Bear Bibeault wrote:Maybe it's cultural, but at least in the US, asking what people make is not considered polite.
Mark Spritzler wrote: a few selling most of the apps, and most of us getting just pennies.
Pat Farrell wrote:... a Poison distribution: they hit their peak quickly, and then taper off to zero in an exponential decay curve.
Jesper Young wrote:Ah, you mean a Poission distribution, named after a French guy, doesn't have anything to do with poisoning anyone...
Bert Bates wrote:"reserve for returns"
Arvind Mahendra wrote:what about with ebooks? How is the profit sharing and pricing model adopted or tweaked in that case?
Do authors stand to make more/less as with traditional books? It doesn't need the same infrastructure, middle men/additional labor and raw materials so seems a whole lot of scope to eliminate/minimize alot of the costs to the reader from the actual printing to transportation of goods and finally shelving at a retailer. Or are any gains offset by piracy problems?