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Ben Thompson’s Stratechery should have crossed $3 Million in Profits in 2020

Analysis of the Content Subscription Business Model

Ben Thompson in 2018, taken from Wikipedia

Some Old School Detective Work

Thompson’s chart for Spotify
Bundle economics at play

Caveats

Conference talk I witnessed in person

“Tech” is not Niche (anymore)

The Only Thing Working Right Now

Written Content seems still under-monetized compared to Audiovisual Content

Price Intelligently Survey (monthly tier has increased in the meantime)

The Web’s technical Building Blocks are not made for Subscriptions

Journalism needs less News, more Analysis

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