Scribd CEO Aims for $1 Billion in Revenue from Ebook Subscriptions

Scribd formally launched ebook subscriptions today and the company CEO said he believes the service could eventually produce $1 billion in annual revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Harlequin passionately embraces Scribd's ebook subscription service

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Scribd launches subscription ebook service for Android, iOS and web

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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

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‘Revenue will fall away quite quickly’: Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on navigating crisis

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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

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AAP’s StatShot Report for January to June of 2019: $6 Billion in Revenue

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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

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New Study Finds Google Receives an Estimated $4.7 Billion in Revenue from News Publishers’ Content

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Scribd, ‘New York Times’ Team to Offer Joint Subscription

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