MacRumors reports that Conde Nast has today launched in-app subscriptions for four of its popular magazine iPad apps, namely Vanity Fair, Glamour, Golf Digest and Allure. The monthly magazine apps will cost $1.99 per issue, or $19.99 per year, and will be free to subscribers of the print editions, with print subscriptions costing the same as the iPad apps, which means that Conde Nast is adhering to Apple’s rules for in-app subscriptions, MacRumors notes. MacRumors also managed to get hold of an internal memo from Conde Nast President Bob Sauerberg, which indicates that last week’s New Yorker iPad subscriptions debut was a big success for the publisher:
That just leaves Wired, Self and GQ of Conde Nast’s iPad apps remaining to be updated with the in-app subscription feature, which MacRumors says we can expect towards the end of the month.“Today's rollout follows last Monday's successful debut of iPad subscriptions for The New Yorker, which was the top-grossing app for most of the week. We're clearly tapping into the enormous appetite consumers have for our award-winning content.
Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to bring this next important step in our digital growth to market on schedule. We should all be exceedingly proud of each and every milestone.”
Source: Conde Nast Rolls Out Four New iPad Magazine Subscriptions, 'New Yorker' Launch Successful - MacRumors.com