The Economist Makes $14M from Digital-Only Subscriptions, TheStreet Grows Subs by 25%

Good news for financial publications this quarter. According to recent reports, The Economist has an average of 1.6 million paying readers every week, and
Good news for financial publications this quarter. According to recent reports, The Economist has an average of 1.6 million paying readers every week, and 117,000 of those have opted into digital-only subscriptions. A quick calculation based on the magazines one-year subscription rate of $127 put digital-only subscription revenue at $14.86 million. This number is exclusive of print+digital bundle subscriptions, showing how lucrative digital subscriptions can be. Also of note is the fact that The Economist spends 40%…...

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