Tough sledding

Yesterday, I picked up on a discussion that started after Google announced its quarterly earnings. I hope it added a bit of value to the question of what business models might be evolving in front of us.

That said, I was struck this morning by the snap coverage of earnings reports from a variety of publishing-related companies:

There's interesting data in all of the coverage, but it's hard to stretch three months of financial information into a longer-term analysis. After all the reading, I was left wishing I had Facebook's margins and access to Google's new "superfast Internet" network.

About Brian O'Leary

Founder and principal of Magellan Media Consulting, Brian O’Leary helps enterprises with media and publishing components capitalize on the power of content. A veteran of more than 30 years in the publishing industry and a prolific content producer himself, Brian leverages the breadth and depth of his experience to deliver innovative content solutions.