Next week, Condé Nast will begin giving an in-app subscription alternative for choose publications. The first publication to create the changeover is the New Yorker, according to a report.
Condé Nast will put in the subscription feature to the seven other iPad versions of its magazines by the last part of May, which comprise Wired, Golf Digest, Glamour,Vanity Fair, Self, Allure and GQ. Annual subscriptions will cost $19.99.
The single-issue cost for the iPad edition of the New Yorker, GQ,Glamour and Wired will observe a price decrease to $1.99 from prior prices ranging from $3.99-$4.99.
Suspected adoption of Conde for Apple’s in-app subscriptions runs against the grain of a previous report from Ad Age that maintained the publisher was “tapping the brakes” on the iPad versions of its print magazines. Some of the major titles of the company have so far to create their method onto the iPad, although the company allegedly plans to open many of them next months.
The magazine publisher hurried to release an iPad app for Wired magazine previous year. The app got down to a huge start, selling in the first month of 100,000 copies , however sales started to drop off late previous year.
Hearst will start in-app iPad subscription services. Beginning July it was announced that three of its magazines: Esquire, Popular Mechanics and O, The Oprah Magazine, will feature in-app subscriptions.
Time Inc., the biggest magazine publisher in the U.S., “Time Magazine” has so far to arrive at an agreement for in-app subscriptions, although it did start giving free iPad editions to print subscribers of some of its flagship publications prior this week.
In February, although Apple revealed the innovative in-app subscription feature, publishers spoken concern over 30 percent cut of Apple and provisions that completed the practice of forwarding subscriber data to publishers opt-in more willingly than default.
Publishers have gradually started climbing aboard. It was “pleased with Apple’s terms” and started giving a $2.99 monthly subscription to its BusinessWeek app.
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