Subbot – A Smarter Way to Manage Your Subscriptions

Originally Posted on September 23, 2020
Last Update on September 24, 2020
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A business idea “Subbot”: A Smarter Way to Manage Your Subscriptions. Inspired by Suhail Doshi. [1]


Subscriptions are everywhere; music, movies, gyms, books, or even cosmetics.

The abundance of choice is giving us a hard time managing all subscriptions, to the point we often pay services we don’t use. 


As Suhail suggested, Subbot is a simple mobile app to monitor, subscribe/cancel, upgrade/downgrade subscription services based on the usage.


“I’d pay $10/mo for an app if it all it did was subscribe to things, notice I didn’t use it, and stop the renewal.” – Suhail Doshi


Connecting with each subscription wouldn’t be so hard, but scaling is tricky as you need to build the connections one by one.

Subbot could follow what Zapier did – build a few connections first then let service providers build it themselves. [2] 

Competition & Validation 

There are plenty of tools available to save money today: Trim, Copilot, DoNotPay, to name a few. [3][4][5] With these tools, you can monitor and review your spendings.

Subbot differentiates itself by focusing on subscription management.

Business Model

There are a few ways Subbot could make money.

First, charge users for a small fee on a monthly basis (e.g. $5/mo).

Second, earn referral commissions from service providers when users subscribed to their service through Subbot.








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