Digital River Announces Globalocity Webinar Series


Global commerce webinars focus on strategies for accelerating e-sales

MINNEAPOLIS — June 11, 2012 — Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announces its Globalocityâ„¢ Webinar Series. The free monthly series is geared for companies searching for new ways to go direct-to-buyer in order to monetize their products and accelerate sales across multiple channels, devices and geographies.

“With the rapid adoption of new technologies and connected devices, the globalization of cultures and the rising power of the consumer, selling direct has never been more important to a company’s future success,” said Joel Ronning, Digital River’s CEO. “The drive to adopt a direct-to-buyer scenario is forcing companies to rethink traditional business strategies, product development plans and marketing tactics. By attending these webinars, companies will gain valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities that are part of this transition. Our intention is to offer commerce professionals know-how and best practice strategies that will not only help them grow their careers, but also their online businesses.”

The webinar series is an extension of the industry content delivered during the three-day Globalocity commerce conference presented by Digital River in Los Angeles, Calif., in May 2012. Globalocity attracted more than 600 senior commerce professionals from companies of all sizes and industries, including entertainment and games, software, consumer electronics, travel, retail and other online services.

The first two webinars in the Globalocity Webinar Series will take place in June.

Make Play Pay: How Payment Options Drive Your Bottom Line

An air-tight payments program can turn online games into ongoing revenue streams. This webinar, which is co-hosted by SuperData Research, Inc., will unravel questions like which payment options gamers expect and want to see. Which payment options might actually drive customers away. And, how payment preferences vary in top global markets. Learn the best practices used by online gaming publishers worldwide and get first-hand access to the latest payment research about how gamers play… and pay.

Jun. 14, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. CDT

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Subscription Commerce: Learn How to Accelerate Your Sales

Launching a subscription commerce model is incredibly complex and leaves little room for error. Get it right and it can increase sales and strengthen up-selling efforts. Get it wrong and it can waste valuable time and resources. This webinar will provide an overview of some of the most popular subscription commerce and pricing models and offer tips on how to develop a program that drives revenue predictability and increases customer lifetime value. In addition, it will explore key components for going live, proven best practices and a checklist of what to look for in a subscription commerce provider.

Jun. 26, 2012, at 7:00 a.m. CDT

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Jun. 26, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. CDT

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Future webinars in the Globalocity series include:

  • Enabling the B2B Channel: How to Build a Direct-Sales Program While Sidestepping Channel Conflict
  • Extending the Product Lifecycle: Using APIs as a Low Cost Way to Win Online

For more information about Digital River’s Globalocity Webinar Series, email sales@digitalriver.com.

About Digital River, Inc.

Digital River, Inc., the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running a global commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, global payments, cloud-based billing, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

Digital River is a registered trademark of Digital River, Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks, registrations or copyrights of their respective owners.

 

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