HowToMonetize

Know your audience: 95% are freeloaders

It’s no big surprise that the biggest struggle for app developers in 2013 is monetization. The industry evolves year by year, but little has changed since the app stores launched. Apps have flirted with different monetization models (premium, paywall, and subscription) before finally settling on freemium.

New York Times

New York Times is back online after prolonged outage

The New York Times’ website and mobile apps experienced some down time earlier today, an outage that the paper is now attributing to an “internal issue.” Both the site and apps appear to be back online for most people at this time.

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The big, ugly affiliate marketing scam

Affiliate marketing was driving $200,000 per week in new sales for this website. At least, that’s what the commission bill said.