Boston Globe Paywall Strategy: Run Two Sites, One Subscription-Only

This week The Boston Globe launched BostonGlobe.com as an addition to its current site Boston.com. This is all part of the newspaper’s new online
This week The Boston Globe launched BostonGlobe.com as an addition to its current site Boston.com. This is all part of the newspaper's new online paywall strategy: BostonGlobe.com will start charging $3.99 per week in October for a digital susbcription (free for print newspaper subscribers) and feature content that runs in the newspaper and other hard journalism. Boston.com will remain free, supported by advertising, and feature event listings and e-commerce. "What we noticed was that there were…...

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