The surprising economics of the single article

Publishing is mostly stuck in a rut, continuing
to focus on how to source predictable,
recurring revenue.

While a paywall may work for media giants like The New York Times or the Washington Post, most publishers aren’t going to see a significant benefit. Low friction purchasing models, however, have extremely attractive unit economics, making them more profitable, from a long term perspective. And the math backs it up – take a look at a few examples in my full article here.


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It’s time to establish value, not paywalls