Your quarterly invitation to support The Reframe
Maybe you can pass this pain point on to the substack people, it would mean more coming from you than me.
I've tried a few times to subscribe to your newsletters via the Android app. I get to the checkout page and there is no option for either:
b) Google Pay
All I'm presented with is a 2000s-era credit card form, and I don't ever have my credit cards with me. So I always say... well, maybe later.
As a software developer, I can confirm this is hilariously incompetent. At my day job, adding PayPal to our purchase flow took all of 2 days of development. Not having Google pay on an Android app should literally result in people losing their jobs. It's that unacceptable.
I shudder to think about the amount of money being left on the table due to this pointless friction.
I must disagree with one point you made, when you said "some of them are pretty good..." The accurate statement would be "All of them are effing brilliant..." 🙂🙏
That was a nifty way to ask for a paid subscription. The Reframe is one of my Substack paid subscriptions. I pay for subscriptions the same way I donate to my nieces and nephews sports teams. Everyone gets an equal piece of the pie. It's a formula that works for me.
Safe travels - Come back and tell us about them!