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Subscription Economy

How Small Batch, Local Products Propelled This eCommerce Startup To An International Stage

Danny Wong | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Danny Wong

Sam Davidson is a native Nashvillian with an uncanny amount of local pride. On the phone with him, you get the sense that Nashville, Tennessee is where the party is at -- not New York City, Los Angeles or Chicago. However, most people traveling to and around the U.S. seldom consider Nashville a first-priority tourist destination.

Optimizing for Revenue isn't Always the Right Strategy! Growth Hacking Gone Bad

David Rodnitzky | Posted 04.07.2017 | Business
David Rodnitzky

As an online marketer, I love to test ways to improve conversion rate and ROI for my customers. Good online marketers combine statistical analysis, ps...

Three New Ways Consumers Are Discovering Beauty Products

Antonia Opiah | Posted 12.10.2014 | Style
Antonia Opiah

The beauty swap is probably the least technological way to discover products and is technically not as new as the other two ways but is seeing a rebirth in the digital age.

You May Soon Be Able To Get HBO Without Paying For Cable

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

Time Warner is warming to the idea of selling standalone subscriptions to HBO Go. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said during a talk at a Goldman Sach...

The Rise of the Subscription Economy

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Kyle Hutzler

A profound shift in consumers' spending habits, in which goods are repackaged as services, is well underway and has the potential to fundamentally reshape the rhythm of the American economy. It also raises profound questions for the impact it will have on economy.

The Spare-Change Startup

Tien Tzuo | Posted 03.20.2013 | Small Business
Tien Tzuo

It has never been easier to get a startup off the ground. When looking at the core IT services that pin your company together, the choice of services is vast. Here's how you can build an IT infrastructure on the cheap.

Avis Buys Zipcar and Enters Subscription Economy

Tien Tzuo | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Tien Tzuo

Zipcar's purchase proves the Subscription Economy isn't going away, it's going to be incorporated and leveraged by the best businesses of the next generation, and that now includes Avis.

The Paywall Is Just the Beginning: Why Variety's Decline Matters

Tien Tzuo | Posted 12.30.2012 | Media
Tien Tzuo

The decline of Variety magazine and its subsequent sale is further proof of the thin tightrope the media and publishing industries are walking today.