How the FT drove digital subscriptions sales by 600 percent over Brexit weekend

Like all massive news with global ramifications, the startling Brexit outcome has caused traffic surges for most quality publishers. But to Financial Times staff, it has led to more than that; it has proved the case for quality news journalism. The publisher dropped its paywall for all Brexit-related news for 24 hours on the eve of the vote last Thursday and […]

Why Is Spotify More Valuable Than Pandora?

There is a multibillion-dollar valuation gap between Spotify and Pandora. Here’s why that’s completely reasonable. In the music industry, and perhaps all of tech, there may not be a better example of divergent paths than those of Pandora (NYSE:P) and Spotify. Spotify’s ascent as the most used digital-music service in the world has paralleled a […]

Has Wal-Mart’s Revamped ShippingPass Subscription Ignited Shopper Interest?

Nearly a year after its test launch, Wal-Mart Stores WMT +0.01% recently revamped its ShippingPass delivery subscription program, rolling back the price of a yearly membership by $1 – to $49/year – and speeding up the delivery time frame from three days to two. At the time of these changes, mid-May, the program appeared to […]

You’re Looking at a Stevie Award Winner

Yep, that’s right, we’ve all thought it and felt it for some time, but now we can say it with authority. What we’ve got here is an award-winning website. This month, the recently revamped company site for Leeyo Software earned a Stevie Award for the site designer at the 14th Annual American Business Awards. The […]

Streaming Video Subscriptions Are Now Just as Popular as DVRs

Streaming video subscriptions are now just as common in U.S. homes as digital video recorders, according to new research from Nielsen. Half of U.S. TV households had a subscription-based video on demand service such as Netflix, Hulu Plus or Amazon Prime in the first quarter, on par with the number of homes that have a […]

Zuora Founder and CEO, Tien Tzuo named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by EY

Tien Tzuo was named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year in the Financial Services category by Ernst & Young. The award recognizes the endeavors of exceptional entrepreneurs demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tzuo joins a small but elite group of past […]

Episode 25: June Content Review

On this episode of “Ask the RevRec Experts,” Matt and Jim have some questions to ask a RevRec expert, as the duo are joined by Kathy Pearson, Leeyo’s Director of Technical Accounting, to answer some revenue recognition queries recently submitted by podcast listeners (which we love, and keep ’em coming, by the way). Topics on the […]

TEN’s ‘Motor Trend OnDemand’ OTT video chooses Zuora

Zuora has been chosen by The Enthusiast Network (TEN) to provide subscription-based commerce, billing, finance and analytics services for its premiere standalone automotive OTT video destination – ‘Motor Trend OnDemand’. The Enthusiast Network is one of the world’s most innovative online video hubs with brands such as AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD, and GRINDTV. With […]

Time for a New GAAP

Many companies want to report on aspects of their business that fall outside of GAAP, but is there an agreed upon set of “good” non-GAAP metrics?