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Gumroad, which provides behind-the-scenes technology that allows filmmakers and distributors to directly sell their movies and other videos online to consumers, has added Rentals, a function that will allow people to stream the shows for a lesser price instead of having to buy and download a large video file. 229 more words
Gumroad, a startup that helps creators sell digital goods, now allows those creators to make items available for rent, too.
It seems like an obvious addition — I’m used to renting movies from iTunes, and the Gumroad system is pretty similar (although it’s a little more generous, time-wise). 286 more words
Again and again, small startups are warned against relying too heavily on large third-party platforms. Just as publishing businesses built on Facebook traffic are at the mercy of Zuckerberg’s News Feed algorithm, ecommerce companies that rely on Amazon’s infrastructure may fall prey to the company’s whims. 652 more words