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The Guardian Earns £1.4M from Subscriptions to iPad App

July 26, 2012


I alluded a few days ago to the fact that The Guardian is not the bastion of free content it claims to be, garnering subscription revenues from many of its mobile and tablet apps. Well, here are some numbers to back that claim. While the company posted a £44.2 million loss recently, buried in that […]

$14.5M in Digital Subscription Revenues for The Economist

June 2, 2012


While most publications have seen a decline in subscription rates over the last decade, The Economist has been able to double its circulation to 1.5 million in that time, mainly the result of some savvy marketing. Of that1.5 million, recent reports indicate that 100,000 are digital-only subscriptions, garnering approximately $12.7 million in online dollars for […]

Amazon Frustrates With ‘Suspension’ Of Kindle Newspaper Additions Robert Andrews

April 1, 2012


Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) is denying a frustrated publisher’s claim that it has indefinitely stopped adding any more newspapers and magazines to its Kindle store around the world. “Completely out of the blue, Amazon have told us they have decided to stop publishing any new newspapers on the Kindle indefinitely, worldwide,” says Gannett’s Herald & Times […]

Newsonomics How do U.S. newspapers compare to the symbols of old-business-model decline?: Kodak’s, Sears’, a nd newspapers’

January 13, 2012


No old-world icon is safe. Just in recent weeks, both Kodak and Sears have percolated back into the news, offering headline writers a dilemma borrowed from the classic Saturday Night Live Weekend Update line, “Generalíssimo Francisco Franco is still dead.” How long have these companies been dying? Yes, it was a surprise sometime a long […]

The newsonomics of the digital cafeteria By Ken Doctor

December 28, 2011


Here’s how newspapers sell what they do to would-be readers. You can get the whole paper, now sometimes including digital access. We’ll sell you Sunday only, or the weekend, or 7-day, but you have to take our whole paper. That’s what we sell; that’s our one-size-fits-all product. It fit your grandparents and your parents, so […]

Highlights Of 2011: The Year In Paid Content, By The Numbers By Staci D. Kramer

December 23, 2011


By Staci D. Kramer @sdkstl Dec 23, 2011 5:40 AM ET Of the seven years I’ve been writing about our namesake topic here at paidContent, 2011 is the hands-down winner when it comes people paying for digital content. The numbers aren’t all in yet and some of it will be hard to quantify given the […]

ePub Direct Funded To Supply E-Books To Kindle, iBooks Et Al

December 16, 2011


If print book costs major on distributing boxes of dead trees, what price the e-book fulfilment sector? Cork, Ireland-based wholesale e-book supplier ePub Direct is taking €1.3 ($1.69/£1.09) million in funding to grow its business supplying e-books to digital retailers. ePub supplies titles to 116 stores including Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Waterstones […]