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While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)
Subscription Businesses

While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)

The trajectories of the two business models diverged sharply over the past couple years, although both continue to struggle with customer retention.
Laura Entis
Get Your Brand Noticed With Subscription Boxes
Subscription Services

Get Your Brand Noticed With Subscription Boxes

They're an easy way to delight consumers but they also work to reach a national audience as new-age marketing platforms.
Aihui Ong
6 Easy Ways to Grow Your Subscription-Based Startup
Subscription Businesses

6 Easy Ways to Grow Your Subscription-Based Startup

Even the smallest improvements can lead to serious compounding growth over time.
Sujan Patel
40 Email Subject Lines Research Shows Your Subscribers Can't Resist
Email

40 Email Subject Lines Research Shows Your Subscribers Can't Resist

Email is a highly effective online marketing tool, if the recipient opens and reads it. The subject line makes all the difference.
John Rampton
How to Start a Subscription Box Service (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Start a Subscription Box Service (Infographic)

A quick and dirty roadmap to launching a curated subscription box service in seven steps.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why the Membership Model Makes Sense
Business Strategy

Why the Membership Model Makes Sense

The key is to play upon consumers' sense of thrift and the social capital exchanged when telling a friend about a new service.
Will Ford
Why You Should Use a Subscription Business Model
Subscription Services

Why You Should Use a Subscription Business Model

The benefits abound -- for both company and customer.
Chuck Longanecker
Starbucks Launches Fresh Coffee Subscription Service
Starbucks

Starbucks Launches Fresh Coffee Subscription Service

Never run out of coffee again, with Starbucks' new high-quality subscription plan.
Kate Taylor
10 Subscription Companies to Start Now
Subscription Businesses

10 Subscription Companies to Start Now

BirchBox changed women's sampling of cosmetics. Dollar Shave Club automated razor-blade delivery. Find out about other categories ripe for this business model.
John Warrillow
The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club
Pricing

The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club

What kind of customers would you rather have? Ones that pay as they go, or those on a subscription?
Gene Marks
Planning a Subscription Business? Here Are 3 Tips to Streamline Shipping
Coaches Corner

Planning a Subscription Business? Here Are 3 Tips to Streamline Shipping

Ways to sidestep the serious shipping challenges in ecommerce subscription businesses.
Samantha Drake
Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public
Valuations

Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public

This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion.
Laura Entis
YouTube's Rumored New Music Service Gets a Name
Music

YouTube's Rumored New Music Service Gets a Name

Google's YouTube appears set to take on Spotify and Pandora.
Nina Zipkin
Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service
Subscription Businesses

Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service

The service, which will offer 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for a monthly fee of $9.99, takes aim at book subscription forerunners Oyster and Scribd.
Geoff Weiss