Digital Business Models Explained

There are a variety of business models available to entrepreneurs starting up a digital business. So let’s examine these in detail:

1. The Freemium Model
2. The E-commerce Model
3. The Advertising Model
4. The Affiliate Model
5. The Revenue Share Model
6. The Subscription Model
7. The App Store Model

Clearly there are a variety of business models available to entrepreneurs starting up a digital business. So let’s examine these.

1. The Freemium Model

This means providing a free version and selling a premium version. Doodle.com, Skype, MYSQL and GroupSpaces all provide products or services entirely free of charge to individual consumers in order to build huge audiences.

Many savvy digital enterprises have ...

Get The Digital Business Start-Up Workbook: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Succeeding Online from Start-up to Exit now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.