Digital publishing revenues increase by 60 per cent

The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has brought joy to the masses by revealing that revenues for digital publishers are on the up.

The association, which counts Simon Waldman, group director of digital strategy for Guardian Media Group as it’s chairman said that revenues grew by 60 per cent over 2006, and is predicting a 72 per cent growth for 2007.

The majority of revenue growth is still coming from advertising which isn’t great news given the exposure to any economic downturn. That said, publishers said that revenus from paid for content grew by 50 per cent during 2006. A whopping 46 per cent of AOP member publishers charged for content in 2006.

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