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what's your thoughts on a one-time fee for tech things?


fuck facebook

what tech things?

over saas i mean..

I like one time fees. But, most software products that I have bought on one time fees, usually do not stick around. Have switched on a couple of WP related products from one time fees to annual/lifetime license. So grudgingly accept that I need to pay for a continued and professional service. Thankfully have lifetime licenses to several products.

On to the quest of being a serial creator!

One-time fee isn't sustainable if the product in question requires updates over time or attract support, which probably covers almost everything, haha

Student from the UK

Depends on the product completely. If it's a SaaS, the 'service' part seems to make sense as a subscription. Stuff like Ulysees and DayOne just feels strange though, like they're grabbing at MRR too desperately.

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It's not sustainable if the product requires support / updates. So basically anything except static assets. :)