“The magazine publisher has sold some 95,000 digital copies of its June issue at $4.99, the same price the ink-and-paper edition commands,” Kafka reports. “So why sell the July issue at $3.99 — while also knocking down the price of the first issue to the same level?”
Kafka reports, “Conde says it will be experimenting with digital magazine pricing for months to come. But Wired editor Chris Anderson, who wants us to know that he doesn’t control his magazine’s sales price, makes the common sense argument: Digital editions should cost less than physical ones because there’s no distribution cost.”
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MacDailyNews Take: What do you think? Still too much?