Subscription Prices Increase for Metered News Sites as NYT Posts Q2 Gains and The Sun Launches Paywall

Subscription prices for metered sites have risen 36% in the past two years, according to Press+, which made data on its 450 clients available
Subscription prices for metered sites have risen 36% in the past two years, according to Press+, which made data on its 450 clients available last week. That 36% increase only resulted in a $0.26 difference, since price points for consumer news are historically the lowest among all subscriptions sites (see the chart below, as well as our 2013 Online Subscription Benchmark Report). The data also showed that the average limit on free access had decreased to eight…...

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