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Blendle has been selling news by the article for nearly a decade, but “very limited” demand and the rise of digital subscriptions have done the idea in.
The company saw “a projected loss of 900,000 euros in 2021, against only 1 million euros in revenue.”
I analyzed six months of articles on De Correspondent to get a hint of what we might see on the English-language site. What I found didn’t always match the marketing.
Ad-free, member-funded, and Dutch: The team behind the breakout success De Correspondent is translating its ideas into English (and Judd Apatow is on board).
It’s built a membership-driven model that produces trust, connection, and good journalism. But can it extend that approach to the hurly-burly of the American media market?
In the Netherlands and in Germany, two closely watched startups have gone to readers to pay the bills. What lessons from there can be applied elsewhere?