Benedicte Guichard| Mon Jun 24 2013 CET
Amsterdam June 24, 2013 – Premium content specialist Cleeng is announcing a new pricing model for their clients. Cleeng is now the first and only SaaS platform on the market to offer no fees ‘on the transaction’, with unlimited transactions so the content creators can easily start earning on their talent.
Cleeng, a Red Herring Top 100 Europe and TheNextWeb Best B2B Startup 2011, trusted by the leading video platforms (Brightcove, Livestream, Dailymotion) and major international brands like CondeNast, Cirque du Soleil, and GoPress, is now offering its enterprise-class solutions as a freemium model, regardless of the volume of transactions generated. You sell, you keep 100% of the revenue.
By moving to a pricing structure based solely on features, Cleeng allows all content publishers to experiment with different premium content models, and to generate new revenue streams, while the company takes care of all the complexity of selling digital goods. Cleeng’s robust solution is utilized by experienced live event organizers such as large video content platforms and newspapers, but also by independent producers, who want to sell their premium content to audiences worldwide. Cleeng offers them a full scope of business models to chose from: reg-wall, Pay-Per-View & rentals, paywalls and subscriptions.
“We are truly excited to democratize the access to our technology. Mega publishers worldwide are already using it, including Epicurious, Dailymotion or Cirque du Soleil. Now we give the opportunity to all quality publishers to use it too, as a freemium solution” – states Gilles Domartini, CEO of Cleeng. “In average, our publishers’ generate 42€ / $55 per 1000 impressions, with less than 0.5% refund rate, so Premium Content sales is truly a complementary alternative to advertising. With Cleeng, they can push their business forward in a very short time”.
At the moment, Cleeng has 5 different patented in-page monetization plans for content providers to view such as:
Plug&Go – An entry free version that has been created for everyone who wants to try out different business models and start to sell their first content with no hassle and costs.
Pro ($99/month) & Pro+ ($179) – a full content e-commerce suite that includes deep co-branding options, promo-code management, dedicated customer service and advanced reporting tools.
Enterprise (starting at $1190) – A package that adds the necessary flexibility and customized setup a larger organization requires, with full/white label integration, a customizable multi-user / multi-dimension reporting Dashboard, and dedicated account management services.
LiveHD – This has been developed as a secure and specialized solution for selling large PPV events (tested for up to 1,000 transactions per second) on any device worldwide, directly from the publisher’s website or on external pages such as affiliates, Facebook.
All of the plans let publishers to test & choose from different monetization strategies such as pay-per-view, metered paywall, subscriptions or rentals. Cleeng guarantees the highest protection and user experience standards that are required by industry leaders. Furthermore, all packages are equipped with an unlimited number of transactions and 150 different payments methods to choose from (including PayPal, MasterCard, SMS, Visa and local credit cards). The new pricing plans can be found on Cleeng’s website along with all the other information about our plans and strategies.
From leading media and entertainment websites to talented individuals, Cleeng helps generate more revenue per visitor by offering the most advanced digital content e-commerce platform. Cleeng’s award winning platform protects access to any type of digital content available on computers, smartphones, tablets and other devices. Cleeng safeguards live concerts, sporting events, conferences, other videos, and traditional online publications and offers great flexibility with the use of pay-per-view, subscriptions, metered paywall, coupons, and user data questionnaires.
Cleeng has worked for many leading brands such as Dailymotion, CondeNast, LaTribune, GoPress, and hundreds of smaller websites. Cleeng also partners with leading content management platforms like Brightcove, Livestream and WordPress.
Founded in 2011 by experts from the eCommerce and media industries, Cleeng is currently headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and has satellite offices in France, Poland, and Texas.