How Scribd Turns The Page On eBook Subscription Fatigue

PYMNTS

This edition of the Subscription Commerce Tracker highlights the latest developments in the subscription market, including why some content platforms are fighting consumer fatigue by shifting away from plan limits while embracing bundled services.

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Walmart Launches eBook Service To Take On Amazon

PYMNTS

Walmart announced Wednesday (August 22) the launch of its new eBook service dubbed Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo, which provides customers with access to an all-new digital catalog of books in the stores and online. said the eBook platform will complement its physical book assortment and offer customers an entirely new category that hasn’t been available at Walmart before. The move on the part of Walmart comes as its trying to take on Amazon.com in the retail market.

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Walmart Teams Up With Rakuten To Offer 6 Million eBooks, Grocery Delivery

PYMNTS

The collaboration between Walmart and Rakuten will focus on online grocery delivery in addition to eBooks, industry news source Chain Store Age reported. Beyond groceries, the partnership will allow Walmart to sell eBooks, audiobooks and eReaders from Rakuten Kobo in its brick-and-mortar stores as well as through its website in the U.S. As a Rakuten-owned company, Kobo has a selection of approximately 6 million eBooks and audiobooks available to customers in 190 countries.

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The next step in fintech: Collaboration

Insights on Business

A new thought leadership eBook from Envestnet | Yodlee discusses the current relationship between long-established financial institutions and newer, more agile fintech organizations not only can exist together, but actually need each other to survive.

Kiosks Flourish In International Markets

PYMNTS

News recently emerged that Amazon wants to roll out kiosks in India that will enable consumers to purchase hardware, including its Kindle eBook reader, the Echo, its smart speaker and the Fire TV Stick.

Whitepages CEO: 2018 — The Year Of ‘Accelerated Disruption’

PYMNTS

The following piece was written by Rob Eleveld, CEO of Whitepages Pro , as a contribution to our 2018 year-end eBook. . Then came checks, credit cards and wire transfers, with the most recent market explosion in several digital payment options.

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2017: The Year Of Digital Disruption For Payments

PYMNTS

Companies are moving at breakneck speeds to provide payment innovation to the market. A lot can happen in a year. What makes one stand out from another? How shall 2017 go down in the history books?

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Mid-Year 2018: Payments Execs Map Out What’s Next

PYMNTS

No surprise, then, that innovation in the payments space is getting ever-more truncated in terms of time to market. Witness, for example, Amazon’s push into food via Whole Foods Market – and its foray into medicine through its announcement, just last week, that it would buy PillPack.

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PayPal Survey Says Americans Game On Smartphones, Prefer Easy Payment Methods

PYMNTS

The survey analyzed habits, behaviors and consumer trends in the gaming and eBook marketplaces. The research study was commissioned with games data and market research company SuperData Research. Take note, merchants — SuperData Research estimates the mobile games market will account for 49 percent ($37.6 billion) of the total global games market ($77.3 Twenty-five percent or fewer of gamers and eBook readers chose security as a prime determiner.

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KPMG: 2018 Was The Year of Democratization

PYMNTS

Daniel Houseman, partner at KPMG, contributed the following piece as part of the PYMNTS 2018 year-end eBook. . 2018 has seen a plethora of new providers and innovative services launched in the market, and the continued growth of some nimble and innovative players.

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Swedish Company Creeps In On Audible’s Territory

PYMNTS

Forget shopping in brick-and-mortar bookstores for your next read, audio books, or eBooks (the “Spotify for Books”), have become the go-to way to consume literature today. Currently, Storytel is looking to obtain the rights of 4,000 Russian book titles as well as starting its production of audio books in the Indian, Arabic and Spanish markets from local authors. Retail Amazon Audible audio book book book store ebook News shopping Spotify for Books Startup Storytel Sweden Swedish

How Retailers Could Turn Smart Vending Into A $15B Market By 2025

PYMNTS

The estimated value of the global intelligent vending machine market by 2025 is $15 billion. That smaller size opens up whole new markets, and gains access to spaces that have never had a retail experience [as] a part of it.”.

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Unify your Marketing Activities For True ROI

William Mills

Marketing Today. White papers; SEO; eBooks; Product sheets; Infographics ; E-Newsletters; Landing pages; Outbound e-mail marketing; Lead nurturing; Webinars; Video; and. Beyond juggling your marketing activities, how is your marketing helping your sales team?

The 5 most common credit union content marketing mistakes

CU Insight

Content marketing is misunderstood in the financial services industry. Five years ago, having a blog would have certified your credit union as a content marketing innovator in the industry. But today, “having a blog” is not synonymous with doing content marketing.

Launching Mobile Payments for Android

Mobile Payments Today

To help identify the best way to markets, this eBook presents the information banks need to make an informed decision on bringing Android mobile payments services to market to suit their requirements

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50 inbound marketing tips for financial services marketing pros

CU Insight

Inbound marketing aims to turn strangers into customers and build deeper relationships with customers coming into the bank’s mobile, web, phone and in-person channels. Inbound marketing has proven to be an extremely effective marketing method that aligns content with customers’ interests.

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’30 Ideas to Build and Live Your Brand’ with credit union marketer Mark Arnold

CU Insight

In today’s episode, we are joined by On the Mark Strategies President Mark Arnold to discuss his latest ebook: “ 30 Ideas to Build and Live Your Brand ” — which is free, by the way. Mark has be providing top-notch marketing/communications advice to credit unions for many, many years, with great results — and now he has compiled some of his best ideas into this ebook for anybody to download and use.

5 credit union marketing trends

CU Insight

In order to keep up with credit union marketing trends, you need to evaluate where your institution stacks up and where technology is headed. Here are 5 key trends for 2018 to make your credit union a marketing force to be reckoned with.

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How to use content marketing services to cross sell to CU Members

CU Insight

Content marketing services involve a marketing technique of creating and distributing valuabe, relevant and consistent content to attract and acquire a clearly defined audience, with the objective of driving profiltable customer action. eBooks.

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Turn financial literacy content into potent marketing tool

CU Insight

This is just one example how content — blog posts, infographics, eBooks, tutorials, videos, FAQs and other forms of interactive content like quizzes or checklists — has become a powerful digital marketing tool.

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Choosing the right marketing channels

CU Insight

List 6 channels you could use for your next marketing campaign. In this age of connectivity, you can probably rattle off a dozen marketing channels or platforms without really thinking about it. Don’t forget that consistency and longevity are winners in the marketing world.

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45 marketing ideas for small credit unions

CU Insight

Being responsible for the marketing of a business is a tough task. Being responsible for a small credit union is even harder, as your day is sure to be filled with daily tasks that need to be completed in order for the credit union to grow and prosper in a crowded credit union market.

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Cost, Convenience And Collaboration: Three Cs Of Modern Commerce

PYMNTS

Data: $310 million: Projected value of the kiosk market’s food and beverage revenue by 2021. 12 percent: Projected global CAGR for the smart vending machine market from 2019–2021. 25: Number of C-suite executives queried for the PYMNTS Innovation eBook.

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Walmart Opens eCommerce Store With Rakuten In Japan

PYMNTS

The two also have Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo, which went live in August and gives U.S.-based based Walmart customers access to a catalog of more than 6 million eBooks and audiobooks, the Kobo eReader and a co-branded free app.

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How Digital Subscriptions Open Doors To Global Content

PYMNTS

Scribd , for instance, enables customers to access over one million eBooks and audiobooks for a monthly fee and is part of a booming eBook market. According to some estimates, the eBooks industry is on the way to be valued at approximately $14.1

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Apple Banks On Oprah For A Leg Up In Chasing Amazon On Content

PYMNTS

More practically, this means the consumer can buy and access Oprah Book Club selections via the Apple Books service (both eBooks and audiobooks), and Apple TV will feature the famous former talk show host out of Chicago interviewing authors.

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2018 Top MarTech Trends: Top Pain Points and Spending Priorities for CMOs

Payments Source

And what are the existing and emerging technologies that marketing teams will be spending more on in 2018? Whether you sell into the Marketing Department or you are marketer, check out our predictions for marketing spend in 2018, based on trends from year-over-year survey results.

Maximizing Your Website to Generate Quality Leads

William Mills

Marketing has evolved over the years from strictly brand awareness to include more lead generation and sales nurturing activities. One of the most cost-effective, efficient, proven ways to generate leads is through a content marketing program. Marketers that calculate ROI are 1.6

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Credit union marketing: Incredible email nurture campaign results

CU Insight

Take a look and see if there’s some ideas you can implement for your own credit union marketing. Most of these contacts are current members, but some are contacts from eBook downloads or blog subscriptions. Marketing/Social Media Ida Burr Social Stairway

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India’s Festive Season Starts Strong For Flipkart, Amazon

PYMNTS

Although Amazon entered the market seven years after Flipkart, the eCommerce giant has captured a large portion of Indian business through Prime, which the company rolled out in the country in 2016.

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Can Oprah Give Apple A Leg Up As It Chases Amazon?

PYMNTS

More practically, this means the consumer can buy and access Oprah Book Club selections via the Apple Books service (both eBooks and audiobooks), and Apple TV will feature the famous former talk show host out of Chicago interviewing authors.

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Google Brings Play Points Rewards Program To The States

PYMNTS

The program is free to join, and Android users can get points from eBooks, magazines, movies, games, apps and more. Users are finding value in our initial Play Points markets, Japan and Korea, and developers there are incredibly happy with the results.”.

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Google Brings ‘Play Points’ To The U.S.

PYMNTS

The program is free to join, and Android users can get points from eBooks, magazines, movies, games, apps and more. Users are finding value in our initial Play Points markets, Japan and Korea, and developers there are incredibly happy with the results.”.

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3 ways to better market your auto loans

CU Insight

Social media has become a necessary part of the marketing mix for many companies because more and more often, organizations understand that from Millennials to Boomers, consumers are utilizing social media. The post 3 ways to better market your auto loans appeared first on CUInsight.

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Tech hardware for accountants & advisors: A primer

Abrigo

Even the most qualified accounting or advisory professionals cannot reasonably be expected to create a market-leading practice without these basic tools and quality ingredients. The eBook contains a wealth of advice for evaluating solutions for the specific challenges of a firm.

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Six ways credit union marketers can avoid the Customer Experience Gap, delight members and grow wallet share

CU Insight

As a result, personalization is top of mind for bank marketers and they’re spending piles of money to digitize their customer interactions. To compete effectively, credit union marketers need to develop digital capabilities to overcome the Customer Experience Gap.

Amazon To Enter Food Delivery Business In India

PYMNTS

With a move that could make an increasingly crowded market more competitive, Amazon is reportedly planning to roll out a food delivery service in India.

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Print copy of “Next-Level Accountants” now available

Abrigo

Despite a decade of eReaders and eBooks, many people still prefer printed books, according to Deloitte and other researchers. "I The book, based on exclusive interviews with many of the accounting and valuation professions’ top thought leaders , provides advice and inspiration from experts in marketing, client retention, accounting-practice technology, partner compensation and firm strategy.

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France Seeks To Fine Amazon For Abusing Its Price Power

PYMNTS

According to new reports, France’s government has filed a formal complaint against Amazon alleging the eCommerce giant has abused its position in the market. Earlier this year, the firm was forced to rewrite Kindle eBook contracts after an EU antitrust investigation judged the company had suppressed competition by imposing unfair terms on publishers.

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Why Streaming Services Dominate Subscription Commerce

PYMNTS

The streaming market is an increasingly competitive space. Delving into those top three subscription types, the streaming market is valued at an estimated $23.5 The online gaming market is valued at approximately $15.3 percent of the market.

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Today In Data: Mexican eCommerce, Blockchain And VC Funding All See Growth

PYMNTS

Here are the numbers: $17 billion | Value of the Mexican eCommerce market. for PYMNTS’ 2018 Forecast eBook. Peruse the eBook to find out what 2018 will be, particularly if 2017 was the year of industry disruption.

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The Rise of Insurtech in the Age of Algorithms

Dataconomy

Titled ‘Data Science for Banking & Insurance’, Dataiku’s free eBook includes recommendations, use cases, testimonials, and how-to checklists that enable you to make your mark in this new era of Fintech and Insurtech.

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Payments 2016: The Year Of Partnership Via API

PYMNTS

PYMNTS consulted 21 payments executives from across the industry to share their insights on the biggest takeaways from 2016 as part of the “Payments 2016, The Year Of…” eBook. Download the eBook.

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