With the Pyeongchang, South Korea Olympic Games taking place this month, it is interesting to reflect on some of the big events of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver; when it was in our backyard. In the Men’s Downhill race at Whistler, for example, the winning time of 1:54:31 was posted by Didier Défago of […]
Why are Amazon, Apple and many of the most promising Silicon Valley start-ups leveraging a subscription business model?
If you have resolved to make your company more valuable in 2018, you may want to think hard about how your customers pay. If you have a transaction business model, a model in which customers pay once for what they buy, expect your company’s value to be a single-digit multiple of your Earnings Before Interest […]
Asking customers to pay to join a special group of preferred patrons can increase your revenue, encourage customers to buy new products and services from you, and provide a healthy boost to your cash flow. Just ask Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com and chief architect behind Amazon Prime. In exchange for $79 a year, […]