There’s a certain breed of developer that has been talking about the benefits APIs can offer for many years now. In fact, if you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re one of them!
But it’s only in recent years, in part thanks to the rise of consumer facing services like IFTTT and Zapier, that more and more people have come around to this point of view. Read more
A top concern for treating your API as a product is creating a profitable business model. However, on the face of it, immediately charging people to use an API might seem like a strange thing to do, as adding a barrier to entry isn’t always desirable for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Read more
At Nordic APIs we live in the backend, where the Application Programming Interface (API) is king. We believe in an API’s ability to make design and development easier, and we trust in its capability to improve the end-user experience. As mobile apps and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers continue to rely heavily on APIs, it’s an ideal time to revisit how APIs can increase user retention rates, and most importantly, how APIs can boost overall revenue. Read more
API-related business models usually involve a customer actively paying to use the API itself. But consider this: What if you could allow anyone to use your API freely while you retain the power to generate revenue from it? And what if by doing so, you could actually increase your chances of generating even more revenue? Read more