What is freemium ?

The term freemium is coined using two words ‘Free’ and ‘Premium’. It describes a business model where in you give away a core product for free and then generate revenue by selling premium products to a small percentage of free users.

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Freemium math

“We are looking into creating a freemium model and are interested in knowing what conversion rate we can expect so we can see if the math makes sense.” I of → more

Freemium Jobs-to-be-done

When talking about freemium, one of the questions I get most often is “How do we decide which technical features to make free and which to make premium?” My → more

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Is freemium relevant for your company ?

The freemium concept is thankfully catching up and today more and more companies are using the freemium model → more

Resources - 37 freemium links

The following are a few books, videos and blog posts that can be a great inspiration and provide invaluable knowledge for working with the freemium model. → more

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Xbox 360 Live

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Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 2 → more

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