business models

 

BUSINESS MODELS

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If the choice of business model is not a day to day issue in a company’s life, it is still something of paramount importance that a sales manager should feel comfortable with.

 

The best way to apprehend this choice is obviously to have experienced the different business models described below. In all honesty I should say that I have practiced them all, except the open source model, although I’ve regularly had to compete with it.

 

One should also bear in mind that the choice of business model can be applied to a product or a product range, resulting in a company offering a mix of business models.

 

So here is my overview of the most common business models one can come across in software

 

 

 

Major software business models