If you need stability and consistency, look for a small business that cares about customers and charges a fair price. (A fair price is one where you don’t need to wonder if the seller is going out of business by selling to you.)
Facebook’s Parse shutdown has a lesson to all tech customers
Pauli Olavi Ojala

Easier said than done. Every single business says it cares about customers, everyone says its price is fair. Specifically Parse, Stackmob and Goinstant were charging way too low price for the value they provided. As customer you may love cheap product providing great value, only later to realise that these were exactly the reasons for the product to stop being viable.

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