Doing just as they said they would, Conde Nast has introduced in-app subscriptions in their Vanity Fair, Golf Digest, Allure, and Glamour magazine apps. The magazine are $1.99 an issue, or 19.99 a year for an iPad-only subscription. The iPad versions are free with subscriptions to the print versions. The print version subscription also cost […]
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Conde Nast Launches Four More iPad Magazine Subscriptions

key_art_conde_nast_digital.jpgDoing just as they said they would, Conde Nast has introduced in-app subscriptions in their Vanity Fair, Golf Digest, Allure, and Glamour magazine apps.

The magazine are $1.99 an issue, or 19.99 a year for an iPad-only subscription. The iPad versions are free with subscriptions to the print versions. The print version subscription also cost $19.99, which follows Apple’s guidelines (you know, don’t offer a better deal off of the App Store than you do on it).

Conde Nast hopes to launch their remaining magazines, Self, GQ, and Wired on the iPad by the end of this month. Also worth noting, is the fact that Conde Nast spokesperson refused to comment on “The New Yorker” subscription numbers. However, in the Conde Nast internal memo, President ob Sauerberg reports that The New Yorker launch was “successful”.

To my eyes, if the New York launch, which was only a week ago, had been a catastrophic failure for Conde Nast, they wouldn’t have pushed forward with these releases this week, nor would they be planning to release the remaining three in the future.

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