TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Survey: People Want to Pay Under $5 a Month for Digital Magazine Subscriptions

Consumers who own smartphones or tablets are willing to pay about five dollars per month for digital magazine subscriptions. This is according to a new survey by Nielsen that asked consumers who own such devices what they’d pay for subscriptions to certain services.

For magazines, 39 percent of the respondents said they’d pay between $1 and $4.99 per month. And that seems to be it, too. The second most popular response was from people who replied that they wouldn’t pay anything for digital magazine subscriptions. Here’s the chart, from All Things D:

As All Thing D points out, this is what they say they’d pay, not what they actually pay, so really, the chart doesn’t mean all that much. But hey, people love surveys, so we thought we’d show it to you.

Mediabistro Course

Magazine Writing

Magazine WritingStarting September 4, learn how to get your work in top publications! You'll learn how to create captivating stories editors will want and readers will love, understand which magazines are right for your stories, craft compelling pitch letters, and more! You'll leave this class with two polished articles and corresponding pitch letters. Register now!