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Subscription fatigue: Are all of those monthly plans worth it?

By on August 25, 2014 at 5:07 AM.

Subscription fatigue: Are all of those monthly plans worth it?

Blame the banks. Blame cheap credit. Blame serialized television advertisements that encouraged your mother to purchase something she didn’t need because she could pay for it in four monthly installments. Actually, just skip the blame game — subscriptions are here to stay, but they aren’t all bad. In recent years, the technology industry in particular has started to shift revenue models. While software, as an example, was sold as a one-time purchase for decades, today’s programmers largely expect smaller recurring revenues. More →

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