Originally Posted by stonetools
So what do you all think the best subscription model will be?
I don't see a subscription service for fiction (even genre fiction) working. Bundles and other discount schemes for guaranteed volume of sales, but not a subscription.
O'Reilly's Safari books does seem to be working. I suspect that is because of the technical content. But perhaps I'm wrong. People will certainly try to do subscription services for fiction, so we'll see.
But the music industry experience seems to be that subscription services don't work.