The State of Subscription Businesses (Infographic)

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

You know subscription businesses are growing — but do you know just how much they’re growing, which industries are the most profitable (and why), and what all of this means for your business? The post The State of Subscription Businesses (Infographic) appeared first on Rebilly.

How the Subscription Model Gives Retailers a Competitive Edge

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subscription retail direct-to-consumer DTC Subscription Commerce WinningRetail, as we know, is changing fast. As retail sales remain flat or decrease, direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands have experienced tremendous growth.

Videos: The Business of Subscription Unboxing

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Subscriptions unboxing

Subscription Economy News: Week of 09/16/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News: Week of 09/16/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Five Subscription Business Struggles – And How to Fix Them

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

You run a subscription business for several reasons — not least is the advantage of having predictable, recurring revenue. Much like any business model, subscriptions have their challenges, too.

How to Price Your Subscriptions

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

Pricing can make or break a subscription business. Before we dig in too deep on the subject of pricing itself, let’s lay some groundwork for subscription-specific price terminology. There are a few different terms to know: Pricing formula, which is the way in which the price for a subscription is […]. The post How to Price Your Subscriptions appeared first on Rebilly. All About Subscriptions Pricing Experiments optimization prices pricing subscriptions

iOS Subscription Offers: How They Work

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It’s taken a looooong time, but SaaS mobile subscriptions are finally becoming mainstream. SaaS on mobile is nothing new, but having the primary payment and subscription mechanics be on mobile is new. Subscription Offers. Using a Subscription Offer.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 9/09/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 9/09/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

5/2: Sayonara, subscription world (a brief hiatus)

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But for now, a fix of subscription to bring it on home. WeWork converted commercial real estate into shared office spaces where the only requirement is a membership fee — no lease, no credit check, just subscription. Hello crew, it’s Abby here on a notable Subscription60.

Avoid These 5 Mistakes If You Want to Succeed in Subscription E-Commerce

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Subscriptions Subscription Commerce growth E-Commerce Common Business Mistakes Successful E-CommercePeople often talk about the high failure rate for startups. But what about the challenges that lie ahead for the companies that actually succeed in making it past the “startup” stage?

Upselling for Subscriptions: Your Options in the Payment Process

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

When you’re running a subscription-based business, you need to have a strong upselling strategy. The post Upselling for Subscriptions: Your Options in the Payment Process appeared first on Rebilly. Getting subscribers is good, but getting more from them is better.

The Challenges of Scaling Subscription Commerce

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Subscriber Acquisition Retention Subscription Commerce scaling growthImagine trying to run a marathon if the only training you’d done was jog around the block every day. Sure, you might have developed a great rhythm for your daily exercise, but that’s not enough to prepare you to run 26.2 miles in one go.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 9/02/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 9/02/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/19/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/19/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

What Issues Will Subscription-Based Products Face in 2030?

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

The subscription industry has greatly expanded over the last decade, bringing with it box services, cloud services, and streaming media. What will the subscription industry look like in 2030? The post What Issues Will Subscription-Based Products Face in 2030?

What compounding subscription cash flow really means (and looks like)

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We took a peek at how our own subscription model and cash flow is affected by the compounding nature of SaaS. This is why subscription businesses are so magical; every year you’re in business the cashflow generated by each year’s cohort of new customers compounds on top of the previous year.

Annual vs Monthly Subscription for SaaS Businesses: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Incredo

Whether you are a startup owner, a manager of a growing business or the CEO of an established company, you might find yourself asking questions like “ Should our SaaS subscription model be monthly, annually or both ?”

How to Decide on Pay-as-You-Go vs. Subscription Models

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

Ten years ago, the subscription model was rare. With so many companies charging a subscription for their services, from streaming media to beauty boxes to dog food, shoppers are now much more familiar with the subscription business model.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/19/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/19/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

The Subscription Economy is Alive in Korea

Zuora

In June 2018, Zuora’s CEO and Founder Tien Tzuo released his book, “SUBSCRIBED: Why the Subscription Model Will be Your […]. The post The Subscription Economy is Alive in Korea appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/12/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/12/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/5/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 8/5/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Influencer Marketing 101: A Guide for Subscription Businesses

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

But influencer marketing can be implemented across different levels and businesses—and even for subscription businesses working with much smaller budgets, there are significant results to be reaped. Take beauty subscription box LiveGlam as an example.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/29/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/29/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Brand vs. Subscription: Apple Plus

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Millennial Spending Drives the Growth of The Subscription Economy

Zuora

The post Millennial Spending Drives the Growth of The Subscription Economy appeared first on Zuora. Subscription EconomyZuora is featured in the Barron's cover story the shift in consumer buying behavior toward subscribing to services and away from product ownership.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/22/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/22/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 6/17/19

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 6/17/19 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Going beyond the subscription model

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Subscription businesses are experimenting with hybrid billing models, mixing recurring revenue with one-time payments. Gartner predicts that all new market entrants and 80% of historical vendors will offer subscription-based business models. “By What if Uber was a subscription business?

The Secret to Subscription Pricing

Navint

Jeff Wissink shares what Navint has found to be the secret to establishing value-based subscription pricing, and it may surprise you. Whenever we work with clients on their recurring revenue businesses, the topic of subscription pricing inevitability comes up.

Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/8/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/8/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

How Subscriptions Are Remaking Corporate America

Zuora

The post How Subscriptions Are Remaking Corporate America appeared first on Zuora. Pricing Strategy Subscription Economy Zuora NewsWall Street finally gets it! This story was originally written by Alex Eule, Managing Editor of Barron’s and published here. […].

Introducing the Subscription Business Maturity Model

Zuora

The Subscribed Institute recently released the Subscription Business Maturity Model. The model is based on more than 1,000 company years of best practice data with decades of personal expertise on subscription business transformation across industries. The post Introducing the Subscription Business Maturity Model appeared first on Zuora. Growth + Leadership Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/1/2019

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Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 7/1/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 6/24/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 6/24/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Subscription Economy News – Week of 5/13/2019

Zuora

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. The post Subscription Economy News – Week of 5/13/2019 appeared first on Zuora. Subscription Economy

Customer Retention Rate: How to Calculate Subscription Retention Rate

ProfitWell

Customer retention is king for any subscription business. Retention rate is one of the most important metrics for subscription businesses because it shows how many of your customers are going to keep using your service.

The Sneaker Wars Come to the Subscription Economy

Zuora

Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo weighs in on Nike's new subscription service. The post The Sneaker Wars Come to the Subscription Economy appeared first on Zuora. Growth + Leadership Subscription Economy

4 Predictions for the Future of the Subscription Economy

Zuora

Backed by data from the Subscription Economy Index, Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo and Zuora Chief Data Scientist Carl Gold make 4 predictions for how businesses can sustain growth in the Subscription Economy, from catering to the divinely discontent customer to employing usage-based pricing.

How many people maintain their subscription services after the free trial?

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The post How many people maintain their subscription services after the free trial? Be a bit wary about raw conversion of free-to-paid as an absolute metric. Driving it up will certain increase revenues in the short term. But perhaps not in the long term. In companies I’ve worked with or invested in, I’ve seen the numbers range from 2% to 30%+. That’s a huge range. And …. 30% sounds better. But is it? Not if you want to maximize the number of folks exposed to your product.

The 5 Best Customer Retention Strategies for Subscription Businesses

Totango

While it’s no doubt a thrill to pursue and persuade a new customer to work with your enterprise, for software and subscription-based businesses, the real value lies in customer retention. The 5 Best Customer Retention Strategies for Subscription Businesses.

Recur Now 8/30: Subscription Domination

ProfitWell

Need more reason to convince you the subscription takeover is here? Today, we meet the newest members of the subscription club, drop the details on our LIVE launch event, and hear some weekend wisdom from Chief Instigator Dan Martell. Today's Top Subscription News. This sum brings the California-based provider of subscription management and billing tech total funds raised to date $38.2 Enterprises and rising startups recognize the value of subscription businesses.

Subscription Ingredients for Picture-Perfect Personalization

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Subscriptions Personalization DTC Perfect PersonalizationWhen was the last time you bought the perfect product? It doesn’t happen very often, but it feels good when you find a product that meets your exact need from a brand that resonates with your values. With so many products crowding the market today, that search is becoming even tougher.