Some interesting figures on Variety.com (via Travis Smith, editor of Variety.com, speaking at the Selling Subscriptions to Internet Content summit today in NYC):
The question: are we profitable?
— no one asks the photo department that
— We perform functions unrelated to profit
— We save money for other departments
20,000 online subscribers (inc free trials)
17,500 active print accounts
61,000 e-mail subscribers
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