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Freemium is a pricing strategy by which a product or service (typically a digital offering or an application such as software, media, games or web services) is provided free of charge, but money (premium) is charged for additional features, services, or virtual goods. [1]

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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Alacra

Alacra, Inc. is a privately owned American company that provides information and workflow tools to financial institutions, corporations, and professional services firms.

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Angry Birds

Angry Birds is a video game franchise created by Finnish company Rovio Entertainment.

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Antivirus software

Antivirus software, or anti-virus software (abbreviated to AV software), also known as anti-malware, is a computer program used to prevent, detect, and remove malware.

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App Store (iOS)

The App Store is a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.

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Badoo

Badoo is a dating-focused social network, founded in 2006, with offices in London, Malta, Moscow and the United States.

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Business models for open-source software

Open-source software is widely used both as independent applications and as components in non-open-source applications.

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Cannibalization (marketing)

In marketing strategy, cannibalization refers to a reduction in sales volume, sales revenue, or market share of one product as a result of the introduction of a new product by the same producer.

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Capcom

is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.

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CCleaner

CCleaner (formerly Crap Cleaner), developed by Piriform, is a utility program used to clean potentially unwanted files (including temporary internet files, where malicious programs and code tend to reside) and invalid Windows Registry entries from a computer.

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Chris Anderson (writer)

Chris Anderson (born July 9, 1961) is a British-American author and entrepreneur.

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Christian Leaders Institute

Christian Leaders Institute (CLI), founded in 2001, offers free online religious education.

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Comodo Group

Comodo is a cyber security company headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey in the United States.

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Crippleware

Crippleware has been defined in realms of both software and hardware.

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Early access

Early access, also known as early funding, alpha-access, or paid-alpha, is a funding model in the video game industry by which consumers can pay for a game in the various development cycles (pre-alpha, alpha, beta) and obtain access to the pre-full release versions of the game, while the developer is able to use those funds to continue work on the game.

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Fred Wilson (financier)

Fred Wilson (born August 20, 1961) is an American businessman, venture capitalist and blogger.

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Free-to-play

Free-to-play (F2P or FtP) video games are games that give players access to a significant portion of their content without paying.

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Free: The Future of a Radical Price

Free: The Future of a Radical Price is the second book written by Chris Anderson, Editor in chief of Wired magazine.

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Freemium Isn't Free

"Freemium Isn't Free" is the sixth episode in the eighteenth season of the American animated television series South Park.

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Freeware

Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.

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IGN

IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

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ITunes

iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.

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Microsoft Imagine

Microsoft Imagine, formerly known as DreamSpark and MSDN-AA, is a Microsoft program to provide students with software design and development tools free of cost.

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Microtransaction

Microtransaction (sometimes abbreviated as MTX) is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Online Armor Personal Firewall

Online Armor Personal Firewall is a firewall originally developed by Australian company Tall Emu, until the program was sold to Emsi Software GmbH (now Emsisoft Ltd).

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Open core

Open core is a business model for the monetization of commercially produced open-source software.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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Organic search

Organic search is a method for entering one or several search terms as a single string of text into a search engine.

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Pay to play

Pay to play, sometimes pay for play, is a phrase used for a variety of situations in which money is exchanged for services or the privilege to engage in certain activities.

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Pay what you want

Pay what you want (or PWYW) is a pricing strategy where buyers pay their desired amount for a given commodity, sometimes including zero.

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Paywall

A paywall is a method of restricting access to content via a paid subscription.

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PC World

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.

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Pokémon

is a media franchise managed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese consortium between Nintendo, Game Freak, and Creatures.

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Portmanteau

A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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Pricing strategies

A business can use a variety of pricing strategies when selling a product or service.

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Problem gambling

Problem gambling (or ludomania, but usually referred to as "gambling addiction" or "compulsive gambling") is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop.

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Religious education

In secular usage, religious education is the teaching of a particular religion (although in England the term religious instruction would refer to the teaching of a particular religion, with religious education referring to teaching about religions in general) and its varied aspects: its beliefs, doctrines, rituals, customs, rites, and personal roles.

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South Park

South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.

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SQL Server Express

Microsoft SQL Server Express is a version of Microsoft's SQL Server relational database management system that is free to download, distribute and use.

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Steam (software)

Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.

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Tax deduction

Tax deduction is a reduction of income that is able to be taxed and is commonly a result of expenses, particularly those incurred to produce additional income.

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TechCrunch

TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Smurfs (film)

The Smurfs is a 2011 American 3D live-action/computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the comics series of the same name created by the Belgian comics artist Peyo.

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Threshold pledge system

The threshold pledge or fund and release system is a way of making a fundraising pledge as a group of individuals, often involving charitable goals or financing the provision of a public good.

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Tiered Internet service

Tiered service structures allow users to select from a small set of tiers at progressively increasing price points to receive the product or products best suited to their needs.

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Valve Corporation

Valve Corporation is an American video game developer and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

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VentureBeat

VentureBeat is an American technology website.

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Virtual goods

Virtual goods are non-physical objects and money purchased for use in online communities or online games.

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Web 2.0

Web 2.0 refers to World Wide Web websites that emphasize user-generated content, usability (ease of use, even by non-experts), and interoperability (this means that a website can work well with other products, systems, and devices) for end users.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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Word of mouth

Word of mouth or viva voce, is the passing of information from person to person by oral communication, which could be as simple as telling someone the time of day.

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501(c) organization

A 501(c) organization is a nonprofit organization in the federal law of the United States according to and is one of 29 types of nonprofit organizations exempt from some federal income taxes.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freemium

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