APIs are increasingly becoming core to many Internet Businesses – from mobile to Desktop/Web. From day one at 3scale we’ve always believed that our API Infrastructure should be available for free forever in some form to enable companies large and small to go live, build their audiences and create these new critical new channels.
Our free service has hundreds of new signups per month – and these APIs reflect the amazing diversity of APIs that are being created. As programmableweb‘s directory of APIs ticks towards 7000 APIs we suspect we’ll see an explosion of many many more in the next few years.
Assumed and accepted that APIs are key to succeed in the App and Mobile Internet, we walk you through the 4 building blocks for designing your API Business:
- API Business Strategy
- API Typology
- API Business Model
- API Delivery
3scale prepared this presentation “APIs for Biz Dev 2.0 – Which Business Model?” for a MEITO workshop on APIs (API, le Net+ ultra?).