This MacVoices Live! discussion shifted to an examination of the possibility of Apple Hardware Subscriptions. The panel of David Ginsburg, Mark Fuccio, Andrew Orr, and Frank Petrie discuss and debate the feasibility of the business model from both the consumer and Apple standpoints, identify some existing options that are almost like a subscription service, and some of the challenges of putting it all together. (Part 2 of 2)
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David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS.
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter on LinkedIn.
Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Read what he writes at The Mac Observer, and follow him on Twitter.
Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site, ympnow.com.
Apple Services by the Bundle- Chuck’s discussion of Apple hardware subscriptions on Ken Ray’s In A Few Minutes
Mark Fuccio’s notes on Apple subscriptions:
Apple HW Subscription Notes 2020-12-15
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