- Confirmation that Lonely Planet is profitable and growing. Digital business is growing at 40-50% year on year.
- Digital sales now $20mm per year covering paid content, services, transaction fees, advertising and digial apps
- One in five of LP's city guides are sold through iTunes. Easily largest single distributor
- On Acquisitions "not the first thing we are thinking about"...but..."always open in areas of technology, audience or talent"
Friday, January 15, 2010
Lonely Planet CEO Interview on paidContent: iTunes is now our number distributor of city guides
An interesting interview of Lonely Planet CEO Matt Goldberg by Rafat Ali over at paidContent. Is about 5 mins long and worth a listen. Highlights include: