Tag Archives: business model

How do subscriptions fare in a recession?

By | February 28, 2020

Source: App Annie, State of Mobile 2020 The subscription model (‘subscription economy’ was a term apparently coined at least four years ago) is becoming de rigeur in many zones. App Annie’s recent State of Mobile report found that In App subscriptions contributed to 96% of spend in the top non-gaming apps. As an overall proportion of spend they… Read More »

Another Business Model

By | February 17, 2006

My friend and fellow technology columnist Charles Wright is exploring a new business model to support his work: Support us, and get a nice reward The beginnings of a business plan are beginning to emerge, here in the Bleeding Edge cave. We’ve decided that we’re not going to get much in the way of income, unless we can… Read More »

Column: the problem with online music

By | November 5, 2002

Loose Wire: On-Line Music’s Jarring Notes By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 14 November 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Big media’s flirtation with the Internet may be over soon after it began. At least that’s how it looks to a bunch of music enthusiasts who have been subscribing to… Read More »