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What to Consider Before Subscribing to a Website

Informational websites, blogs, and internet magazines all attempt to get browsers to subscribe. Users provide an email address, pay a fee if required, and get updates from the site. The idea behind a subscription is that users who find the site helpful or interesting will not miss any information. They may also find their inbox inundated with offers for products and services, courses to take, or requests for participation in surveys. A site subscription is not always as simple as it appears.

Users should take a few minutes to consider certain factors before subscribing. The first factor is what fee, if any, is involved. Many sites offer free subscriptions so a fee is not a consideration. If a fee is charged, find out how much is charged, and the frequency at which the amount is billed to a credit card. Subscriptions can be monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, or annually. Read the …