Last Updated: February 20, 2015
(Superseded Reader Revenue Platform dated July 13, 2013)
Blinu Offers Infinitely Flexible Payment Options
What can you charge for?
Metered access: Allow users to view a certain number of free articles per time period before charging. Number can be changed at any time.
Selected content: Designate certain articles or types of content as free and others as paid.
Out-of-market access: Charge differently based on whether the user is in or out of your market.
All-digital access: Enable users to add mobile, tablet, and e-reader access as they subscribe to your website. Offer discount incentives for multiple subscriptions.
How can you charge for it?
Monthly or annual subscriptions (most common): Traditional subscriptions that renew automatically, keeping retention rates high.
Day or week passes: One-time payments for unlimited access over one day or one week.
Print/Online Bundles: Single-price subscriptions for both print and online access; discounts on online access for current print subscribers.
Trial offers: Limited-time offers that automatically convert to full-priced subscriptions at the end of the trial period.
Donations: One-time or recurring payments in support of public-interest journalism.
How will you sell it?
Custom marketing messages: Design and author your own custom marketing message to be placed in the Blinu "lightbox". We’ll help by providing templates based on best practices from our hundreds of affiliates.
Subscribe Now pages: Create a "Subscribe Now" page on your website that allows your most loyal readers to subscribe immediately.
Promotional offers: Offer discounted digital subscription plans for select audiences.
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