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How COVID-19 affects Product Subscriptions

At Firmhouse we've noticed that recent quarantine and the global pandemic shifted the context for new and circular business models quite a lot. Here are our thoughts on the opportunity that COVID-19 brings to speed up adoption for (Product) Subscriptions and Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) business models.

Product-as-a-Service & subscription ideas to get you going!

Getting started with subscriptions just takes a bit of creativity. It’s all about finding the right balance between convenience and providing additional value to your customers. Just shipping a product on a monthly basis is not gonna cut it. In this blog, we'll provide some inspiration!

Debt Collection - Growling or Biting? [part 3/3]

This is the third and final blog of our risk-debtor management series, this part will delve deeper into the debt-collection process and the best practices in the (PaaS-)industry. As a PaaS-company do you growl or do you bite when a customer is non paying?

Debtor Management - Striking the right balance between considerate and stringent [part 2/3]

This is the second blog of a three-part series on risk-debtor management. In this blog, we explain how companies should be -somewhat- lenient towards non-paying customers but also stringent when they have to.

The crucial aspect of any Product-as-a-Service company

This is the first of three blog series on risk and debtor management. Risk & Debtor management are some of the most important processes that a PaaS-company should perform.This blog focuses on Acceptance Checks; the acceptance and rejections of potential clients to achieve a solid customer base.

8 questions to ask yourself when starting with Product-as-a-Service

Starting out with Product-as-a-Service or subscriptions can come with quite some considerations. From an already existing company starting with PaaS or as a start-up starting directly with this recurring business model. We like to get you on the right track with the following questions.

Products-as-a-Service as an accelerator for circular economy

Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) is an important building block towards the circular economy. Read more about how PaaS and subscriptions help to accelerate the circular economy.

How PaaS can help you built a circular business case - a road map to circularity

The circular economy has ‘(re)make-use-return-reuse’ as the goal, in which resources, production of waste are radically reduced. Read more about how PaaS can help you build a circular business case.

How Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) can help you deal with Seasonality?

Find out how Product-as-a-Service can help your subscription business deal with seasonality.

What are the main benefits of Product-as-a-Service for companies

Read more about the main benefits of Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) for your company and your customers. Find out the main reasons for your company to adopt a Product-as-a-Service model.

How to successfully launch your Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) Pilot?

As a company you have decided to start experimenting with Product-as-a-Service. Learn more about how to successfully launch your Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) Pilot.