Strong New Yorker iPad app sales promising for digital publishing

Publishers have struggled with trying to make money off digital publishing since the dawn of the Internet. But The New Yorker’s iPad app, which has had strong sales compared to its peers, might be a model to look to when it comes to successfully selling a magazine in digital form.

Condé Nast will offer $2 iPad magazine issues

Condé Nast, the publisher behind GQ and Wired magazines, is close to a deal to begin selling its magazine issues on the iPad for $2 each and will offer yearly subscriptions for $20, a source familiar with the matter told the New York Post.

Kevin Kelly’s six verbs for the new web

Kevin Kelly, the co-founder of Wired (and now its senior maverick), kicked off the Web 2.0 Expo conference today with a talk about what he called the “six verbs of the web.” In attempt to describe the latest tech trends, he rattled off some descriptions of the prevailing forces shaping modern web culture.

Conde Nast announces iPad plans for major magazines

Conde Nast is preparing to embrace the iPad with some of its biggest magazines. In addition to a tablet version of Wired — which we’ve covered before — the publisher is developing iPad versions of GQ, Glamour, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker.