Subscription Based Apps Offer Possibilities

BlogHer Spotlight

Ahmed Siddiqui at Moms with Apps discusses the advantages to app developers and app users when using a payment system based on subscriptions. He writes,

I think there is a lot that we can learn from web-based models like Club Penguin or Webkins, where the kids that subscribe get special gifts every month, in addition to an in-game “allowance” which can be used to purchase virtual goods. This way, you can get away from the a-la-carte in-app purchase model, which can be controversial with parents. With subscriptions, parents know that they will be charged a set amount every month and their kids will get new content all the time.

sign up to keep up

Image Credit: Howard Lake

Read more from Subscription-Based Apps: A New Possibility for Kid App Developers at Moms with Apps

More Like This

Comments

In order to comment on BlogHer.com, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.