Posts Tagged: growth

Tracking the Growth of the API Economy

APIs are nothing new. Salesforce and eBay first allowed access to their web APIs in the year 2000, and other organizations were tinkering with the idea of exposing endpoints even before that.

The past few years, however, have seen such explosive growth that the API space is evolving more rapidly than ever before. Read more

How to Grow and Profit Using a Freemium API Monetization Model

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

5 Ways APIs will Increase your Revenue

What is the most important thing your business needs? Cash! And how do you get cash? Customers! Without customers, there is no revenue, and the ability to acquire customers is what distinguishes a successful business from a failing one.

In this article, I will show you five ways to increase your business revenue by offering an API that third-party developers can use to build apps and consume your information. Read more