As traditional business models of paying for content collapse, publishers must find new ways to get paid. Could voluntary micropayments be the answer?
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The available platforms for the trade focus on either a rent/subscription model or an advertising model. Which do you prefer and why?
Justo Hidalgo argues that 24Symbol’s business model is a counterbalance to piracy, fills a need for readers, will generate print sales for publishers.
Based on the Spotify model, streaming e-book subscription platforms are tricky to monetize properly for publishers — though they appear to be inevitable. By Javier […]
A subscription model that offers readers access to books a chapter at a time has potential to generate equivalent revenue and convert browsers into buyers. […]
The concept of cloud reading, also known as “Spotify for books,” sounds appealing, but has different implications depending on your position in the market. By […]
By Hannah Johnson The New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced today the launch date and additional details of “digital subscriptions” for the New […]
By Edward Nawotka Yes, it’s a huge question. But the general consensus is the university and academic publishing models are broken. Under pressure from funding […]
By Michael Bhaskar People constantly talk about social reading as the next business model for publishing. Well, it’s here, it’s The Mongoliad. In the febrile, […]