relative to the low electricity supplier books and e-books, borrowing from the birth of the website that day, it is bound to rely only on the lower price of the marketing model is even free to borrow to seek market space. However, to do so to bring pressure on the survival of the library website, has not found a suitable profit model, is the biggest problem they face.
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qingfanqie founder Zhang Lijuan told reporters "IT times", "green tomatoes to borrow and to pick up the book to send books are free, we have a romantic mind, hope everyone can enjoy the pleasure of reading. But in fact, human resources, warehousing, logistics and purchasing cost, it was difficult for us." Only the green tomatoes currently the number of more than 50 kinds of books, the book would cost millions of dollars, not including inventory, logistics and manpower cost. Wendy library net and net book adopts a membership system, to pay 59 yuan in Wendy per year, 3 times can borrow two books at a time; and the net book price is more expensive, a quarter of 80 yuan, 3 times can borrow three books at a time. However, the membership fee is still not enough to pay the cost of an utterly inadequate measure. They all look at the advertising market and the enterprise library market.