Monthly Archives: October 2010

Evolving the crossword industry – why fix something that isn’t broken?

In the last post, I listed four categories for change in the crossword industry to move forward. There may be questions on many people’s minds as to what “move forward” means and why it is necessary. Valid questions. So, before … Continue reading

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Knowing the customer: Bordeaux or Two-Buck Chuck?

I find the analogy in the title apt and illuminating for several reasons: There is the equivalent of a Two-Buck Chuck in the crossword industry

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Crossword content differentiation – Is it a better hamburger or a more gourmet meal?

I will begin to look at some of the pricing-related issues facing the crossword industry by starting at the source of the value chain – authors and crossword content creation.

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Announcement: Free interactive crossword self-publishing service launched

We have just launched a crossword sharing/embedding service similar to photo or video sharing services. This service is extremely useful to author/publisher readers of this blog

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What is a crossword worth?

The most appropriate question to start off a blog on the business of crosswords, surely? In the past, this was a simple question.

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