complete with keynotes, sessions, networking, coaching and more. Here are highlights.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Restructures Company and Lays Off 525 Staff

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Restructures Company and Lays Off 525 Staff

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is restructuring the company, which includes laying off 525 and focusing on recurring subscription revenue.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020 Preview: What to Expect

Subscription Show 2020 starts October 5. Here Subscription Insider and Authority Media CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton shares a preview.

The dawn of the stay-at-home economy: Subscriptions are driving growth, but need flexibility to thrive

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected and disrupted life on so many different levels. One of these defining impacts is the call to stay at home, avoid large crowds and socially distance whenever possible. With Americans stuck indoors, they've been craving solutions to keep occupied. Subscription business models—a force before the pandemic—have thrived in the aftermath.

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