Could Spotify Be Netflix?, Calculating Spotify’s LTV and CAC

Spotify is in a much weaker position that Netflix was, because it could not build up a user base before negotiating with its suppliers. However, the company does seem to be acquiring customers efficiently.

Lessons From Spotify

Spotify has a marginal cost problem, but while the cause is unique to Spotify, the challenges are more applicable than it seems.

Apple’s Middle Age

For Apple, hitting middle age means a strategy primarily focused on monetizing its existing customers. It makes sense, but one wonders what happens next.

Music Versus Publishing, Spotify’s Increasing Power

News publishers may want to emulate the music industry, but the only similarities that matter work in favor of the aggregators, not suppliers. Spotify is the perfect example.